Book Promotion, Publicity, PR, Marketing Resources


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PRE-PUBLICATION BOOK REVIEWS

Booklist Online - Book Reviews from the American Library Association
Horn Book Review - (Children's books)
Kirkus Reviews - Submit 3 months or more before publication
Publishers Weekly - Submit 3 months before publication
Midwest Book Review - Wants a finished copy of the book

AUTHOR PUBLISHER'S ORGANIZATIONS FOR BOOK MARKETING

Publisher's Marketing Association - Organization for publishers

American Booksellers Association - Marketing and promotion programs

BookExpoAmerica - Important publishing event in North America with exhibits, speclial events, conferences with key industry advisors.

ONLINE BOOK SELLERS FOR BOOK MARKETING, BOOK PUBLICITY

Amazon Advantage - Sell your book at Amazon - Get book marketing, book promotion and book publicity

Amazon - Online discount book seller for book marketing

Barnes & Noble - How to submit your book to B&N's small press department to sell your books, get book marketing and book promotion

Barnes & Noble - Online book seller

Books A Million - Online discount book seller

AUTHOR RESOURCE -NEWS WEBSITES - BOOK NEWS

CNN.com - News, business, financial

CNBC.com - Investment news, global business, finance

MSN.com - Feature, lifestyle, money, family, travel

MSNBC.com - Breaking news, lifestyle, money

AOL.com - Family, health, lifestyle, finance

YAHOO.com - Family, health lifestyle, money, finance

WSJ.com - Business news, CEO news, global, stock market, investments

USA Today Book News - Best selling books database. Find out what is selling right now.

AUTHOR RESOURCE - TRADE ASSOCIATIONS & PUBLISHER'S ASSOCIATIONS

SPAN - Small Publishers Association of North America

ASJA - American Society of Journalists and Authors

Publisher's Weekly - Publishing news

Publisher's Marketplace - News of industry trends, new deals

Northern California Publishers and Authors - Organization for authors, publishers

Independent Book Publisher's Association (IBPA) - Education for independent book publishers

AUTHOR & WRITERS EVENTS FOR BOOK PROM0TION, BOOK MARKETING

Book Expo America (BEA) - The world's largest book industry expo and book fair.

Directory of Writers' Conferences - Shaw Guides provides a comprehensive list of writers' conferences and workshops.


AUTHOR RESOURCE - BOOK PUBLISHING INDUSTRY NEWS

SPAN - Small Publishers Association of North America

ASJA - American Society of Journalists and Authors

Publisher's Weekly - Publishing industry news

Association of Author's Representatives - Trade association for literary agents who follow ethical guidelines (use to locate reputable agents).

Publisher's Marketplace - Resource for tracking book deals, locating industry resources and news.

Northern California Publishers and Authors - NCPA is a Sacramento-area organization with monthly meetings and an annual conference.

 

BOOK AWARDS & FESTIVALS

IPPY Awards - Independent Book Publisher Awards.

Benjamin Franklin Book Awards - Annual event held by IBPA.

Book of the Year Awards - For independently published books.

San Francisco Book Festival - Annual program celebrating books in non-fiction, biography, fiction, children's books, cookbooks, how-to, travel and more.

Paris Book Festival - Sister Festival of San Francisco Book Festival and celebrates books with awards and recognition in numerous areas.

Los Angeles Book Festival - Book evaluated and awards given for general excellence and the author's passion for telling a good story and the potential of the work to gain a wider audience in the worldwide market.

New England Book Festival - The competition will accept entries into the following categories: non-fiction, fiction, biography/autobiography, children's books, young adult, how-to, cookbooks, science fiction, photgraphy/art, poetry, spiritual works.

Hollywood Book Festival - This festival considered published, self-published, and independent publisher non-fiction, fiction, children's books, e-books, fan fiction, wild card (anything goes!), unpublished stories, screenplays, genre-based works and biographical and auto biographical works.


BOOK REVIEW CONNECTIONS

Midwest Book Review Offers great information on getting your book reviewed.

Kirkus Book Reviews - Book review service and print magazine.

Foreword Magazine - Print publication that reviews independent book titles.

Blog Critics - Source for online book reviews.

WOMEN'S MAGAZINES FOR BOOK PROMOTION

Redbook - Family women's magazine

Family Circle - Family women's magazine

Ladies Home Journal - Women's relevant issues

Women's World - Family, "mom" style magazine, recipes, lifestyle, real stories


TV PROGRAMMING FOR AUTHORS

Bloomberg Television - Finance, stock markets, global markets

CBS News - Top stories of the day from around the world

CNBC Squawk Box - Financial stock market interest

CNN Anderson Cooper 360 - Fast moving, provocative news show

Early Show - General, consumer and financial news

The Ellen DeGeneres Show - Talk variety show, celebrity driven

HGTV - Real estate, remodeling, home, garden, interior design

TODAY - Morning show on current events, lifestyle, health, books
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SEARCH ENGINES FOR BOOK MARKETING OPTIMIZATION

GOOGLE - Top search engine for web, video, image, local, news information

Yahoo! - Search engine for news, web, video, local, image information

MSN - Search engine for news, video, shopping and more information

BING - Search engine for news, book marketing resource, search engine optimization

SOFTWARE, SEO, RESOURSE KNOWLEDGE FOR BOOK PROMOTION & BOOK MARKETING

Adobe - Excellent software products for creating websites, flash products

About.com - Expert guides on web design, seo, business and more

UseIt.com - Hub site for information technology for web design, seo and more

PODCAST SUBMISSION SITES

Podcast Alley - Podcast directory wtih Top 10 Podcasts list

Tech Podcasts - If it's tech, it's here

Podcast - The ultimate podcast selections



OTHER BOOK PUBLICITY, BOOK MARKETING & BOOK PR TOOLS

Skype - Make free calls on the internet

Website Grader - Website information including ranking

RADIO TALK SHOW OPPORTUNITIES

LA Talk Radio - Start your own radio show to market your book and sell your book

BLOG TALK RADIO - Radio show opportunity for authors and experts

 

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