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John Kremer's Book Marketing Tip of the Week

April 16, 2011

Book-of-the-Month Club Birthday, Silent Movie Stars Day, National Eggs Benedict Day, Guitar Pickers Day, Birthday of the Spiritual Security Act, World Voice Day, National Start! Walking Day


In this issue . . .
- 42 Tweets you can use
- IBPA Publishing University

Something to entertain and educate you this weekend (before or after taxes).

I challenge you. I bet you will find at least five tweets featured below that will be useful for you in marketing your book. Just take a little time to look. You'll be glad you did.

42 Tweets you can use
There are some great book marketing lessons and tips included within these short tweets.

=> Book Covers Count: They Draw People In and Make Book Sales - Sean Penn confirms -

=> The best way to follow 168 of the best #literary #agents on Twitter -!/JohnKremer/literary-agents-the-best-4

=> Book Design: You Can Sell a Book by Its Cover -

=> Book Titles: Listen to Oprah - She Knows Titles | Ask the Cover Designer -

=> Ebook Advertisements: 7 Ways to Sell Ads in Your Ebooks - updated article -

=> Pen Names: When to Use Them, When Not to Use Them -

=> Book Cover Design Tips by George Foster at -

=> Advice to Authors: 12 tips on Designing Your Book as Sales Aids - -

=> Join the 6,570 other book authors and book publishers on The Book Marketing Network: Also #ebooks.

=> Great Titles Require Thinking: The Think and Grow Rich Story -

=> First Lines of Novels: Some Great Ones to Inspire You -

=> Playing for Change music playlist: - Wonderful music. Great performers. Enjoy.

=> Book Design: Elements of Good Cover Design -

=> Book Design: Elements of Good Cover Design - Part II -

=> Bestselling author Jack Canfield shares how he sold 115 million copies of Chicken Soup for the Soul -

=> Book Design: Elements of Good Cover Design - Part III -

=> Book Cover Critiques: You Can Sell a Book by Its Cover

=> Book Publicity: 5 Actions to Take Every 30 Days | -

=> Book Me Now as a speaker on @Speakergram -

=> First Lines of Novels Draw the Reader In: Make Them Great -

=> Book Titles: John Kremer's 7 Keys to a Great Book Title | Ask the Cover Designer -

=> 10 Comic Blogs That Every Comic Book Fan Should Read -

=> Book Covers I Like: Great Cover Designs You Can Mimic -

=> Checking out - Book Marketing Magic: The 9 best ways to sell novels, memoirs, nonfiction, and children's books -

=> Book Covers: Two Very Ugly Book Covers |

=> I'm testing my new customized Book Marketing Alexa toolbar. Cool. Download it for a test:

=> Book Covers: Two Covers Go from So-So to Wonderful - From Bad to Rad -

=> Book Creation: 7 Costly Mistakes to Avoid -

=> I will show you 150 ways you can post follower-attracting tweets on Twitter for $5 -

=> Book Covers: Paper Stock and Cover Finishes -

=> Ebook Advertisements: 7 Ways to Feature Ads in Your Ebooks - video -

=> Book Titles Matter: You Can Sell a Book by Its Title -

=> Dramatic Book Covers: Do They Work to Sell Your Book? -

=> News Releases: The Keys Are the Beginning Lines -

=> RT @johnhaydon 16 Ways To Get More Comments On Your Facebook Page

=> Poetry Books: Best Source for Setting Up a Website -

=> Book Printers: Rely on Your Printer to Help You - #funny

=> Working with Amazon to Sell More Books -

=> Children's Books: Ebook or Printed Book? -

=> National TV Publicity: How to Launch a Book Fast-

=> Are authors safe from government prosecution? -

=> Selling to Catalogs, Websites, Etc.: Standard Discounts -

The above are just some of the tweets I sent out during the past two weeks. What more did you miss? Follow my tweets at

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