• Marketing
  • Beginning Your Street Team

      Street teams are an essential marketing tool in an authors tool belt. Street teams can help spread the news of your book to thousands of readers. Many authors ask me how to start and maintain a street team so for the next few months, I will be breaking down the basics of implementing a […]

    Sandra Barela

    Sandra Barela, wife and the mom of three adult children, received her bachelor’s and master’s degree in Education at the National University and was awarded her master’s in English with a focus on Creative Fiction from Southern New Hampshire University in the summer of 2016. During her program at SNHU, she took a publishing class and fell in love with the industry. That infatuation sparked Celebrate Lit Publicity Group where she helps authors publicize their books through Facebook parties and blog tours. In the summer of 2016, she opened Celebrate Lit Publishing to help Christian authors bring their books to the reading world. The avid Christian fiction reader and author enjoys helping other great Christian authors succeed, one book at a time. She lives with her family in beautiful sunny Southern California.

    Follow Sandra on:
    Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/celebratelitpublishing/ or
    https://www.facebook.com/CelebrateLit/
    Twitter at: https://twitter.com/Celebrate_Lit
    Website: www.celebratelit.com or www.celebratelitpublishing.com

    Offers: Publicity services: www.celebratelit.com
    Publishing services: www.celebratelitpublishing.com
    Celebrate Lit Academy (monthly classes for authors)

  • Blog
  • Seven Tips for Effective Blog Posts

    Personal blogs can be a wonderful way for an author to build their social media platform, promote their books, and make connections with their readers. This month I am going to be providing you with some tips on how to best do this through your blog posts because, hey,  I am all about working smarter […]

    Sandra Barela

    Sandra Barela, wife and the mom of three adult children, received her bachelor’s and master’s degree in Education at the National University and was awarded her master’s in English with a focus on Creative Fiction from Southern New Hampshire University in the summer of 2016. During her program at SNHU, she took a publishing class and fell in love with the industry. That infatuation sparked Celebrate Lit Publicity Group where she helps authors publicize their books through Facebook parties and blog tours. In the summer of 2016, she opened Celebrate Lit Publishing to help Christian authors bring their books to the reading world. The avid Christian fiction reader and author enjoys helping other great Christian authors succeed, one book at a time. She lives with her family in beautiful sunny Southern California.

    Follow Sandra on:
    Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/celebratelitpublishing/ or
    https://www.facebook.com/CelebrateLit/
    Twitter at: https://twitter.com/Celebrate_Lit
    Website: www.celebratelit.com or www.celebratelitpublishing.com

    Offers: Publicity services: www.celebratelit.com
    Publishing services: www.celebratelitpublishing.com
    Celebrate Lit Academy (monthly classes for authors)

  • Marketing
  • The Importance of Connectivity

    As a publicist I am frequently asked, “What is the best thing I can do to sell my books? Should I be building my social media? Should I be writing more books? Should I be involved in book clubs? Should I join Facebook groups?” My answer is yes, all of those are important. However, the […]

    Sandra Barela

    Sandra Barela, wife and the mom of three adult children, received her bachelor’s and master’s degree in Education at the National University and was awarded her master’s in English with a focus on Creative Fiction from Southern New Hampshire University in the summer of 2016. During her program at SNHU, she took a publishing class and fell in love with the industry. That infatuation sparked Celebrate Lit Publicity Group where she helps authors publicize their books through Facebook parties and blog tours. In the summer of 2016, she opened Celebrate Lit Publishing to help Christian authors bring their books to the reading world. The avid Christian fiction reader and author enjoys helping other great Christian authors succeed, one book at a time. She lives with her family in beautiful sunny Southern California.

    Follow Sandra on:
    Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/celebratelitpublishing/ or
    https://www.facebook.com/CelebrateLit/
    Twitter at: https://twitter.com/Celebrate_Lit
    Website: www.celebratelit.com or www.celebratelitpublishing.com

    Offers: Publicity services: www.celebratelit.com
    Publishing services: www.celebratelitpublishing.com
    Celebrate Lit Academy (monthly classes for authors)