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Entries from March 2009

HTML Tip ~ Space Around Pictures

March 25th, 2009 · 1 Comment

A quick post because I’ve been visiting several kit lit book review sites, adding blogs to my blog roll on All About Children’s Books and I’ve noticed lots of posts with wonderful pictures in them.  Picture book lovers are great for putting pictures in their posts. But I often see pictures with no vertical or […]

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Tags: Blogging Tips

Blog Touring Tutorials

March 23rd, 2009 · Comments Off

Blog Touring 101: Around the Blogosphere in 80 Days is a good post on running a blog tour for any of you authors who want to set up tours. At the bottom of that post are links to related posts. This one: Virtual Book Tours: An Interview with Steve Weber has some great ideas for bloggers. […]

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Tags: Author Promotion · Kidz Book Buzz Bizz

Jimmy’s Stars Out in the World

March 18th, 2009 · Comments Off

  Here’s some news from our old friend Mary Ann Rodman. She was our first blog tour author and she sent us all wonderful hardback copies of her book Jimmy’s Stars. What do you think of that  paperback cover of Jimmy’s Stars? Mary Ann told me that’s the cover for the UK version, so I’m not […]

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Tags: Awards

Booksquare on Publishers and Bloggers

March 17th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Here’s an interesting post by Booksquare on the “New Think for Old Publishers” panel at South by Southwest 2009. One bit of advice she gives publishers is: Might as well address the blogger question. It’s quite simple. Find the bloggers big and small in your various genres, develop a relationship with them, understand their tastes, […]

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Tags: Kidz Book Buzz Bizz · Publicity

Our Famous Bloggers

March 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Kathryn Fitmaurice decided turnabout was fair play and she interviewed three of our bloggers. She interviewed Becky, from Becky’s Book Reviews, Noel, from Never Jam Today, and Meredith, from Dolce Belezza. Wonderful interviews all. Check ‘em out! I must admit that I’m partial to this question and answer, from Noel’s interview: Kathryn Fitzmaurice: How do you […]

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Tags: Kidz Book Buzz Bizz

Becky’s Book Reviews = Awesome Blog Tour Blogger

March 9th, 2009 · 3 Comments

So Becky won the Amazon gift certificate this month. And she had such a commanding lead it makes me wonder if she’ll win every month. She has so much content on her blog that she has made herself a vital stop in the kidlitosphere and she deserves to win every month if she’s introducing the […]

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Tags: Kidz Book Buzz Bizz