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Something About Me and My Book:
Hi. I'm a part-time musician and full-time author dedicated to helping creative people of all kinds get exposure, connect with fans, and increase their incomes through their artistic passions.

My books include "Guerrilla Music Marketing Handbook," "Unleash the Artist Within," "MySpace Music Marketing," "Self-Publishing Success Secrets 101," "Branding Yourself Online" and the forthcoming "Full-Time Author: How to Make a Living with Your Self-Published Book."

I invite you to check out my book publishing success tips and blog at

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Harry Potter Magic Fun Facts

Here are some spell-binding numbers for you Harry Potter fans and observers:

  • 325 million - number of copies the first six books in the series have sold worldwide.

  • 66 - number of languages Harry Potter books have been published in.

  • 6.9 million - number of Half-Blood Prince copies sold in the 24 hours after it went on sale in 2005 (more than The Da Vinci Code sold…

Posted on August 2, 2007 at 2:01pm

Are You a Book Marketing Liar?

I've been reading Seth's Godin's great book, "All Marketers Are Liars." The subtitle offers a more accurate description of the contents: "The Power of Telling Authentic Stories in a Low-Trust World."

The title…


Posted on July 25, 2007 at 2:52pm

6 Reasons to Self-Publish Your Own Book

I just added an audio track to my profile page called "6 Reasons to Self-Publish Your Own Book." Take a listen.

Also just posted a new video clip I did at BEA with Scott Ginsberg called "How to Make a Name for Yourself." Scott knows what he's talking about. He was just on ABC's "20/20" a couple of weeks ago.


Bob Baker

Posted on July 20, 2007 at 9:57am

Smart Ways Authors Can Use Twitter for Books

You've no doubt heard of Twitter. It's a relatively new social networking site that allows users to send short, 140-character messages to mobile phones or instant message applications. You can also read these messages on the Twitter web site.…


Posted on July 18, 2007 at 7:40pm

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At 12:47pm on August 3, 2011, Author Aleja Bennett said…
Nice to meet you, do stay in touch okay? Hope you like my pages and are inspired by them 1)​aBennett
At 2:49am on July 18, 2009, Freya R said…
Hi Bob

Do stop by when you have a moment to check out our free book marketing tool - BookBuzzr. (

BookBuzzr is a page-flipping application that is more suited for marketing books online. BookBuzzr comes with the built-in ability to share your book-extract on over 60 social networking and bookmarking sites such as Facebook, Orkut, MySpace, Digg, Delicious etc.

We'd love it if you'd take a look at our tool and share your thoughts.

Freya [at] bookbuzzr [dot] com

PS - Sorry for this message if you already use BookBuzzr, but please help us tell others and spread the benefit!
At 1:51pm on July 24, 2007, ceci miller said…
Happy to accept the invite, Bob! It appears we're both strong proponents of independent publishing. Will recommend your books to those clients looking for help as publishing artists -- I don't develop books in these areas, and am happy to have a referral for folks! Blessings, Ceci
At 7:54am on July 23, 2007, Judi Moreo said…
Hi Bob...Thanks for inviting me to be your friend. At present I am working on promotion of my new book, "You Are More Than Enough". Anything work best for you?
At 2:35pm on July 21, 2007, Carolyn Howard-Johnson said…
Hi! Thank you for your invitation, one marketer to another. (-: It looks as if you are keeping busy full time. I, too, spend all my time writing and promoting my books. I love it. It doesn't seem like work.

Very best,
Carolyn Howard-Johnson
At 9:04pm on July 20, 2007, Anita said…
You're in a beautiful part of the world Bob, the perfect base for your music passions!
At 2:21pm on July 20, 2007, Michelle Rosado said…
Hi Bob,

Thank you so much for your comment and advice. I'm on my way to listening to your audio now.

Here's to your success,
At 9:36pm on July 19, 2007, Thomas Nixon said…
Hey Bob,

And I appreciate your blog as well!
At 5:39pm on July 19, 2007, Michelle said…
Hey Bob,

I see you have met Jack Canfield! I admire him so much. One day, I'd like to meet him as well. I have been multi-published in the Chicken Soup For The Soul Series, and I just love writing for them. I have checked out your site it is very impressive.
At 4:37pm on July 18, 2007, Michelle said…
Hi Bob,

I am glad to be networking with you.

Have a great day,

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