Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Just a quick tip here directly from my SharingwithWriters newsletter available (with a freebie) from :
Novelist Randall Platt has used doorknob hangars to publicize her books. They are adorable and could be used by advertising companies that send people door to door to hang things on people's doorknobs. But they could also be used as giveaways at book fairs, etc. I like that they have more room on them for chattiness, author's pictures, book covers, etc., than bookmarks. The headline Randall uses on hers is "Do Not Disturb! I'm reading Randall Platt's New Novel!" Learn more about Randall at 



Carolyn Howard-Johnson, author of This Is the Place; Harkening: A Collection of Stories Remembered; Tracings, a chapbook of poetry; and how to books for writers including the award-winning second edition of, The Frugal Book Promoter: How to get nearly free publicity on your own or by partnering with your publisher; The Frugal Editor: Put Your Best Book Forward to Avoid Humiliation and Ensure Success; and Great Little Last Minute Editing Tips for Writers . The Great First Impression Book Proposal is her newest booklet for writers. She has three FRUGAL books for retailers including A Retailer’s Guide to Frugal In-Store Promotions: How To Increase Profits and Spit in the Eyes of Economic Downturns with Thrifty Events and Sales Techniques. Some of her other blogs are, a blog where authors can recycle their favorite reviews. She also blogs at all things editing, grammar, formatting and more at The Frugal, Smart and Tuned-In Editor .

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