Promotion Services

BOOK PROMOTION for Authors

Virtual Blog Tours include:

  • creation of a media pack (inclusive of the book cover, blurb, buy links, author bio, author social media/website links) for distribution to all participating blog hosts
  • a tour banner 
  • a blog schedule listing the host blogs and tour dates – listed on the Facebook page and also sent to the author
  • promotion on the Gay Book Promotions’ Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Ello, Pinterest, and MeWe pages
  • posts on this site’s Blog page and Forthcoming Events listings
  • your book cover will be posted on the left-hand sidebar of this blog for the duration of the promotion
  • promotion of your blog tour and the various blog posts to Facebook groups and other social media platforms

BLOG TOUR OPTIONS

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
  • A Cover Reveal media pack will be collated and sent to the blog hosts who respond
  • Cover Reveals are set for a specific date and time
  • Promotion through Social Media by sharing the Cover Reveal posts from various blogs to Facebook pages/groups, Twitter, Tumblr, MeWe, Ello, and Pinterest 
  • 1 Day – $35/£29

 

Book a Cover Reveal and a Release Blitz or a Blog Tour

and receive a $10/£8 discount on the combined package.

New Release Blitz 

  • Gay Book Promotions will create blurb and/or tagline banners and send invites to bloggers.
  • A New Release Blitz media pack will be collated and sent to the blog hosts who respond,  along with a tour schedule.
  • Promotion through Social Media by sharing links from the various blog hosts to Facebook pages/groups, Twitter, Tumblr, Ello, MeWe, and Pinterest during the duration of the Release Blitz.
  • Optional Rafflecopter Giveaway. Prize/s to be provided by the author. 
  • Duration:  1, 2 or 3 days  $40/£33

This is a promotion only tour, dedicated to spotlighting your new release. 

Release Blitz with ARC review option 

  • Gay Book Promotions will create blurb and/or tagline banners and send invites to bloggers/reviewers.
  • A Release Blitz media pack will be collated and sent to the blog hosts who respond,  along with a tour schedule.
  • Distribution of ARCs to bloggers/reviewers 
  • Promotion through Social Media by sharing links/reviews from the various blog hosts to Facebook pages/groups, Twitter, Tumblr, Ello, MeWe and Pinterest during the duration of the Release Blitz.
  • Optional Rafflecopter Giveaway. Prize/s to be provided by the author.
  • Duration:  3 days – $45/£37 OR 5 days – $55/£45

 

Book a Cover Reveal and a Release Blitz or a Blog Tour

and receive a $10/£8 discount on the combined package.

Book Blast 

This tour includes the generic items from the Release Blitz to promote an already published book.

The author can also choose this option to advertise an upcoming sale or special deal. 

 BOOK BLAST  – Book Promotion only

  • Duration: 3 days ~ $40/£33
  • Duration: 5 days ~ $45/£37
  • Duration: 7 days ~ $50/£41

BOOK BLAST with REVIEWS – Book Promotion and Reviews

  • Duration: 3 days ~$45/£37
  • Duration: 5 days ~ $55/£45
  • Duration: 7 days ~ $60/£49

 

Blog Tours

With Reviews, Guest Posts, and/or Interviews 

Blog Tours are currently booking three-four 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 is likely to have.

Blog Tour (5 or 10 days)

Gay Book Promotions will:

  • Create and send invites to bloggers and reviewers.
  • Create blurb/tagline/promotion banners and images.
  • Collate a Blog Tour media pack and send it to the blog hosts who respond, along with a tour schedule and various promotion images. 
  • ARC management and distribution to bloggers/reviewers, if reviews are required. 
  • Collect and send interview questions, requests for guest posts etc. to the author and return to the bloggers when the author has completed them.
  • Promotion of each blog post through Social Media, sharing links from the various blog hosts to Facebook pages/groups, Twitter, Ello, MeWe, and Pinterest during the duration of the Blog Tour.
  • Optional Rafflecopter Giveaway. Prize/s to be provided and distributed by the author.

 

  • Duration: 5 days ~ $65/£53
  • Duration: 10 days ~ $85/£69
  • Please enquire for longer tours

Review Only Tour 

At least three weeks notice is required for this service.

For a new/recent release or retro review tour for an ebook or an audiobook

Reviews may be posted on one or more of the following: Amazon, Audible, Goodreads, the Reviewer’s Blog or Facebook Page. The blog reviews will be shared on social media.

  • 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 posting schedule.
  • Distribution of ARCs (or Audible US/UK codes) to bloggers/reviewers 
  • Reviews may be posted on the following: Review blogs, Amazon, Goodreads, Audible (Some reviewers may only post to Amazon/Goodreads as they do not have a blog).
  • Duration: 5 days ~ $55/£45
  • Duration: 7 days ~ $60/£49
  • Duration: 10 days  ~ $75/£61

 

Series Blast or Review Tour

A promotion tour for a series of books on consecutive days or spread across several weeks (to include a new release, if required)

  • Gay Book Promotions will create blurb/tagline/promotion banners and images and send invites to bloggers and reviewers.
  • A media pack will be collated and sent to the bloggers who respond, along with a tour schedule.
  • Distribution of ARCs to bloggers.
  • Reviews may be posted on review blogs, Amazon, Goodreads etc (Some reviewers may only post to Amazon/Goodreads as they do not have a blog).
  • Optional Rafflecopter Giveaway. Prize/s to be provided by the author.

 

At least three weeks notice is required for this service.

Promotion Only – $55/£45 for five days

Promotion and Reviews – $65/£53 for five days OR $75/£61 for ten days

Promotion, Reviews, and Interviews/Guest Posts – $75/£61 for five days OR $90/£73 for ten days

 

Audiobooks

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

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

 

Social Media Blitz

We’ll post your promo and image in Facebook Groups, Twitter, MeWe, Ello and Tumblr.

You supply the graphics and the promo text you require.

Five Days Social Media Promo (Mon. – Fri.)

Price per book…..$25/£20

 

*A NEW SERVICE*

ARC MANAGEMENT SERVICE

  • Gay Book Promotions will send out your ARC files to reliable reviewers and bloggers (and your ARC group reviewers, if required) 
  • Send a reminder to review on Release Day together with the Amazon link
  • Collate the reviews and report back with a list of links to those reviews

Price per book…..$30

 

TO SCHEDULE A TOUR or PROMOTION

Please complete the form below

OR CONTACT US VIA EMAIL FOR MORE DETAILS.

A more detailed book and author information form will be emailed to you.

 

Payment

PAYMENT MAY BE MADE IN US DOLLARS OR GB POUNDS.

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 120+ 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.


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. We are based in the UK so please expect some delay at certain times.

A standardised form will be sent to you to gather further information needed for the structuring of the promotion and the production of our media pack.

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.

 

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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