Book Marketing Solutions
for Self-Publishing and Indie Authors

Book Marketing Solutions for Self-Publishing and Indie Authors

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Most self-published authors need help developing a book marketing plan.  Our Book Marketing Specialist will map out a plan to market the book at all the right times & in all the right places—not to mention targeting all the right book-buyers!

Book Marketing Specialist (5 hours)

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The Outskirts Press Book Video Trailer is a slick, creative way for a self-published author to promote their book effectively across all social media channels to an ever-growing video-centric audience.

Book Video Trailer & Distribution

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The Outskirts Press Book Video Teaser is a slick, creative way for a self-published author to promote their book effectively across all social media channels to an ever-growing video-centric audience.

Book Teaser Video Clip (30 seconds)

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Because publishing a book is one of the most exciting events in an author’s life, Outskirts Press offers professionally written press releases with syndicated distribution that authors can use to announce their book debut to the book industry & the world.

Custom Press Release

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Outskirts Press helps self-publishing authors promote their books. This bundle includes 4 powerful book marketing services to help self-publishing authors promote their book to reach more potential readers and increase book sales.

Book Launch Bundle

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Social Media is a thriving venue for promoting a self-published book. Outskirts Press helps authors set-up and develop their social media platforms to take advantage of this cost-effective way of targeting the appropriate reader audience.

Social Media Set-Up and Strategy ToolKit

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Self-publishing authors should not forget Google when marketing their book to readers. Having a self-published book listed Google Books allows authors to expand their readership and reach new readers.

Google Books Preview Program

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People DO judge books by their covers!  Self-published authors must ensure people are impressed with theirs--even if they are only publishing their book as an eBook. Outskirts Press’s standard covers offer customizable layouts with engaging GettyImages.

Digital Edition Standard Cover

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People DO judge books by their covers!  Self-published authors must ensure people are impressed with theirs--even if they are only publishing their book as an eBook. Outskirts Press offers professionally designed custom covers to make every book unique.

Digital Edition Custom Cover

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Do you know a writer or author who wants to self-publish their book?  An Outskirts Press gift certificate can help your author along on their publishing journey.  Give the gift of publication and a dream come true.

Self-Publishing Gift Certificate

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Claim your free publishing kit full of self-publishing information, author guides and tip sheets to help you self-publish your book like a pro!
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Outskirts Press helps self-published authors advertise their book in Ingram’s monthly Advance catalogue, distributed to book buyers/retailers/wholesalers, to market their book to the people most interested in buying it.

Ingram Advance Announcement

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Unlike many book marketing services, Outskirts Press’s Media Marketing Blitz is laser-focused on introducing a self-published author’s book to quality media outlets in their immediate vicinity, where their odds for success are much higher.

Media Marketing Blitz

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Self-publishing authors can get an unbiased & guaranteed review of their book from the book industry's renowned book critics with the Kirkus Indie review service.  A Kirkus review offers authors content for cover blurbs & product pages.

Kirkus Guaranteed Book Review

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Outskirts Press helps self-publishing authors market their books. The Amazon Search Inside the Book functionality, an optimized Amazon product page listing and a professional Amazon Author Page will kickstart any self-published book’s sales potential.

Amazon Launch Bundle

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Save 20% on 3 of our marketing services laser focused on Amazon.com ... more >>
Self-publishing authors can advertise their book to over 85,000 affluent spiritual book buyers & Spirituality & Health readers--people interested in exploring the spiritual journey, the journey to self-knowledge, authenticity & integration.

Spirituality and Health Magazine Co-op Ad

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Reach over 85,000 affluent and spiritual book buyers through a co-op ... more >>
Christian self-publishing authors can reach over 8,000 Christian book buyers, retailers & readers with our targeted co-op advertising by Christian Retailing Magazine in the form of a laser-focused, targeted email blast.

Christian Retailing Digital Product Blast

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Reach over 8,000 Christian book buyers, retailers, and readers with ... more >>
The Next Generation Indie Book Awards honors exemplary books from all publishers.  As an award-winning self-publisher, Outskirts Press knows the benefit accolades bring to book promotion, especially for self-published authors.

Next Generation Indie Book Awards Submission

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Self-published authors can get more book sales via on the world's largest online retailer with a professional Amazon Author Page which engages potential readers and takes book sales to a whole new level.

Amazon Author Page

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Self-publishing authors can use a Custom Sales Sheet to sell their book to reviewers, news outlets, booksellers & more.  This eye-catching presentation will stand out the sea of letters & press releases, giving the author a competitive advantage.

Custom Book Sales Sheet

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Outskirts Press helps self-publishing authors promote their books. The best way for a self-published author to get their book industry-leading exposure is at the London Book Fair, Beijing International Book Fair and Frankfurt Book Fair.

