#BookReview of #TShapedMarketingforAuthors from #ReadersFavorite - https://readersfavorite.com/book-review/t-shaped-marketing-for-authors Reviewed by Carla Trueheart for Readers' Favorite In reading T-Shaped Marketing for Authors by Kim Staflund, I could tell right away that a wealth of value would be included in the book. The contents focus mainly on the marketing end of book publishing, with different strategies to use for book promotion and gaining sales. This is an area most writers…
4 out of 5 publishers now produce ebooks. - Publisher income from ebooks has doubled in one year. - 68% of ebook publishers distribute via Amazon.com. - For every 100 print books Amazon sells, they sell 114 ebooks. - Apple is the 4th most lucrative ebook sales channel.
Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions - I watched his TED Talk and had to read the book. We want to believe we make logical, rational decisions...but may be not. Marketers understand this and use it to influence our brains into making the decisions they want us to...disturbing and fascinating how the introduction of money into a decision changes the social contract.
The “Book Mountain + Library Quarter” in the market square in Spijkenisse, Netherlands, by Rotterdam-based MVRDV architecture. The peak of this mountain is home to a reading room and cafe with views of all adjacent areas through the glazed ceiling.
Pornland: How Porn Has Hijacked Our Sexuality by Gail Dines -- This book takes an unflinching look at today’s porn industry: the stories woven into the images, the impact on our culture, the effects on us as men and women, the business machine that creates and markets porn, and the growing legitimacy of porn in mainstream media. Above all, PORNLAND examines the way porn shapes and limits sexual imaginations and behaviors. $12
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