How to Promote Your Book Without Breaking the Bank

77767 Authors are doing it every day – finding ways to promote their books without breaking the bank.  Money doesn’t grow on trees as we all know but at Pump Up Your Book, we offer different ways to promote your book that won’t send you to the poor house.

In order to promote your book, the author does everything in his or her power to get the word out about their book but sometimes it’s just not enough.  That’s why they come to us.  Some of them have an unlimited budget and others are watching their pennies and that’s fine.  We let authors know the different ways you can promote your book – from the book blasts at $199 to our most expensive package – The Platinum – and they go from there.

Our least expensive promotional package would be the book blasts.  For $199, your book is blasted across 20+ blogs.  This includes your book cover, blurb, selling links, author information and book excerpt.  Nothing is required on the author’s end – there’s no expense of sending books out for review and there are no interviews to fill out or guest posts to write.  Your book is the main focus and we make sure it gets the attention it deserves.  We have (as of this writing) almost 5,500 followers on Twitter and over 4,500 followers on Facebook.  Those figures do not include our followers on Google+, LinkedIn, Tumblr, StumbleUpon and many others.  And – this doesn’t include the blogger’s statistics so as you can tell, that’s a bunch of eyeballs looking at your book’s information.  Also included with the book blasts is a $25 Amazon Gift Card giveaway.  This is paid by us.  What’s really cool about these giveaways is that not only does it bring attention to your book (who can’t resist free money?) but it also is a terrific way to gain more followers on Twitter, Facebook, Goodreads, YouTube, etc., and it gives you higher rankings in Alexa and more hits to your website.  This is a  win win situation for the author.  Click here to learn more about our book blasts!

The newest package we just introduced was years in the making.  We all know the value the social networks give us when promoting our books, so we decided to design a package that would give more emphasis on promoting our authors in the social networks and bookmarking sites.  When you are tooting your own horn in the social networks, sometimes it lies on deaf ears but when someone else toots your horn for you, it’s way more effective as my authors who have toured before will tell you.  This package is called the  Social Media Marketing Package. Also included in this social marketing promotional campaign is a $25 Amazon Gift Card giveaway and like the book blasts above, it is a tremendous help for getting more followers for you.  With this program comes extra perks we do for you and between the perks and the Amazon gift card giveaway, this is a very effective program to help you sell your books.  Click here for more details on the social media marketing package!

I saved the best for last.  We are running a summer special!  Buy any package – Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum – and make payment before September 30, you get the entire package of your choosing for $100 off.  This does not include the Book Blasts or the Social Media Campaign mentioned above.  Pay before September 30 and you can book your tour as far ahead as you want.

If you’re interested in any of these packages, email Dorothy at thewriterslife(at) and I will be more to tell you more about them.

Let us toot your horn for you!