Author Connect Newsletter – July



Discoverability: Irked by Wikipedia Errors? Here’s How to Fix Them


Maybe you’ve been irked by a persistent piece of misinformation on a page pertaining to your line of work? While Wikipedia is a popular source of information, it is also a community, with its own rules for governance, and members who share the responsibility of enforcing them. Wikipedia bills itself as “the free encyclopedia that anyone can edit” – so why not you? It’s easier than you may think. Learn more…



Reddit: Expand Your Online Discoverability and Demonstrate Your Expertise 

RedditNEWReddit is known for hosting question–and–answer sessions with personalities from all spheres of life, from unknown (but interesting) people to well-known public figures. These online mass interviews are known on Reddit as AMAs (for “Ask Me Anything”) and are a great way to expand your online discoverability while demonstrating expertise and knowledge in a particular field or topic of discussion. Learn more…



Author Survey: Digital and Social Usage 

We sincerely value your feedback and hope that you will take a moment to complete a brief survey regarding your digital and social usage on the Web. The results from this survey will help us better understand the online platforms you prefer to use within your profession. Please take our survey!


We would like to thank everyone who participated in the Author Feedback Survey featured in March’s issue of Author Connect. Results concluded that the most popular areas of interest were ScienceDirect, discoverability, eBooks, and driving readership and usage of my book. Learn more…



Publicity: How Industry Influencers Can Promote Your Book

Publicity_337X190A third–party endorsement of your book, particularly one from an influential person in your respective industry, is a great way to sway potential purchasers to choose your book. Based on our experience, contacting industry influencers is best done by you, as the author. Find out how we support your efforts. Learn more…



Tradeshows & Conferences: Staying Connected with Industry Professionals, Academicians, Researchers, and Scientists

Tradeshows_284X170Each year, Elsevier’s Science and Technology Books division exhibits at many conferences around the world. Our primary goal is to present our products to a multitude of academicians, researchers, scientists, and professionals in industries where we can make important contributions. We employ a number of pre– and post–show marketing activities to ensure our products are getting maximum exposure. Learn more…

Connect with us on social media and stay up to date on new articles