Promotions for Authors


Before you email us:

Create a User Account, and then create an Author Page

  • When you email us at promo@storyfinds.com include:
  • Promotion you're interested in
  • First & Last Name
  • Author Name
  • Contact Email
  • Paypal Email
  • Book Title and link
  • Book Blurb (max 250 words)
  • Book Excerpt (max 1,500 words)
  • Promotion Date preferences (1st and 2nd choice):
  • Use the "Email Us" link above to email us these details. For help, email promo@storyfinds.com

 

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 all free, and you can submit as many books as you want to Our Library. 


“@StoryFinds, my author rank on Amazon went from 300K to 66K, that's a massive leap in the space of a month. Thanks Renee & Dani” – Author Angelin Sydney


Email: Promo@storyfinds.com to book any promotion!

Invoices will be sent once promotions are confirmed


 

Author Spotlight ($65)  - 2 day promotion (booked on Monday & Wednesday)

 

Author Spotlight ($85) - 3 day promotion (Friday, Saturday & Sunday) - includes Saturday Facebook advertisement to target your readers

The Author Spotlight means your book is the EXCLUSIVE book on our homepage. Your book is also the first thing readers see when they open the newsletter. That’s over 30,000 subscribers seeing your book FIRST! And we don’t just promote your book once to our social media sites, we do it multiple times during the run. We book two-day Author Spotlights for Monday & Wednesday. Our 3-day Author Spotlight begins for Friday.
  • Book excerpt  - we shout that out to all of our social media sites too
  • Got a book trailer?  - oh yeah we love to show these all over Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, and Pinterest
  • Won an award? – let us brag about it for you
  • You the author – smile for social media. We like to show the person behind the book.
  • That’s up to 5 social media plugs a day
When you book an Author or 1st Chapter Spotlight, we'll give you two days to blog on our Insight Blog. Talk about your new book, your series, or something you're working on for the future for FREE. We will showcase up to four of your book covers in our blog and provide direct links to your website. We will also provide a DIRECT link in our NEWSLETTER and promote your blog to all of our SOCIAL MEDIA sites.  

1st Chapter Spotlight ($55) - 2 day promotion (booked on Monday & Wednesday)

 
1st Chapter Spotlight ($75) - 3 day promotion (Friday, Saturday & Sunday) - includes Saturday Facebook advertisement to target your reader
Readers love the first chapter spotlight. This is their chance to read your book excerpt and they are on this page for over three minutes.
We showcase your book cover, book excerpt, and you the author in our newsletter and to all social media sites.

Authors Add Your Books to our Upcoming Holiday Promotions:

  • We want to reward our loyal readers with a Holiday PayPal Gift Card.  
  • Authors add your book to our Holiday Contest for $30/book.
  • Add 2-5 books $60.
  • Authors must be willing to gift their book directly to the winner.
  • Contest will run December 1 - 25, 2016 and one lucky winner will be announced on Christmas Day!
  • We will promote this feature daily to all of our social media sites: Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus & Pinterest. All the books will be featured as part of our main picture on our Facebook page. The contest will be highlighted in our Reader Newsletter.
  • On our Contest page we will list the authors website, and newsletter sign-up form.
  • Accepting all genres

Add your books to our Boxing Day Blitz:

  • This is a two-day contest
  • Price $15/per book
  • Add 2-5 books for $30
  • Authors must be willing to provide the book to 3 winners
  • Accepting all genres
  • Contest will run with a Facebook advertisement starting December 26, 2016 and end on December 27, 2016. The winner will be notified on December 28, 2016

Win A 6-month Membership to Audible.com (value $90 US):

  • Contests starts December 31, 2016 and ends January 31, 2017
  • Winner will be announced on February 1, 2017
  • One grand prize. Winner will receive a 6-month membership to Audible.com plus all the Audible books listed in the contest.
  • Authors add your Audible book for $30/per book
  • Add 2-5 books for $60
  • Authors must be willing to gift their Audible book directly to the winner.
  • We will be showcasing all the Audible books in this contest as our main Facebook picture the month of January and we will be creating unique Facebook advertisements to further highlight this promotion. We will also promote this contest daily to all our social media sites and directly in our Reader Newsletter.

