What is the most stressful part of being a Book Publicist?

I’m continuing to answer direct questions from readers. Here’s the next one: Question: What is the most stressful part of being a publicist or being your own publicist? Answer: Unrealistic expectations. Be careful of those who Monday-Morning-Quarterback your publicity efforts. It’s very easy for someone who is not accountable for the actual work to flatter…

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Are You Controlling?

Here’s one of the things you can control in your book campaign. One of the most challenging elements for an author regarding book publicity is understanding what you can and can’t control, and then acting appropriately. The list of variables in a campaign is long, but rather than trying to cover all of them, here…

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Research for Book Publicity and Marketing Campaigns

Our Q&A continues this week with question #3. As a quick reminder, I hear from lots of authors who want to embrace book marketing and publicity. I thought it would be fun to take some time and answer those questions, so let’s continue: What type of research is needed for publicity and marketing campaigns? We…

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