Friday, January 4, 2019

Book Reviews & Book Giveaways: The New Landscape

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Authors love to get reviews.  Their options to get them include:

* Contacting established book reviewers.
* Paying book review outlets for a review.
* Customers naturally post reviews.
* Asking friends/family/clients/colleagues to post reviews.

Another way is to hire a number of review and book giveaway services, such as these:

Goodreads Giveaways

Hidden Gems

Reading Deals

Book Bub

Online Book Club

Choosy Book Worm

Net Galley Co-op

Story Cartel

Book Review 22

Library Thing

Exclusive ARC

Uncarved ARC Builder

Authors XP

The key to reviews is:
·         Getting many of them
·         Securing positive ones
·         Having recognized, legitimate sources praise your book

Good luck in getting your book reviews.

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Brian Feinblum’s insightful views, provocative opinions, and interesting ideas expressed in this terrific blog are his alone and not that of his employer or anyone else. You can – and should -- follow him on Twitter @theprexpert and email him at He feels much more important when discussed in the third-person. This is copyrighted by BookMarketingBuzzBlog ©2019. Born and raised in Brooklyn, he now resides in Westchester. His writings are often featured in The Writer and IBPA’s Independent.  This was named one of the best book marketing blogs by Book Baby and recognized by Feedspot in 2018 as one of the top book marketing blogs. Also named by as a "best resource.” He recently hosted a panel on book publicity for Book Expo America.

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