The 2014 NetGalley Wellness Challenge has officially come to an end (but you can still unofficially join at any time!)
During this year’s Challenge we focused on how NetGalley members “book talk,” meaning how members get the word out about books they read on NetGalley. We provided suggestions and examples via email, social media, 2 live webinars, and in-person at BookExpo America.
Did you miss the Challenge? Check out our recap below, and take advantage of the helpful resources anytime!
Nearly 2,000 members signed the Wellness Challenge Pledge!
Over 900 members attended the Wellness Challenge webinars where we provided tips for using your NetGalley account, new features available, and tips for leaving Feedback. (Watch the recorded version here!)
We met with many of our members (particularly bloggers, booksellers, and librarians) in-person at BookExpo America! We walked through their accounts, looked at their stats, their Profiles, and talked about the Feedback they leave and what other information they can provide publishers.
What you can do:
Before you can leave Feedback in NetGalley you need to be approved for a title – to start out on the right foot, look at our Profile examples and suggestions in our Before You Request section. Keep in mind that Publishers make their approval decisions based on your Profile and Bio!
Want a quick way to assess how you currently “book talk”? Our Reader Checklist that will provide best practices when leaving Feedback to publishers in NetGalley.
Need more of a visual? Watch our recorded webinar that shows you an actual NetGalley account and how to navigate important sections, submit Feedback, what Feedback you can submit, and what is the most valuable to publishers.
For tips from other Professional Readers and industry professionals, read our Recipes for Success blog series!
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