Novel Marketing and Promotion
Since 1997, Smith Publicity has promoted fiction books of every genre—from first time self-published titles to New York Times best sellers.
How readers discover new books and e-books is constantly changing! Smith Publicity offers a line of fiction book publicity services designed to help authors create awareness for their titles and build, or continue to build, their author brand.
These publicity services include a combination of strategic book publicity outreach to our established network of media contacts and book bloggers with a consultation component where we coach authors to develop meaningful author-led initiatives. This powerful combination allows authors to carry on with novel marketing and promotion efforts long after our time together has ended.
We offer a range of book, e-book, and novel marketing services for fiction titles including:
- Fiction Consultation
- NetGalley Book Review Service (making your book available to 100,000+ librarians/bloggers)
- Media Introduction Service for Fiction—Three Weeks
- Focused Fiction Promotion Service—Four Weeks
- Comprehensive Fiction Promotion Service—Six Weeks or Two-Months
- Galley/advance reader copy support
Outreach: We reach out to various networks for potential print, broadcast, and online coverage and recommendations:
- Online outlets
- Book bloggers
We use an array of tools to create visibility for authors and their books, including:
- NetGalley book review service
- Local book signings
- Book blog tours
- Amazon Optimization and Amazon Top Reviewer
- Book trade shows
- Combined Book Exhibit program
Consultation to help authors with:
- Library events
- Book signings
- Book awards
- Book clubs
Book publicity—using the media to generate interest—is one part of helping readers discover a new fiction title. Author-led initiatives are key to developing a strong, lasting brand.
We welcome the opportunity to learn more about you, your goals, and your work. Contact Smith Publicity to discuss a tailored plan for you and your book.
Learn more about why authors need publicity.