Marketing update: book giveaways

goodreadsI’m blogging on The Writers’ Lens about book giveaways.

Last December, I shared my first impression of giveaways on the two main book cataloguing and social sites, Goodreads and Library Thing. Here’s an update on how it’s worked for me since my debut historical fantasy novel, ZERO TIME, came out in October 2011:

  • Given away 9 print copies on Goodreads–4 reviews
  • Given away 10 ebooks on Library Thing–1 review

The overall impact of the giveaways is harder to judge, … Read more



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