The Benefits of Podcasting by Doug Foresta

by Doug Foresta There are many benefits of podcasting, but one benefit that is often overlooked is the ability of a podcast to boost your book. If you have a book, or are thinking of writing a book, here are some ways in which a podcast can be of benefit to you: 1) Create more engagement with your readers: A podcast allows you to use your voice to create a deeper level of engagement. When readers can hear your passion for your material it … [Read more...]

What Are the Top Tools You Use to Reach More Readers?

There seems to be a great deal of interest around online tools and resources. With this in mind, we'd love to know what online tools you are using and loving, and what tasks you are working on or looking to accomplish. Here is One of Our Favorite Online Tools (What Are Yours? Scroll Down to Join in the Conversation) Infographics - www.Canva.com - Infographics are photographs with an overlay of text, or a series of graphics that illustrate a … [Read more...]

Episode 010: Jane Tabachnick: How to Gain Media Visibility for Your Podcast

Episode 010: Jane Tabachnick with Your Host: D'vorah Lansky Description of Today's Episode: My guest today is Jane Tabachnick, author of Publicity for Introverts and the creator of “Easy Author One Sheets”. In this episode you will learn ways that online speakers can tap into the media to get publicity for podcasts. Jane shows us how to get publicity from our hosts when we appear on the podcasts of others and how to get our guests to promote … [Read more...]

What would it mean to you to be able to reach more readers?

Welcome to Reach More Readers! Scroll down to join in the conversation and to access the Virtual Summit infographic. Are you actively taking steps towards expanding your reach? Do you have questions or success stories you'd like to share? Scroll down to "chime in!" This will provide you, and our author community, with a way to: Share your thoughts and/or your favorite strategy for reaching more readers Ask your most burning question … [Read more...]

Book Marketing Round Up – Virtual Book Tour Articles and Success Tips

by D'vorah Lansky A virtual book tour is much like an in-person book tour except you "travel" from blog to blog or site to site, across the Internet, versus venue to venue geographically. In this month's book marketing round up you have access to a collection of virtual book tour articles and success tips! Enjoy and feel free to share your thoughts and post your questions. Guest blogging is where you "travel" to a blog and share an article … [Read more...]

5 Must Know Tips to Marketing Your Virtual Book Tour

by Sara Hathaway Virtual Book Tours are an essential way for new authors to gain traction in the marketplace. So, what is a Virtual Book Tour? Just a decade ago, when an author wanted to show off their latest piece of work to an interested audience they would have to pack up their bags and boxes of books and travel around the country from book store to book store to try to find them. Nowadays with the explosion of technology and information … [Read more...]

Go On the Road, Virtually, to Promote Your Book

by Connie Dunn Not too long ago, when you wrote a book and got a publisher, you would take a tour of bookstores and other venues that the publisher set up for you. Sounds nice, right? Well, number one those publishers are traditional publishers and they are harder to come by these days. The other thing is that the publishers actually look to you, the author, to see if you have the skills to market your own book, because the days of setting … [Read more...]

Streamlining Your Blog: Lessons Learned During the Blog Hop

by D'vorah Lansky During our community wide Blog Hop we had 78 authors submit their posts. This was a celebration to share what each author learned during our Book Marketing Challenge, and how they would be applying these strategies to their books. By writing the articles the authors were able to see, in writing, how much they had learned and retained and by reading the posts by other authors, everyone was able to absorb even more. During the … [Read more...]