Book Marketing Blog Carnival – February 27, 2013

Welcome to the February 27, 2013 edition of book marketing carnival. We have several interesting posts for you about writing, book publishing, book marketing and more.

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Marketing and Online Marketing

Sarah Bolme presents Publicity Stunts posted at Marketing Christian Books.

Diane Mulligan presents Reflect, Connect, Create posted at Official Author Page of Diane V. Mulligan, saying, “A down-to-earth reflection on the sea of “expert” advice for self-pubbed authors and the reality of getting your book out there.”

Scott Lorenz presents 32 Book Awards Authors Should Pursue for 2013 posted at SellingBooks, saying, “Pursuing and winning book awards will give you another opportunity to reach out to the media, booksellers and agents. As a book publicist I see the media perk up when an author client has received an award.”

Vikk Simmons presents Social media tools for writers posted at Down the Writer’s Path, saying, “Twitter can be a useful tool for writers but how many of us really understand its ins and outs? Do you totally get the whole hashtag thing? What about trending?”

Jon Rhodes presents What Can Jenna Marbles Can Teach Us About Affiliate Marketing? posted at Affiliate Help!, saying, “You Tube sensation Jenna Marbles can teach us a thing or two about grabbing the lime light and being popular online.”

Peter J. Buscemi presents What Should be in a Marketing Plan : Four Quadrant posted at Four Quadrant, saying, “There are many formats as there are marketing plans, as there should be, as each is created from a unique environment and is focused on providing results that are specific to an organization at a point in time.”


ThorNews presents Mystery and Murder Weekend at The Crime Festival in Oslo « ThorNews posted at ThorNews.


Marisa Wikramanayake presents Caitlyn Nicholas’ Drive Me To Distraction posted at Marisa Wikramanayake.

cwimmer77 presents The Audacity of Hope…Solo posted at Virginia Online Soccer News, saying, “This past Christmas I received a copy of ‘A Memoir of Hope’ which I was eager to read. Now, I am not an expert book reviewer but am a huge soccer fan and supporter of women’s soccer so this book seemed to be right up my alley with regards to reading.”

Writing and Publishing

Joel Friedlander presents Book Design Quick Tips for Self-Publishers posted at Joel Friedlander.

Vikk Simmons presents Writing from multiple points of view posted at Down the Writer’s Path, saying, “Every scene has the potential for multiple stories and differing points of view. The trick in writing a multiple viewpoint hinges on discovering whose viewpoint is most appropriate for the story you are telling.”

Samir Bharadwaj presents Evolving Your Writing Voice posted at Samir Bharadwaj dot Com, saying, “How to find your own writing voice and avoid sounding like a clone of other writers you’ve read.”

That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of the book marketing blog carnival using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.