Book Marketing Blog Carnival – June 22, 2011

Welcome to the June 22, 2011 edition of book marketing carnival.

Our next carnival will be posted on Wed., July 13, 2011. Deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. CT on Mon., July 11, 2011. 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

Analisse Reyes presents Book Signing…and More posted at Publishing 101.

Dana Lynn Smith presents 5 Free and Easy Ways to Become a Savvy Author posted at The Savvy Book Marketer.

Bryan Keithley presents The 5 Essential Ingredients of the Writer’s Website posted at Ascentive, saying, “When it comes to marketing your self-published book, there are times you can rely on others, but mostly you have to assume the role of a one-man or one-woman dynamo. And the prospect of creating your writer’s website can be exciting, but it can also be intimidating. What the heck do you put on it, anyway? Here are some essential ingredients for any writer doing some necessary self-promotion with his or her own website.”

Lynnette Phillips presents Terrific Book Marketing Tool: Audio Podcasting posted at Lynnette’s Book Marketing, saying, “Did you realize that with every radio interview you’re promoting not only your book but yourself? As an author you are the brand; in the publishing world it is often called an author platform. Doing a live interview gives you the chance to talk about both your book and yourself building your brand and your readership. (See my post ‘What’s Buzz?’)”

Jacob D presents Do It Yourself Distribution 101 posted at The Writer Tank Journal.

Lindsay presents Using Twitter to Promote Your Blog posted at The Irreverent Introvert, saying, “Twitter can be a great way to increase visitors to your blog (and, we hope, sell more books!), but many authors aren’t sure how to use it effectively. These tips should help you get more out of blog promotion through Twitter.”

Jacob D presents Is Google Adwords Worth It? posted at The Writer Tank Journal.

Wodke Hawkinson presents Authors and Readers Website posted at Blog, saying, “We would like to invite authors to submit their titles to be included on the book lists we are posting on our website.”

Evan Gold presents How I Make Thousands of Dollars A Month in Passive Income posted at Internet Income Formula.

Richard Adams presents The Definitive Onpage WordPress SEO Tutorial posted at Lifestyle Design Unleashed.

Linda Bond presents How to Get Twitter Followers for Free | Build Online Businesses Now posted at Build Online Businesses Now, saying, “Short eBook that shows you the methods I have used to get Twitter followers for free.”

Writing and Publishing

Joel Friedlander presents Amateur-Hour Books: Do You Know the Warning Signs? — The Book Designer posted at Joel Friedlander.

Cathy Stucker presents Independently Published Author Sells One Million Kindle Books posted at Selling Books saying, “As of June 19th, independently published author John Locke has sold 1,010,370 Kindle books using Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP).”

Sarah Bolme presents Book Sales and Middle Age posted at Marketing Christian Books.

Kathy Stinson presents Is my ship sinking? posted at Turning the Pages: Kathy Stinson’s Blog.

Stephanie Chandler presents How to Write a Book Proposal – and Why You Should Even if You Self-Publish posted at Selling Books saying, “Writing a proposal helps you differentiate your work from the competition, identify a need in the market for your materials, develop marketing plans, and create a concise and compelling manuscript.”

Anna Louise Mitchell presents Mental Health : Anna Louise Mitchell Talks about her Upcoming Book! posted at Sacramento Educational Workshops, saying, “Please check out this video about Louisa’s upcoming book on Mental Health!”

Missy Diaz presents Top 3 Places To Publish Your Blog Related Book posted at Cool Stuff For Bloggers, saying, “Wondering what are the new! top three places to publish your book? Wonder no more, as we spill the beans based on personal experience.”

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.