Promotion Services and Packages

All tours include:

  • a media pack inclusive of the book cover, synopsis, buy links, author bio, author photo/logo, author social media and website links will be distributed to all participating blog hosts
  • a tour/event banner 
  • a blog schedule featuring the host blogs and featured dates
  • promotion on the Gay Book Promotions Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ pages
  • posts on this site’s Blog page and Forthcoming Events listing
  • promotion of your blog tour to 50+ Facebook groups

 

Cover Reveal 

The aim is to generate interest in your forthcoming book and widen your audience.

  • Gay Book Promotions will create and send invites to bloggers and reviewers
  • A Cover Reveal media pack will be collated and sent to the blog hosts who respond, including a list of participants
  • Cover Reveals are set for a specific date and time
  • Promotion through Social Media by sharing the Cover Reveal posts from various blog hosts to Facebook pages and groups, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest during the duration of the Cover Reveal Blitz
  • Rafflecopter Giveaway. This is not required but giveaways boost reader participation. Giveaway prize/s to be provided by the author.

 

  • Required from the author: the Cover Reveal date and time, Cover Art, Blurb, Buy Links (if available), Author Bio and Photo/Logo, Social Media Links, Excerpt/s (if required) and details of any Giveaway prize/s.
  • 1 Day – $25/£20

 

Want to reveal your book trailer or first chapter of your upcoming release?  

Our Cover Reveal can easily be changed into a Book Trailer or Chapter Reveal event.

 

Release Blitz 

  • Gay Book Promotions will create and send invites to bloggers and reviewers,
  • A Release Day media pack will be collated and sent to the blog hosts who respond,  along with a master schedule.
  • Promotion through Social Media by sharing links from various blog hosts to Facebook pages and groups, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest during the duration of the Release Blitz.
  • Rafflecopter Giveaway. This is not required but giveaways boost reader participation. Giveaway prize/s to be provided by the author. 
  • Release Blitz event banner with blurb and cover.

 

  • Required from author: Release Date, Cover Art, Blurb, Buy Links, Author Bio, Author Photo/Logo, Social Media Links, Excerpt/s (if required) and details of Giveaway prize/s.
  • Duration: 1, 2, or 3 days  $25 – $35/£20 – £27 

This is a promotion only post and is similar to a Book Blast, but it is dedicated to spotlighting your new release and to build up interest. You can also choose to include an excerpt or giveaway along with the promotion.

 

Release Blitz with ARC review option 

At least three weeks notice is required for this service.

  • Gay Book Promotions will create and send invites to bloggers and reviewers.
  • A Release Blitz media pack will be collated and sent to the blog hosts who respond,  along with a master schedule.
  • Distribute ARCs to bloggers (needed at least two weeks before the release date).
  • Promotion through Social Media by sharing links/reviews from various blog hosts to Facebook pages and groups, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest during the duration of the Release Blitz.
  • Rafflecopter Giveaway. This is not required but giveaways boost reader participation. Giveaway prize/s to be provided by the author.
  • Release Blitz event banner with blurb and cover.

 

  • Required from author: ARCs in various formats, Release Date, Cover Art, Blurb, Buy Links, Author Bio, Author Photo/Logo, Social Media Links, Excerpt/s (if required) and details of Giveaway prize/s.
  • At least three weeks notice is required for this service
  • Duration: 1, 2, or 3 days  $35 – $45/£27 – £35  

 

Book Blast 

This is a promotion only post and includes the generic items from the Release Blitz. The author can also choose this option to advertise an upcoming sale or special deal. The information is emailed to all of our tour hosts asking for shares as well as promoted to roughly 30+ Facebook groups/pages and Twitter for the duration of the blast.

(No giveaway included)

  • Duration: 1, 2, or 3 days  $25 – $35/£20 – £27

 

Tours 

Book tours are currently booking four-six weeks in advance. This gives the tour hosts time to schedule the post, read and review the book, submit interview questions/guest post ideas and for the author to get them back in a timely manner. 

Please be aware that tour hosts’ schedules fill up quickly, so the earlier a tour is booked the more participation it will have.

 Book Tour (5, 10, 15, or 20 days)

  • Gay Book Promotions will create and send invites to bloggers and reviewers.
  • A Blog Tour media pack will be collated and sent to the blog hosts who respond, along with a master schedule.
  • Distribute ARCs to bloggers (Needed at least three weeks in advance of the tour).
  • Collect and send author/character interview questions, requests for guest posts etc to the author and return to the bloggers when the author has completed them.
  • Promotion of each tour stop through Social Media by sharing links from various blog hosts to Facebook pages and groups, Twitter, Google+, and Pinterest during the duration of the Blog Tour.
  • Rafflecopter Giveaway. This is not required but giveaways boost reader participation. Giveaway prize/s to be provided by the author.
  • Blog Tour event banner with dates and blog hosts

 

  • Required from author: ARCs in various formats, Completion of interview questions/guest posts as required for bloggers, Cover Art, Blurb, Buy Links, Author Bio, Author Photo/Logo, Social Media Links, Excerpt/s (if required) and details of Giveaway prize/s.

