Originally posted 7-Aug-2012
Understand that these are just my notes. I haven’t used them all. If you do use them and want to share with the class what your experience was, please feel free to do so!
denotes links that were added after the original post. I’ll keep updating this as links and information come to me!
***If you want to send me links, Tweet me or FB me. If there are links in the comments, they’re automatically spammed. I would love to add you to my post after reviewing your content.
Anastasia Creatives – I’m using her for the rest of my books! Awesome!
Pump Up Your Book – I’m using Dorothy for Hands and it’s going GREAT!
CLP Blog Tours – Denise Grover Swank uses her on a continuous basis!
Bewitching Book Tours – I used her for Dustman and it was a success!
ParaJunkee – She’s a SWEETIE!!
Book Blasts & Blog Tours – Book must be “family friendly”
TLC Book Tours – Does not tour Self-pubbed books
Goddess Fish Promotions – These gals are great to work with!
Novel Publicity – Pretty pricey, but boy, let me tell you! It’s tough to get in as a tour host!
Addicted to eBooks – Must have 5 reviews or more
Don’t forget to submit it to us here at The Author Marketing Club too! Click here.
Remember, this is a LOT of hard work! It’s worth the money, but, wow! Ouch! Plan ahead! You do NOT want to be embarrassed! You want your words to SHINE!!!
My current editor is not accepting any other authors. I will let you know if I can talk her into it.
Scribendi – $1,400 for a full ms
The Word Queen – $1,200 for a full ms.
Readers Favorite – $1 per page
Bonnie Myhrum, Professional Secretary LLC
George Patsouras – He’s the illustrator of my Demon Talker Series
Dawne Dominique – She’s the illustrator of As Night Falls, The Dustman, & The Hands of Tarot
GoBookCoverDesign – I like how crisp these designs are. I might give these guys a try.
Mooney Designs – I have GOT to try her out!
PhatPuppy – She is in the over $600 range, but OMW! Fantastic! I’m saving up to use her at least once!
I’m still a little undecided on this one! I haven’t had too many people claim they bought my book because of my book trailer, but a lot of that could be because I don’t have a GREAT book trailer. Mine are kinda…well, amateur -ish. Here are some interesting facts on why book trailers should work.
I’m still a little undecided on this one, as well! Is this a scam? It sounds like it could be a good thing, but…
Book Rooster – $67 for (10) reviews…is it worth it?
Find a Radio Station/Program
ReadingVacation – She’s pretty young
ReaderBen – he’s 12
MoiraTheFates – needs paperback
The Little Pink Book Boutique
YA & Whiskey Sours
For Writers and Publishers
Small Publishers, Artists and Writers Network, SPAWN
Small Publishers Association of North America, SPAN
Independent Author Network, IAN
Find a local Intellectual Property Attorney