Book Marketing Blog Carnival – January 23, 2013

Welcome to the January 23, 2013 edition of book marketing carnival. We have several interesting posts for you about writing, book publishing, book marketing and more.

Our next carnival will be posted on Wed., February 13, 2013. Deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. CT on Mon., February 11, 2013. Submit your blog article to the next edition of the book marketing blog carnival using our carnival submission form.

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Marketing and Online Marketing

Astrid van Dorst presents Further your Social Media Plan posted at Cloud Analysts .com, saying, “Selling a book is now done online. Writers/publishers must have a Social Media Plan. Here’s a howto article for those who are considering a plan as well as those who already have one.”

Sarah Bolme presents It’s Not Just Price… posted at Marketing Christian Books.

Dana Lynn Smith presents The Best Way to Build an Author Website posted at The Savvy Book Marketer.

Dana Sitar presents Tackle Your Bucket List + Get Some Blog Exposure posted at DIY Writing, saying, “Join the Bucket List Challenge Blog Hop to celebrate the release of “A Writer’s Bucket List” and share your blog with new readers!”


swapnil presents Book Reviews: The Curse of The Goddess posted at Book Reviews.

Writing and Publishing

Scott James presents Kickstarter for Authors: 5 Ways Crowdfunding Helps Self-Publishers Market Books posted at Scott Andrew James.

Cathy Stucker presents Find the Right Graphic for Your Ebook Cover posted at SellingBooks, saying, “The cover forms readers’ first impression of your ebook, and the cover graphic can make or break your ebook. ”

Joel Friedlander presents 6 Winning Ideas for Self-Publishers Straight from — The Book Designer posted at Joel Friedlander.

Sydney Bell presents 35 Blogs for Those that Aspire to Become Writers posted at Longhorn Leads, LLC, saying, “So, you want to become a writer, but you don’t know where to start. First and foremost, you need to write something, even if it’s just a journal or a blog, that way you can get the creative juices flowing.”

Simpsonsparadox presents Author, Publisher, Entrepeneur posted at Simpson’s Paradox.

Matthew Hall presents Wow! Falita Kain! posted at M.L. Hall, saying, “Short sample of my next book due out in February.”

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.