Here Are The Winners For #NaNoProMo Week Four!

Can you believe we’re almost through this entire month of #NaNoProMo? Wow!! This last week has been full of all kinds of tips, resources, and excellent expert information and giveaways. Now it’s time to recap and announce the winners, so let’s do this thingy.

Why Is Simple eBook Design Good Marketing? by guest @Alexandria_SZ

Why Is Simple eBook Design Good Marketing? by guest @Alexandria_SZ via @BadRedheadMedia and @NaNoProMo

Alexandria Szeman discussed the importance of good eBook design and formatting. Such an informative, helpful post! Alexandria’s giveaway is a free E-Book Design and Format (150-300pp), a $350 value!

and the winner is…Lexi Rees! 

How to Use Smart Links To Increase Your Amazon Sales By guest @Themarioblog

How to Use Smart Links To Increase Your Amazon Sales By guest @Themarioblog via @BadRedheadMedia and @NaNoProMo

Wasn’t this blog from GeniusLinks eye-opening? If you haven’t read it, definitely do so now! I’ll definitely be signing up for this service because, whoa. What a ‘genius’ idea! Thanks for CEO Jesse Lakes and CMO Mario Schulzke for this excellent explanation of their extremely affordable product and the benefits for us authors (and if you’re pre-published, you can still use it for any kind of products you mention on your own site).

The Geniuslink team has generously donated 10 authors $30 in credit (15,000 clicks) to be used over a six-month time period.  Accompanying the credit, each winner will also receive a free 20-minute onboarding session to help them get set up and running.

And the winners are:

Carolyn Astfalk

Jena Reads

Jessica C. Joiner

Alexandria Szeman

Dana Lemaster

Tamsen Schultz

Lisa Listwa

Lissa Johnston

Kelly Wilson

D. Avery

How to Write Emotional Headlines to Get More Shares by @garrett_moon of @CoSchedule

How to Write Emotional Headlines to Get More Shares by @garrett_moon of @CoSchedule via @BadRedheadMedia and @NaNoProMo

I was SO excited to share this post with you from CoSchedule! It’s one of my all-time favorites. As I mention in my BadRedheadmedia 30-Day Book Marketing Challenge, the CoSchedule free headline analyzer is one of the top tools any writer needs to use for their headlines — I also have used it for book titles, emails (they even have an email headline tool now!), and more. This article expands on what works and what doesn’t. Bookmark this article!

CoSchedule is graciously giving away three signed print copies of their bestselling book, 10x Marketing Formula: Your Blueprint for Creating ‘Competition-Free Content’ That Stands Out and Gets Results by CEO Garrett Moon

and the winners are…Connie Nesbary, Tom Reid, and Claire Gem!

3 Innovative New Tools to Discover Promising Blog Topics by @mike_allton

3 Innovative New Tools to Discover Promising Blog Topics by @mike_allton via @BadRedheadMedia and @NaNoProMo #Blogging

In this article, Mike Allton (expert blogger and blogging coach) discusses three new tools to find blog topics. If you plan to invest in monetizing your blog, these tools can be invaluable to you (as well as a tax write-off — talk with your accountant). If they are out of your price range, this post is informative for you to know what’s out there and to give you ideas of how to come up with blog topics on your own or look for similar, less expensive versions.

Mike is generously giving away his fabulous 2018 Blogging Planner, and one copy of each book, How to Start a Blog and How to Promote Your Blog

and the winners are…

Blogging Planner: Jennifer Gilmour

How to Start a Blog: Felicia Denise

How to Promote a Blog: Dean McKenna

Budget Social Media: Invest in Live Events by @bramsayauthor

Budget Social Media: Invest in Live Events by @bramsayauthor via @BadRedheadMedia and @NaNoProMo

Author and publisher Blaise Ramsay discusses the importance of live events (conventions, conferences, festivals) as opposed to only promoting our books online. She discusses specific ways you can interact with readers, other authors, mentors, agents, and publishers as well. It’s important for us to keep in mind that live interactions are crucial to building our author platform (despite how comfortable we are behind our computers!).

Blaise is generously offering a one-hour hangout to anyone new to Scrivener and/or how to go about using offline means for marketing and promo in conjunction with social media.

and the winner is…Pamela Harju!

How To Effectively Grow Your Author Platform By Guest @KatBiggie

How To Effectively Grow Your Author Platform By Guest @KatBiggie via @BadRedheadMedia and @NaNoProMo

Author platform expert Alexa Bigwarfe discuss the crucial importance of effectively growing and establishing your author platform. A good marketing strategy is important, but if you don’t have a reader base, how will anyone know who you are or be motivated to buy your book?

Read this post. Then re-read it again. Even if you don’t win this giveaway, read everything this expert writes and become a raving fan of hers. Alexa is generously offering a 30-minute 1-on-1 consultation (Value: $125)

and the lucky winner is…Iola Goulton! 


Please continue to join us for these last few days of #NaNoProMo amazing expert posts and giveaways. Remember to comment so you can enter!

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The BadRedhead Media 30-Day Book Marketing Challenge now on Amazon!
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  1. Jennifer Gilmour on May 27, 2018 at 1:13 pm

    Wohoooooooooo I am so excited! Just what I need! The other books I’m going to have to get as well anyway 😉 x

  2. Lisa A. Listwa on May 28, 2018 at 7:35 am

    Oooh, I’m excited! Awesome!

    • Rachel Thompson on May 28, 2018 at 9:40 am

      Yay! Me, too. Thanks for participating and sharing #NaNoProMo, Lisa!

  3. Felicia Denise on May 28, 2018 at 9:23 am

    VERY cool! Totally jazzed here. Thanks!

  4. John on May 28, 2018 at 2:16 pm

    Congratulations to all Winners!

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