Book marketing is an important component to successful self publishing. Outskirts Press is an industry leader in providing post-publication support, products, and services to its growing family of published authors.
Even if you have published elsewhere, our list of Top 10 Book Marketing Options can help you prioritize your book marketing efforts by providing you with the most popular and effective book marketing and promotional tactics as determined by our authors. These are tactics that are strongly recommended for successful book marketing after publication.
These are the marketing products and services determined to be most popular by our authors for the month of August 2010, listed below in alphabetical order:
|Amazon Extreme Package Save 25% on 3 amazing marketing tactics centered around Amazon: The Amazon Kindle Edition, Search Inside the Book, and the Keyword Search Submission Service. Plus a free copy of the Amazon best selling book, Sell Your Book on Amazon.|
|Amazon Kindle Edition The Amazon Kindle is a revolutionary wireless reading device that allows its owners to instantly download books and newspapers. Only books that have been submitted to the Amazon Kindle via the required process and in the required format are available for Kindle readers to purchase and enjoy.|
|Amazon Search Inside the Book Amazon’s “online equivalent” to browsing a bookstore. Amazon claims that books participating in this program enjoy “significant” sales improvement, on average, over books that do not.|
|Barnes & Noble See Inside Barnes & Noble’s answer to Amazon’s “Search Inside the Book” program. Books that participate in this program receive a “See Inside” icon next to their Barnes & Noble cover image, which invites potential customers to electronically “flip” through a small section of the book.|
|Book Award Submissions Package Save 25% and enjoy maximum convenience by allowing us to submit your book to 6 recognized, vetted, and legitimate book award contests, some of which offer major cash and prizes (Writer’s Digest and Foreword) and all of which offer the chance for extra exposure, recognition, and the chance to claim “award-winning” during your marketing efforts.|
|Book Blast Package Save 25% on 5 of our popular marketing services that can blast your book into the stratosphere: Custom Press Release, PR Publicist Campaign, 60 Second Book Video Trailer, Book Review Submission Service, and 5 hours of Personal Marketing Assistance to put it all together.|
|Custom Press Release Have our professional press release writer compose an original, unique press release for your book, submitted to you for your review/approval, and then distributed to our news wire service on your behalf.|
|Personal Marketing Assistant The Outskirts Press Personal Marketing Assistant option is ideal for authors who want marketing assistance that is personal and specific. The Personal Marketing Assistant is available to work with you in five hour blocks of time to promote your book in accordance with your plan and goals.|
|PR Publicist Like having your own publicist distribute your press release for you… Plus, after the release goes out, you will receive all the resulting leads for more personal follow-up, plus an electronic clipping service.|
|USA Book News Best Book awards submission Every year USA Book News honors exemplary books from independent self publishers with the Best Book Award. Make sure your book is among the ones being considered.|
Outskirts Press published authors who are interested in any of these options can find further details and ordering information by clicking on the name (or image) of the option above. Information about additional marketing options can be found on the Marketing Options page of your Author’s Center.
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