Interviews with John Kremer
"If you want to sell 128 million books like we have, read and use this book." - Mark Victor Hanson & Jack Canfield, authors of the bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul series
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Q&A's with John Kremer
Book Awards - A listing of some of the awards given to authors, books, and publishers.
Book Publicity Resources - Book publicity resources from chapter 9 of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books.
Book Publicists and PR Agencies - A listing of the top book publicists and PR agencies for book authors.
England: Newspapers - A list of reporters and editors at major daily newspapers in England (April 1999).
Ezines for Authors and Publishers - A list of 25+ ezines of interest to book authors and publishers.
Gift List Media - Media that features gift news and reviews (including books). Summer and winer holidays.
Magazine Book Reviewers - Book reviewers for some major magazines. Now includes separate pages devoted to editors of business, entertainment, fiction, women's, men's, children's, food, news, celebrity, computer, political, travel, home & garden, spiritual, and other magazines.
Media Coaches and Trainers - A listing of some media coaches to help you do better while being interviewed by media.
Media Directories - A listing of some of the major directories and databases for doing PR.
Newspaper Book Reviewers - Book reviewers for 65 of the major U.S. newspapers.
Online News Release Services - Free and paid online PR services.
PR Lead and Guest Services - Features PR services which offer paid listings to be featured in front of media people.
Publicity Databases - My favorite PR and media databases for finding addresses and other contact info for key print and broadcast media.
Publishers Weekly - A list of PW editors and reviewers, plus tips on getting ink in PW after the review.
Radio Shows from Alex Carroll - “When you decide that you're ready to start dealing with radio stations directly, get Alex Carroll's program. His top radio show database, tapes of dealing with producers, and examples of actual talk shows will help you to become a radio talk show star.” — John Kremer
Regional Magazines - A list of regional and local magazines in the United States.
Top 300+ TV News/Talk/Interview Shows - The top 323 national TV & cable shows that interview authors and other guests. You not only get contact names, addresses and emails but also detailed profiles on each show including what types of guests they want and the best ways to approach them.
USA Today - Editors at the USA Today newspaper.
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Fly High with Publicity in In-Flight Magazines - This 34-page report by publicity hound Joan Stewart teaches you how to get into the airline magazines, what sort of stories they look for, how to pitch them, working with freelance writers with existing magazine relationships, and more. Plus contact info for 43 in-flight magazines. Cost: $37. On the page the above link sends you to, you can also buy all 51 reports and interviews Joan offers for half price (cost: $287). Reports include writing letters to the editor, writing the perfect pitch letter, creating media kits on a shoestring, building a celebrity image, writing kick-butt news releases, running contests, using polls and surveys, 67 PR tips for speakers, creating an online media room, and much more. The collection is an incredible value.
Gift List Media - This company offers two top media lists: one for the winter holidays and another for the summer (Gift List for Moms, Dads, and Grads). They also offer an online media list (websites and blogs) for the winter holidays. If you want to promote into the gift market, these media lists will help you reach the media that feature gifts of all kinds, not just books. Cost: $349 to $549.
Book Marketing 101: How to Create a National Bestseller - How to out-sell the New York Times bestsellers without breaking the bank. This is an inside guide on how other authors and self-publishers have created national bestsellers with persistence, elbow grease, and some investment of time or money. Also includes John Kremer’s insight on how to create a bestseller. Ebook download. $30.00.
Book Marketing 104: 192 Marketing Ideas I've Learned from Other People - In this mini-guide, I describe 192 marketing ideas I’ve learned by reading bestselling books and magazines, attending seminars, and watching TV. Learn the seven successful strategies of every bestseller, guerilla marketing for writers,
the meaning of success, a bestseller’s take on selling books, the ten secrets of publishing success, Mohammad’s guide to gaining paradise, how to be a good talk radio guest, how Terry McMillan became a bestselling author on her own, and how Elmore Leonard became HOT! Ebook download, $20.00.
Celebrate Today Special Events Database - Features 18,290 holidays, special days, weeks, months, and historical anniversaries. Searchable by subject interest. Includes contact info and website in most cases. Great for setting publication dates and doing PR tie-ins. Use these days to help you promote your books in media interviews. $30.00.
Top 700 Independent Bookstores - This database features 740 stores with address, book buyer, owner, event coordinator, phone, fax, email, website, and more! Cost: $40.00. This data file features an updated list of the largest indie bookstores that work with authors and buy books from indie publishers. The report comes as a data file download (your choice of Microsoft Access, Excel, or rich text format). The data files do require that you know how to use a database or word-processing program.