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Authors, are you trying to reach teachers, librarians, and parents? Start with a Reading Guide listing in the award-winning Story Monsters Ink magazine. It is only $75 per issue. Discounts apply for multiple placements.
The 35th Annual Arizona Home Education Convention is coming to Phoenix, AZ, on Friday, July 13th and Saturday, July 14th, at the Phoenix Convention Center. Give homeschool parents a boost of inspiration, motivation, and encouragement by featuring your book at the Story Monsters LLC booth (#634) in our co-op book display! With close to 5,000 in expected attendance, it is the largest gathering of homeschoolers in Arizona each year. We will display and sell your book and create 1,500 flyers that includes your book(s) to be inserted into AFHE’s Welcome Bags at the convention.
EXHIBIT HALL HOURS (Click to view badge fees.):
Friday, July 13 10:00 am – 6:30 pm
Saturday, July 14 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Deadline to sign up to participate: Friday, June 8th.
Story Monster is returning to the Payson Book Festival on Saturday, July 21, 2018. The festival, brought to you by the Rim Country District of Arizona Professional Writers (APW) and Majestic Rim Retirement Living, is a family-friendly event where Arizona authors and publishers and readers come together. Include your book to sell and 100 flyers, coloring sheets, stickers, pencils, or bookmarks to give away as part of Story Monsters LLC's co-op book display and Greenie Bag giveaways. We can even do the printing of your flyers for you!
Want to increase your book's visibility but you don't know where to start? For more than three decades, Linda F. Radke has helped authors generate ideas on how to effectively market and promote their books while on a budget. She can help you, too! You can choose a session that is 15-minutes, 25-minutes, 45-minutes, or 60-minutes in length. Sessions can be done via phone, skype, or in person.
A Goodreads Giveaway is a powerful marketing tool to generate buzz, raise awareness about your book, and help you get reviews. Story Monsters LLC will set up and manage your giveaway and encourage readers to spread the word about your book to build your Goodreads audience. Available for print, audio, and eBooks.
Get your message out to educators as quickly and efficiently as possible. Story Monsters LLC will focus on developing your message and increasing your book’s visibility to educators. Our Educators Email Campaign includes a professionally-designed Author Spotlight email that is sent to a targeted list of teachers and librarians. We will also promote you on the Story Monsters social media pages. Any leads that are generated will be forwarded to you for your follow up.
Promote your book to bloggers as quickly and efficiently as possible. We will focus on developing your message and generating buzz to increase your book’s visibility. Our Bloggers Email Campaign includes a professionally-designed Author Spotlight email that is sent to a targeted list of bloggers. We will also promote you on the Story Monsters social media pages.
Looking for quality reviews for your book? Get your book reviewed by educators, librarians and booksellers through our NetGalley Review Program! Story Monsters LLC will manage your title to be listed on NetGalley for one month to over 430,000 NetGalley members. NetGalley’s open rate for these emails averages 30%-33%, which is above the industry standard. We will also promote your participation and post 5 reviews on the Story Monsters social media pages. You will also receive a summary of any reviews received that can be used on your website, in your press kit, or on your own social media pages. Sign up for 1-6 months. The price listed is per month.
A social media contest is a great way to give your book or eBook a boost by creating awareness, connecting with your audience, and building a network of followers. Every contest is tailored to each author's specific needs and goals. A Story Monsters LLC Social Media Contest runs for a period of two months and includes: planning and setting up the contest, promoting participation on social media, and purchasing a prize valued up to $100. Winner will be selected at random.
Our Monster-Sized Marketing Package is the ultimate collection of marketing and publicity efforts we offer and includes almost everything but the kitchen sink!
- One-Hour Brainstorming Session with Linda F. Radke
- Goodreads Giveaway
- Social Media Contest
- NetGalley Review Program
- One-Page News Release
- Email Campaign to Members of the Media: Newspapers, Radio, and Bloggers
- Email Campaign to Teachers and Librarians
The best part about this package is that Story Monsters LLC will manage the whole process for you. We will even follow up on any leads that are generated!