Book Marketing & Promotions Links from Around the Web, April 22-26

If you read nothing else, be sure to read number 1! Invaluable advice from the sassy ladies at Chick Lit is Not Dead.

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Have a great weekend! – Laura

1.       The Dos and Don’ts of pitching to book bloggers – Chick Lit is Not Dead

Marketing through blogs is a great way of finding the right audience but do you know how to reach out to bloggers? Here’s the 101.

2.       Plan a Book Launch Party for an Ebook – The Savvy Book Marketer

Oh yes, you can have a launch party for your eBook and it does not mean signing a computer screen!

3.       Author Blogging 101: Listening – The Book Designer

Blogs are a kind of social media where you engage and interact with readers. But are you really listening to your audience or merely broadcasting?

4.       Engage with Your Audience as a Whole Person – We Grow Media

Reaching out to audiences is important but what’s more important is forming a connection with them.

5.       Keywords, Tags and Categories: Three Simple Ways to Increase the Profitability of Your Book on Kindle – 30 Day Books

Find out what keywords, tags and categories are and how to use them to market your eBook on Kindle.




Laura Pepper Wu is the co-founder of 30 Day Books: a book studio. She has worked with a variety of authors to successfully promote their books, including many Amazon best-sellers. Laura is the author of wedding non-fiction guides and book marketing guides 77 Ways to Find New Readers for Your Self-Published Book and Fire Up Amazon!

Laura also runs Ladies Who Critique, a critique-partner finding site. When she's not working at the studio, you can find her walking her dog, "yoga-ing" or at a coffee shop in Seattle.


  • Liz & Lisa

    Thanks for the shout out! xoxo, L&L