Book Talk Radio Club July 2019 Newsletter


The Importance of Reviews THANK YOU to all of my lovely Book Talk Radio Club and BTRC Author Services clients for leaving wonderful 5* reviews for my services, they are much appreciated. I am very proud of the service I give to my clients. You are more than welcome to read them at The Wall of Positive Comments.If I had an 'official' mission, it would be to give the best service I can and then some! I'm always happy to answer any questions, so feel free to email me at clairehp@booktalkradio.info or if you'd like to talk face to face we can arrange an online meeting via Zoom : )

"Claire, thank you so much for this wonderful opportunity. I was nervous, however, your lovely tactile way, and insightful questions made this interview a breeze. If anyone is considering using Claire’s marketing services, I highly recommend them. With all our beloved novels and characters, we search for a way to take them to higher ground. Without doubt, Claire holds the hidden gems that will get you to that elusive next level up. Thank you Book Talk Radio." Stephen M. Davis, author of the Rebecca series

Welcome To Book Talk Radio Club!

Diane Shute Diane Shute is from Salinas, California, where the town's most famous local son, John Steinbeck, is still a household name. She moved to Washington state for college before returning to California for a career in finance. After retiring, she returned home to Salinas with her furry family of rescued animals to work on the third and final book of the Midnight Trilogy. When not writing, she enjoys walking or playing with her two dogs, and puttering in the rose garden.

Sharon Flowers Sharon Elvira Flowers is a native of E. St. Louis, Illinois. She is the daughter of Johnnie L. McCray Sr. and Gladys L. McCray. She is the second of four children. Dr. Flowers joined the US Army in 1988 and retired in 2008 after 20 years of faithful service to her Country. Dr. Flowers relocated to Orange Park, Florida in 2015, and loves the Sunshine State!​In 2001, Dr. Flowers graduated with an undergraduate degree in psychology and a minor in sociology. In 2007 she graduated with her Master’s in Education and a Doctorate in Psychology (2014). Dr. Flowers is a Part-time Faculty Member at Fayetteville Technical Community College, Carolina College of Biblical Studies and American Public University.​Dr. Flowers released her first journal book in July 2018 (Purposeful Pathways). She currently working on a new book “Taken, But not Forsaken, which focuses on the psychological struggles of trauma, and healing using Biblical principles. She is the Director of Christian Education at Love Alive Church in Middleburg, Florida.Dr. Flowers is married to retired (SGM) Nathaniel A. Flowers, and together we have eight wonderful children Nathaniel Jr. , Felicia, Ni’Keysha, Fernandez, Steven, Dontel, Gabriela and Kyndle. We also have four grandchildren.

SJ Wilke SJ Wilke has graduated from writing humorous articles for Information Technology trade rags to using her degree in Psychology and expertise in computers to create books with a psychological edge to delve into the world of murder, the supernatural, and that nice girl who just happens to be a gun-for-hire. She loves to make her characters as real as can be, drawing from the people she has met around the world and her own experiences. She is a world traveller and never knows where she’ll sit down with her laptop to write. Her three four-footed editors and critics (the cats) monitor her on a daily basis.

Peter Wilson Peter Wilson is an award-winning writer based in Sydney Australia. His first novel, Jack Gregson & the Forgotten Portal has won awards internationally, in both the USA and United Kingdom, and quickly became a favourite with young readers.​Peter’s second novel Jack Gregson & the Forgotten Sons, the second book in his trilogy series, is set for release in 2019.​In addition to children’s and young adult content, Peter is also interested in writing for the adult market and is currently working on a crime thriller set in his home city, Sydney.

L.T. Garvin L.T. Garvin is the pen name of Lana Broussard. Her short stories have appeared in print with the Texas Writer's Journal. She has published poetry online: The Drabble, Poet's Corner, Wax Poetry & Art, Silver Burch Press, and Wildsound Poetry Festival. L.T. writes fiction, poetry, essays, and humor that she publishes on her blog: L.T. Garvin @ Wordpress. L.T. Garvin is the author of Confessions of a 4th Grade Athlete, Animals Galore and Dancing with the Sandman.

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It's not how often you post and where, so much as what you post. Social Media graphics (the image that accompanies the wording) needs to catch the eye of the reader in about 3-5 seconds and then the wording of the post has to keep the interest and encourage the reader to click on the link to your sales channel (i.e. Amazon etc). Think how much information is thrown at you on your newsfeed everyday and how much of it you automatically dismiss as you scroll through. You need to make each post count!

​Twelve weeks social media content (includes two posts per week and three customized graphics to complement the posts

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Attract your readers to your Facebook Author page with a header video! It will ensure your page is 'sticky' meaning it will keep your page visitors for longer reading your posts and engaging with them. Your header video will be a great advertisement for your book or genre of book. The video will be custom built and include images of your book/s, personalized backgrounds and a background soundtrack that evokes the feel of your book and/or it's genre.

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Your video will be a great advertisement for your book or genre of book. The video will be custom built and include images of your book/s, personalized backgrounds and a background soundtrack that evokes the feel of your book and/or it's genre. ​Book trailers are a brilliant way to bring books to life and often encourage readers to purchase a book they might not usually choose.

Your book trailer will be customized with a soundtrack that compliments your book and it's genre. Featuring your book's front cover, excerpts from your book, reviews and your author website and/or sales channel (i.e. Amazon/Barnes & Noble etc) You can be certain that your book trailer will be totally customized for you - no templates used here!

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Social media graphics are the images that will stop people scrolling past your posts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc!

​The graphic you use must catch the eye of the reader within three to five seconds, that's all you have.

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Authors Promoting Their Books

Authors Promoting Their Books

One of Facebook's most popular groups for promoting your books.

Helpful marketing advice and help from the group's admin Claire Harris-Perkins who has over 25 years marketing and promotional expertise.

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Please ensure you answer the questions in full in order to be confirmed for group membership.

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