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by Donna Huber For the A to Z Challenge, I'm discussing different book genres/categories. Each day, I will give a few details about th...

July 28, 2013

Blog Tour: Secrets to a Successful Blog Tour

I'm on tour! In case you missed the announcement last month, I published a how-to manual for authors - Secrets to a Successful Blog Tour. I will be visiting several blogs over the next few weeks talking about blogging, marketing, and answering questions. I hope you will follow along; the schedule is below.

Plan a successful blog tour while keeping your sanity
From the publicist who introduced the world to Fifty Shades of Grey, Donna Huber is now revealing her secrets to successful blog tours. She shares tips and tricks learned through organizing over 30 tours, blasts, and promotional events for nearly 50 independently and traditionally published titles.
Secrets revealed in this quick read include,
Planning stage decisions
Different types of tours
Recruiting bloggers and keeping requests organized
Best practice communication tips
Tricks to making a great guest appearance
How to organize a fun (and legal) giveaway
Actions to take during the tour
Next steps once the tour is complete
Virtual tour and other promotional opportunities
When to hire a professional
In this easy to follow manual, Donna does not stop there. She spills even more of her blog tour secrets to help authors get the most out of their events by providing,
Tour checklist
Tour invite tips
Step-by-step guide to creating tour graphics
10 broad guest post topics
25 sample interview questions
Buy Secrets to a Successful Blog Tour at Amazon

Tour Schedule:
July 29 Fresh Pot of Tea Girl Who Wears Many Hats
July 30 Sarah Aisling Differences Between an Author Blog and a Book Blog
July 31 1 Book Lover's Opinion The Importance of Bloggers
Aug. 1 What Shall We Blog About Today? 10 Promotional Sites
Aug. 2 Jude Ouvrard Interview
Aug. 3 Jamie Sheffield Interview
Aug. 4 From the desk of . . . R.E. Hargrave Interview
Aug. 5 All That's Written ... Top 10 Places to Find Bloggers
Aug. 6 Italian Brat's Obsessions Review & Creative Tour Ideas
Aug. 7 Author S.A. Jones Review
Aug. 8 Karen Pokras Toz Author Spotlight - How did I get here?
#K8chat on Twitter at 9 pm eastern
Aug. 9 Lisa Bilbrey Advantages to Blogging
Aug. 10 Elizabeth Lawrence, Author & Professional Oddity Being on the Author Side
Aug. 11 Aria Glazki Writes An Author Media Sheet
Aug. 12 Rose & Beps Blog Promo
Aug. 13 Cabin Goddess Review
Aug. 14 Killer Chicks Interview
Aug. 15 Twitter Party 8 pm eastern #GWRchat
Aug. 16 Library Girl Reads & Reviews Review & 10 Things Bloggers Can Do to Promote Books

The Giveaway!

Prize 1: a 5 - 9 stop tour organized by me
Prize 2: $20 Amazon Gift Card

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