Vol. 9 – Book Giveaways, Book Box Sets, and Library Journal’s SELF-e Program

Vol. 9 – Book Giveaways, Book Box Sets, and Library Journal’s SELF-e Program

I hope you had a blessed week. If I haven’t told you, I want to say I appreciate your feedback and you taking the time to open this newsletter each week. I’m a teacher at heart and my hope is you find a resource or an article that helps you with your book marketing efforts.

This week’s edition focuses on book promotion contests and giveaways, how to pull together a box set, and the Library Journal’s SELF-e Program.

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Great Prize Ideas for Book Promotion Contests and Giveaways

Are you seeking a way to boost your book marketing efforts?  Giveaways and contests can grab readers’ attention whether you’re trying to promote a book launch or create buzz for a backlist book. Bookbub assembles a variety of book giveaway ideas.

Thinking Outside Box Sets

Do you have a book series? Do you want to collaborate with other authors? Chris Green talks about fresh ways to approach packaging a box set.

Connecting Indie Books, Libraries and Readers

Did you know  “over 50 percent of all library users go on to purchase ebooks by an author they were introduced to in the library.” This is what SELF-e, a service provided by the Library Journal has posted on their website. If you’re an indie author seeking ways to get in front of library users, check out the submission process OR do some more research by checking out these articles for further information.

The Literary Entrepreneur – FREEBIES Library

Some of you are moving through the FREE email courses. I want to let you know that a lot more is coming. I’m currently working on some mini-courses that will cover tips and tricks for managing social media.

Have a blessed weekend!

Tyora “Ty” Moody

Tyora Moody is the author of Soul-Searching Suspense novels in the Reed Family Novellas, Eugeena Patterson Mysteries, Serena Manchester Series and the Victory Gospel Series. She is also the author of the nonfiction book, The Literary Entrepreneur’s Toolkit, and the compilation editor for the Stepping Into Victory Compilations under her company, Tymm Publishing LLC.

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