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					                        Tips on how to Write A Book Press Release


                                                A lot of indie authors usually do not appear in the
                                               least familiar with the best way to write a Book
                                               Press Release, but this generally is a beneficial way
                                               to introduce readers to your books, and it is a
                                               wonderful method to enhance your website or blog’s
                                               page rating at the same time. Still, it is important to
                                               identify what would make a great press release
simply because writing a poor press release does almost nothing for you, and it could potentially
hurt you because it’s a poor reflection on you as an author.


What Is A Press Release?


A press release is just like a news story. It’s written in 3rd person, and by employing one you will
be wanting to appeal to editors and news individuals of the news-worthiness of your book, or you
as an author.


How Do I Avert The Slush Pile?


Reporters and news wires attain tons of news releases daily. In order for your press release to
avert this fate, it is advisable to think like a reporter. In doing so, it’s fundamental to know
reporters:


·do not care about helping you


·getting hassled by PR individuals all the time (so I’m just one more individual with a story)


·don’t care about your site, your book, your author journey


You give them a story to care about. At that time they do care about you and your book. To do
this, you need an angle.


What’s My Angle?


In order for your book press release to build punch, you should have an angle. What I mean is
that you simply need something that might make your book, and you as the author, stand out from
the competitors. Let's Say I publish a mystery series that readers can’t put down is not an angle.
Why? Absolutely everyone says that. You'll need something that the news people will take note
of.
What’s My Goal?


A goal for a product or service, say organic skin care, is less difficult than for a book, because you
can easily focus on a specific market (people that want far better skin but don’t want to utilize
chemicals on their skin). But you can however produce a book press release which has a means
of hooking people in. You do that by designing a message that a percentage of your readers will
connect with. What I mean by that is your press release has some thing in it which is newsworthy.
Perhaps you won an award – this is brilliant for a press release. But many of us haven’t won
awards. So what do you need to do? Change your thinking – you’re an professional in
something, correct?


How about one more example. Say you already know a great deal about birdwatching, and one of
the vital characters in your mystery series enjoys birdwatching. This might be your angle so you
create your message from this:


I’m an expert in birdwatching and I’ve observed an situation with birds where I live – oh, and I just
happen to own a book out there too.


Not the best illustration but it’s a way to get you thinking about the way to be able to write a Book
Press Release. Crafting a press release can be tough for fiction, but essentially you need your
press release to build a connection in your reader’s head. For fiction, this can be something
newsworthy about yourself, like how you got started writing, why you chose the genre you did,
where your story idea came from, and quotes about your book or writing. If you can get quotes
about your book from other respected authors, this really is ideal to add within your press release.


Apart from Attracting Press Media, Why Put Out A Press Release?


Among the issues I’m heavily focused on is bettering the page rank of my blog and my author
internet site. A couple months back I hired somebody to help me improve my page rank for
selected keywords. Part of enhancing page rank is to build links back to your website. There are
various ways to do this, but certainly one of them is…you guessed it, a very well penned press
release. Why? Cause when the press release is picked up by Google News and also other
locations, and your release has your links on it, you're going to be getting beneficial backlinks to
your blog site.


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