Patricia Serrano, Travel Blogger at www.FreshTraveler.com, discusses ideas to attract a sponsor for your travel blog.
Media expert and CEO Thomas Umstattd discusses blogging and how it is a natural outlet for writers looking to build their platform and their skill. He suggests that it's best to integrate your blog into your website rather than using a tool like WordPress. Check it out and learn why he recommends this approach.
Children's author/illustrator Kathryn Otoshi shares some tips on marketing children's picture books by conducting school based readings and events. She also describes what she considers to help create a great reading. As a bonus, she shares some thoughts on how she altered her illustrations to better fit the intent of the story.
Joan Price, author of Naked at Our Age: Talking Out Loud about Senior Sex talks about the need to clearly identify your target audience. She talks about being realistic with your expectations, but she also shares how she narrowed her audience even further and why this step was critical to her marketing message and time management. Listen in and learn why audience identification is more than demographics.
Children's author Peggy Thomas discusses the book market, and how the children's book market is persevering.
Charu Suri, travel blogger at www.butterflydiary.com, talks about building your digital presence with your writing and furthering your reach.
In this recorded webinar, author and coach Nina Amir, teaches you how to write, publish, and promote a book on the Internet using blog technology. Blogging a book is the easiest and quickest way to write a book from scratch and promote it at the same time. Booking a blog offers you a way to repurpose your existing blog content into a book. Either way, a successful blog ensures a successful book. In this webinar you will learn:
• 4 Reasons all aspiring authors should blog
• What the difference is between blogging a book and booking a book
• How to blog a book and book a book
• 3 things you need for your blog to get discovered
• The elements a blog needs if it is to become a book
Book tours are an important part of book marketing and authors can reach a much larger audience these days with all of the cost-effective, digital options at their fingertips, such as blog tours. While new authors can research how to execute a book blog tour themselves, author Carolyn Howard-Johnson recommends spending some of your promotional budget on hiring someone, such as a publicist, to assist. To execute a successful book blog tour, authors need to plan well in advance and have a website already established and in place to support and promote the tour.