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Tips for Battling Reader’s Guilt

As book advocates, we know just how much joy reading can bring to people’s lives. But with so many books and so little time, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed.  Many…
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How to Review NetGalley Books on TikTok

NetGalley members love sharing reviews on their bookish social media platforms. While many have flocked to the ever-growing reader community on TikTok, some aren’t sure what the best practices are for sharing…
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Canva 101: How to Use Canva as a Book Influencer

To help NetGalley members create strong platforms for sharing their book reviews, we’ve rounded up tips for starting a blog, Bookstagram, Booktube, and BookTok channel. Most of these posts mention the free…
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A Book Advocate’s Guide to Signing Up For NetGalley

Do you love recommending books? Do you spend your professional or personal time championing your favorite authors? Then NetGalley is the place for you! Start your book advocate journey here by learning…

Reading Resolutions Based On Your Zodiac Sign

Looking for a little guidance on how to shake up your reading? Here, we’ve suggested some reading resolutions tailored to your zodiac sign. No matter when your birthday falls, these strategies are…

How to Write a Critical Book Review

The NetGalley community loves shouting from the rooftops about books they’ve enjoyed, but it can be tricky to find the right words when talking about a book critically. We want to help…
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How to Recover After Tanking Your Feedback Ratio

We’ve all been there: A request spree happens, life gets in the way of reviewing consistently, and before you know it your Feedback Ratio has taken a nosedive. Since this is one…

8 Types of Audiobook Listeners

What type of audiobook listener are you? With audiobooks available on NetGalley, more members than ever before have started listening in. Whether you’re an audiobook beginner or you've made them a habit,…

5 Ways Members Can Make the Most of NetGalley

Here on We Are Bookish, I’ve talked about ways to improve your Feedback Ratio, write critical book reviews, spruce up your Profile, and more! Now that we’ve covered the best ways to…

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