 


Theme Week 

  • 2 day promotion for $40 (booked on Monday & Wednesdy)
  • 3 day promotion for $50 (booked for Friday, Saturday & Sunday)
We showcase up to 5 books daily in our theme week feature. Each theme week starts on a Monday, highlights your book cover and a 1,500 word excerpt. We will also post your book information to our Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and Pinterest feeds. You can use a second book to showcase for day two but it will only be highlighted on our social media sites and not in our newsletter.
Calendar for Themed Week: 
  • December 5 – Time Travel Stories
  • December 12 – Fairy Tale Romances
  • December 19 & 26 - Holiday stories (two week feature)
  • January 2, 2017 – Action-Packed Adventure Stories
Theme Week Add-Ons:
Add your book to our Theme Week Cover Poll (runs Monday - Sunday) for $40
The winning author in our Cover Poll gets a FREE Daily Special (value $25 for a two-day promotion and the chance to blog on our Insight Blog for two days)
Add your book to our Theme Week eBook Contest (runs Monday - Sunday) for $20 

Daily Specials - Showcase books on sale or priced under $1

  • Daily Specials are two-day promotions for $25 (booked on Monday & Wednesday)
  • Daily Specials booked on Friday are a 3-day promotion for $35
  • We include your book in our Reader Newsletter and daily post the specials to our Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus & Pinterest pages.

 

StoryFinds Insight Blog - $10 for 2 Days

  • Reach a new target audience! Talk about your series, why writing is important to you or any other topic you would like to bring to our readers and we do the rest. We'll give you 500 words and can feature up to 4 book covers! The blog link will be included in our newsletter and for two-days we'll showcase your blog through all of our social medias.

 


Build your FAN Base - Create a Contest

  • For $100, we'll feature your book for two weeks on a personalized Contest Page! The author must be willing to provide three copies of their book as an eBook to the 3 winners. We will award the $50 prize package to the 3 winners. One winner will receive $25 Amazon gift card, 2nd winner $15 an third winner a $10 gift card along with the free eBook.
  • If the author is willing to provide the prize package (value of $50) along with 3 copies of their book to the three winners the price is $50.
  • We'll promote your contest four times a week in our Readers' newsletter (30,000+ subscribers) and through our social media—Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest. We'll also showcase your author information and book of choice.
  • For $15 extra, we’ll log and provide you with the emails from your contest entrants —a vital tool for beefing up your own author newsletter or mailout.

Book a Banner Ad at the TOP of our webpages 

  • Promote your book, promotion, author page, or blog with a clickable banner at the TOP of every page on StoryFinds.com.
  • One Month: $50
  • 2 weeks: $35
  • Book a banner Ad at the bottom of our webpages - your ad will show on every book page.
  • One Month: $40
  • 2 weeks: $25
  • Banner Specs: Images must be exactly 728 x 90 pixels
  • Files must be less than 128 MB.
  • Allowed file types: png gif jpg jpeg
  • Don't have a banner? We'll make you one to keep for only $25
  • Contact promo@storyfinds.com for scheduling information

 


 FREE Reads (suggested donation $10)

  • This is Storyfinds’ only Pay What You Can promotional offer—we suggest a $10 donation, but we’ll post your book to our Daily Special page for any price you think you can afford. That means FREE works for us! We only showcase five books a day so book early. We have over 180,000 viewers come through. PLUS, we will post your book details to all of our social media sites – Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, and Pinterest. 

 


Agents, Authors & Publishers: Email promo@storyfinds.com for our Multiple Booking Publishing Package

 

Authors - Don't have a website?

Why pay for the monthly costs of a website when you can showcase your Author Information including your newsletter sign-up form, all your social media links (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google Plus & Goodreads links) and all your ebooks with distribution channels for Kindle, Kobo, Nook, iBookstore & Audible for FREE. Yes FREE. Your links remain permanent on our site which means you can always showcase them to your FANS.

Interesting StoryFinds Facts:
  • We have over 30,000 Reader-Subscribers who receive our Newsletter four times a week.
  • 24,598 Facebook likes, over 4,961 Twitter Followers, 723 Pinterest followers (1,400 average daily impressions), 2,200 followers on Google Plus
  • Averaging over 2,000 new visitors to our website daily and 65% return to our site daily.
  • Readers are on our website for over 3 minutes, 45% of our audience is women and YES 54% are MEN, 33% of our audience is between the ages of 25-34, 27% are aged 18-24 and within the last four months we’ve gained a 15% increase in tablet users..
  • We also have an Author Newsletter which highlights industry tips and promotions and goes out to over 3,967 author clients. Three-quarters of our clients rebook.
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