BOOK STUFF

Links to information (and events) related to book publishing, promotion, and marketing, aimed (mostly) at authors or aspiring authors.

Upcoming Events:

Advice for Authors:

From Seth Godin

From Michael Hyatt

Promotion + Marketing:

From Jane Friedman: Build a More Effective Author Website

From Chris Brogan (Google+): 9 Ways Authors Could Use Google+ to Drum Up Awareness and Sales

From Chris Brogan: An Author’s Plan for Social Media Efforts

While Guy Kawasaki titles this (at Mashable.com) HOW TO: Launch Any Product Using Social Media, it seems to apply mostly to books. Because the plan was for his book, Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions.

From Mike Stelzner at SocialMediaExaminer.com: 9 Ways to Use Social Media to Launch a Book

From Wordpreneur, Start Marketing Your Book Even Before it is Done

Digital Publishing:

From the Pew Internet & American Life Project: The rise of e-reading

The Ultimate Guide to Publishing Your eBook on Amazon’s Kindle Platform

Resources:

The Book Designer

My Name is Not Bob

The 99%

Miscellany:

Mark Terry’s Dust Jacket Archives

Infographic: How I Spent the Last Year Preparing to Self-Pub My Novel

Infographic from Galley Cat: How A Book Is Born

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