The Book Publicity Blog

News, Tips, Trends and Miscellany for Book Publicists

Morning Brief — Tuesday, May 27

Fareed Zakaria, pundeditor of Newsweek International, has a new show debuting on CNN next Sunday, Fareed Zakaria–GPS.

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Maureen from Penguin passed on word that Betsy Alexander has been named a senior producer for CBS’ The Early Show.  She will oversee lifestyle segments.

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Joan Stewart of The Publicity Hound Blog lists some services that send out reporter queries.  You have to pay for some of them (like Profnet) but others are free, so you may want to check them out.  I find these services particularly helpful for backlist titles which I can’t be actively pitching.

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Chris Brogan offers some basic blogging tips including the tone of a blog, how often one should post, linking, commenting, etc.

May 27, 2008 - Posted by | Blogs, Pitching Tips, Update Your Database | , , ,

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