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Getting the Word Out
Developing a Pitch Message - Hank Quense
Digging for Gold: Researching Awards for Your Book - Naomi C. Rose
Features vs. Benefits, or "Why Should I Buy Your Book?" - Brian Jud
Finding Special Sales for Self-Published Books - Brian Jud
Five Steps to Developing Your Writing Brand - Sonya Carmichael Jones
Free Publicity for Your Self-Published Book - Patrika Vaughn
How To Promote Your Self-Published Book (survey response) - Dawn Copeman
If You Give It Away, Will They Still Respect You in the Morning? - MaryJanice Davidson
Let Them See Your Title: Publicizing Your Children's Book - Noelle Sterne
Marketing Your Book by Direct Mail - Brian Jud
Marketing Your First Nonfiction Book - Ann Brandt
Marketing Your Novel: Building the "Buzz" - Marilyn Henderson
The Missing Links to Successful Authorship - Patricia Fry
Promote Your Book Through Magazine and Ezine Articles - Patricia Fry
Promoting Your Book: Are You Doing the Right Job? - Moira Allen
Promote Your Book with Angle Articles - Dawn Colclasure
The Simple Art of Saying Thank You - Patricia Ash
Starting the Buzz Before Your Book Hits the Shelves - MaryJanice Davidson
Ways to Profit from Writing for Free - Audrey Faye Henderson
What Do You Write? Using Writers' Platforms to Establish Subject Matter Credibility - Audrey Faye Henderson
Your Publicity Photo - Patricia Fry

Book Reviews
Getting Your Self-Published Book Reviewed - Moira Allen
How to Get Your Book Reviewed - Debby Ridpath Ohi
The Review Process: How a Book Gets Reviewed - Sally Murphy
So You Got a Review -- Now What? - Sally Murphy
Who Reads Book Reviews Anyway? - Sally Murphy

Mailing Lists & Contact Lists
Building a Customer Mailing List - Carolyn Howard-Johnson
Mailing Lists: Their Uses and Abuses - Anne Marble
Making a List, Checking it Twice: How to Find Promotional Contacts - Debby Ridpath Ohi

Press Releases and Presskits
Creating an Author Press Kit - Debby Ridpath Ohi
The Essential Components of the Media Kit - Ink Tree Ltd.
Seven Steps to a Great Press Release - Elizabeth Hanes
Turning Press Releases into Publishing Profits - Brian Jud

See also...
Blogging, Social Media & Website Development
Going Live: Public Speaking & Appearances (includes booksignings, book fairs)

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