Book Review Quotes

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“In her book, Burke takes authors through the process of identifying their unique personal brand, defining their audience, clarifying their aspirations and goals and setting priorities. Once that foundation is established, she walks them through the process of developing a personalized, sustainable long-term online marketing plan. She offers advice on designing a successful website, building a mailing list of super fans, blogging, creating an engagement strategy for social media and much more.” – Forbes

“This is a useful guide for any authors wondering how to promote themselves online…. It would be a worthwhile volume for libraries that have an active writing community among their patrons, especially as it is specific to books.” – Library Journal

“The book is filled with practical advice from a roster of experts that reads like a Who’s Who of publishing—S&S’s Judith Curr, Flatiron’s Bob Miller, and Crown’s Patty Berg. Burke places them all into a comprehensive and easy-to-follow narrative that aims to help prospective as well as seasoned authors manage their marketing plans and reach their goals.” – Publishers Weekly

“By following Burke’s expert advice, authors can conquer the Internet and still get their next manuscript in on time.” – 800 CEO Read

“It is certainly recommended not just for authors but for anyone looking for information about self promotion.” –

” The book’s powerful strategies can be put to immediate use, and revisited for long-term success in  marketing and promoting your book.” – BlogCritics

Online Marketing for Busy Authors provides the questions and structure to help time-starved authors prioritize and refine their marketing strategies.” – Small Business Trends

“The book provides a simple and coherent approach for aspiring authors looking to bring attention to their work and develop their brand via the internet and social media.” – Retirement Savvy

“Authors will get a good high-level picture of what online marketing entails and nudge them in the right direction.” – Non Fiction Book Reviews

“Burke takes authors step by step through the process of identifying their unique personal brand, defining their audience, clarifying their aspirations and goals, and setting priorities.” – Literary Rambles

“The book is interactive, with information grouped by chapters with lists, checklists, worksheets and handy tips, along with examples, anecdotes and advice from other professionals in the book business. Fauzia Burke ultimately keeps this book accessible and succinct, perfect for busy authors looking to improve their online marketing strategy.” – Madison’s Library

“Online Marketing for Busy Authors is a must read for anyone who has written a book or is interested in writing a book” – The Cyberlibrarian

“Nothing in this book is patronizing, nor does it expect a level of marketing knowledge. To quote Goldilocks, it’s just right.”  – Tap Dancing Spiders

“I loved the simplicity yet power in this book. I highly recommend it.” – Terry Whalin

“This book will make busy authors even busier. Yet at least they will be doing the right things.” – Christopher Richards Ink

“Burke’s writing flows and is easy to understand.  In fact, the book reads like one is having a conversation with her and not reading words written on pages.  Because of this, I think writers of any age would be able to understand the ideas presented.  It is also logically divided into the steps and order of those steps for writers to be successful.” – Blog: Amy’s Scrap Bag

“This is a terrific book for authors interested in utilizing online resources for promoting their writings.” – Margo Kelly

“This small book is packed with tips, advice, suggestions and literal steps to plan and implement a marketing plan for authors.” – Bev Scott

“In clear and concise prose, Fauzia Burke distills her 20 years of experience marketing authors online to accessible steps that even the uninitiated can use.” – Alisha Solan

“Gold nuggets galore.” – She Would Read