Global Book Tour (3 book events, one discount...

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Outskirts Press helps self-publishing authors market their books. For self-published authors, winning a book award is one of the most powerful & effective ways to make their book stand out in the crowd.

Book Award Submissions (6 awards, one discoun...

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Bookmarks, business cards, posters & post cards featuring the cover of a self-published book are some of the best book promotion tools for local marketing.  Authors can use them to announce their book’s debut, promote book events, etc.

Promotional Materials Bundle (4 sets of marke...

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From paper color & font type, size & spacing to justification, margins & layout we adhere to NAVH’s best practices to ensure the widest possible market for a self-published Large Print Edition book.

Large Print Edition

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The number of Americans over the age of 65 is expected to almost ... more >>
Amazon Kindle eBook publishing services for book series presented to the consumer as a "boxed set" is a great way for new & established self-published authors to reach new readers. Having an Amazon Kindle eBook allows an author to reach more readers.

Amazon Kindle eBook Box Set

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As the Best Self-Publishing Company, Outskirts Press offers audiobook creation and distribution services.  Publish your audiobook with Outskirts Press and sell it on Audible and iTunes worldwide.

Audiobook Publication & Distribution

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Self-published authors can get their book exposure to over 37,000 literary enthusiasts when their book is featured exclusively in a blog post on the Self-Publishing News blog as the featured Amazon Book-of-the-Week.

Amazon-branded Featured Book of the Week

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Most self-published authors need help developing a book marketing plan.  A 30-minute session with an Outskirts Press Book Marketing Specialist will set them on the right path to market their unique book.  Book marketing plan included.

Marketing Consultation with Marketing Plan De...

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Self-published authors can take their book on a whirlwind world tour by launching a Virtual Book Tour with two guaranteed blog appearances that can kick-start an on-going virtual tour & put the author’s book in front of thousands of readers.

Virtual Book Tour Launch

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Take your book on a whirlwind world tour – even if you’re too ... more >>
Enhanced Amazon Search Inside the Book functionality is available to writers self-publishing with Outskirts Press to increase their self-published book's sales potential.

Amazon Search Inside the Book Submission

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There are millions of readers looking for your self-published book–make yourself visible to them with professional social media profile graphics from Outskirts Press, which allow authors to present a polished image to the world on social media!

Social Media Profile Graphics

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Outskirts Press’s Flipbook First Chapter Excerpt delivers the power of “try it before you buy it” marketing to self-publishing authors allowing them to hook potential readers with a taste of what is to come.

Flipbook First Chapter Excerpt

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Self-publishing authors need to increase the selling power of their book on Amazon to increase book sales.  The trick is to include relevant, compelling and engaging information that has been search engine optimized (SEO) to bring in more readers.

Amazon Listing Optimization

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Outskirts Press helps self-publishing authors market their books. For Christian books, additional distribution through Spring Arbor allows our authors to reach a more extensive network of targeted faith-based readers/booksellers.

Spring Arbor Christian Distribution Service

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Outskirts Press helps self-publishing authors promote their books. The best way for a children’s book author to get industry-leading exposure is at the Bologna Children's Book Fair where they can be seen by over 30,000 book industry professionals.

Bologna Children's Book Fair

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Over 30,000 professional visitors (like agents, editors, writers, ... more >>
Outskirts Press helps self-publishing authors promote their books. The Beijing International Book Fair is the largest & most popular industry book fair/publishing event in China. Exhibition gives self-published authors valuable exposure for their book.

Beijing Book Fair

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Outskirts Press helps self-publishing authors promote their books at the London Book Fair which provides valuable exposure to over 23,000 publishing professionals at the largest & most popular industry book fair/publishing event in the UK.

London Book Fair

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Self-published authors can get their book exposure at the American Library Association annual conference where thousands of librarians gather each year to find out what’s new in the publishing industry.

American Library Association (ALA) Book Fair

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Self-publishing authors can give their book the attention it deserves with a high-quality, objective & guaranteed book review from Foreword Clarion & BlueInk Reviews.  Professional review offers authors excellent content for cover blurbs & product pages.

Blue Ink & Clarion Guaranteed Book Reviews Bu...

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Self-publishing authors can introduce their book to libraries, bookstores, the media, reviewers, bloggers & readers by placing a quarter page, full-color ad (and first chapter preview) in First Chapter Plus for 3 months.

1st Chapter Preview Library Distribution (3 M...

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Self-published authors books deserve to be found by booksellers, librarians, publishers & agents.  The best way to reach that audience & receive critical exposure for their book with a guaranteed book review from Blue Ink Book Reviews.

