Thursday, 15 November 2012

Last Call - Orangeberry Virtual Book Expo

The Orangeberry Virtual Book Expo will be held from 7th December to 16th December 2012. It is targeted at Christmas shoppers, to increase awareness for holiday releases and for authors to showcase their current novels.
Guest ‘speakers’ will be invited to share on their own writing experiences, the challenges of the publishing industry and the future of ebooks.
Share the event on Twitter with this hashtag #OBExpo
Just like a live book expo, the event will open with readers being treated to door gifts. Each day, there will be one guest speaker and other giveaways. Questions will be held via Twitter or a separate forum . If the speaker is an author, readers can also request for a book signing.
Authors, bloggers and service providers are more than welcome to participate in this event. For authors, all genres are welcome but you will have to be specific about your rating (G, PG, PG13 etc).
Guest Speakers include 
- Anthony Wessel, Founder of Digital Book Today
- Donna Brown, Founder of The Indie Exchange
- Guy Magar, Director / Writer / Producer & Author of Hollywood memoir Kiss Me Quick Before I Shoot
Inspired Kathy, Blogger & Blog Tour Co-ordinator (& Giveaway Queen) at I Am A Reader, Not A Writer
Jim Kukral, Founder of Author Marketing Club
- Pavarti K Tyler, Founder of Fighting Monkey Press & Marketing Director of Novel Publicity
- Rachel Thompson, Founder of BadRedHead Media & Best-Selling Author
- Terri Giuliano Long, Best-Selling & Award Winning Author of In Leah’s Wake
and more ….
All sponsorship received from ‘booth’ sales will go towards giveaways, door gifts, advertising and site maintenance.
Need more info? Please email me, pandorapoikilos AT gmail DOT com
If you have enough info, please
1. Pick your ‘booth’ from HERE
2. Fill up the form HERE
3. Proceed to the PayPal page HERE.
OB1 – You can submit the artwork yourself, or we will do it for you. Banner will link to a page on the OB website where the author can place anything and everything. You can showcase a book trailer, a book excerpt, a book cover and inks to their Amazon page or website. Authors will also need to submit an author interview and a guest post which will be featured on 10 different blogs throughout the entire event. Ideal for authors with more than one book or service providers who have multiple products. 
*Sign-ups close on Monday, 19th November* This will cost you $99.99 (that’s about $9.99 a day).
OB2 – You can submit the artwork yourself, or we will do it for you.  Banner will link to a page on the OB site which will showcase a book feature and three social media links or Amazon pages. Author will also have to submit an author interview which will be featured on 3 different blogs throughout the entire event.
*Sign-ups close on Monday, 19th November* - This will cost you $49.99 (that’s about $4.99 a day)
OB4 – You can submit the artwork yourself, or we will do it for you.  Button  will link to author’s blog / website or Amazon page. Ideal for authors and bloggers. Blog hosts who have worked with Orangeberry on a regular basis will automatically receive a slot.
*Sign-ups close on Monday, 26th November* This will cost you $29.99 (that’s about $2.99 a day)
OB3 – Please submit your book cover which will link to your Amazon / Smashwords page.
*Sign-ups close on Monday, 19th November* This will cost you $9.99 (that’s about $0.99 a day)
Terms & Conditions
1. We reserve the right to reject any author, blogger or service provider. As much as we advocate freedom of expression, we will not accept books / blogs that promote pornography, bestiality, incest or kiddie porn.
2. We will not take any responsibility for communications between a customer and a sponsor. Each service provider has different terms & conditions, it is your responsibility to read these before making a purchase.
3. All sponsorship received is non-refundable.


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Books Sold - 6 Nov 2011 to 31 May 2012

Some of you have asked me for my total number of books sold to evaluate KDP Select so here it is. Bear in mind, that results will vary based on genre and author. Good luck and remember, Keep Moving Forward.

Total - 120,836

1. Excuse Me, My Brains Have Stepped Out
Amazon Kindle - 42,559
Paperback -
Smashwords -

2. Frequent Traveller
Amazon Kindle - 35277
Paperback -
Smashwords -

3. Dora's Essentials - Books, Blogs & Smiles 1
Amazon Kindle - 462
Smashwords -

4. Mirror Me Martha (Short Story)
Amazon Kindle - 281
Smashwords -

5. Drive On Hope (Short Story)
Amazon Kindle - 190
Smashwords -

6. Blog-A-Licious Directory 2012
Amazon Kindle - 1
Smashwords -

7. Pandora's Reading Room 1
Amazon Kindle -
Paperback - N/A

8. The Cat That Barked (Short Story)
Amazon Kindle -

9. Dora's Essentials - Examining Anxiety
Amazon Kindle -

10. Dora's Essentials - Books, Blogs & Smiles 2
Amazon Kindle -

11. Elevenses from Around the World
Amazon Kindle -

12. Genetically Modified Foods vs. Sustainability
Amazon Kindle -

Blog-A-Licius - Sherbet Blossom



Dealightfully Frugal

Blog-A-Licious - The Few, The Proud, The Wife


My Soul Slippers

Blog-A-Licous - Textbook Mommy

Blog-A-Licious - Blue Frogs Legs

Blog-A-Licious - Pretty All True

Pretty All True

Blog-A-Licious - tbaoo



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Blog-A-Licious - The Invisible Art

Blog-A-Licious - Rediscovering Domesticity

Rediscovering Domesticity

Blog-A-Licious - Quiver Full

Blog-A-Licious - Cori's Big Mouth

Blog-A-Licious - Great Fun


Blog-A-Licious - Busy Wife

Blog-A-Licious - Steps To Happiness

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Blog-A-Licious - Toby & Max

Blog-A-Licious - Amelie

Raising Amelie

Blog-A-Licious - Peas In A Pod

Blog-A-Licious - Riley

Blognostics - Poetry


My Awards - September 2010

My Awards - September 2010
Awarded By Jo Frances

My Awards - May 2011

My Awards - May 2011
Awarded By Alejandro Guzman

My Awards - May 2011

My Awards - May 2011
Awarded by Kriti Mukherjee

My Awards - April 2011

My Awards - April 2011
Awarded By Roy Durham

My Awards - June 2011

My Awards - June 2011
Awarded By Sulekha Rawat

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