Top 5 Marketing Options for Self-Publishing Authors in 2015

2015 is quickly coming to an end. As you begin planning your marketing goals and setting your marketing budget for 2016, we wanted to share with you the Top 5 Marketing Options chosen by Outskirts Press authors this year. The following options have been highest in demand by Outskirts Press published authors in the last 12 months.

  1. Amazon Kindle Edition — This electronic edition makes your book available on Amazon’s Kindle ebook reading devices (and apps) for readers to instantly purchase and download. It’s the perfect way to make your book more visible and accessible to a wider reading audience.
  2. Amazon Extreme Package — Get the benefit of three valuable marketing services for one great price:
    • Amazon Kindle Edition
    • Amazon Search Inside the Book Submission — This feature invites prospective buyers to virtually browse through your book, almost as they would in a brick-and-mortar store.
    • Amazon Cover Enhancement — A larger and more eye-catching cover image on Amazon’s search results page makes your book cover stand out among the rest.
  3. Barnes & Noble Nook Edition — We’ll ensure that your book is properly submitted to Barnes & Noble so you can take advantage of the huge Nook book marketplace.
  4. Google Books Preview Program submission — An inexpensive and extremely effective way to get your book in front of millions of readers quickly and easily. An author’s book instantly becomes more visible and discoverable. When prospective book buyers find a book on Google Books, they’re automatically given access to a limited preview of that book to further entice them to buy.
  5. Personal Marketing Assistant — When it comes time to market your book, all authors could use a little help. Do you need help developing a book marketing plan? Arranging book signings? Establishing/developing your author platform? Our professional book marketing assistants can help you map out a plan to market your book at all the right times and in all the right marketplaces — not to mention targeting all the right book-buyers — so you sell successfully!

Now is the time to start planning your marketing efforts for the New Year. These are just a few of the marketing options Outskirts Press offers. To view the full list, click the Marketing Solutions button below.

Self-publishing gift certificates make the perfect holiday treat for your favorite writer!

25 percent off iPadAs we approach the holidays (Christmas is 10 days away! Yikes!), it’s time to buckle down on your last minute decisions for shopping during the holidays. What kind of gift can you get in a crunch? What about a gift certificate that allows the writer in your life fulfill their dreams of getting their book published?

Here’s how it works:

  1. Click here and complete your purchase of the certificate.
  2. We will email you to find out who the special author is and whether you want to include any special messaging on your gift notification.
  3. If the writer isn’t yet registered with us, we will create a free account for them and apply the $99 credit to their new account.
  4. If they are already registered and/or published with us, we will apply the $99 credit to their existing Publishing Center account.
  5. Once the credit has been applied to the writer’s account, we will notify them via email of your special gift using any messaging you provided to us.

No waiting. No fuss. No rushing to ship off a gift at the last minute. It’s perfect — in every sense of the word!

Get your favorite writer a self-publishing gift certificate today!

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