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Author : Pam Schiller

Pages : 463 pages

Publisher : Gryphon House 1998-09-01

Language : English


Book Synopsis
The Complete Resource Book is perfect to use as a planning guide or as a resource for responding to children s specific interests. The daily plans have circle time, music and movement activities, suggested books, and learning center ideas. The appendix is jam-packed with songs, recipes, and games. This book is like having a master teacher at your side for inspiration all year long.

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Hi!  I'm new here and I just got a first book published Jun o9 o17.  I'm been trying to promote it ever since on various social media sites from Amazon to Facebook, but the reviews just aren't coming.  Would appreciate any advice on how to further promote it?

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Book marketers

Posted by JackFlash Aug 18, 2017



Jack Flash, here. This is the thread that  comes closest to answering my question about promting a book. When I  published my first book a year ago, I looked into organziations that  would market my book for a fee (e.g., Page Publishing, Readers Digest,  Dorance). For prices ranging from $2,000 - $10,000., they offer to  relase announcement about your book to tems of thousands of outlets.  They also say that they will strive to get you an interview with a radio station. Sounds  like an approach that would give me great exposure. However, a retired  publisher told me to be cautious of such offers, as many are a waste of  money or a scam.


My question: how do I verify the legitimacy of book  marketers? If anyone has had experience with such organizations, please  share that with me. If anyone has an opinion about such an approach,  please let me know.




Jack Flash

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My child wrote a 26 pages book and we want to sell it at the lower price possible. It seems that the lower price is 9.15$. I think it is too expensive. How can I lower the price?


Thank you!

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Posted by Bambam2017 Jul 23, 2017

My Book has only been out 1 week. And it's number 2 out of 116 books in my book category. No Reviews and no publishing companies just hard work.  If you don't believe what I'm saying check out AMAZON BOOK'S and type in Goodness and Mercy by Fred Amina and you will see for yourself. 116 books in my category im number 2 in 1 week. Send me your email address if you are self-publishing and I could give you some tips of what I did.

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As they say you need to always be the hardest worker in the room. Don't just believe these Publishers get out there and Market at yourself too.

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Use My Book!

Posted by mamaofbrie Jul 16, 2017

Because all your personal information is outdated, feel free to use my books for your website ads!  Promote current author's, please!


Toni Mariani Author

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This question is only for those who know and not for the clowns, fools, ridiculous and ridiculing trolls.

I went to the local bookstore, asked the owner if he would sell for me, and after asking a few questions he said yes and wrote down the cost, per book $14.99, and then said $10.62 for cost, and I would get 70% as the writer and he would get 30%.  He's going to add tax, to each at 5% that the customers will pay. 

How much will my share be?


I figured 14.99 x .05=________


Add that to $14.99 and get $16.11

$16.11 divided by 70% is $10.62, which is my share of each.  Is that correct?

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Kotton Grammer has helped many business owners make millions of dollars with his SEO expertise. He made over 10 million dollars last year helping business owners increase their revenues dramatically by driving massive amounts of google traffic to the company website with his proven search engine optimization techniques. His search marketing formula is unmatched and is currently making millions for his clients!


But Kotton didn't always have the success he is having right now. He knows what it?s like to be a struggling entrepreneur and so he always looks to pay it forward and mentor other business men he sees potential in.


So, aside from running a million dollar a month business, Kotton has been generous with his time and has been a mentor to a young entrepreneur named David Castro. David, the owner of RankRabbit SEO, gives a video testimonial of Kotton Grammer and you can view it below:




Kotton Grammer runs one of the most successful premier SEO agencies in the world and is mentoring the young and ambitious internet entrepreneur to do the same with RankRabbit - David?s own Search engine optimization agency thats being run from the other end of the United States!


David currently has his headquarters in Riverside, California while Kotton Grammer runs his multimillion dollar agency, Kotton Grammer Media, in Miami, and yet, Kotton has been by far the most important factor to David Castro?s success in growing his own nationally renowned search marketing business!


Being that Kotton has had such an impact David, both as a internet entrepreneur and digital marketing expert, the founder of RankRabbit SEO made the trip to Miami to hang out with Mr. Grammer and record this video review of Kotton to thank him for all that he?s done for him.


Here's what David said, I'm David Castro, Owner of RankRabbit. Currently the leading SEO company in Riverside and on it's way to being one of the premiere search marketing agencies in the country.


I say this, not because I like to talk about my business on here, but because I wouldn't be able to say any of that if it wasn't for Kotton Grammer.


Kotton Grammer is without a doubt the Michael Jordan of Search marketing and it?s truly a pleasure to call him a mentor. I've actually never told him this but, if Im completely honest, there is NO ONE I know that I look up to more than him.


He's provided me with a wealth of SEO knowledge and just the most cutting edge marketing techniques that truly set us apart from any internet marketer on the planet.


But most importantly, he's taught me to demand more from myself and to continually push the boundaries of my capabilities in all areas of my life. I learned so much just from watching him hammer away as he went after everything he set his mind to.


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I just published my book approximately 3 weeks ago, however, I can't get it to sell.


What must I do to catch the audience attention towards my book.


My book is on Amazon and also Barnes and Noble and in local Libraries.



I am a new Author, so I am lost right now.


I need help.

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I am beginning to think that CreateSpace might not be the right place to publish my book.  It is in the format of sketchnotes (if you don't know what they are, do an image search on google).


