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Pete Nikolai: How to do a Book Giveaway on Goodreads

Goodreads is a “social cataloging” site that has become a hub for connecting authors and readers. A popular marketing tool authors and publishers have employed in recent years are Goodreads Giveaways.

Pete Nikolai has nearly 25 years of experience in many facets of publishing.

Pete Nikolai has nearly 25 years of experience in many facets of publishing.

With more than 20 million monthly visitors, Goodreads — which was acquired by Amazon in 2013 — provides a valuable platform to allow unknown or lesser known authors to “level the playing field” when it comes to marketing.

Pete Nikolai, publisher of WestBow Press and director of publishing services for Harper Collins Christian Publishing, has been a part of marketing countless books throughout his two decades in publishing. In this entry to his “Publish Your Book” blog from December 16, 2014, Nikolai shares tips for successfully executing a Goodreads giveaway.

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Pete Nikolai: Maximizing Results from Writer’s Conferences & Events

Pete Nikolai, publisher of WestBow Press and director of publishing services for Harper Collins Christian Publishing, is a frequent attendee and presenter at industry events. Last month Nikolai spoke at the Orange County Christian Writers Conference and, in June, he will present at the Southern Christian Writers Conference.

Pete Nikolai has nearly 25 years of experience in many facets of publishing.

Pete Nikolai has nearly 25 years of experience in many facets of publishing.

Nikolai looks forward to these gatherings as “they provide opportunities to reconnect with colleagues and meet authors who have self-published with WestBow or are considering doing so.” It also gives him the opportunity to pick up tips from authors about how they are maximizing the results from these events.

In this entry, which Nikolai originally published on his “Publish Your Book” blog on April 13, 2015, Nikolai offers feedback he’s received from authors in his years of networking at industry events.

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