 

  • Duration: 5 days ~ $45/£35
  • Duration: 10 days  ~ $60/£46
  • Duration: 15 days ~ $90/£70
  • Duration: 20 days  ~ $120/£92

 

Review Only Tour 

At least three weeks notice is required for this service.

For a new release or as retro review tour

  • Gay Book Promotions will create and send invites to bloggers and reviewers.
  • A Review Tour media pack will be collated and sent to the reviewers who respond, along with a master schedule.
  • Distribute ARCs to bloggers (Needed at least two weeks in advance of the tour)
  • Review may be posted on review blogs, Amazon, Goodreads etc (Some reviewers may only post to Amazon/Goodreads as they do not have a blog).
  • Rafflecopter Giveaway. This is not required but giveaways boost reader participation. Giveaway prize/s to be provided by the author.
  • Book Review event banner with dates and blog hosts 

 

  • Required from author: ARCs in various formats or Instafreebie link, Cover Art, Blurb, Buy Links, Author Bio, Author Photo/Logo, Social Media Links, Excerpt/s (if required), and details of Giveaway prize/s.
  • Duration: 5 days ~ $35/£27
  • Duration: 10 days ~ $50/£39
  • Longer Review Tours available on request

 

Series Review or Promotion Tour

A review tour for a series of books spread over six weeks (to include a new release and/or the audiobooks if required).

  • Gay Book Promotions will create and send invites to bloggers and reviewers.
  • A Series Review Tour media pack will be collated and sent to the reviewers who respond, along with a master schedule.
  • Distribute ARCs and Audible US/UK codes to bloggers (Needed at least two weeks in advance of the tour)
  • Review may be posted on review blogs, Amazon, Goodreads etc (Some reviewers may only post to Amazon/Goodreads as they do not have a blog).
  • Rafflecopter Giveaway. This is not required but giveaways boost reader participation. Giveaway prize/s to be provided by the author.
  • Series Review event banners, including dates and blog hosts.

At least three weeks notice is required for this service.

  • Required from author: ARCs in various formats or Instafreebie link, Audible codes for audio reviews, Cover Art, Blurb, Buy Links, Author Bio, Author Photo/Logo, Social Media Links, Excerpt/s, and details of Giveaway prizes (if required).

 

  • Promotion only ~ $40/£32
  • Promotion and Review  ~ $50/£40
  • Promotion, Review, and Blog Guest Posts/Interviews ~ $60/£46

 

Tailor-made Packages

  • Any combination of tours/blasts/reveals for a single book
  • Price available on request

EXAMPLES:

Package 1

  • Cover Reveal
  • 3-day Release Day Blitz
  • 5-day Review or Blog Tour
  • 1 Giveaway for duration of package
  • $100/£77

Package 2

  • 3-day Release Day Blitz
  • 5-day Review Tour
  • 1 Giveaway for duration of package
  • $75/£60

Package 3

  • 1-day Release Day Blitz
  • 5-day Review Tour
  • 1 Giveaway for duration of package
  • $60/£46

Package 4

  • 1-day Cover Reveal
  • 1-day Release Day Blitz
  • No reviews or giveaway
  • $35/£27

 

Audiobooks

All the above packages can also be used to promote audiobooks.

Promotion Audible codes (US and UK) will be required for Review Tours.


Contact and Queries

Authors

If you don’t see what you are looking for use the Contact Page or email us at gaybookpromotions@gmail.com and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

A standardised form will be sent to you to gather further information needed for the production of our media pack once payment has been made.

Most of the services listed above require at least three weeks notice to arrange. Most tour hosts’ schedules fill up quickly, so the earlier your tour is booked the greater the chance of a higher participation for your chosen dates.

 

Payment

PAYMENT MAY BE MADE IN US DOLLARS OR GB POUNDS.

10% reduction of fees if you’ve previously booked a tour with Gay Book Promotions.

Once you decide on the type of tour you require we will send a PayPal invoice. Work on your promotional media package will begin after payment of this invoice is received.

We will contact 80+ hosts/bloggers (depending on the service required) regarding your request, inviting them to participate in the tour/event via a Google Forms sign-up sheet.

See Terms and Conditions for more details.

 

Bloggers and Reviewers

If you are interested in becoming a host for any of our services, please complete this Google Form.

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