Amazon-branded Featured Book of the Week

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.


Get your book into the in-box of a wide audience of literary enthusiasts with our Amazon Featured Book of the Week option.

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Wouldn't it be great if your book's cover, along with an easy way to order your book directly from Amazon, could be delivered directly to the email in-box of thousands of interested readers and other writers?

That is exactly what you get with our Amazon Featured-Book-of-the-Week service:

  • Your book is featured exclusively in a blog posting on our Self-Publishing News blog as the featured Amazon Book-of-the-Week (see an example below)
  • Over 37,000 readers and writers who subscribe will receive your Amazon-branded Featured Book of the Week email directly into their in-box, along with a convenient way to order your book directly from Amazon.
  • Your blog post is broadcast to our social community on Facebook and Twitter, resulting in even more exposure for your book.

Outskirts Press Featured Book of the Week

Both the email and blog post feature your book cover image, plus a button linking to your book's Amazon sales page, just like you see in the example above. This makes it extremely easy for readers to purchase your book and write reviews.

Yes, Amazon offers the ability to send emails like this manually, and you should certainly do that for your own targeted list of friends and family, too. But with this option, you get thousands of email recipients, plus exposure on our three most popular social media channels (our blog, our Facebook page and our Twitter account). You will receive a free tip sheet upon purchase with helpful tips on how to get the most out of your Amazon-branded Featured Book of the Week exposure.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When will my book be featured?

A: Books are featured based on when the option was purchased and how many "Featured Spots" are available for each month. This is a very popular option and authors love having their book featured on our Self Publishing News blog ( a few months after publication. This gives you time to get reviews on your book--becauase you will get better results with this service if your book has several good reviews. Reviews sell books and people rarely buy books will no reviews.

Q: Can Outskirts Press post a review for me on Amazon? How do I post a review? I have a Readers Favorite review and a Blue Ink review of my book.

A: You can add positive reviews of your book to your Amazon detail page through your Author Central account at or you can have Outskirts Press optimize your Amazon listing for you as part of our popular Amazon Launch Bundle. The reviews you post yourself through Author Central won't go into the "Review" section, they'll go somewhere better--into the Description section, which is higher up on your sales page and therefore more visible to browsers.

However, other people who have read your book can post reviews for it into the Review section of your Amazon sales page, and here's how:

(1) Write out the review first and be ready to copy and paste it
(2) Login to Amazon (or create an account)
(3) Go to the book detail page on Amazon for the book you have reviewed. Scroll down to the yellow button labeled "Submit a Review" and click on it.
(4) Follow the prompts and copy and paste your review.

Q: Will my book be featured on Amazon?

A: Your book will be featured on the Self-Publishing News Blog, our Facebook Page, and emailed directly to approximately 37,000 readers and writers. Each feature email and posting contains direct links to Amazon so buyers can easily purchase your book.

Q: What is the distribution of this option?

A: Distribution of your featured book post will be pushed to all of our blog subscribers and all of our social media channels.

Reserve your spot as soon as possible. Spots will fill up fast.

Reviews of your book greatly enhance this option! Make sure to have at least one review on Amazon.

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