Blue Ink Guaranteed Book Review

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Outskirts Press helps self-publishing authors promote their books. The Frankfurt Book Fair gives self-published books valuable exposure to over 250,000 visitors at the most popular book fair/publishing event in Germany.

Frankfurt Book Fair

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Get your book exposure to over 36,000 publishing professional and ... more >>
Self-published books gain exposure to thousands of booksellers, librarians, agents, publishers, film producers & production companies in Publishers Weekly's PW Select magazine & featured on PublishersWeekly.com, BookLife.com & in the BookLife Report.

PW Select Magazine Ad

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Outskirts Press helps self-publishing authors promote their books. A co-op ad sponsored by Outskirts Press in ForeWord Magazine reaches over 10,000 influential book buyers, bookstore owners, publishers and agents for industry-leading book exposure.

Foreword Reviews Co-op Ad

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Self-publishing author can reach over 80,000 booksellers, publishers, librarians, wholesalers, distributors & agents in addition to more than 360,000 monthly website visitors with an ad in Publisher’s Weekly magazine.

Publishers Weekly Magazine Co-Op Ad

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Self-published authors can reach at least 40,000 affluent readers guaranteed with targeted exposure in Bookmarks Magazine.  The key to a self-published book's success is reaching the audience that's already waiting to read the book.

Bookmarks Magazine Co-op Ad

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Live book events are the highlight of an author’s book marketing efforts.  That’s why Outskirts Press offers custom posters featuring our self-published author’s book cover to use in local book promotion & for live book events.

Small Posters 11 x 17 (25 count)

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Live book events are the highlight of an author’s book marketing efforts.  That’s why Outskirts Press offers custom posters featuring our self-published author’s book cover to use in local book promotion & for live book events.

Large posters 23 x 35 (5 count)

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Bookmarks, featuring the cover of a self-published book, are one of the best book promotion tools for local marketing.  That’s why Outskirts Press offers custom bookmarks with scannable QR codes & ordering information to help authors market their books.

Bookmarks (500 count)

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Bookmarks are a wonderful promotional item to pass out because people ... more >>
Some people wear their heart on their sleeve—you can wear your self-published book cover on your t-shirt!  Custom t-shirts printed with your book’s cover is a great way to promote your book wherever you go.

Custom t-shirt featuring your book

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Due to popular demand, you can now customize a high-quality t-shirt ... more >>
Business cards, featuring the cover of a self-published book, are one of the best book promotion tools for local marketing.  That’s why Outskirts Press offers custom business cards featuring author & book information to help authors market their books.

Business Cards (500 count)

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Because publishing a book is one of the most exciting events in an author’s life, Outskirts Press offers postcards featuring their book cover, which authors can use to announce their book’s debut, promote live book events or other book marketing.

Postcards (500 count)

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Every self-published author wants to gain notoriety--the best way is to become an award-winning author.  A win in the Readers' Favorite Book Award contest can go a long way toward encouraging potential readers to take the risk on an unknown author.

Readers Favorite Book Awards Submission

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The American Book Fest honors exemplary books from independent self-publishers with the Best Book Award.   As an award-winning self-publisher, Outskirts Press knows the benefit accolades bring to book promotion, especially for self-published authors.

USA Book News Best Book Awards Submission

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Writer’s Digest honors exemplary books with the Self-Published Book Award. That’s why, as an award-winning self-publisher, Outskirts Press encourages its authors to submit their book to the awards & reap the benefit accolades can bring to book promotion.

Writers Digest Self-Published Book Awards Sub...

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Each year the Independent Book Publishers Association honors exemplary books with the Benjamin Franklin Award.   As an award-winning self-publisher, Outskirts Press knows the benefit accolades bring to book promotion, especially for self-published authors

Benjamin Franklin Awards Submission

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Reader Views honors exemplary books from independent self-publishers with their Literary Book Award. As an award-winning self-publisher, Outskirts Press knows the benefit accolades bring to book promotion, especially for self-published authors.

Reader Views Literary Awards Submission

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Every year Reader Views honors exemplary books from independent self ... more >>
Winning the “Book of the Year” award from Foreword Magazine can help separate a self-published author’s book from the crowd.  That’s why, Outskirts Press encourages its authors to submit their books to the awards.

ForeWord INDIES Book of the Year Awards Submi...

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Successful self-published book promotion requires an organized plan & tenacious marketing. Outskirts Press’s annual marketing calendar offers over 150 important book marketing tips, resources & deadlines for all kinds of books.

Author Marketing Calendar 2022

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As the Best Self-Publishing Company, Outskirts Press offers audiobook creation and distribution services.  Publish your audiobook with Outskirts Press and sell it on Audible and iTunes worldwide.

Audiobook Publication & Distribution

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Take your show on the road! Keep your book on-trend—and expand your ... more >>

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