Getting Your Book Coverage in the National Press

Book Coverage

This is a guest post by Douglas Wight, freelance journalist, author, publisher and book serialisation specialist. He explains how authors can get book coverage in the national press… and get paid for it! Book Coverage: Making A Splash How many “likes”, how many “followers”, how’s your “discoverability”, what are your “signs of life”, are you ... read more »


A Facebook Author Page, Still Worth It?

September 3, 2015 - Book Marketing - 9 Comments

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Facebook’s decision a few years ago to limit page owners’ “organic reach”— and force them to pay to reach their followers— saw many authors getting frustrated at the dwindling number of fans who saw their posts. Several decided to shut down their Facebook author page altogether and switch to an “author profile”, a dangerous tactic ... read more »


Pinterest for authors: a step-by-step guide

July 28, 2015 - Book Marketing - 11 Comments

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Pinterest is the social media site that has every wannabe chef and bride-to-be totally hooked. It allows users to “pin their interests” to create virtual scrapbooks filled with hundreds of inspirational images: recipes, vacation destinations, home decor, wedding details, etc. With about 70 million users, the idea behind the platform is to enhance the ingenuity ... read more »