Wie man sich von tausenden anderer Buecher abheben kann.
Kein Geld fuer Werbung? Braucht man als Autor auch nicht, wenn man bereit ist, ein bischen Zeit zu investieren.
Hier sind 42 Moeglichkeiten, Ihr Buch bekannt zu machen – und es muss nicht immer englisch-sprachig sein. Deutsche Leser gibt es ueberall auf der Welt. Natuerlich sind die Chancen hoeher, wenn ihr Buch uebersetzt ist. Denn Leser in Asien, Australien, Neuseeland, Indien, USA und Canada finden ihr Buch dann leichter.
Warum also nicht nach preiswerten Uebersetzungsmoeglichkeiten suchen und Ihr Buch weltweit verkaufen?
Use your free membership to promote yourself and your books. Reviews are essential and reviews on Goodreads site help your book to really stand out to millions of visitors.
Wattpad has experienced explosive growth since its inception and has become the world’s most popular destination to publish and read e-books. Wattpad delivers billions of pages from its library of works created and published by the Wattpad community.
3. On BookTalk,
You’ll find an online reading group and book discussion forum that can help you discover new books. If you’re an author or publisher looking to promote your books, you are welcome to use BookTalk.org as a tool to reach a vast audience of book lovers. They have a Google Page Rank of 5, over 14,000 members and close to 700,000 site views per month. Book discussion forums are free and open to anyone including authors and publishers. Create a free account and write about your books in either the Fiction Book Forum or Non-Fiction Book Forum. Mail a few copies of your print book and it will be advertised. They will advertise your book on the Home page for 15 to 30 days and on the Featured Book Suggestions page permanently.”
4. And then, there is another Booktalk
Booktalk.com is an online booklovers’ community composed of many of today’s bestselling and popular authors. Personalized author home pages contain excerpts from bestselling novels as well as information about upcoming releases, author notes and personal hobbies and interests as well as publisher, literary agent and book industry information. Writing related articles by Booktalk authors and others in the writing community and upcoming literary events are also included.
Authors are always welcome to post about their books in the Book Bazaar.
6. Library Thing
Social networking site and forum for book lovers. Free profile where each book contains tags, reviews and links to conversations about the book.
Enables you to build a virtual book shelf, that include book reviews from Amazon and to interact with your Shelfari community.
Features weekly top rated books, top talent spotters. You can join the forum, upload books and post reviews.
List yourself at this writers and authors directory, sorted by genre or location. Various resources for writers, agents and publishers.
Forum about books. Offers: profile with books appearing in signature, list of favorite and wished books.
Share Your Poems, Short Stories, Novels, and more with the world. Sign up, it’s free.
Selected book listing, authors interviews, link to authors’ website; Reviewed by humans, not all books accepted, check submission guidelines.
13. Nothing Binding
Upload and manage your book cover image & book promotion materials. Showcase your work for free: writings, books, articles, short stories, essays, poems and more.
14. Book Buzzr
Has a 30 days free trial listing and a paid listing with monthly payment of under $5.
15. Filed By
Kind of “Twitter” for authors , platform for books, have your own author site, post short blogs.
Free Listing : a 60 words description and 5 keywords per book. Premium listing : $19.95/year – 120 words description and space for book reviews.
17. Jacket Flap
For children books only. Directory of children books, publishers and professionals related to children book publishing. You can create your own profile to add your book and blog for free.
Find out what others are reading on Scribd. This service is somewhat comparable with Wattpad. Authors upload their PDF, Word, and PowerPoint docs to share them with the world’s largest community of readers.
Authors can advertise free for thirty days. Submit a portrait photo (jpg), up to fifty words inviting readers to your website and your URL where your book(s) are for sale. After thirty days it is as low as 27 cents a day.
20. SavvyBookWriters Blog
As often mentioned on this blog, please feel free to submit your book’s jpeg photo, description and author information and we will promote your book for FREE.
21. BookreportradioA lively mix of author interviews, audio book previews and chats with those influential in the literary world, The Book Report has become appointment listening for bibliophiles and book clubs alike.
FREE (e)-book listings:
Helfen Sie mit, hier ein paar mehr Foren, Buecherclubs, Leserforums etc. in Deutscher Sprache bekannt zu machen. Haben Sie Tips? Lassen Sie es uns alle wissen! Herzlichen Dank im Voraus fuer Ihr Mitwirken.