Marketing Tidbits for Authors


Marketing Tidbits for Authors

This is the place to share and learn what marketing efforts are successful and how best to promote you and your book!  Please share information and sources you found to be helpful!

Members: 83
Latest Activity: May 23


Wow, just visited this site and it is perfect for self-pubs and traditional as well!!!  Lots of great info here!

Discussion Forum

Advertising Opportunity!

If you have a business that would benefit…Continue

Started by Literary Chanteuse May 23.

What marketing have you done ...success? 8 Replies

Hello all! I am a self-published author. I just released my second book and I am wondering what marketing strategies you have implemented and best ROI?Do you have sites you've used that are worth your investment? Have you tried offering a free book?…Continue

Started by Adrian W. Lilly. Last reply by Jackie Weger Jan 5, 2014.

Need a book trailer but don't want want to break the bank?

Check it out: I'm excited about my brand new book trailer and I know Christian Women Affiliate can make you a book trailer that will leave you as excited as I am. We can work with you to create a stunning high quality video that promotes your work…Continue

Started by Heather Randall May 26, 2013.

Should I publish short stories individually or in a collection? 1 Reply

I'm curious to hear the community's thoughts on this one.  I know that the more offerings a writer has, the more sales he/she can expect.  I was considering putting together a collection of short stories, but I've heard from many recently that…Continue

Started by Paul D. Dail. Last reply by E Gerds Feb 6, 2013.

Guess What??? new post! please check it out and let me know what you think thank you,Adessa Continue

Started by ADESSA KINGSBURY Nov 9, 2011.

Love and Acceptance

Hey everyone, i posted a new blog on my book for girls that are looking for themselves through unhealthy relationships and drugs. please check…Continue

Started by ADESSA KINGSBURY Nov 2, 2011.

QR Codes! Get your own and use them in your marketing! (It's FREE!) 2 Replies

On my Blog: QR Codes! (those little squares with lots of tiny squares in them that smart phones can scan!) Create them free online and then put them to use!…Continue

Started by Jan Fischer Wade. Last reply by Jan Fischer Wade Oct 29, 2011.

Love and Acceptance

I have updated my book with the last relationship that effected me the most. Please read it and comment, follow, spread it. please check it out!Continue

Started by ADESSA KINGSBURY Oct 21, 2011.

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Comment by Dee Thomas on April 24, 2014 at 4:29pm


Our beautiful book trailers use your book cover to make a video unique for your book. If you have a great book cover go ahead a show it off with our Gotcha Covered Book Video Trailer only $39 today and tomorrow) this is our lowest price ever! Includes distribution to ten video sharing or book related websites

Comment by Dee Thomas on April 22, 2014 at 11:49am
Hello Authors,
I am seeking authors who are interested in promoting their book.  We offer affordable marketing solutions to help the author on a tight budget and I am currently booking authors who are ready to begin or enhance their marketing campaigns in April or May. Let DGT Book Promotions help you promote your book with a publicity package which includes ALL of the following:
-book trailer
-book trailer distributed to video sharing or book related websites
-press release
-press release distributed to an online news wire service
-Author interview
-Author/Book Spotlight
-Pitch sheet
-web banner
I have a limited number of authors that I work with each month, so please reserve your spot now so we can begin working together to promote your book in April or May. 
If you are ready to spring forward with your book promotion you can get more information about each publicity package, see work samples and order your package today here: 
Packages start at $79

Comment by Literary Chanteuse on January 3, 2014 at 4:40pm

Here's an easy way to showcase you, your business or books to thousands of people! In conjunction with the RNC Romance Novel Convention ( )  InD’tale magazine ( will be presenting the RONE awards ceremony, honoring the best in indie and small published novels from this past year.
 A great opportunity for promotion! We are looking for companies to help sponsor this acclaimed event.

Comment by Literary Chanteuse on November 28, 2013 at 1:44pm

Sale at InD'tale Magazine! Buy one ad get the 2nd FREE! (of equal or lesser value)Only to the end of the week! Let's get those books selling!

Comment by Kimberly Fujioka on March 21, 2013 at 5:10pm

I am a professional reviewer. Reviewer for Authorsden

I can review your book and post the review on Amazon and B&N and Goodreads.

Comment by Krystal Milton on March 21, 2013 at 1:35pm

DWED- Defining Women’s Evolution in Discovery Blog

Is looking to book the following:


-         Guest Posts

-         Author Spotlights on our Newcomer Monday’s meme

-         Cover Reveals

-         Author Interviews

-         Author Introductions our Newcomer Monday’s meme

-         Book Trailers- on our Book Trailer Tuesday’s meme

-         Giveaways on a monthly basis

-         We will be a host on your blog tour!


We do Book Reviews as well!

Check out the blog and fill out our contact form for us to feature you!

Comment by Judith Marshall on February 27, 2013 at 2:16pm
Comment by Linda Boulanger on October 24, 2012 at 10:51am

One of the best "marketing tools" is your book cover. Today, I'm guest blogging at The Word Shark, sharing information about designing book covers (including some great places to get truly free images).

Comment by Rachel Marks on October 17, 2012 at 5:01am

Are you a Mid Grade, YA or New Adult author looking to have a blog tour organized for you?  Well look no further!  Check out Young Adult Novel Reader Blog Tours.  I have several tour packages available that can fit into any author's budget.  I am booking now for tours starting in January! 

Comment by Pandora Poikilos on March 17, 2012 at 7:32pm

Blog hosts needed for various genres. 

Each blog host will receive a $5 Amazon gift card or cash via PayPal. This is not a raffle - the more you host, the more you win. 

For more info and to sign up, please go to


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