Tie Your Book into a Holiday

Authors are always looking for ways to keep their books relevant after publication. I recently discussed how you should look for news hooks, culture hooks and calendar hooks for your pitches (see that blog post here). Today, I’m focusing on calendar hooks. For example, Father’s Day is being celebrated today in much of the world.…

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It’s close to accurate… I think.

When it comes to book publicity and marketing fundamentals, there is one very big rule: Get the facts right. As you may know, my work is all about books: Book marketing, book publicity, book promotion, author and expert speakers, and ultimately book sales. Prior to launching McCall Media Group, I was completely enveloped in the…

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Memorial Day: Strategy for Book Publicity & Marketing

It is Memorial Day in the United States. This is a day of remembrance and reflection for those who have lost their lives in service to our country during any war. On this day we pause to honor them. Memorial Day also caps off a three-day weekend that is considered the unofficial start to summer,…

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