WakeUpCelebrityAuthor.com Announces BarnesandNoble.com Greatest-seller Book Contest

Lengthy Beach, CA (PRWEB) June 8, 2009

As the publishing market continues to transform, authors are taking the job of promoting their books in their very own hands. The good news for authors today is the emergence of social media and that they can use Web two. tools to connect directly with their target audiences. WakeUpCelebrityAuthor.com seeks to give recognition to authors who enthusiastically market their books and will make the author with the most votes by September 25, 2009 the up coming BarnesandNoble.com greatest-seller.

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Conventional book contests call for authors to submit their books for evaluation primarily based on writing style, content material, relevance and other criteria. But getting a well-written book at the appropriate time and for the right audience is only half the challenge of producing a best-seller. The other half of the challenge is acquiring recognized in an more than-crowded marketplace and getting people to talk about your book.

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“Writing and publishing a book requires 1 set of skills,” said Phil Davis, co-founder of WakeUpCelebrityAuthor.com. “Promoting a book demands a fully various set of skills. Authors nowadays are utilizing Net two. technology like Blogs, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter and Blog Talk Radio to connect straight with their target audience. We want to recognize these efforts and also put a small fun into an activity a lot of authors discover to be a bit overwhelming.”

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As an unconventional contest, WakeUpCelebrityAuthor.com has chosen some unconventional awards. The grand prize-winner (the author with the most votes) will have his or her book submitted to the BarnesandNoble.com very best-seller list in the author’s genre. The second location winner will have his or her book appear in 40 book fairs from September to November 2009, and the third location winner receives an on the web coaching program that teaches authors how to use Web two. tools to efficiently market their books.

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“We’re starting up a motion and breaking the status quo,” mentioned WakeUpCelebrityAuthor.com co-founder Steven E. “We have developed a contest that is special and enjoyable and we chosen awards that help move the author’s book to the next level. To turn out to be a celebrity author, aspiring authors need to have to get out and connect with their target audience. This contest is 1 way authors can truly engage their fans.”

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Many authors write a book as a way of establishing themselves as experts in their field. A book is one particular of the very best ways to communicate which issue you assist folks solve – to lose weight, make more income and so forth. However, the moment an author has written a book, he or she wants to turn out to be recognized as the professional. In the old paradigm, authors essential to get booked on radio exhibits, publish articles in magazines, seem on regional Tv shows and get on Oprah. The significant hurdle for authors in the old paradigm is normally obtaining by means of the gatekeepers who manage the media.

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This need no longer be the case. The World wide web, and a lot more specifically the social media, has altered the way in which the game is played. Now, authors can seek out and connect with popular bloggers to reach a focused audience. Authors can appear on a variety of Blog Talk Radio shows, write e-zine articles, get a following on Twitter, start off a Facebook group and hundreds of other on the internet tactics that have no gatekeepers. Authors manage their very own destiny and can turn into celebrities within their very own particular niche.

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“We set out to make this contest as effortless as 1-two-3,” mentioned Steven E. “Step 1, authors go to Wake Up Celebrity Author. Step 2, authors submit their books and Step three authors invite their friends to vote for their books. It actually is that straightforward and the contest gives authors a good purpose to attain out to their audiences.”

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In summary, the WakeUpCelebrityAuthor.com book contest:&#13

Provides authors a fun way to engage and develop their audience&#13

Encourages authors to focus on the other half of the publishing enterprise – promoting the book&#13

Increases exposure for the book&#13

Presents an straightforward way for new fans to acquire the book

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About WakeUpCelebrityAuthor.com:&#13

Founded by Steven E and Lee Beard publishers of the Wake Up . . . Reside The Life You Enjoy book series (Wake Up Reside The Life You Adore) and Phil Davis, founder of the author community, Authors On The Net (http://www.AuthorsOnTheNet.com [Authors On The Net).

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Contact:&#13

Philip Davis, Director of Public Relations&#13

Authors On The Net&#13

866-669-3627&#13

http://www.authorsonthenet.com [Authors On The Net

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