In this issue . . .
-- Knol: Google's new entry into the knowledge-sharing world
-- Veranda magazine
-- Free polling website
-- Solidarity sells: Enlist friends to help promote your book!
-- Mississippi magazine
-- specialty retailers
Knol: Google's new entry into the knowledge-sharing world
Knol: http://knol.google.com — Google's new entry into the knowledge-
sharing wikipedia world. John Kremer's Book Marketing Bestseller knol:
Kremer's bio on Knol: http://knol.google.com/k/john-kremer/john-kremer
For more knowledge-sharing websites and wikipedias, see:
This monthly magazines features gardening and home design articles
and reviews. Send info to the editors in care of Veranda Magazine,
455 E Paces Ferry Road #216, Atlanta GA 30305; 404-975-5300; Fax:
Lisa Newsom, Editor-in-Chief
Deborah M. Sanders, Managing Editor. Wrote an article on Jan Showers,
author of Glamorous Rooms.
Linda Sherbert, Features Editor
Mary Jane Ryburn, Style Editor
Lisa Newsom Rascoe, Fine Arts Editor
Judith Nasatir, Contributing Editor. Reviewed Lori Ettlinger Gross's
Brooches: Timeless Adornment; Elissa Cullman and Tracey Pruzan's
Decorating Master Class: The Cullman and Kravis Way; Tricia Guild's
Flower Sense; Charles Faudree's Charles Faudree Country French
Florals and Interiors; Francois Chaille's Cartier: Innovation through the
20th Century; and Elizabeth Meredith Dowling's Harrison Design
Associats: A Decade of Work.
Fredrik Hiebert, an archaeologist and book author, wrote an article on
Katherine Whiteside wrote about and excerpted from Amy Goldman's
The Heirloom Tomato.
Free polling website
Poll the Other One: http://www.polltheotherone.com is a relatively new
website that allows you to create surveys on any subject. For instance,
you can poll book covers, title ideas, book content, marketing ideas,
website design, website flow, almost anything you want to poll. You
can also use surveys to create new content for your books, website, or
Anyone can submit or vote in polls, but if you register (for free!) you
can also comment on polls and keep track of polls you've created.
Solidarity sells: Enlist friends to help promote your book!
My friend Cynthia Polansky has written a wonderful article on how to
enlist your friends to help promote your book. She has allowed me to
post the entire article on my BookMarket.com website. Check it out
here: http://www.bookmarket.com/friends.htm. You'll be glad you did.
This website features 245 mistakes from 142 books. Check to see if your
book is featured on this website. Or help other authors and publishers to
catch their mistakes. Go to http://www.bookmistakes.com.
This regional magazine covers the history, culture, art, and lifestyle of
the state of Mississippi. Send information to the editors at Mississippi
Magazine, Downhome Publications, 5 Lakeland Circle, Jackson MS
39216; 601-982-8418; Fax: 601-982-8447. Email: email@example.com.
Web: http://www.mismag.com. In their May/June 2008 issue, they
featured an article about novelist Joseph Holt Ingraham.
Melanie Mullen Ward, Managing Editor
Jennifer Barnes Moffett, Books Editor. Reviewed Samantha Gronmeyer's
Holly's Halo children's book; Art Minton's Birding for Children; Ben
Wynne's On-the-Road Histories: Mississippi; and Phil Hardwick's Letters
Nicole Bowman, Features Editor
Emily Hines Burgess, Food Editor
Margaret Gratz, Garden Editor
Brenda Ware Jones, Homes Editor
Here are a few specialty retailers located in Mississippi:
Bark of the Bay, 404 Dunbar Avenue, Bay St. Louis MS 39520;
228-363-1782. Bakery and gift boutique for dogs.
Flying Wild Store, Catherine Biggs, Owner, The Little Purple Cottage,
1011 Desoto Street, Ocean Springs MS 39564; 228-872-4868. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Web: http://www.flying
wildbirdcompany.com. For the wild bird and nature enthusiast.
Kids in My Kitchen, Patricia Edwards, Owner, 4358 Lincoln Road
Extension #20, Hattiesburg MS 39402; 601-268-6161.
Web: http://www.kidsinmykitchen.com. Cookbooks for children.
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Liz Brumley, Shop Manager, Museum
Store, 565 N Fifth Street, P O Box 1108, Laurel MS 39441-1108;
601-649-5374; Fax: 601-649-6379. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Web: http://www.lrma.org. Art books and gifts.
LuLu Eats & Entertains, 126 Main Street, Bay St. Louis MS 39520;
228-466-6620. Gourmet gifts and kitchen accessories.
Miner's Doll and Toy Store, 927 Washington Avenue, Ocean Springs
MS 39564; 228-875-8697. Web: http://www.minerstoystore.com.
Playthings for everyone. Also books.
Walter Anderson Museum of Art, Museum Store, 510 Washington
Avenue, Ocean Springs MS 39564-4632; 228-872-3164; Fax:
228-875-4494. Email: email@example.com.
Web: http://www.walterandersonmuseum.org. Art books and gifts.
Mockingbird Books, Alyson Stage, Owner, 7220 Woodlawn Avenue N.E.,
Seattle WA 98115; 206-518-5886. Web: http://www.mockingbirdbooksgl.com.
BookMarket.com new pages
Here are some of the new pages I've added to the BookMarket.com
website in the past few months:
Book Promotion Advice: http://www.bookmarket.com/bookpromotion.htm
Eproducts Sales Sites: http://www.bookmarket.com/eproducts.htm
Ezine Directories: http://www.bookmarket.com/ezines.htm
Keyword Search Tools: http://www.bookmarket.com/keywords.htm
Book Ranks: http://www.bookmarket.com/bookranks.htm. This page features 85 keywords where BookMarket.com ranks in the top 10 in
Page Ranks: http://www.bookmarket.com/pageranks.htm. This page features 45 keywords where one of my hobby websites ranks in the
top 10 in Google searches.
A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer,
it sings because it has a song. — Maya Angelou, poet
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