“Selling” 100 Books Daily

“Selling” 100 Books Daily

Last week I had a pretty neat average of “selling” over 100 books a day of my least popular title “Maya & Filippo Look for Happiness in Tauranga”. It would have been reason for celebration but there’s one BUT. It was a kindle promotion and the price was $0.00. SETUP Of course your book needs […]

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

Things are pretty crazy here at Maya & Filippo. We are working very hard to get our Alaskan titles ready for the cruise ship season. We are well ahead of schedule and delighted to confirm that the following titles will be released this month: Maya & Filippo Look for Whales Maya and Filippo visit Ketchikan in […]

Who Likes Free?

Who Likes Free?

What if you could get a best-selling five star children’s book for free? Now you can. But only until Tuesday. Starting from Today, April 4th 2014 to Tuesday, April 8th 2014, you can get Maya & Filippo Make Friends in Tauranga for free. Just click here and get it on your Kindle. Don’t have a Kindle? No […]

Hot New Release Coming Shortly

Hot New Release Coming Shortly

I am proud to announce that we have a hot new children’s book coming out shortly – Maya & Filippo Look for Whales. This time Maya and Filippo visit Ketchikan in Alaska. They go to the Totem Pole Park and learn about the Salmon Chief. They explore Creek Street and watch salmon run upstream. But all […]

Maya & Filippo Guide for Parents

Maya & Filippo Guide for Parents

Dear Parents, welcome to the whimsical world of Maya & Filippo. What’s in it for you? Embark on an exciting adventure with Maya & Filippo and discover: Maya & Filippo books, reviews and book trailers. Children’s book reviews – these are books that the fictional characters Maya & Filippo would love to jump into for […]

Book Marketing Guide

Book Marketing Guide

“I’m a new author of a children’s book. Can you help me with marketing strategies?” Why yes, I can. This post is meant to gather everything I’ve written, read and recommended on the topic of (children’s) book marketing. Step 1: Check out all the posts here. This is the part of my blog dedicated to […]

How to Rock the Bologna Book Fair

How to Rock the Bologna Book Fair

I just came back from the Bologna Children’s Book Fair and I’m proud to announce that I rocked it big time! What are the ingredients for Bologna success? I’d say: Presence – go there! Bring your books! Be positive and alert. This is a fair intended for buying and selling rights. This means that only […]

Hitting #1 on Amazon

Hitting #1 on Amazon

It finally happened. I hit #1 on Amazon yesterday (& today) with my book Maya & Filippo Make Friends in Auckland in my category. It’s  a wonderful feeling! I have reached the best-selling lists in the past but this is my first time at #1. So now that I proved to my high-school bully and to […]

The Little Seahorse Children’s Book Review

The Little Seahorse Children’s Book Review

The Little Seahorse by Sheri Fink is a wonderful new children’s book launching tomorrow! It tells the story of a shy little seahorse who finds a pearl he wants to give to his mother. He is however too small to transport it all by himself. He manages to overcome his shyness and ask for assistance. Thanks […]

Goodreads Children’s Book Giveaway!

Do you want to get a physical copy of a best-selling children’s book that ships anywhere around the world? Then sign up! There’s no better time than now: Goodreads Book Giveaway Maya & Filippo Make Friends in Auckland by Alinka Rutkowska Giveaway ends March 24, 2014. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win […]