How to Get Your Book Reviewed - Sell More Books by Using Reviews, Testimonials and Endorsements for Book Promotion

How to Get Your Book Reviewed - Sell More Books by Using Reviews, Testimonials and Endorsements for Book Promotion

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by Dana Lynn Smith
     
 

Sell More Books with Reviews, Testimonials and Endorsements

Book reviews are powerful tools for getting your book noticed and influencing potential customers to buy. In the ultimate guide to profiting from book reviews, you'll find everything you need to confidently pursue reviews, endorsements, and testimonials. Here's what you will learn:

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Overview

Sell More Books with Reviews, Testimonials and Endorsements

Book reviews are powerful tools for getting your book noticed and influencing potential customers to buy. In the ultimate guide to profiting from book reviews, you'll find everything you need to confidently pursue reviews, endorsements, and testimonials. Here's what you will learn:

> Why reviews, endorsements and testimonials are critical to book selling success

> How the review process works and where to get book reviews

> How books are selected (or rejected) for review

> How to save time and money and increase your success rate by developing a solid review strategy.

> The pros and cons of sending queries vs. sending books to potential reviewers

> How bad reviews affect books sales (the answer may surprise you)

> What to do if you get a negative review

> 6 things you should never do when seeking book reviews

> How to deal with the bias against self-published books

> How to encourage loyal followers to review your book prior to publication

> The best ways to get book reviews and testimonials from customers

> Strategies for attracting 5-star reviews on Amazon

> How to harness the power of virtual reader communities like Goodreads

> How to get bloggers buzzing about your nonfiction book

> The secrets to working successfully with book bloggers to get book reviews

> How to find the best blogs to contact about book reviews

> How to plan a successful virtual book tour

> Strategies for increasing your odds of a review in a major book journal

> Where to find literary magazines and newspapers

> Tips for researching and working with the media

> The best ways to use book reviews to reach and influence book buyers.

> And more

In How to Get Your Book Reviewed, you'll also get:

> 14 case studies with real life examples of how reviews work

> A sample book announcement press release written by an award-winning publicist

> Dozens of hyperlinks to valuable resources

> Words of wisdom from two dozen top book marketing experts and authors

> Links to major book journals

> No fluff — just well-organized, practical advice and resources.

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Editorial Reviews

Carolyn Howard-Johnson
"How to Get Your Book Reviewed is the most complete guide for getting reviews around. A must for an author's e-cabinet of book promotion essentials!"
— Carolyn Howard-Johnson, author the HowToDoItFrugally series of books for writers
Fiona Ingram
"The potential that reviews have to boost an author from obscurity into the stratosphere are mind-boggling. How to Get Your Book Reviewed is the definitive guide for any writer who wants to get their book noticed. I highly recommend this book!"
— Fiona Ingram, author of The Secret of the Sacred Scarab
Glenn Dallas
A no-nonsense, richly-detailed examination of what you should and shouldn't be doing to ensure your book wends its way to the best hands available to promote your project, How to Get Your Book Reviewed is a quick and incredibly informative read. Studded with frequent bullet points and savvy tips galore, Smith provides a wealth of advice for first-time writers and established authors alike.
Heather Wardell
"After releasing (and seeking reviews for) six books, I thought I knew it all, but How to Get Your Book Reviewed gave me some wonderful new tips and strategies. Recommended for novice and experienced authors alike!"
— Heather Wardell, author of Life, Love, and a Polar Bear Tattoo and other books
Shelley Hitz
"Wow . . . How to Get Your Book Reviewed is an invaluable resource for authors who want more exposure for their books. I appreciate the real life case studies and all the resources packed into it. If you read this book and then take action, expect to see results!"
— Shelley Hitz, self-publishing coach

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013161207
Publisher:
The Savvy Book Marketer
Publication date:
07/31/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Dana Lynn Smith writes a series of how-to guides designed to teach authors and indie publishers how to sell more books. She has a degree in marketing and 13 years of experience working for a business book publisher prior to starting her consulting business. She's also the author of the popular Savvy Book Marketer blog and newsletter.

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