Indie Author Tools - Best E-Book Promotion Sites for 2017

Indie Author Tools - Best E-Book Promotion Sites for 2017

Here is a list of the top Paid Book Promo sites of 2017. If you're looking for Free sites, click here!

All of the sites listed here come from my personal experiences using them as well as things I've heard from other authors. In this case, everything is going to be devoted to sites that promote paid promotions (there is another post for free promotions here) but that doesn't necessarily mean how much the actual book needs to cost to be promoted.

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Goodreads Giveaways: Indie Author Review - Worthwhile in Finding New Readers

Goodreads Giveaways: Indie Author Review - Worthwhile in Finding New Readers

These can be one of the most powerful tools an author has at their disposal. For most self-published authors, there aren't a lot of good ways to get your books into the hands of readers. Not only are Goodreads readers willing to take copies of your book, they are usually more invested to read it than other readers as well.

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E-Book Hounds: Indie Author Review - A Fairly Valuable Company to Promote With

E-Book Hounds: Indie Author Review - A Fairly Valuable Company to Promote With

This is an up and coming company that is trying to make a name for itself in this overloaded market. It has done a decent job up to this point of building an audience, and it has actually been working very hard recently on bringing in new readerships that might be interested in hearing about free and discount books.

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GenreCrave/OTOH Books: Indie Author Review - A Powerful Marketing Company With Some Downsides

GenreCrave/OTOH Books: Indie Author Review - A Powerful Marketing Company With Some Downsides

The Good

  • Decent Results.
  • Always trying new things.

The Bad

  • Crazy Expensive.
  • Results won't make up for price.
  • Many new things fail utterly.
  • Only good for certain genres.

Recommendation: Try it out if you have the budget and your book is PNR. Otherwise steer clear.

Submit your book here.

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Launch Strategy for a 99 Cent Book Promotion - The Everett Exorcism

Launch Strategy for a 99 Cent Book Promotion - The Everett Exorcism

I've been working on and meaning to write this post for a while, and now that the book is close to launching I figured I would finally get it ready to go! I'll keep adding to it over the next couple of weeks as I add to my launch strategy, but in the short term this should cover most of what I'm planning to do to generate buzz and launch The Everett Exorcism.

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Author Podcast Reviews: What Sort of Advice Can You Expect to Receive?

Author Podcast Reviews: What Sort of Advice Can You Expect to Receive?

Indie Author Podcasts can be a great source of information about writing, but they also seem to have a short life span and end earlier than anticipated. Some of the podcasts listed below are still running, but some stopped.

The good news is: the back catalogs are still available, and they are a treasure trove of good information!

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Goodreads: Is It Worth the Time Investment for an Indie Author to Build Up Their Profile?

Goodreads: Is It Worth the Time Investment for an Indie Author to Build Up Their Profile?

Goodreads often feels like a bottomless pit where authors crawl into for self-flagellation. You can put in endless work reaching out to the community and get nothing in return, and there are a lot of authors who have called it quits with the platform completely and have no desire to even visit it and keep it up to date.

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