Pinterest Book Marketing for Self-Publishing Authors: Gerald J. Bakus

Pinterest is proving a fruitful tool for authors in the marketing of their books, and for readers in discovering new books and popular authors. Outskirts Press now introduces prolific author Gerald J. Bakus to Pinterest with the nature writer’s own page. The dedicated Pinterest page highlights Gerald’s 12 informative books that describe the history of 12 different states throughout the U.S.

National History of New MexicoBakus writes his many books to make people aware of our remarkable states and receive enjoyment from observing the great natural beauty of these states. Gerald is the author of Natural History of New Mexico, Natural History of Nevada, Natural History of Arizona, just to name a few.

Pinterest bills itself as “a tool for collecting and organizing things you love.” For prolific authors like Gerald, the popular social media site represents a growing promotional channel to earn additional exposure for their books and their author platform. Gerald J. Bakus Gerald J. Bakus

Natural History of ArizonaBook cover art, along with a summary of the story line, provides a quick overview of each author’s literary contributions. Visitors to Gerald J. Bakus’s Pinterest page will learn about the author and view each of his books. Fans of the author’s work can pin items that interest them – in this case, specific books – to their own page for later purchase or sharing with friends, and follow Bakus to get notice when new books are released.

The books of Gerald J. Bakus can be ordered by retailers or wholesalers for the maximum trade discount price set by the author in quantities of ten or more from the Outskirts Press Direct bookstore at The books are available worldwide on book retailer websites such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble and are being aggressively promoted with a focus on several categories, including, nature and reference. For more information about author Gerald J. Bakus and each of his books, visit his Pinterest page.

GERALD J. BAKUS, Ph.D., is Professor of Biology at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. He has more than five decades of experience in the fields of biology and ecology. He obtained training in terrestrial biology as an undergraduate student, freshwater biology as a master’s degree student, and marine biology for his Ph.D. at the University of Washington, Seattle. In addition to his many published research and review articles, Dr. Bakus is the author of Coral Reef Ecosystems (1994) and Quantitative Analysis of Marine Biological Communities (2007). The book titled Natural History of California was developed from a multimedia CD developed at the University of Southern California. Gerald J. Bakus Gerald J. Bakus

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