Book marketing is one of the most important pieces of being a successful self-publishing author. Outskirts Press is an industry leader in providing post-publication support, products, and services to its growing family of published authors.
Your book is written. Your book is published. Now what? Our list of Top 10 Book Marketing Services can help you prioritize your book marketing efforts by providing you with excellent marketing and promotional tactics you should consider pursuing.
These are the marketing products and services determined to be most popular by our authors for the month of March 2013, listed below in alphabetical order:
|Amazon Extreme: Save 25% on 3 of our marketing services focused on Amazon.com. This package includes a Kindle Edition of your book, participation in the Amazon Search Inside the Book and Amazon Cover Enhancement.|
|Amazon Kindle Submission Service: Make your book available on Amazon’s Kindle ebook reading device. More formats on Amazon means more exposure on Amazon, and the Kindle is heavily promoted by Amazon.|
|Amazon Search Inside the Book: Amazon claims that books participating in this program enjoy “significant” sales improvement, on average, over books that do not.|
|Barnes & Noble NOOK Submission Service: There are OVER 2 MILLION books available on Barnes & Nobles NOOK. If your book isn’t one of them, you are missing out on tapping a very important, and growing, market of readers.|
|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.|
|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.|
|Featured Book of the Week: Get your book into the inbox of a wide audience of literary enthusiasts with our Featured Book of the Week option.|
|Market BEA Book Fair: The BEA Book Fair is America’s largest and most popular writing and publishing tradeshow/event. If you’re looking to make contacts with agents, scouts, sub-rights, or movie/television production and development personnel, you can’t miss this event.|
|Marketing Personal Assistant: Do you need help developing a book marketing plan? Arranging book signings? Establishing/developing your author platform? Hire your own Personal Marketing Assistant today!|
|Virtual Book Tour: Gain an edge in visibility for your book. When you can’t travel from place to place, a Virtual Book Tour ensures that you and your book are still making “appearances” on the blogosphere and social networking sites.|
Outskirts Press published authors who are interested in any of these (or many of our other available services) can find further details and ordering information from the Marketing options page of your Author’s Center.
Not yet published with Outskirts Press? Today is the perfect day to start and take advantage of our current publishing promotion…