Press Release Fun: Book Blogger Convention
Following the days of Book Expo here in NYC in late May I will be taking part in the Book Blogger Convention. Here’s what they have coming up:
The agenda is still being fine tuned, but this will give you an idea of what we’re planning. Registration will begin at 7:30am, and the convention itself will start at 9:00am.
Maureen Johnson [Blog]
Professionalism and Ethics in Blogging
Ron Hogan [Houghton Mifflin Harcourt]
- How to communicate with publishing companies, publicists, etc.
- Professionalism and ethics in blogging
Heather [Age 30+ Books] – moderator
Gayle [Everyday I Write the Book]
Yen [The Book Publicity Blog]
Ann [Books on the Nightstand]
Thea [The Book Smugglers]
- How to increase your blog stats
- Getting your name out there
Writing and Building Content
Rebecca [Book Lady’s Blog] – moderator
Amanda [The Zen Leaf]
Kim [Sophisticated Dorkiness]
Betsy Bird [A Fuse #8 Production]
- Tips and tricks on writing good book reviews
- Tone – humor, sarcasm
- I’m out of ideas what do I do now?/How do I keep it fresh?
- Planning a good feature/series
- What content is most popular? How do I innovate/differentiate?
- How do I balance reviews with other content?
Impact of the Relationship Between Author and Blogger
Nicole [Linus’s Blanket] – moderator
Amy [My Friend Amy]
Bethanne [The Book Studio]
Kristi [The Story Siren]
Beth Kephart [Beth Kephart Books]
Caridad Pineiro [Caridad Pineiro’s Blog]
Creating/Fostering a relationship
- Pitfalls of relationships between blogger/author
Blogging With Social Responsibility
Marie [The Boston Bibliophile] – moderator
Zetta Elliott [Fledgling]
Terry [The Reading Tub]
Stephen Bottum [Band of Thebes]
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About Betsy Bird
Betsy Bird is currently the Collection Development Manager of the Evanston Public Library system and a former Materials Specialist for New York Public Library. She has served on Newbery, written for Horn Book, and has done other lovely little things that she'd love to tell you about but that she's sure you'd find more interesting to hear of in person. Her opinions are her own and do not reflect those of EPL, SLJ, or any of the other acronyms you might be able to name. Follow her on Twitter: @fuseeight.
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