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SmackFiction: Building an App for Mobile YA Book Discovery

SmackFiction

Lisa Buchan of SmackFiction explains the process of building and piloting a new app for Young Adult and New Adult book discovery in New Zealand and Australia.

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Facebook Marketing Tactics for Book and Media Businesses

Facebook

Facebook marketing specialists Qwaya offer tips on making the most of marketing and advertising for publishers on the ubiquitous social media platform.

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Book Marketing Q&A: Neil Baptista of Odyl on Facebook for Publishers

Neil Baptista, CEO, Odyl

Neil Baptista, CEO of Odyl, talks about what publishers need to do on Facebook to successfully interact with key influencers. Hear more from Neil at our Reaching Readers Conference on May 28 in NYC.

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Random House Updates BookScout: FB Friendly and Ready to Go

BookScout

Random House has recently updated its BookScout app that allow it to sync up with Facebook’s improved timeline. Can it capitalize on Goodreads-Amazon discontent?

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New UK Ebook Platform to Allow Readers to Share Titles via Facebook

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In the UK a new ebook platform Boosh will allow readers to share an ebook with a fellow Facebook user to read for free after its read and deleted from their own account.

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3 Epiphanies About Social Media Marketing for Books

Lisa Buchan

When it comes to book marketing, social media is a honeytrap, never quite delivering on its promises, but a few simple best practices can vastly improve your results.

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Publishers Beware! More Creative Destruction on the Way

Martin Levin

The digital transition in publishing could mean unlikely business acquisitions are in store for major publishers by tech giants like Apple.

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Striking Back Against the Amazon Empire

Lisa Buchan

‘We know the location of the Deathstar!’ says New Zealand’s Lisa Buchan, of the small publishers who are capable of fighting back against Amazon’s Empire.

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SURVEY: What Tool Is Most Effective for Promoting Your Book?

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Social media, press releases, flash sales, book reviews, speaking engagements…which tools have worked best for you in getting the word out about your book?

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Goodreads’ CEO on Winning the Battle of Book Discovery

Otis Chandler

After analyzing 5,750,000 books on Goodreads, Otis Chandler shares his insights on the evolving nature of book discovery. The short version: once isn’t enough.

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