Pam DeVoe did a nice interview with me for the St. Louis Sisters in Crime blog. Check it out here.One of the questions she asked, one I get asked a lot, is, "What's a typical day like for you?"Today was anything but typical. I worked all day on promotions. I love that, but it's really time-consuming. I worked contacting the media in St. Louis because I'll be there in May. I enjoyed hearing back from my friend Jane Henderson, the book editor for … [Read more...] about All That Other Stuff
* Listen in, please! I'll be Sylvia Dicky Smith's featured guest on Murder She Writes today at 5 p.m. CDT. You can listen in at http://www.blogtalkradio.com I hope to talk some about promotions as well as my new book.* Welcome new subscribers! My Constant Contact list grew by 62 names this month. Why? I think that reminding people they can sign up for my newsletter as I sell my book has helped. Now the challenge will continue to be providing … [Read more...] about Upcoming and Incoming–Stuff I'm Doing and Thinking
I loved all the responses to Chester Campbell's blog post. Thanks to all of you who participated. There was a common thread: How do we know what works?Well, I've got a goodie for you. A proven promotional idea, and one that will do well for you. I know because we just tried it this weekend.We called it "Mystery Go Round" and pitched the idea to a local library. Jim Moses of the Buder Branch thought it a good idea. Here's how he publicized … [Read more...] about A Promotion with a Local Library That Really Worked!