Promoting your Book: The Good And The Bad

This is really quick, and really simple.

A good way to promote your book: Use a Goodreads giveaway. Like this one I’m running for Dangers Untold. (If the fancy widget doesn’t show up for you, use this link here. Giveaway ends October 8th.)

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Goodreads Book Giveaway

Dangers Untold by Jennifer Brozek

Dangers Untold

by Jennifer Brozek

Giveaway ends October 08, 2012.

See the giveaway details
at Goodreads.

Enter to win

A bad way to promote your book: 

Spam your twitter followers.  Or worse, like this clown, thank them for following you while spamming them, and when they’re not even following you.   Kind of a giveaway.

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