Book Marketing Tip of the Week
November 15, 2007: I Love to Write Day, Great American Smokeout Day, Double Fantasy Day, AFL Birthday

Details on these days and 18,300 others! can be found
in John Kremer's Celebrate Today Special Events Data Files.

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In this issue . . .
-- The Doppelit Train -- All Aboard!
-- reader's comment on the Trump book promotion
-- talking turkey in time for Thanksgiving
-- Esquire fiction editor
-- Book Marketing Blast-Off Seminar
-- The Huffington Post
-- Nautilus Book Awards: Mind/Body/Spirit Book Awards

The Doppelit Train -- All Aboard!
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My friends at the Doppelit Train are having their grand opening today with a featured teleseminar by sales and marketing master Dan Kurschell. During this teleseminar, Dan will tell you how you can add up to $100,000 to your bottom line, make money while you sleep, and much more. Plus, if you attend the call, he will offer you $500 in free gifts and bonuses just for listening. The call is free for this grand opening.

You can register for this free training by going to: http://www.doppelit.com/johnkremer

Why do they call it the Doppelit Train? Because it puts you on the fast track for business success as an entrepreneur -- which, face it, all authors are.

Now, next week on Tuesday, you can listen to an interview with me. That's right the Doppelit Train will be interviewing John Kremer in a live seminar on the best promotional techniques for an entrepreneur in today's world.

Again, this teleseminar is also free. You can register by going to: http://www.doppelit.com/johnkremer

I look forward to joining you on the Doppelit Train, where I'll be one of the on-going conductors to make sure you have a pleasant trip.

Reader's Comment on the new Trump book promotion
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Re: the piece from your recent email on the Trump book promotion:
~ This just shows how low the publishing industry has sunk.
~ Paying people to buy books.
~ And losing money in the deal.
~ It's pretty pathetic.
~ TWENTY-FIVE-THOUSAND DOLLARS??
~ Just to ease the ego of that jerk Donald Trump??????
~ And the publicity he got was confined to the tiny world of publishing.
~ And, frankly, it makes Trump look like a loser. (He can't attract REAL fans.)

-- Greg Godek is an outspoken business consultant and bestselling author, best known for the #1 bestseller 1001 Ways To Be Romantic [for which he (1) never paid people to buy, and (2) never manipulated the system to make it appear to be a bestseller on Amazon.com].

talking turkey in time for Thanksgiving
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Renee Ferguson, self-publisher of Talk Turkey to Me, has written to me about some of her successes -- while also noting the timeliness of her cookbook for those planning a Thanksgiving day feast:

She and her book will be featured in a Throwdown with chef Bobby Flay on the Food Network on November 10th. Her book is also a finalist for the 2007 National Indie Excellence Book Awards and is being featured in the November issue of Southern Living. Finally, it's also a featured item on the QVC home shopping network during November.

That's a lot of success for a self-published author. If you'd like to get her book, go to http://www.turkeytools.com.

If you'd like your book featured here, tell me how your book has been a success.

Esquire fiction editor
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Esquire is the major monthly men's magazine for intelligent readers. Here is the contact info for their fiction editor, who reviews and recommends many novels: Esquire, Tom Chiarella, Fiction Editor, 1790 Broadway, 13th Floor, New York NY 10019; 212-649-4020; Fax: 212-649-4306. Email: esquire@hearst.com. Web: http://www.esquire.com.

In the most recent issue, Tom recommended the following novels: Will Self's Grey Area, Nicholson Baker's The Mezzanine, Mark Helprin's Winter's Tale, Lorrie Moore, Self-Help, and Kent Haruf's Plainsong.

The Huffington Post
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The Huffington Post is one of the most popular blog sites on the Internet, featuring a wide variety of blogs from various liberal and progressive politicians, newspeople, celebrities, authors, and experts. They have some 1,600 invited bloggers, including John Cusack, Deepak Chopra, Nora Ephron, Bill Moyers, Al Franken, Bill Maher, Bill Richardson, and John Kerry. They get 3.6 million unique visitors per month and 250,000 comments posted each month. Lauren Rich Fine, a publishing analyst at Merrill Lynch, met Huffington at a conference and was invited to contribute to the site's new business section. After her first post, she was amazed at how many people noticed her posts.

The Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com Arianna Huffington, Publisher. News tips email: scoop@huffingtonpost.com. General info email: info@huffingtonpost.com.

For access to some other group blogging sites as well as other key blogging resources, see http://www.bookmarket.com/blogging.htm

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In proportion as one simplifies his life, the laws of the universe will appear less complex, and solitude will not be solitude, nor poverty poverty, nor weakness weakness. Henry David Thoreau, author, Walden

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