Guest Post: Top 6 Lessons From BookExpo America You Need To Know NOW

By Lori Culwell

Today, BookPromotion.com would like to welcome Rachel from Bad RedHead Media with an awesome recap of the crazy flurry of activity that was BEA last week.  Rachel is not only a great writer, but is smart about social media.  I definitely think you should get her working on book stuff for you right away, and you’ll find all of her contact info below to go over there, start following her, and engage her services right now if not sooner. Take it away, Rachel! After attending… Continue Reading


Harlequin Picks Up “Sh*t Girls Say” Book, but can publishing keep up with internet memes?

By Lori Culwell

Harlequin has just announced that they are getting into non-fiction, and how they just signed a book contract with Kyle Humphrey and Graydon Sheppard, who, in case you don’t know them, are the creators of this popular internet meme:     This meme went viral back in December and prompted a zillion knock-offs, including “Sh*t Hippie Girls Say, Sh*t Seattle People Say, Sh*t Asians Say,” and so on. Is this a great idea for a book?  Maybe.   The fact that the videos have gotten 26… Continue Reading


How to promote a book

By Lori Culwell

If you are looking for a great way to promote your book for free, get involved in the social networks. And we mean INVOLVED, don’t just sign up for an account and leave it at that. They are a free way to connect others with you and your book and there’s a ton of them out there. As a general rule, if you are wondering which social networks you should use to create an online presence for yourself, the answer is: use them all. Just… Continue Reading


I am a writer, not an advertising exec, so why should I care about how to promote my book?

By Lori Culwell

Yes, after you have finished the daunting task of completing your book – or perhaps while you are still in the midst of the daunting task of completing your book – it seems crazy to think about the prospect of taking on yet another daunting task. But whether you are self-publishing or have landed your book with a big publisher, you have a lot to gain by jumping into the promotion process with gusto. It is after all YOUR book and you want to do… Continue Reading


How can I use a personal website for book promotions and marketing?

By Lori Culwell

Your personal website is the center of your marketing campaign. It is the one place where you can corral all of your latest blogs or articles, offer your books for sale, and have people sign up for more information or contact you for interviews. All author websites, whether starting from scratch with a brand new one or dusting off an old one, should include: your name, your book (with a clickable image that goes right to the online bookseller where you can buy it), your… Continue Reading


How do you get started with book promotion?

By Lori Culwell

While the idea of launching a marketing campaign for your own book can seem overwhelming, a little bit of planning can go a long way when it comes to promoting a book. Before you start (before you finish your book even) make sure you have a good website.



Social Media for Authors: Get in there and prove them wrong!

By Lori Culwell

As you might know, BookPromotion.com’s founder, Lori Culwell, has written for the Huffington Post, BlogHer, the San Francisco Bay Guardian, and other publications.   Here is a Huffington Post article that focuses on the topic of authors and social media (and gives you even more evidence as to why you should really hire us to work with your website and social media presence): >>>>> I think if there’s one trait about me that has served me the best while at the same time annoying the… Continue Reading


How to promote a book

By Lori Culwell

Article by Jacqulyn Leger You need tocall attention to your book. This is theoptimal way to make money out of your writing. Unless you are writing a book for your own personal intentions and without the intent of making a money out of it in which I amassessing that is highly unlikely since your are reading this article, start promoting your book now. In promoting a book, Idivided it in two simple and easy parts promoting your book offline and promoting your book online. Promoting… Continue Reading