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How to Get Social Media Influencers to Promote Your Book

How to Get Social Media Influencers to Promote Your Book

Whether you like social media influencers or not (I do not), the allure of their numbers of followers has not been ignored by marketing firms...[...]

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Talent Inc.

“We help job seekers craft their personal brands and write the next chapter of their careers. Through our brands, TopResume and CVNow, we have written and reviewed millions of resumes and CVs.” Pays $20-$35 per resume. Read more →

101 Holidays

"A group of six travel offering travel inspiration and recommendations. As well as the main site, our specialist sites focus on honeymoons, singles holidays, family travel, short breaks and the USA." Works with new writers, "but they will typically be either experienced travel writers or enter through our internship program: (See website for details." Pays within 7 days of publication. Publishes ms approx. 7-14 days after acceptance. "We retain the right to publish the article on our website and third-party websites through syndication programmes. Copyright remains with the writer." No reprints. Response time varies. Pays £50 - £100. Read more →

WorthPoint.com

“WorthPoint is a data subscription service specializing in the antiques and collectibles trade. Our site contains a price guide with over 520 million items and images (realized values) from both auction houses and online marketplaces. We also offer subscribers a catalog of makers marks and a digital library with over 1,000 books. We recruit writers on an ongoing basis for our blog, newsletters, and research (dictionary) pages. Good research skills and an engaging writing style are essential. Writers are paid monthly.” Circ. 19K. Weekly in print and daily online. Pays within 30 days of invoice. Publishes ms within 7-10 days of acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within two business days. Pays $50-$100. Read more →

Texas Parks & Wildlife

20-25% freelance. “Texas outdoor recreation, nature, wildlife, and state parks.” Welcomes new writers. 10 issues/year. Pays on acceptance. Buys first rights for print and digital. No reprints. Responds within several weeks. Pays flat fee up to $1200. Read more →

OATMEAL STUDIOS GREETING CARD CO.

"We sell cutting edge, humorous greeting cards in many styles: humorous photo ideas, many cartoon styles, and more traditional word-play styles of humor. See our website." 100% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays on acceptance. Publishes card 6 months to 2 years after acceptance. "We request exclusive purchase and use of any idea we buy. We respond within a few days to emails and we hold copy for between 3-10 weeks for review (depending on when it comes during our current review cycle). We tell writers what dates they can plan on final decisions." Samples available online. Guidelines online. Pay: $100 Read more →

The Old Schoolhouse(R) Magazine

“The Old Schoolhouse(R) Magazine is the #1 trade magazine for homeschool families. It is a quarterly print (125 page) publication, but is also accessible via online browser and via free apps. It is available by subscription or in stores like Walgreens, Target, Barnes & Noble, Kroger, and many Christian book outlets.” 30-50% freelance. Circ. 1.5M online. Quarterly. Pays within 90 days of publication. Publishes 3 months to over a year after acceptance, based on needs. Buys First rights for 180 days. No reprints. Responds in 4-6 weeks. Pays $75. Read more →

Radish Fiction

“Radish is an exciting mobile fiction platform for serialized storytelling. Our wide variety of stories are published and read in bite-sized installments optimized for smartphone readers. It’s the literary equivalent of addictive TV dramas, right on your phone!” Pays on acceptance. Publishes no more than a month after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds within one week. Pays $50. Read more →

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation/Bugle Magazine

“First published in 1984, Bugle magazine is one of the top conservation and hunting publications in North America. Distributed six times annually to RMEF members, the journal of Elk Country and the Hunt is the source of all things elk: hunting stories, tips and gear; the hows and whys of elk behavior; wildlife conservation and elk ecology; and natural history all while featuring stellar wildlife and landscape photography.” Bimonthly. Pays on acceptance. Publishes ms within 6 months of acceptance. Buys First N.A. Rights. Occasionally accepts reprints. Responds within three weeks. Guidelines available online. Pays $0.30/word and up Read more →

Perceptive Travel

“An award-winning publication showcasing narrative travel stories from published book authors. Established 2006.” Monthly. Pays three weeks after publication. Publishes ms 1-4 months after acceptance. Buys first worldwide rights with 60-day exclusivity. No reprints. Responds within one week. Guidelines online Read more →

Military History

"Military History is the nation’s oldest and most popular war magazine devoted to the history of warfare." 75% freelance. Welcomes new writers. Pays on publication. Buys all rights. No reprints. Response time varies. Guidelines available by email. Pays $250-$500 for departments; $1500 and upward for features. Read more →

Leading Edge

“Leading Edge magazine publishes short stories, poetry, and essays that relate to science fiction, fantasy, and horror. We also contract for short-term blogs and art. The magazine was started in 1981 by a team of students from Brigham Young University and continues to be run by a team of dedicated volunteers. Leading Edge is a great place for both first-time and well-established authors.” Biannual. Pays on publication. Publishes ms 4-5 months after acceptance. Buys First N.A. rights, for six months. No reprints. Responds within one week. Pays $10-$50. Read more →

Massage Magazine

“We work only with journalists whose work reflects original interviews, research, quotes and attribution. We have zero tolerance for plagiarism, including taking material/facts/info/text from websites without attribution. We need published clips and expressions of interest in order to see if a freelancer is a fit for our publication. We report on business, research, trends, integrative health care, self-care and more, both in print and online.” Pays $0.20/word for 1000-2000 words. “Send your expression of interest via email with the words "Freelance Writer" in the subject line. We choose topics here based on audience need and SEO research, and then assign them to dependable freelancers.” Pays $0.20/word for 1000-2000 words. Read more →

The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction

"The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction has been one of the genre's leading publications since 1949." Buys first N.A. serial rights and select world rights. Occasionally accepts reprints. Pays $0.07-$0.12/word Read more →

Faith Today

"Faith Today is the leading national magazine for Canada's estimated four million evangelical Christians. It connects, informs and profiles Evangelicals, equipping them with expert research and insight into Canadian culture, Christian life and ministry. Since 1983, Faith Today has informed readers on a wide range of key issues, providing profiles, analysis, opinions, book and music reviews, and practical how-to articles. Faith Today is published by The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, the national association of Evangelicals in Canada and the Canadian regional member of the World Evangelical Alliance." Pays $0.25 CAD/word for most features; $0.15CAD/word for essay features and guest opinion columns; $0.20CAD/word for Kingdom Matters; and $0.15CAD/word for reprints. Read more →

Jack and Jill Magazine

“Jack and Jill is an award-winning magazine for children ages 6-12. It promotes the healthy educational and creative growth of children through interactive activities and articles. The pages are designed to spark a child’s curiosity in a wide range of topics through articles, games, and activities.” Welcomes new writers. Pays on publication. Publishes ms several months after acceptance. Buys all rights. No reprints. Responds in 3 months. jackandjill@saturdayeveningpost.org. Pays $0.25/word. Read more →

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