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How To Send Review Copies of Your Book to Potential Reviewers

by Miral Sattar  •  November 23, 2014

Published in Publishing Tips  •  32 comments

A question we get from authors is how to send review copies of their book to potential reviewers. We’ve put together a quick guide to help you below. 


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How to Request Book Reviews for your Self-Published Book

by Miral Sattar  • 

Published in Publishing Tips  •  16 comments

We just got back from the fabulous Blurb Book Fest in Brooklyn this past weekend. A question that came up a lot from authors is how to request book reviews for their self-published book.


#Indiechat – How to Deal with Negative Reviews

by Miral Sattar  •  December 12, 2013

Published in Events, Publishing Tips  •  No comments

Every week we host #indiechat. We invite industry experts and authors to discuss and share tips on the indie and publishing landscape. #Indiechat is held every Tuesday at 9pm EST. You can check out our previous chat logs on BiblioCrunch Storify.


The Easiest Way to Ask for Reviews and Engage Readers

by Miral Sattar  •  May 30, 2013

Published in Publishing Tips  •  3 comments

This week I finally bought best-selling author David Gaughran’s book, “Let’s Get Visible”. I’m a huge fan of his why/howto self-publish book titled “Let’s Get Digital.”


Resources for Indie and Selfpub Authors to get Reviews

by Miral Sattar  •  April 30, 2013

Published in Publishing Tips  •  8 comments

There are lots of ways for a self-published book to get professional reviews. Readers usually read reviews before purchasing a book.


How Indie Authors can use NetGalley

by Miral Sattar  •  April 10, 2013

Published in Publishing Tips  •  2 comments

We’ve been getting a lot of questions from indie authors on how they can send their books to reviewers. At a couple of our Meetups NetGalley has come up a few times. So, we had a chance to speak to Kristina Radke, the Publisher Liaison and Communications Manager at NetGalley, and ask her some questions about

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Join us for Indiechat 4/2 at 9pm EST! Topic: Requesting Book Reviews

by BiblioCrunch  •  April 1, 2013

Published in Events  •  No comments

As many of you may know we host #indiechat every week. #Indiechat is held every Tuesday at 9pm EST. You can check out our previous chat logs on BiblioCrunch Storify.