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How to be Your Own Publicist

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Published by McGraw-Hill .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7299054M
ISBN 100071383328
ISBN 109780071383325
OCLC/WorldCa49320567


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In her book, she opens a window into the world of media relations and publicity so that authors will learn:How to promote your book to the mediaHow to create your own media contact listHow to write press materials and how to use themHow to create a timeline and plan a campaign on your ownHow to pitch, who to pitch to, and whenHow to talk to /5(3).

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Start Thinking About Book Marketing Soon Rather Than Later. To get the most bang for your marketing-and-publicity dollars, a professional book publicist needs to start working on the promotional campaign BEFORE publication date. The first step is to make the most of your publicist’s time.

Read Promotional Plan and enter in that box on the Book Details page any information that will help them tailor their work to your strengths.

Under “Marketing Activities” you will be able to see who your publicist has contacted. Publicity seeks to find, identify, or target the audience to make them aware of your book. Therefore, Obando said, the best authors are those already familiar with their audience and who have aspects of their platform already in place.

That way, when you do hire a publicist, the publicist has some starting assets: social media, websites, and. Saundra Dalton-Smith is a board-certified internal medicine physician, author, speaker, and mom. She is the author of Set Free to Live Free (Revell/Baker Books ) and Come Empty (SonRise Devotions ), winner Golden Scroll Nonfiction Book of the Year and Illumination Award Gold medalist.

Her newest release is Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore. Your assigned publicist is listed on the "Publishing Team" page of your book. Please direct any queries to the most relevant section of the Marketing & Publicity forum.

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Create your own content — Nowadays, when it comes to finding news stories for TV, print, and even radio, the tables have turned.

Media outlets. How does a book publicist differ from a literary agent and why do you need one. The job of the literary agent vs the public relations person or publicist is distinctly different. Whether you publish through a traditional publisher or plan to self-publish, you will need both people on your team.

Be Your Own Book Publicist: The Step by Step Guide (66 ratings) Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately/5(66). The good thing about all of this is that, thanks to the digital age, writers can take a snowball marketing approach.

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This guide aims to show readers that media attention is /5. It can be your own personal one (“why I wrote this book”, “how I became a best-selling independent author”, etc.) or a more general one that you fit in (“the rise of ‘indie’ zombie fiction”, for example).

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They might help you: find relevant bloggers or platforms and approach them 6months in advance; figure out how to tie your book into a current story or topical issue.

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The first book Lynda O’Connor, co-owner of O’Connor Communications, Inc., ever promoted – Cuss Control: The Complete Book on How to Curb Your Cursing – won several national awards for the best book publicity of the year.

Written by her husband and business partner James V. O’Connor, the book became a media sensation. A publicist is a key to a book's success in the media. While publishing houses usually assign an in-house pro to work on each book, both traditionally published and indie or hybrid authors opt to hire a freelance book publicist to ensure individualized publicity attention for their books.

How to Get Publicity for Your Book will help you garner publicity for your book without having to spend money on hiring a publicist. Do you think that you have what it takes to be your own publicist and run your own campaign. If you do, this book will show you how.

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We’ll feature a different book each week and share exclusive deals you Author: Tamara Monosoff. Just get your name and product out there.

Ask your friends to “share” your posts. Have a book launch. A good reason to have a party. I always dreamed of having a book signing event. It is a great way to get the ball rolling and make some sales.

Make it a goal to sell as. If we hire professional editors to polish books, we get a book publicist to get books out in the market. While it is cost-effective to promote your book on your own, opting to get a book publicist will make the job easier and more effective for you.

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The publicist is. In her book, she opens a window into the world of media relations and publicity so that authors will learn: How to promote your book to the media How to create your own media contact list How to write press materials and how to use them How to create a timeline and plan a campaign on your own How to pitch, who to pitch to, and when How to talk.

Publicity is a commonly misunderstood side of book marketing — it's often assumed that a publicists job is to get reviews and interviews. But this is just the tip of your book publicity plan — there is so much more a book's launch team needs to do, according to.

Creating a book marketing and publicity plan is necessary for all authors, whether your publisher is a traditional house or you're trying to self-publish. Authors who set up some personal market tactics to execute, whether standalone efforts or those in tandem with their publisher, sell more copies.

A book publicist is typically employed by a publishing house, and it is his or her responsibility to generate media interest in a new book. he or she ultimately wants journalists to write pieces about the author and his or her book, in order to increase public interest and sales.

The job is a combination of the marketing and publishing fields. Feldman says even a few months prior to landing a book deal you should research potential partners: “It’s never too early to plan, and brands typically do their planning 12 to 18 months in advance.” Be Genuine. Above all, success in becoming your own publicist involves strategy, consistency, persistence and of course, authenticity.