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Manny
06-29-2008, 10:14 PM
http://www.pressdispensary.co.uk/index.php

They are recommended by Lulu, and the basic UK package is 260, more if one wants to target overseas.

Has anyone used this or a similar press release firm?

Any thoughts?

flashgordon
07-05-2008, 08:07 PM
I have found that free press release services (http://www.bauuinstitute.com/Marketing/PressRelease1.html) work just fine in most cases. Unless your book is highly focused on something hot in the media now, I have not been able to justify the cost of these paid services. If your book is the one in your sig. line, then it might be worth it - but try the free ones first and see what kind of response you get.

Manny
07-08-2008, 10:52 PM
Thanks Flash, I shall investigate those links. The book is now available from my website, I am waiting on ISBN'd copies before it goes through the distribution channels like Amazon, etc. So now I am on my publicity and marketing learning curve.

flashgordon
07-10-2008, 08:43 PM
Good luck Manny, as you are most likely starting to learn, the publicity and marketing side is often just as involved/difficult as the writing end.

tombookpub
07-11-2008, 02:24 AM
Manny: I'm now heavily promoting my book for its release by Bookmasters in late July. Right now, I'm creating a press release and my web site for a "behind-the-scenes" narrative non-fiction about Pro Beach Volleyball. Maybe we can help each other out!
- Tom
"Order On The Court"

Manny
07-21-2008, 04:52 PM
Sure, what did you have in mind?