Promotions for Authors
Before you email us:
When you email us, include:
Promotion you're interested in
Authors! This is StoryFinds.com's comprehensive list of the different promotions we offer. If you'd like to see how the site works, Create a User Account, and then create an Author Page. Then, add your books! It's free to join, create an author page, and to submit as many books as you want.
Readers want to know more about you as authors and that's why we've created the StoryFinds blog. They want to know what makes you write, the challenges you’ve overcome and where you come up with your stories. That’s why we’ve created the Insight Blog.
This is the place to talk about a book trailer.
This is the place to do a cover reveal - to help build hype around your upcoming new release and to get reader feedback.
We will provide direct links to your book trailer, and social media pages.
Be a guest blogger to talk about your works in progress.
We will provide a direct link at the top of our newsletter to direct traffic to the blog. Of course we’re going to hype our blog on all of our social media sites and yes, we want you to join and leave comments. For our three-day promotion that means three days of us showcasing you on our blog and to all of our social media sites.
To book our Insight Blog contact Danielle
Sunday – Tuesday ($50)
Wednesday – Friday ($50)
Theme Week EBook Contest ($20)
We promote this feature daily!
Entice readers for a chance to win a copy of your ebook. Authors have the choice of adding the book they are featuring in our Theme Week or a different book. As this is a special daily feature this promotion is not a stand-alone. You must book a theme week spotlight.
Readers are loving that we switch up our genres daily. The average reader is on this page for 2 minutes.
We’re looking for inspirational reads with high octane energy to get readers excited about the beginning of the week
We want to highlight a variety of genres like Science Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Young Adult etc
We’re looking for romance and funny books to crack a smile and reward readers for making it to the middle of the work week.
We want to highlight your back list. Have an older book to highlight – this is the place for you.
Our shout out for those great 5-star reviewed books.
Sunday New Releases:
We want to highlight your new release in this section. All books will be included in our Sunday newsletter.
Great One Day Promotion highlighted on Facebook, Twitter
($50) - Author Spotlight
($40) - 1st Chapter Spotlight
($30) – 3 books of all genres & now our Major Contest Day!
This section features all genres. We will create unique Facebook & Twitter ads to highlight this feature and ask authors to be willing to provide a FREE copy of their book as an epub or pdf for us to award. All books will be featured in the Saturday newsletter.
Special Author Promotion
Authors book 5 spotlights and get 10% off. Email Dani Sacrey - email@example.com
Publishers don’t forget to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for information on our special Publisher’s Package.
Contest Page ($100)
For just $100, we'll feature your book for two weeks on a personalized Contest Page! The $100 includes three prizes: $25, $15 and $10 Amazon gift cards—you only have to throw in Three FREE Copies of your Book, and we'll do the rest! (And if you'd like to add more prizes or up their value, that's great!)
We'll make the final draw two weeks after your contest starts.
We'll promote your contest in our bi-weekly Readers' newsletter (2,300+ subscribers) and through our social media—Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest. We will showcase your author information and book of choice. For $15 more, you can have the emails from contest entrants—a vital tool for beefing up your own author newsletter or weekly mailout.
For more information, or to book a contest, email email@example.com.
Daily Specials ($20)(Books priced $1 or less, books on sale and FREE books)
Every day we will highlight up to 10 books either on sale, priced for $1 or FREE books. We'll post your book on our Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest pages and, of course, on the Daily Special page. For more details, email firstname.lastname@example.org, following the instructions in the box at the right. Free book listings are FREE.
Author Spotlight ($60)
The Author Spotlight means your book is the EXCLUSIVE book on our homepage on StoryFinds. Your book is also the first thing READERS see when they open the newsletter. That’s over 2,400 subscribers seeing your book FIRST! We don’t just add your book once to our social media sites. We promote as much as we can. We book for Wednesday & Sunday.
Beside your main book shout out to all of our social media sites we go that extra mile:
Book excerpt - we shout that out to all of our social media sites
Got a book trailer - oh yeah we love to show these all over Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and Pinterest
Win an award – let us brag about it on our social media sites
You the author – smile for the social media. We like to show the person behind the book.
That’s 5 social media plugs a day.
For more details, email us, following the instructions in the box at the right.
1st Chapter Spotlight ($50)
Readers love this page. They are on this page for 3.5 minutes. They are googling the word 1st Chapter and guess where it takes them – to us. This is a unique feature on our site. Readers want to read your first chapter and we scream out your promotion exactly like we do for our Author Spotlight – that’s right up 5 social media tweets daily.
Your book is on the only feature on this page, along with your author information and excerpt. Your book is the second book steaming in our newsletter. We book for Wednesday & Sunday.
For more details, email email@example.com, following the instructions in the box at the right.
Cover Contest ($20)
Our Book Cover Poll is NOW on the top right side of every page which makes it easier for Readers to vote for your book!
An add-on to the Themed Week promotion—add your cover to the weekly "choose the best cover" contest page for a chance to win a FREE Book Marquee (value $30). We promote this feature all week and it's included in our newsletter. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info!
Themed Week ($30 per book)
Only three books a day are showcased in the Themed Week feature. Each theme week starts on Sunday, and highlights your book cover and a 1,500 word excerpt. We will also post your book information to both our Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and Pinterest feeds.
Calendar for Themed Week:
- April 13 – Alien – out of the world reads
- April 20 – Mythology & Folk Tale Reads
- April 27 – African American Fiction
- May 4 – Historical Romance
- May 11 – Crime Reads
- May 18 – War novels
- May 25 – Viking Novels
- June 1 – New Zealand Authors
- June 8 - Romance Anthologies
- June 15 – Legal Thrillers
- June 22 – 29 - Summer Reads – two week special
For more details or to make a SUGGESTION for a theme week email email@example.com, following the instructions in the box at top right.
Free Reads (suggested donation $15)
This is Storyfinds’ only Pay What You Can promotional offer—we suggest a $15 donation, but we’ll post your book to our Free Reads page for any price you think you can afford. We only showcase five books a day in this feature. We have over 160,000 viewers daily and will post your book to all of our social media sites – Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus and Pinterest. We have 3,000 new hits daily to our website.
For more details, email firstname.lastname@example.org, following the instructions in the box at top right.