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Book Marketing Tip of the Week
November 5, 2008: Blow Up the Deficit Day,
Book Editors Day, Electric Shaver Birthday,
Guy Fawkes Day, Maize Discovery Day

Details on these days and 18,500 others! can be found in
John Kremer's Celebrate Today Special Events Data Files.

In this issue . . .
-- Redwing Book Company
-- Children's book tour in New England
-- Viewzi search engine
-- Ten Million Eyeballs Events
-- specialty retailers
-- How to set up a low-cost membership website in two hours or less!

Congratulations to our new president, Barack Obama. He ran a great campaign. Let's hope he can do as well in running the country.

Redwing Book Company
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Redwing Book Company publishes a catalog featuring hundreds of books about Oriental medicine. If you have a book that fits that category, send a review copy to Redwing Book Company, Martha Fielding, 202 Bendix Street, Taos NM 87571; 575-758-7758; Fax: 575-758-7768. Email: info@redwingbooks.com. Web: http://www.redwingbooks.com.

Children's book tour in New England
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If you have a children's book and would like to set up a book tour in the New England states, check out this interactive map on the New England Independent Booksellers Association website (which allows authors and readers to connect to almost 50 independent bookstores which sell children's books): http://www.necba.net/necbamap5.html

This is a really neat resource for people living in New England or planning to visit.

Viewzi search engine
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Viewzi is a neat search engine that allows you to search topics and view the results from many different viewpoints. It can be a really useful tool for locating content for your books, reports, courses, and website as well as for finding potential partners for helping you to market your books and ideas online. Check it out at http://www.viewzi.com.

Ten Million Eyeballs Events
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This is going to be such an incredible program that you really should find a way to sign up now. This is my commitment to you: I guarantee that this course will change how you market your books during the coming year -- and will result in many more people hearing about your books!

Read all about this new online program at the following website:
http://www.tenmillioneyeballs.com.

Specialty retailers
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Blue Eagle Book Center, Mitch Rubin, Owner, 2400 Juan Tabo Boulevard NE, Albuquerque NM 87112; 505-298-3682. Metaphysical center.

Moon Rabbit Toys, Plaza Mercado, 112 W San Francisco Street #212C, Santa Fe NM 87501; 505-982-9373. Web: http://www.moonrabbittoys. com. Specialties: German board games, locally-made puppets, crocheted softies, cool kites, and Ugly Dolls. Some children's books as well.

Toyopolis, 66 W Marcy Street, Santa Fe NM 87501; 505-988-8994. Email: john@toyopolis.com. Web: http://www.toyopolis.com. Features toys, video games, puzzles, arts and crafts, action figures, and more.

Twirl Toy Store, Molly McMullin, 225 Camino de la Placita, Taos NM 87571; 575-751-1402. Email: molly@twirlhouse.com. Web: http://www.twirlhouse. com. Children's toys, gifts, and books.

How to set up a low-cost membership website in two hours or less!
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My friend Daniel Hall has just put together a set of four video tutorials that show you how to set up a membership website using a WordPress blog and a few simple plug-ins. In the videos, he shows you everything you need to know to create the website in a couple of hours.

His tutorial program only costs $19.95 for a quick download from ClickBank: http://bookexpert.wpprofit.hop.clickbank.net

Compare that cost to the cost of creating a membership website using MemberGate. Yes, it has all the bells and whistles but it also costs from $4000 to over $15,000, depending on the bells and whistles.

Compare that to Amember membership software, which costs around $300. Not bad that. But it's clunky with a steep learning curve.

With Daniel's simple WordPress system, you can start accepting payments right away using PayPal (or your own shopping cart), email members from within the membership site, see which members are on the site at any time, and offer exclusive member content at different paying levels. Included with the course is an ongoing newsletter that offers WordPress tips, tricks, and insider details for making a WordPress membership website incredibly profitable. You can sign up for the free newsletter at: http://bookexpert. wpprofit.hop.clickbank.net

Quotable Books
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You can't wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
Jack London, novelist

Click on the above book cover to order this great collection as a Word ebook for only $7.00.

More great quotes and quotable books at http://www.quotablebooks.com


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