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Tips for Making Your Social Media Accounts More Accessible

NetGalley members use a wide variety of social media to spread their love of books. Unfortunately, social media platforms aren’t always the most helpful when it comes to encouraging users to share…
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How to Stay Informed and Push Back Against Book Bans

Book bans and attempts at censorship are currently spreading across the U.S. and are disproportionately impacting diverse titles and authors from historically marginalized communities. Both as publishing professionals and as readers ourselves,…
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Social Media Etiquette that Every Bookworm Should Know

Just call us Emily Post because we’re here to share some bookish social media etiquette. If you’re new to a social media platform, it can sometimes be tricky to find your footing…
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What to Do When You DNF a NetGalley Book

Deciding to DNF (an abbreviation for ‘did not finish’) is an occurrence that most bookworms are familiar with. There are a lot of reasons why a reader might DNF a book or…
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How to Plan Content on Your Bookish Social Media Channels

Starting a bookish social media channel is exciting, but to help it grow you’ll need to produce content with some regularity. Here’s a look at how to start planning your social media…

10 Things You Should Include in Your NetGalley Profile

The key to having the best experience possible on NetGalley starts with a strong Profile. After all, the information in your Profile is crucial in helping publishers decide whether to approve or…
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20 Bookish Stickers for Decorating Your E-Reader

Want to know what a NetGalley member’s favorite accessory is? Their e-reader, of course! Like any good accessory, an e-reader can be customized with stickers to show off your reader personality—from favorite…

17 Ways to Celebrate National Book Lovers Day

We’ll take any excuse to celebrate our love of the written word, and National Book Lovers Day (August 9) gives us a great one. Here are some of our favorite ways to…

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