Enter BookBaby’s Publish, Promote & Sell Sweepstakes to win $5,000 in prizes!
One winner will be chosen every Friday in May.
This is the prize to end all publishing, promotion, and distribution prizes. With this prize package you can publish your book as an eBook (and get 200 printed copies), promote it to thousands of readers, take advantage of marketing and PR campaigns, and sell your book on the world’s biggest bookstores.
Five winners will each receive over $5,000 in prizes,
each package includes:
The sweepstakes is open for entries from April 23rd – May 28th. There’s no cost to enter. Void where prohibited by law. No purchase necessary. Five winners will be chosen at random, one each Friday in May, 2014.
- BookBaby – Premium ePublishing package, including design, worldwide distribution, and 200 printed books (worth $2,676)
- Readers' Favorite – Promotion, reviews, and advertising (worth $758)
- Smith Publicity – NetGalley promotion with access to 100,000 industry contacts (worth $295)
- Circle of Seven Productions – Book review, radio and magazine interview, social media campaign (worth $350)
- PR Newswire – Press release distribution (worth $129)
- Riffle – Promotion and sales to Riffle Select’s emailing list (worth $100)
- FirstEditing.com – Professional editing services (worth $1,000)
- Write Brothers – Dramatica Pro and Story Expert writing software (worth $349)
View complete sweepstakes rules here.
BookBaby Prize Package:
Premium Publishing Package ($249)
Deluxe eBook Cover Design ($249)
200 Printed Books (US Trade type) ($1,580)
Deluxe Printed Book Cover Design ($399)
HostBaby for a Year ($199)
Readers’ Favorite Prize Package
5 Express Book Reviews – Each winner will receive 5 complete reviews of their book within 2-3 weeks, each with a Mini-Critique on 5 key literary areas. Package value: $199
10 Months of Advertising – Each winner will receive 10 months of advertising in our Featured Book rotator, which displays your book to the readers, agents, publishers and publicists who use our site. Advertising value $275
Entries into the 2014 Readers' Favorite International Book Award Contest - Each winner will receive one entry into the contest ($89) plus entry into 3 additional contest categories ($195) for more chances to win. Contestants range from first-time authors to New York Times bestsellers like Daniel Silva and James Rollins, as well as celebrity authors like Jim Carrey and Henry Winkler. Package value: $284
NetGalley from Smith Publicity
NetGalley is an innovative online service connecting authors and publishers with 100,000+ publishing industry contacts including book reviewers, media, librarians, booksellers, bloggers and educators. Smith Publicity uploads the digital version(s) of the title in exchange for potential recommendations and reviews on Amazon, Goodreads, blogs, etc. Smith Publicity sends authors weekly updates on all interest and links to any reviews. Service lasts for four weeks.
Circle of Seven Marketing Package:
COS Marketing Package gets your name, book or brand out to readers and media professionals. Incredible reader outreach includes an interview on our radio show that has over 80,000 listeners, Twitter campaign, book review with distribution to reader sites and an article in Reader’s Entertainment Magazine. Readers, librarians, book bloggers, press and general public outreach!
Radio Interview on Reader's Entertainment Radio (80,000 listeners)
SearchReach Distribution Package
SearchReach distribution over PR Newswire's self-service platform for online press release distribution. The distribution includes posting to PRNewswire.com, the industry's most trafficked website, making your news findable by search and news engines (Google, Bing, Yahoo!) and reaching subscribers and bloggers with RSS.
$1,000 of Professional Editing Services
This all-inclusive editing package gives your writing the star treatment it deserves. It ensures a smooth presentation with consistent plot/character elements. Additionally, you will receive a professional editorial review of your writing's overall substance, organization, and presentation. Of course, these editing services always include correcting spelling, grammar and punctuation; improving the consistency and appropriateness of verb tenses; inserting transitional phrasing; and checking for continuity / flow of thoughts in your writing.
The creative writing partner that helps you create great characters, plan your plot from start to finish, and blast away those writer's blocks. For Windows 8, 7, XP, and Vista. SRP $149.95
DRAMATICA® STORY EXPERT™
The latest software based on the Dramatica story development system. It has powerful new writing tools for both aspiring writers and established professionals. For Mac Only 10.6 to 10.9. SRP $199.95
Total value: $349/winner
Riffle Select Listing
Promote your book with Riffle Select and attract a very large audience and book downloads that can give you an instant reader base. Many people who download books then also write reviews on Riffle and share those reviews with their social networks, giving you the next wave of exposure. Riffle Select is a product of Odyl, who has supported book launch campaigns for many #1 New York Times Bestselling Authors since 2008.