Monday, January 7, 2013

Lies, Ezines & Ads

Lie Twice To Be Convincing
A recent study reported in Acta Psychologica showed that people are likelier to believe others when a lie is repeated twice by the liar.

Use A Photo To Sell It
Placing an image next to a claim or statement makes readers more likely to rate the statement as true, according to Psychology Today.

Advertising Networks
Looking to advertise your book but don’t know where to advertise or what ad space costs? Are you a blogger or Web site looking to sell ad space and cash in on your content? Consult It has a directory of hundreds of places to advertise on.

Promote Your Book With Online Newsletters
Here are several directories featuring ezines and online newsletters. Many of them may be open to hearing about your boo if their focus matches the subject matter of your book. Check these out:

Ezine Directory

Go Ezines

Ezine Listing

Ezine Universe

Zine Books

Free Zine Web

Book Review
The fiscal cliff. A divisive presidential election. Economic recovery. Occupy Wall Street. The Tea Party. Arab Spring. So much went on in 2012 and I cannot think of a better way to reflect on the events than to read Best Editorial Cartoons of the Year: 2013 Edition, edited by Steve Kelley. Pelican Publishing Company recently sent me a copy and I could not put it down. Nothing explains politics, human nature, and events of the day better than a cartoon.

Kelley, who has served as the staff editorial cartoonist for the Times-Picayune in New Orleans and SD Tribune for a combined three decades, selected the best editorial cartoons from the country’s newspapers. The 41st annual edition will leave you feeling informed and entertained.

Brian Feinblum’s views, opinions, and ideas expressed in this blog are his alone and not that of his employer, the nation’s largest book promoter. You can follow him on Twitter @theprexpert and email him at He feels more important when discussed in the third-person. This is copyrighted by BookMarketingBuzzBlog 2013 ©

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