Book Marketing Tip of the Week
May 2, 2007: Robert's Rules of Order Day,
Take a Baby to Lunch Day,
and Binary Star Discovery Day


In this issue . . .
-- Teleseminar: Why You Should Be a New York Times Bestselling Author!
-- dog newsletters and magazines
-- Birdscope newsletter

Why You Should Be a New York Times Bestselling Author!
This is a bonus message for those of you who get my Book Marketing Tip of the Week. First, I wanted to let you know about a free teleseminar I'm giving on Thursday, May 3rd. It will tell you why you should strive to become a New York Times bestselling author. There are many good reasons to do so, and I will outline all of them. Plus answer any other questions you have about marketing books. Please come with your questions ready to ask -- or ask them ahead of time using the question form on the event website listed below in bold.

Free Teleseminar:
Why You Should Be a New York Times Bestselling Author!

Time: Thursday, May 3rd at 8:00 p.m. Eastern, 5:00 p.m. Pacific. This webinar/teleseminar will go for as long as two hours, depending on questions. My talk will be about 45 minutes long, but I will take questions until people are done asking. The call will be recorded for later listening. Attend live if you have questions you want to ask. Listen later if you can't make the call at this time. To listen later, go to the event page listed here:

Format: Simulcast via phone or webcast -- it's your choice

To attend this free event, go to this website:

Also, if you want to sign up for my full New York Times bestseller webinar, go to

Dog Newsletters and Magazines
Your Dog, Betty Liddick, Editor, 196 Boston Avenue #2100, Medford MA 02155. Email: This monthly newsletter is published by the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. Motto: The newsletter for caring dog owners. They feature books, websites, and other resources for dog owners. For books they recommend, they sell them at; 973-579-3760.

The Whole Dog Journal, Nancy Kerns, Editor-in-Chief, Belvoir Media Group, 1655 Robinson Street, P O Box 1349, Oroville CA 95965. Email: Web: Motto: A monthly guide to natural dog care and training. They accept articles from book authors. Books are mentioned in resource listings at the end of articles. They also feature short notices of new books.

Dog Fancy, BowTie Magazines, 3 Burroughs, Irvine CA 92618-2804 (P O Box 6050, Mission Viejo CA 92690-6050); 949-855-8822; Fax: 949-855-3045. Email: Web: Motto: The world's most widely read monthly dog magazine. Their March 2007 NewStuff department featured Joan Banks's Inspiring Stories of Dog Adoptions; Marty Becker and Gina Spadafori's Why Do Dogs Drink Out of the Toilet?; Brad Steiger and Sherry Hansen Steiger's True, Inspirational Stories of Our Lovable, Furry Friends; and Anyes Van Volkenburgh's audio CD Loving Your Pet to Health.

  • Susan Chaney, Editor
  • Annie Shirreffs, Associate Editor
  • Andrea Bravo, Assistant Web Editor
  • Sally Deneen, Contributing Editor, is the author of The Dog Lover's Companion to Florida.
  • Lisa Hanks, Contributing Editor, was editor of the Popular Dog series of books.
  • Karla Rugh, Contributing Editor, Ask the Vet. Email:
  • Maryann Mott, Contributing Editor, Golden Outlooks. Email: She answers questions about senior dogs.
  • September Morn, Contributing Editor, Help & Advice. Email: She answers questions. She is the author of Housetraining: Your Happy Healthy Pet.
  • Eve Adamson, Contributing Editor, is the author of Adopting a Pet for Dummies. She wrote an article about Irish setters.
  • Cherie Langlois, a freelance author, wrote an article on dog training that recommended the following books: Pat Miller's The Power of Positive Dog Training, Trish King's Parenting Your Dog, Patricia McConnell's The Other End of the Leash and For the Love of a Dog, Pamela Reid's Excel-Erated Learning, and Brian Kilcommons's My Smart Puppy.
  • Kristin Mehus-Roe, author of Dogs for Kids, wrote an article on nutrition for dogs.

Birdscope newsletter
Birdscope, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, 159 Sapsucker Woods Road, Ithaca NY 14850; 607-254-BIRD. Web: Motto: News and views from Sapsucker Woods. A quarterly newsletter about birds. Their Winter 2007 issue featured books and audio of bird songs as well as Cal Vornberger's The Birds of Central Park.

  • Miyoko Chu, Editor
  • Howard London, BirdScope Online Manager
  • Stephen Kress, author of The Audubon Society Guide to Attracting Birds, wrote an article on ten ways to landscape for birds.

Copyright 2008 by John Kremer

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