Tips For Getting Books Reviewed

The letter below is from Jim Cox of Midwest Book Review. I am passing it on, as it has many great tips for those who want have their books reviewed. Jim Cox always shares a wealth of great tips. Dear Publisher Folk, Friends & Family:   This month I want to talk about the value and differing functions...

Review Copies and Why they are sold by Jim Cox

Dear Publisher Folk, Friends & Family: The sale of review copies by reviewers and book review publications is always a point of controversy and misunderstanding — especially on the part of self-published authors and small press publishers who are new to the publishing industry. On this particular...

Jim Cox Report Shares “Make Sure Your Website Has the Right Stuff” from Marsha Freedman

One of my long time cyberspace pen pals is a Marsha Freedman, an experienced and exceptionally competent book publicist who has work in this field almost as long as I have. She also puts out an informed and informative newsletter for the publishing industry called “The PR Insider”. From time to...

Jim Cox On The Importance Of Which Words You Use

I value Jim Cox’s insight into books and the words that make them. I found this post extremely beneficial.  ~MDH   Words are important in how things are described. They can caste something in a positive or negative light. For example, in the political sphere we’ve seen “Inheritance...

You Have a Good Book Review, You Still Need to Market It

  Frequently, I quote Jim Cox from Midwest Book Reviews. In sharing part of his newsletter, you will see the importance of using a book review effectively. You have to market a book for it to sell. Dear Publisher Folk, Friends & Family: Getting reviews for your book from reputable sources is an...

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