Book Marketing Blog Carnival – September 14, 2011

Welcome to the September 14, 2011 edition of the book marketing blog carnival. We have several interesting posts for you about writing, book publishing, book marketing and more.

Our next carnival will be posted on Wed., September 28, 2011. Deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. CT on Mon., September 26, 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

Joel Friedlander presents How to Make Your Blog Readers Into Rabid Fans — The Book Designer posted at Joel Friedlander.

Cathy Stucker presents Are Mermaids the New Vampires? posted at Selling Books, saying, “Vampires have been a hot topic for the last few years. Although vampires are always popular, the Next Big Thing in publishing and popular culture may be…mermaids.”

Sarah Bolme presents A Marketing Strategy that Works posted at Marketing Christian Books.

Dan Janal presents When Should You Build Your Author Platform? posted at Selling Books, saying, “To be successful, you must have a platform. In fact, the bigger the platform, the greater the success.”

Nick Daws presents Branding for Self-Published Writers posted at Nick Daws’ Writing Blog.

Martin Mendler presents Powerful technique of influence nr 4. posted at ReadMyMind, saying, “This is my post covering one of, if not the most important general principles of marketing; Social proof. Enjoy.”


Kathy Nelson presents 10 Ways to Read e-Books Without an e-Reader posted at Broadband Service Providers, saying, “e-Books are becoming very popular, and while some are a compliment to the paper published book, others are solely available as an electronic book. e-Readers are a great way to take multiple books with you on the go, but did you know that you do not need an e-Reader in order to read an e-Book? Listed below are ten ways to read an e-Book without an e-Reader.”

Melanie Slaugh presents 10 Career Enhancing Social Networking Sites posted at Internet Service Providers, saying, “Social networking sites were originally created to connect people, but today’s sites do so much more. Everyone knows that successful careers are built on who you know. No matter what field you’re in, there’s a site for you.”


Kathy Stinson presents A Star for Starfall posted at Turning the Pages: Kathy Stinson’s Blog.

Writing and Publishing

Chris Brogan presents Writing a Book – Making Money posted at Chris Brogan, saying, “Can you make any money at this book thing?” Yes, but you’ve gotta work at it.”

Nick Daws presents Going Plot Fishing – How To Come Up With Original Story Ideas posted at Nick Daws’ Writing Blog.

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.