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Marketing tools, tips, and secrets regarding children's and middle grade books.
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3 Time Tested Tips: How To Choose A Book A Child Will Cherish

3 Time Tested Tips:  How To Choose A Book A Child Will Cherish | Children's and Middle grade book marketing | Scoop.it
Have you got a child in your life you can't wait to buy a book for? After 5 years working as a bookseller I have seen many different kinds of book-present-buyers in my time.

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Great tips here! What do think, agree or disagree? Would love to hear your thoughts.

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bittertwee: from “The ABC of it: Why Children’s...

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“ from “The ABC of it: Why Children’s Books Matter” exhibition at the New York Public Library
” (Photo: bittertwee: from “The ABC of it: Why Children’s Books Matter” exhibition at the New York Public...
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LOVE this image! And so true. What do you think? What is your earliest experience in the library? 

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Judy Blume's Intervention Helps Bust School District's Book Ban

Judy Blume's Intervention Helps Bust School District's Book Ban | Children's and Middle grade book marketing | Scoop.it
Thanks to students and legendary "Are You There, God?

Via Lynda Dickson
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Awesome!

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BookMarketingBuzzBlog: Book Sales Are Actually Up


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Romance Ramble: Series Pilot -- First Page

Romance Ramble: Series Pilot -- First Page | Children's and Middle grade book marketing | Scoop.it
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Writers - sign up to promote your book on Trish Jackson's newest blog event - First Page

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3 Tips for Success in E-Book Marketing - Small Business Trends

3 Tips for Success in E-Book Marketing - Small Business Trends | Children's and Middle grade book marketing | Scoop.it
Small Business Trends
3 Tips for Success in E-Book Marketing
Small Business Trends
e-book marketing E-books are exploding.
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Children's Fiction Factor - Understanding Children's Writing Genres

Children's Fiction Factor - Understanding Children's Writing Genres | Children's and Middle grade book marketing | Scoop.it
Kid's writing tips for children's book writers. Free writing tips for writers of children's books. Learn to write, get great advice, and write your children's book today.

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Very informational. Great stuff.

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Memoirs From The Asylum by Kenneth Weene

What is it like to work inside a state hospital or to be a patient in such a hospital? What is it like to live inside the mind of such a patient? This tragi-...
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Beware of the coming madness. Check into the asylum before the rush. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WGyl0JMTEJ4

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The power of social media in your book promotions!

The power of social media in your book promotions! | Children's and Middle grade book marketing | Scoop.it

Check out these awesome infographics. These should convince you of the importance of social media in your book promotions!


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Penelope's comment, February 18, 2013 11:35 PM
Thanks, David!
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Indeed !
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Make Your Own MFA in Creative Writing: How to Build a DIY Curriculum

Make Your Own MFA in Creative Writing: How to Build a DIY Curriculum | Children's and Middle grade book marketing | Scoop.it
What if you can't pay big bucks or uproot your life to attend an MFA program? Can you, with sufficient effort, create your own MFA in creative writing?

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Charlotte's Library: Looking for feminism in middle grade fantasy ...

Charlotte's Library: Looking for feminism in middle grade fantasy ... | Children's and Middle grade book marketing | Scoop.it
Do go check it out! Me being me, of course I looked to see what middle grade fantasy books were being recognized. Answer--none (although there is one fantasy graphic novel--Princeless Book One: Save Yourself).
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This is a great read. Hard to believe how many middle grade books made the cut...
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Girl Scouts, 13, launch book club for kids - Charlotte Observer

Girl Scouts, 13, launch book club for kids - Charlotte Observer | Children's and Middle grade book marketing | Scoop.it
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Girl Scouts, 13, launch book club for kids
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Amelia is an eighth-grader at Arndt Middle in Hickory; Virginia's in eighth grade at Northview Middle, also in Hickory.
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What an awesome pair of girls~ so impressive. You've got to read what a great thing they are doing!

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Children's Library invites kids to illustrate their favorite books at annual ... - Scranton Times-Tribune

Children's Library invites kids to illustrate their favorite books at annual ... - Scranton Times-Tribune | Children's and Middle grade book marketing | Scoop.it
Children's Library invites kids to illustrate their favorite books at annual ...
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The library at 520 Vine St.
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What an awesome idea! I really hope this catches on.

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One Great Strategy for Book Authors Who Want to Master Marketing ...

One Great Strategy for Book Authors Who Want to Master Marketing ... | Children's and Middle grade book marketing | Scoop.it
Achieving book marketing success in this business world is tough enough when you have lots of money to throw at marketing but what do you do when you don't have.
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Interesting article. I haven't spent too much time on LinkedIn. What do you think about this? Thoughts?

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5 Essential Team Members in Self-Publishing

5 Essential Team Members in Self-Publishing | Children's and Middle grade book marketing | Scoop.it
Writers are introverts by nature; they derive their energy from within. And when you think of how solitary the pursuit of writing is, it all makes sense. In order to thrive in the writing lifestyle...

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Really good info here. Take a look, anything else you can think of?

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5 Reasons Why Your Social Network Isn’t Working | CAREEREALISM

5 Reasons Why Your Social Network Isn’t Working | CAREEREALISM | Children's and Middle grade book marketing | Scoop.it
Is you social network not working? Before you write off social networking as a waste of time, find out why it's not working for you.

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Some pretty good stuff here. What do you think?

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Promoting vs. Marketing a Book – The Promotion Stages – Pre-Publishing – Part 1 | ePublish a Book

Promoting vs. Marketing a Book – The Promotion Stages – Pre-Publishing – Part 1 | ePublish a Book | Children's and Middle grade book marketing | Scoop.it
Once the market research has been done and the target audience identified and localized, it is time to begin the promotion per se. Promotion can be divided in...
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Interesting stuff here. What do you think? Anything to add, anything you disagree with?

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Check Out These Great Tips For Successful Internet Marketing

Check Out These Great Tips For Successful Internet Marketing | Children's and Middle grade book marketing | Scoop.it
Promoting your business on the Internet means you could be reaching out to millions of potential customers.
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Some really good stuff here. It's not Children or MG specific, but I still recommend reading it.

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Top 10 Rare Dog Breeds

Top 10 Rare Dog Breeds http://t.co/ftZJAsng #save #rare #animals

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Harry Potter Getting New Cover Art for its 15th Anniversary | Tor.com

Harry Potter Getting New Cover Art for its 15th Anniversary | Tor.com | Children's and Middle grade book marketing | Scoop.it
Harry Potter Getting New Cover Art for its 15th Anniversary

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How cool!

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5 Tips for Writing and Marketing Young Adult / Teen Books | The ...

5 Tips for Writing and Marketing Young Adult / Teen Books | The ... | Children's and Middle grade book marketing | Scoop.it
And because YA writers are marketing their books (at least partially) to children, not adults, there are additional considerations on the marketing front too. I've come up with five ...
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Real good article here, some great insights and tips. What do you think? Anything to add?
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kimberly Shursen

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Do you have redneck Kick Ass-ittude? Interview with romantic comedy author Trish Jackson. http://www.kimberlyshursen.com/#!trish-jackson/cbob
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