Tag: book reviews

Teleseminar: Kristina Radke on How to Leverage NetGalley for Book Reviews

Teleseminar: Kristina Radke on How to Leverage NetGalley for Book Reviews

Event Date: October 12, 2016 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Kristina Radke discusses How to Leverage NetGalley for Book Reviews. About Kristina Radke Kristina Radke is the International Account Director at NetGalley, a service that helps books succeed thanks to a powerful and growing community of book advocates. Over 300 publishers and hundreds […]

Teleseminar: Debbie Drum on How to Get More Reviews on Amazon

Teleseminar: Debbie Drum on How to Get More Reviews on Amazon

Event Date: August 10, 2016 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Join us as Debbie Drum discusses How To Get More Reviews on Amazon. About Debbie Drum I started marketing online in 2010 when I Googled “How To Make Money Online.” That’s when it all started. I wanted to see how people were making […]

Expert Interview: Nathan Meunier, author of the Indie Author Success Series

Expert Interview: Nathan Meunier, author of the Indie Author Success Series

Name: Nathan Meunier Book Titles:  My two (most relevant to the Nonfiction Writers Conference) Indie Author Success Series books: 1) Write Short Kindle Books: A Self-Publishing Manifesto for Non-Fiction Authors 2) Simple Self-Publishing Success Strategies: How to Sell More Books and Build Your Audience And I’ve also published 6 other books for freelancers and writers. […]

How to Find Book Reviewers for Nonfiction Books

How to Find Book Reviewers for Nonfiction Books

Most book reviews in major publications focus on fiction so it’s harder to find sources willing to review nonfiction. However, here’s a little trick that has worked for me: Create a Google Alert with the keywords “book review” <genre> So yours might be “book review” memoir or “book review” health. Note that “book review” is […]

4 Important Marketing Actions to Take on Amazon as Soon as Your Book is Published

4 Important Marketing Actions to Take on Amazon as Soon as Your Book is Published

Releasing a new book is a cause for celebration! It is like welcoming your new baby into the world. Aside from executing your marketing plan, here are four critical steps every author should take on Amazon as soon as the book is released. 1. Submit your book to the Search Inside the Book program. This […]

How to Find Nonfiction Book Reviewers

How to Find Nonfiction Book Reviewers

Book reviews are a powerful tool to create buzz about your upcoming book. As a nonfiction writer, these reviews can be a bit harder to come by since there’s generally more critical attention paid to fiction, but here is a technique that has been successful for me: Create a Google Alert with the keywords “book […]

Get More Book Reviews on Amazon

Get More Book Reviews on Amazon

Most of us authors have a love-hate relationship with our book reviews—as in, we love the good reviews and hate the bad ones—but aside from our emotional responses to them, reviews are a powerful tool for book sales, particularly when we’re talking about Amazon. Think of Amazon reviews as the modern “word-of mouth”: like talking […]

Nonfiction Authors: How to Promote Your Book to the Media

Nonfiction Authors: How to Promote Your Book to the Media

Approaching the media to help promote your book doesn’t have to be a daunting task—or like you’re just one in a sea of authors who will get skimmed over. Here are some practical steps to increase your chances of getting noticed when contacting media professionals for a review of your book or interview. Go to […]

Teleseminar: Jim Kukral – How to Get Reviews for Your Book PLUS How to Write Great Sales Copy

Teleseminar: Jim Kukral – How to Get Reviews for Your Book PLUS How to Write Great Sales Copy

Event Date: April 23, 2014 | Time: 10AM PST / 1PM EST Author Jim Kukral will join us to discuss how to get reviews for your book, which are more important to generating book sales than you might realize. We will also discuss the importance of great sales copy for your book (also used on […]

Seeking Testimonials to Enhance the Credibility of Your Book

Seeking Testimonials to Enhance the Credibility of Your Book

In past blog posts, we’ve touched on the importance of various aspects of preparing for your book’s release, from establishing an online presence to hiring the right professionals to make your book stand out. One of the final touches in the pre-production process is to seek out testimonials to include in the front matter of […]