No, this isn’t my usual ‘good or bad?’ discussion, but rather just a place to share experiences. In this case, I want to share blog tour experiences. And just in the spirit of fairness I’ve devised questions for authors, reviewers and blog readers so everyone can participate!
Authors: Have you ever done a blog tour? Did you organize it yourself or did you go through a tour company? Which company? Would you say your tour was beneficial in terms of sales, exposure and reviews? Why or why not? If you had the chance, would you do a blog tour again?
Reviewers: Do you tour with some blog tour companies? If so, which ones? If not, why not? What are some of the benefits of joining a blog tour? How have your experiences been with blog tours (i.e. good or bad)?
Blog Readers: As a reader, do you enjoy blog tour posts (i.e. cover reveals, book blasts, guest posts, interviews and/or reviews)? Why or why not?