Top 7 Book Promotion & Self-Publishing People to Follow on Twitter

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So many tweets, so little time.

But when it comes to consistently good information on book promotion & self-publishing, these are the Twitter streams I follow to get the latest book news and ideas.

Joanna Penn
Joanna runs one of the better written and most truly useful blogs on book publishing and marketing you’ll find.

Tony Eldridge
Tony is another constant source of solid, sensible book marketing ideas for authors.

Penny Sansevieri
The author of Red Hot Internet Publicity and President of Author Marketing Experts dishes out a steady stream of helpful links.

Joel Friedlander
Joel’s The Book Designer site is filled with a ton of incredibly useful info on the indie publishing life.

Roger C Parker
This veteran author and book coach offers lots of tips to help you plan, write, promote and profit from books.

Here you’ll find even more links and tips for publishing and promoting books.

April L Hamilton
From the author of The Indie Author Guide comes more fine tweets on publishing, book promotion, and more.

Also check out my Book Promotion list, which follows even more insightful book people on Twitter.

Oh yeah, you can also follow me on Twitter @MrBuzzFactor

Who else would YOU add to this list? Please add them in the Comments section.




  1. Dear Bob:
    Thank you for including my Published and Profitable writing tips blog in your listing.

    I’m pleased to be included, but, even if I weren’t, I impressed at some of the resources I’ve discovered thanks to your list.

    Best wishes, and thanks for sharing.

  2. Freya says:

    Hi Bob

    Thank you for including BookBuzzr in your list. 🙂

    We are glad to be able to offer a variety of free and paid book marketing technologies to help authors market their books with ease.

    Few people I follow –
    Nathan Bransford – @NathanBransford
    Rachelle Gardner – @RachelleGardner
    Dana Lynn Smith – @bookmarketer

    Thanks for sharing,

    Author Community Manager
    World’s No. 1, Free Online Book-Marketing Technology for Authors

  3. authorhive says:


    Thanks for this list. We found some great resources on here and a few new people to follow. Author Hive specializes in integrated book marketing campaigns for traditional publishers as well as traditionally and self published authors. Our Twitter handle (@authorhive)may not be as established yet, but we work very hard to put out good information for authors. We’d love to have you check us out.

  4. JFBookman says:


    Thanks so much for including TheBookDesigner in your list! You consistently tweet useful items, and I follow you so I don’t miss any.

  5. Kim says:

    Thanks for the list, Bob. Always looking for helpful Tweets!

  6. Bob, thanks for including me on your Book Promotion list on Twitter! I have added you to my Book Promotion Experts list at

    And Freya, thanks for mentioning me and for all of your wonderful re-tweets 🙂

    Here are a few other favorite tweeps:

    Carolyn Howard-Johnson @FrugalBookPromo

    Blogging expert:
    MaAnna Stephenson

    Publicity experts:


  7. Tom Evans says:

    I would add


    and of course me


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