Call in to speak with the host
"Book Buzz" with Susannah Greenberg of Susannah Greenberg Public Relations, a book publicity firm, interviews Patrick Brown, the Community Manager and Author Program Manager at Goodreads the world's largest site for readers and book recommendations. There he's responsible for running the Author Program, which features more than 35,000 authors, as well as growing the Goodreads community. Before coming to Goodreads, Patrick was an independent bookseller, working at Book Soup and Vroman's Bookstore. He has spoken about books, publishing, and online marketing at BookNet Canada, the 140 Characters Conference, and the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Goodreads has 7.3 million members, more than 100 million page views and 15 million unique visitors a month. It is a US Top 150 site, the 10th largest social networking site and growing. Brown will speak on an educational panel for self-published authors at the largest book trade convention in the US, Bookexpoamerica, in June 2012, along with Susannah Greenberg and Jim Milliot of Publishers Weekly Selects. Read more about the panel here. Learn more about Goodreads when you hear this show.
It's good to talk.