My black and white "art compositions" are interweaved with art, quotes, and words of advice.  I think people are expecting it to read like a book, and it doesn't.  it is a journal companion book, you pick it up, browse through it and get inspired to reflect on a topic.  I'm also ending up under 55 pages, so it would be a thin book, with a free page to write on I would be at 100+ pages.


One good piece of feedback I received is to add an explanation paragraph to each composition, because the page is a bit of a collage and the user may feel lost.  I know there are artsy journal companion books on Amazon that have done well.  I was planning to leave writing space in my print version, and in the kindle version leave just the pictures as a true companion guide.  Originally my daughter wanted me to make a coloring book, but mine is more heavy on the sketchnotes, so I feel it would be misleading marketing.


THE QUESTION: so I am wondering if I should sell individual page downloads on etsy or something and skip the book.

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Pitching Your Book

Posted by LouiseHathaway Jun 30, 2016

Okay, you have just written the next great American novel and can't wait to release it to the world; then watch those royalties come streaming in. You have asked a friend to proof-read it and give you constructive criticism.  He thinks your book is really good.  You may have even forked over $100.00 to a professional who designed a mind-blowing cover. Who wouldn't want to buy a book with a cover like that? you ask yourself.


Stop.  Take a deep breath.  There's one more make-or-break job you have to do: write a book description.  That's not as easy as it sounds, especially with publishers like Smashwords who limit the short description to only 400 characters.  You may have a great long description, but you are going have to start deleting parts of it to fit into the short one.  It can be very frustrating.  I've seen some short descriptions where part of the last sentence is cut off.  Obviously, the writer didn't double-check it before publication.


Here are some suggestions to consider:


Don't use subplots:  Keep to the main point and don't confuse your readers: they probably don't want to take the time to read a long description anyway.  Ask yourself, What is the primary action that drives my book??

Make it concise.  A creative writing teacher once told me that a poem is more difficult to write than a short story or novel because with a poem, every single word must be packed with meaning.


Keep it under 150 words.


Write in the third person, present tense.  Imagine sitting face-to-face with your reader and they've asked you what your book is about.


Write it as if you are the publisher not the writer. Remember, the book description is a marketing tool: it's not literature; so it is okay to hyperbolize a little.  Just don't overdo it.


Read book descriptions by other authors in your genre.


Last, but not least:  Use Emotional Power Words.  Make your readers wake up and take notice.   How?

Use words that will raise their spirits and make them feel better.  Examples: miracle, triumph, jaw dropping.

Sex sells.  Take advantage of this by using words such as: sensual, thrilling, naughty, steamy, brazen.


Make it forbidden by using these words: Pandora's Box, confidential, cover-up, bootleg, Black Market.


Fear is a powerful motivator, especially if you write murder mysteries.  Use words like: looming, revenge, frantic, searing.


Fan the flames.  Make them feel outraged at injustice. Use words such as sick and tired, back-stabbing, ruthless.


Feed Their greed: most people either want to make or save money. Use these power words to take advantage of this: bargain, profit, discount, quadruple.


Make them feel safe.  Use these words: no risk, privacy, official, tested, guaranteed


Try using only six to ten of these emotional power words in your description.


And last, but not least, here is the most important factor to keep in mind when you are writing your description: make sure that your book lives up to your promises.  You don't want your reader to feel cheated.  Make sure you deliver what your advertise, or your reader may want his money back; and even worse, may feel compelled to write a bad review or give a one-star rating.  And that's the last thing we writers want.  Happy editing and good luck with your amazing new novel.

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How Social Media Marketing Can Boost Your Business And Your Book Publication


When social media first appeared on the scene of the world wide web, it was intended to be used by individuals to connect and share with their personal network of friends and family. Social media has evolved a lot over the past years. Businesses have found out that they can take advantage of social media capabilities and use that as a way to interactive with their customers and build relationships. Thus, social media marketing was born.





Everyone knows that customer satisfaction is essential to the success of any business. It has always been a challenge to businesses to know exactly what the customer wants and to be able to fulfill what he wants. For multi-national companies using conventional marketing methods, gauging consumer sentiments on a product across the world takes a lot of time and human resources.




On the other hand, marketing by using social media cuts through all the barriers. A business presence on any one of the popular social media sites can be seen by anyone all over the world. Anyone in the world can post a comment and give feedback. A business can respond to comments instantly.


Marketers can tell right away how a campaign is going by just looking at the comments posted by customers. If the reaction is mostly negative, the marketer can quickly change directions before the ill-fated campaign does any more damage.



As a business owner, you can see how powerful social media can be in your marketing strategy. The beauty of it is that very little financial investment is required to make use of this way of marketing. It does require you to spend your time building up your presence on the various social media platforms.


You need to proactive in engaging your customers in a conversation about your products and services.



Customer feedback given here is very valuable information to you in terms of using it to improve your business. Your customers are able to tell you directly what they like and what they do not like.  It is up to you to balance those comments and improve your business in such a way that will give them more satisfaction.



You can also use social media to solicit feedback on a business idea. Let's say that you are thinking of altering your products or services in a way that you think will make your offerings more desirable. Before you invest any money into changing it, run that idea by your followers. See how they react to the possible change. They may surprise you and say that they do not like it. If that is the case, you have just saved yourself the  time and money that you were going to invest in the changes.




Nothing spreads quicker through social media than an item of interest that has gone viral. Something unknown to most people one day can gain notoriety the next day. If you have the right approach in social media, you will give your business a better chance in improving its brand recognition.

To Your Success.

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