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Tips for Starting a Bookstagram

So you want to start a Bookstagram. For anyone unfamiliar with the term, a Bookstagram is an Instagram account dedicated to books. You can find a roundup of some of our favorite…

NetGalley Newbie: Tips for Getting Off to a Great Start

If you're a book advocate or industry professional (reviewer, book trade professional, librarian, bookseller, educator, journalist or member of the media) who wants to discover and recommend new books to your audience,…

Tips for Achieving Your 2022 #NetGalleyGoals

The new year is here and it’s the perfect time to think about bookish resolutions. Many bookworms make reading goals for the year, but the NetGalley community also sets #NetGalleyGoals to keep…

How to Plan for Your 2022 Reading Challenge

Readers love a good challenge. We don’t just want to read books, we want to be strategic about how we tackle our ever-growing TBR lists. As 2021 comes to a close, we’re…
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Bookish Ways to Celebrate #GivingTuesday

November 30 marks #GivingTuesday—a day dedicated to encouraging generosity in all of its forms to transform our communities. To help you get started, we’ve put together a list of charities and organizations…
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How to Start a BookTok

Social media offers NetGalley members endless ways to share their reviews with other readers. We’ve compiled our tips for how to start a book blog, Bookstagram, and Booktube channel—and now, we’re taking…
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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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13 Fresh Review Formats for Your Book Blog

Reviews are an important part of any book blog. In the past we’ve shared advice on writing reviews, writing critical reviews, and writing audiobook reviews—now we want to look at creative ways…

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