Marketing and PR Service Providers for Authors

Book Awards

Nonfiction Book Awards – Via the Nonfiction Authors Association.

IPPY Awards – Independent Book Publisher Awards.

Benjamin Franklin Book Awards – Annual event held by IBPA.

Book of the Year Awards – Held by Foreword magazine, honors independently published books.

Book Review Sources

Midwest Book Review – Excellent source for book reviews as they are especially supportive of independent publishers.

Kirkus Book Reviews – Paid book review service and print magazine.

Foreword Magazine – Print publication that reviews independent book titles–for a fee.

Blog Critics – Source for online book reviews.

Article on how to generate book reviews–with resources.

Book Marketing and Publicity

Nonfiction Authors Association – An educational community for experienced and aspiring writers.

Nonfiction Writers Conference – An annual event that is conducted virtually–no travel required! – Book marketing articles, tips, book reviews, and teleseminars hosted by D’vorah Lansky. – John Kremer’s excellent site loaded with resources. His free newsletter is also full of helpful tips and information.

PR Web – Source for sending online press releases.

Book Promotion Newsletter – Bi-weekly ezine with book promotion tips by Francine Silverman.