24/7 Press Release - Press release distribution, free press release submission and business news syndication service. Affordable press release distribution site.
A Publicity Primer
ABYZ News Links
Adler & Robin Books Literary agency, book packager, and book publisher.
Adventures in Media Literary and entertainment publicity. If you require Literary or Entertainment Publicity or Promotion, please take a moment and review the clients we serve, and the services that we provide. If you are a media outlet, please check out our colorful line-up of authors & entertainment clients.
American Booksellers Association
Anthony Blake Online - Marketing group.
Author-me.com - Writers resources for fiction nonfiction and poetry including publication of e-books and paperbacks. Promotes new manuscripts, tracks hits, and provides reader feedback mechanisms.
Authors and Experts provides reporters, talk show hosts, and meeting organizers an easy and free way to locate authors, experts, and speakers. Registration required.
Automated Press Release
Baker & Taylor
Black Hole Response Time Tracker -- online database of response times from various SF/F/H markets. Enter you own response times to the database, and find out who is and isn't responding to submissions in a timely manner.
Bonnie Mercure's Guide to Writer's Markets
Book Buzz. A public relations firm specializing in book publicity for authors and publishers.
Book Marketing Update -- Learn how to sell more books. Lots of free reports and tips on book marketing by John Kremer, author of _1001 Ways to Market Your Books. If you are tired of waiting for others to sell your book, you can now take action to start marketing your books without spending a lot of money or committing a lot of time. — John Kremer, author, 1001 Ways to Market Your Books.
Book Promotion & Book Publicity
Book Publicity/Marketing (online resources)
Book Publicity Services
Book Talk - Writing community of bestselling authors, mainstream fiction, romance, mystery includes new book releases, book excerpts. Writers resource listings for literary agents, publishers, writing conferences. Latest book industry news.
BookCatcher. For people who write books, publish books, market books, and love books.
BookCoaching.com. Book Coaching, Book Writing, Print and eBook Publishing and Book Marketing.
Books & Writers Online promotion for both authors and publishers. Book rank monitoring service.
Books & Writers Online Services
Books By Letterbox Service
Bookseller Associations (contact information)
Bookstores List of Lists — A listing of bookstore lists available via the Internet.
Bowker's Literary Market Place
Brickman Marketing. Marketing, publicity, media analysis, market research, distribution set-up and sales.
Broadcast Fax Restrictions
Care and Feeding of The Press
Cate Cummings Publicity & Promotion Group Book publicists who specialize in promoting metaphysical, spiritual, new age, new thought, and alternative health non-fiction books.
Click Press Direct
Cornered Writers - Self Publishing and Internet Book Marketing - New Options for Cornered Writers. Self Publishing: Starting a Publishing Business. Print on Demand and ebook publishing have created a whole new model for self publishing. Are POD and digital books the answer to our prayers, or just an evolutionary step between traditional self publishing models and free Internet distribution? For most people thinking about starting a publishing business, print-on-demand offers a low-cost, low risk starting point.
Cross River Publishing Consultants - Cross River Publishing Consultants is a full-service consultancy providing a wide range of services exclusively to the publishing community.
Distributors & Wholesalers (links)
EntertainmentPR.com Entertainment publicity for actors, athletes, authors, anchors, radio on-air personalities, recording artist, comedians and other high profile individuals. We secure national publicity for those in the business of entertaining. Through free publicity, our business is to maximize positive exposure for our clients.
Five-Star Publications - Our talented staff of editors, writers, illustrators, graphic designers, and publicity specialists is available to help with every aspect of publishing and promoting your book. Publishing support.
Free Word of Mouth Marketing Tips Also an example of how one author is promoting his word-of-mouth-marketing book!
FrugalMarketing.com Frugal marketing is the art and science of getting the largest marketing results for the smallest expenditure. Copywriter, author, and frugal marketing consultant Shel Horowitz set up FrugalMarketing.com as a resource for marketers, entrepreneurs, small business owners, and others interested in getting great results while lowering their marketing costs.
FSB Associates Providing Internet marketing solutions to the publishing industry, including title promotion, consulting, website development, and maintenance.
GuestFinder Register for their list of media guests and experts.
Gulotta Communications Full-service publicity for authors and publishers. Full-Service Book Publicity and Promotion for Authors and Publishers. Fiction and Nonfiction.
How to Get the Press on Your Side
Imal Wagner PR - publicist for world-class authors and speakers. Advanced marketing public relations. Imal Wagner provides advanced public relation and marketing, media placement services to authors, business executives, speakers, and entertainers so that they are seen and heard by the people who matter.
Independent Book Distributors
Independent Publisher They provide authors with an effective avenue to get published. They are also the creators of Independent Publisher magazine which is a powerful resource for aspiring authors.
Independent Publishers Group
Ingram Book Company
Internet News Bureau Press Release Services for Businesses and Journalists.
Kremer's Book Marketing Tips
Library Mailing List - This is a list of 188 libraries hand-picked for their likelihood to buy small press publications. They all have book purchasing budget of over $500,000, and many have literary or small press collections. There is a mix of university and major public libraries, so it is unlikely many of the addresses will change. I compiled the list from the Bowker American Library Directory.
Literary Market Place Sort of the be-all and end-all of the old-school publishing, directing writers and authors to periodicals and other marketing tracts.
Media Finder - Database of U.S. and Canadian periodicals.
National Book Network
Net Connect Publicity
New York Tri-State Chapter of the National Speakers Association Speakers' organizations are another interesting way to get the word out about your book.
News Releases for the Canadian Press
Nielsen Media Research
Paying Markets List --on Writers Write(R).
Peter Handel Book publicist.
Press Release Distribution
Press Release Resources
Publicity Hound (Joan Stewart)
Publisher's Marketing Association For small and independent publishers.
Publishing Open Register A registry of publishing consultants in the UK.
Raab Associates Marketing and publicity for children's and parenting books.
Rittenhouse Book Distributors
Roberta Gale Media Coaching
Scams & Ineffective Advertising Hustles
School Library Journal Online
Self Publishing Resource from Wise Owl books
SFWA's magazine links
SiteReleases SiteReleases is the search engine of newly released websites on the internet. One place on the internet to look for the recently released websites. A new era in internet marketing. The cost of listing a site at sitereleases.com is a one time charge of $15 (4000 banner impressions free with the listing).
SJ Miller Book Promotion/Publicity
Small Publisher's Association of North America For small presses and independent authors, this is an advice site and support group in one.
Small Publishers, Artists and Writer's Network Created for the exchange of ideas.
Substance Books Marketing Network. Online publicity.
Susan Schwartzman Public Relations specializes in book publicity campaigns for publishers and authors. Dynamic, aggressive yet affordable book publicity campaigns designed to enhance visibility in today's extremely competitive market are her hallmark.
Top 100 Book Marketing Sites
Trash Proof News Releases
TV Writers is an extensive site with interesting information about screen writing and the possibility of getting your script produced. The author of the site is accepting scripts from his site for a production due out. If nothing else, check the site out for its many resources.
Unofficial Canadiana -- Canadian-based publications.
Waiting for It - NY Times article by Rachel Donadio. Why does it take so long to release a book? Read here.
Writers Place -- market database, Chicken Writer daily cartoon, and a humor column.
Writing-World's Marketing and Publicity Links
www.bookideas.com A book review site that receives over 30,000 hits per week. Its reviewers span nearly every aspect of literature.