AUTHORS AND PUBLISHERS
Find actionable PR tips and inspiration in a do-it-yourself format.
Creative industries are more important than ever for innovation and economic output. In Berlin, New York, London and Singapore, creative industries and the digital economy are key contributors to economic growth and prosperity. These are also sectors that rely almost entirely on self-employed freelancers and small enterprises.
PRontheGO boosts publicity efforts for creative founders. The aim is to empower founders to take PR efforts in their own hands and spread the news about their ideas, inventions and innovations, even if they don’t have a big marketing budget at hand. Please find actionable PR tips and inspiration in a do-it-yourself format here.
Start 6 months to a year before your book launch collecting credible testimonials who will build trust with your readership.
Find alternative venues to bookstores for book signings and appearances to grow your audience and the option to sell books.
If you're a children's book author, get in contact with local kids playroom locations and offer to read your book for storytime.
Local media is easier to pitch than national media. Get in contact with the local media outlets in the area of your book tour.
Give away extra content on an online launch to get people excited for your book.
Endorsements and great reviews online will help to sell your book. Try to get as many as possible.
You’ve penned the next great page-turner. Time to sell it with a beautiful book cover. You may consider starting a cover design contest with 99designs.
Your book release: Send review copies to journalists well in advance of your publication date!
You might hand in your book promotion to It's Write Now for a listing.
You may submit your book deal to free99books.com.
Submit your book promotion to Reading Deals to expose your book to new readers of your genre.
You might submit your book promotion deals at Armadillo eBooks.
eBook Bandit features book deals, have a look at their free and paid book promotions.
Indie Publishers might want to test AskDavid.com for their book promotion at a very small fee.
Digital Book Today offers paid and free book promotions.
If you have a temporary book promotion on Amazon, have your book featured by FreeBooks.com.
Make sure to list your book on NetGalley - Journalists will send you reading requests for a review.
Submit your online articles or blog entries to Digg to increase your traffic.
BOMB magazine accepts submissions of previously unpublished poetry and short fiction.
Have your online article headlines checked for SEO value with the headline optimizer by CoSchedule.
Ask visitors “to pay” for parts of your blog content with a tweet or Facebook like with Social Locker.
Find great cultural media content free to share and use for your online marketing activities at OpenCulture.com.
Did you know: The inventor of Public Relations as we know it nowadays is Edward Bernays, a nephew of Sigmund Freud. Read Bernays’ book PROPAGANDA to learn all about PR.
Find young book bloggers at Bloglovin.com/film-music-books-blogs, get in contact with those you like and provide them with a copy of your book for a review!
Get connected in the NYC Entrepreneurial Journalism and Media Meetup group and join their events.
Authors have your book listed on Goodreads app and start a give-away competition for some copies.
Publish articles at MEDIUM, the leading network to share essays and stories, to boost your chances to be found online.
Have your Magazine publications and Corporate Publishing projects portfolio online with the interactive reader ISSUU. Include the mobile optimized tool onto your website for free.
Join the Hostwriter network to bring cross-border journalistic projects to life.
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