25 Book Marketing Ideas for the Desperate and Shameless: Field Test

Column by Peter Derk August 20, 2015
When Max Booth III suggested 25 desperate marketing ideas, it was only a matter of time until someone tried them out.

25 Book Marketing Ideas for the Desperate and Shameless

Column by Max Booth III May 29, 2015
A marketing guide for those who no longer care if they're arrested.

14 Reasons We Love List Articles

Column by Rob Blair Young
The "list article" is now omnipresent. Why do we write these articles so often? Why do people seem to prefer them to non-list articles? This article explores those questions.

5 More Quick, Easy Ways to Promote Yourself in Your Underwear

Column by Naturi Thomas-Millard August 20, 2014
Make every email a call to action! Learn to glitter on Twitter! Turn LinkedIn into an office where everyone helps everybody else and no one weeps silently in the restroom!

10 Soul-Crushing Things About Writing in 2014

Column by Phil Jourdan August 14, 2014
Find it hard promoting yourself, dealing with incompetent online reviewers, or taking writing advice from viral marketers? You're not alone.

How to Survive Your First Live Reading or Book Selling Event

Column by Leah Rhyne July 28, 2014
In late June, I survived my first ever live, public reading event....and you can too! Here's how I did it.

Quick, Easy Ways to Promote Your Book in Your Underwear (And no, I’m not talking selfies) Part 1

Column by Naturi Thomas-Millard June 20, 2014
Here are some easy tips on how to promote your work online to new readers and loyal fans—most of whom are probably in their underwear too.

This Is The Single Biggest Mistake Indie Authors Make While Promoting Their Work—And It Needs To Stop

Column by Rob Hart June 13, 2014
Retweets are not currency. Followers are not currency. If you want to sell your book, then stop doing it so damn wrong.

I’LL KILL YOU! Amazon, Goodreads, and the Death of Criticism

Column by Keith Rawson January 27, 2014
Do Amazon and Goodreads reviews suck or is Keith Rawson just an a$$hole? Or maybe a little of both?

Short Cuts: 7 Twitter Tips for Writers

Column by Cath Murphy
Writers have a problem with brevity, which is a shame because Twitter doesn't let you waffle. Here's how to make the stern mistress of 140 characters work for you.
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Book Promo Ideas #1,009,259: Pre-order, Get Valentine’s Sext From Author

News by Dean Fetzer February 8, 2013
In the modern age, book promos are continually changing, and this new idea to promote Sam Pink’s eBook ‘Rontel’ is… different…

Storyville: Promotion

Column by Richard Thomas July 20, 2012
In this column, we talk about some of the ways you can promote your writing, for little or no money.

Your Publisher Has Folded...Now What?

Column by Brandon Tietz July 12, 2012
Book deals are signed all the time, but what do you do when your publishing contract is cancelled? LitReactor examines such a case.