Book Marketing Tip of the Week
July 17, 2007:
and U.S. Paper Money Day
In this issue . . .
-- Marketing News magazine
-- Women for Hire Speakers Connection
-- Highways magazine
-- Self Pub News
-- Forest Magazine
-- Gift List Media
-- Book Marketing Network: 630 and counting
-- Gourmet magazine
This marketing newspaper is published 20 times per year. Circulation: 27,500. You can check out their editorial calendar at
Send info to the editors at Marketing News, Lisa Keefe, Editor-in-Chief,
American Marketing Association, 311 S. Wacker Drive #5800, Chicago IL
60606; 800-262-1150. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.ama.org
They prefer pitches and news sent via email at email@example.com (include
submission in the subject line). They encourage brief letters to the
editor, Viewpoint columns, and comments to their blog at:
Women for Hire Speakers Connection
Women for Hire Speakers Connection is a new members-only program
promoting qualified experts for speaking opportunities. Not a normal
speakers bureau, it is a well-connected resource to support authors,
coaches, trainers, consultants, and speakers in reaching new audiences.
It can help you bridge the gap between your business and the
gatekeepers in the corporate event and conference planning community.
For more information and a special introductory rate, check out:
Highways is the monthly magazine of the Good Sam Club, the country's
largest RV club. They might be interested in some travel guides as well
as any books on traveling light, cooking, etc. If you want to increase
your chances on getting a book reviewed, find a Good Sam Club member
and encourage them to write in and do a review. Send review copies
and info to the editors at Highways, Good Sam Club, 2575 Vista Del
Mar Drive, Ventura CA 93001; 805-667-4100; Fax: 805-667-4454.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.goodsamclub.com.
Letters: Dear Good Sam, P O Box 8545, Ventura CA 93002.
John Sullaway, Editor. In the June 2007 issue, they featured a review
of The RV Repair and Maintenance Manual. In the July issue, they
reviewed Let's Eat Out! Your Passport to Living Gluten and Allergy
Free (which was also reviewed by a club member). They also reviewed
Towing Behind Your Motorhome DVD and Selecting an RV Home Base.
Bob Livingston, Technical Editor. Email: email@example.com.
Focuses on electrical and other technical requirements of RVing.
Sherman Goldenberg, Midwest Editor
Bob Blumer, author of four cookbooks, writes a regular column featuring
recipes for traveling (7/07).
Self Pub News
Self Pub News is a new website for making announcements about new
books, upcoming conferences, book signings, special deals, and more.
If you want your news included, send an email to Tom Nixon, editor, at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.selfpubnews.com.
Tom Nixon is the blogger at http://www.smallpressblog.com.
Forest is a quarterly magazine published by Forest Service Employees
for Environmental Ethics that is devoted to conserving forests. Their
winter 2007 issue featured an excerpt from David Petersen's Postcards
from Ed (featuring Edward Abbey) Also freelance writer Camilla
Mortensen reviewed Wildfire by George Wuerthner.
Send review copies and other info to Forest Magazine, Patricia Marshall,
Editor, FSEEE, P O Box 11646, Eugene OR 97440; 541-484-3170; Fax:
541-484-3004. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.fseee.org.
Gift List Media
Gift List Media offers two media lists: one for the winter holidays for
$449 and another for the summer (Gift List for Moms, Dads, and Grads)
for $379. For more info, contact Gift List Media, Amy Bates Stumpf,
President, 1711 Lila Lane, La Canada CA 91011; 818-790-0775; Fax:
818-790-0725. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Book Marketing Network: 642 and counting!
If you haven't joined the Book Marketing Network yet, you should. The
network now as 642 members -- all of who are sharing inspiration and
tips. As one member noted: “Thanks for the good advice from this
network on how to get the most from Amazon -- my ranking tonight is
16,569 -- the best it has been as a REALLY long time.”
Shouldn't you join the network? It's free. I started it up, but it is really
operated and controlled by its members. Start a conversation. You'll be
surprised at how many wonderful, talented, and generous people are
already on the network. Check it out at: http://bookmarket.ning.com.
Gourmet is a monthly fancy food magazine. Motto: The magazine of
good living. For information on books by Gourmet contributors, see
http://www.condenet.com/books/gourmet. Send review copies and
other info to Gourmet, The Conde Nast Building, 4 Times Square, New
York NY 10036-6563. Web: http://www.gourmet.com.
Ruth Reichl, Editor in Chief
John Willoughby, Executive Editor
Jocelyn Craugh Zuckerman, Deputy Editor
Jane Daniles Leer, Senior Articles Editor. Their Shopping List section
features information on where to get recipe ingredients as well as
sources for their statistics. For their Good Living section, they used
several books as sources of stats: Better Than Homemade: Amazing
Foods That Changed the Way We Eat and The Complete Book of Spices
(6/07). If you have interesting food stats, send them to Gourmet (could
be useful for a cookbook, book about food, or travel-related book).
Nanette Maxim, Senior Features Editor
Zanne Early Stewart, Media Food Editor
Kemp Miles Minifie, Executive Food Editor. In their What's Next section,
they featured the Michelin Guide and Slow Food Guide (1/04).
James Rodewald, Drinks Editor
William Sertl, Travel Editor
Shelton Wiseman, Travel Food Editor
Adam Brent Houghtaling, Web Editor
Joe Dolce, in an article on raw foods, quoted Robert Wolke, author of
What Einstein Told His Cook. Also referred to a raw foods cookbook by
Roxanne Klein and Charlie Trotter (1/04).
O. Rufus Lovett, author of Weeping Mary, photographed for an article on Texas barbecue (6/07).
Nicole Mones, author of three novels, wrote an article on food in
China (6/07). Her third novel, The Last Chinese Chef, was excerpted in August, 2006.
Robb Walsh, author of a number of Texas cookbooks and restaurant
critic for the Houston Press, wrote an article on a Texas jamboree (6/07).
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they spit on themselves. — Chief Seattle, Indian leader
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