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Rachel Thompson is the author of newly released BadRedhead Media 30-Day Book Marketing Challenge: How to energize your book sales in a month - created to help authors market their book. She is also the author of Broken Places (one of IndieReader's "Best of 2015" top books and 2015 Honorable Mention Winner in the San Francisco Book Festival), and the multi award-winning Broken Pieces, as well as two additional humor books, A Walk In The Snark and Mancode: Exposed. She owns BadRedhead Media, creating effective social media and book marketing campaigns for authors. Her articles appear regularly in The Huffington Post IndieReader.com, The San Francisco Book Review (BadRedhead Says…), 12Most.com, BookPromotion.com, and Self-Publishers Monthly. Not just an advocate for sexual abuse survivors, Rachel is the creator and founder of the hashtag phenomenon #MondayBlogs,  #BookMarketingChat (co-hosted with Melissa Flickinger) and #SexAbuseChat, co-hosted with certified therapist/survivor, Bobbi Parish all live Twitter chats. She hates walks in the rain, running out of coffee, and coconut. She lives in California with her family.

Jul 22

How to Make Powerful Pitches to Large Publications with @JacobWarwick

By Rachel Thompson | Blog

On our last #BookMarketingChat, we welcomed marketing consultant Jacob Warwick, who focused on writing for large publications. Jacob is a Forbes 30 Under 30 Finalist, and has been published in Forbes, Entrepreneur, Convince & Convert, Content Marketing Institute, and MarketingProfs. Find out more about Jacob at ThinkWarwick. Writing for large publications is a great way to round out your author […]

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Jun 10

What’s in it for Your Readers When you Spam Them? Nothing. How to Do Better Now

By Rachel Thompson | Author Marketing

I don’t know about you, but I receive hundreds of AutoDMs (automated direct messages) on Twitter, or private messages on Facebook, or private messages on Instagram, or emails, or some kind of autogenerated spam repeatedly, throughout each day, everywhere from authors: Can you please review my book?  Can you enter my giveaway?  Can you follow […]

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