Smith Publicity: Fiction Publicity

Since 1997, Smith Publicity has promoted fiction books of every genre—from first time self-published titles to New York Times best sellers.

Kreskin with his book publicist Dan Smith

Dan Smith with The Amazing Kreskin during Las Vegas media tour arranged by Smith Publicity.

How readers discover new books and e-books is constantly changing! Smith Publicity offers a line of fiction publicity services designed to help authors create awareness for their titles and build, or continue to build, their author brand.

Our services as book publicists 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:

  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Online outlets
  • Librarians
  • 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:

  • Goodreads
  • Shelfari
  • Twitter
  • Google+
  • LinkedIn
  • Facebook
  • 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.