If you missed PBS Mediashift’s piece on the costs of professional quality self-publishing, it’s a real eye-opener. Read it here: http://www.pbs.org/mediashift/2013/05/the-real-costs-of-self-publishing-book. Go on. I’ll wait. So what did you think? I am sure the high end prices were a little frightening, but notice that there are lower end prices, too. If you think you can’t afford an editor, don’t go without.
Just a brief note to say that I have a little room left for an August release, but not much space left until November after that. So if you have a book coming out in August, contact me right away, and don’t wait long for late fall books, either. It is always best to give at least a few months’
This is another originally posted on elsewords.com. This is a favourite of mine, combining some of my consumer interests and media literacy interests. Update: It looks like reports like the one I discuss below have led to another solution. Some cursory info here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/31/foreclosure-review_n_2389431.html. I was browsing my beloved Consumerist the other day when I came across this piece: Bank Of America Provided Cheat Sheet
Until recently I thought of product placement as the corporate sponsorship only of movies and television. In the past I, like many, railed against it as the destroyer of all things creative and I never would have seen product placement in books. It made me want to watch only the indiest of indie films. It made me want to make
Today I offer this delightfully informative blog post by Kendall Whitehouse (Wharton School’s tech and media blogger) about transmedia and how it relates to marketing and publicity for comic books.Transmedia: this is a term I’ve only seen around for a few years, and I haven’t been to any panels or done in-depth research yet; however, it’s a concept that appeals to me
I started a new Facebook page recently for Beverly Bambury Publicity, and I’ve been using it to share advice, information about my clients’ books and appearances, and information about what my fees are to do it. You can follow the page by clicking like, or I’ll occasionally do round-up posts of the useful advice and info here on the blog. This is
I recently had a correspondence with an author that asked about my publicity services. When we determined that the fit wasn’t quite right, she asked me for a few tips on running a blog tour for her book’s publicity. I agreed to share some tips and after giving it some thought, I distilled my best practices into these five tips