Book Excellence Awards Coaching Program

Now that you’ve been named a Book Excellence Award Honoree, it’s time to tell the world!

This page is dedicated to our 8 week long Coaching Program which is designed to help you promote your book and award. It contains in-depth training videos, done for you templates and resources to make this process simple and easy.

Each week, a new video will release and you will have 3 month’s access to the Coaching Program.

Week 1: Award Seals & Book Cover

Watch Time: 7 minutes, 30 seconds

Action Steps:

Book Cover (Online)
Step 1: Download the digital Book Excellence Award seals
Step 2: Place the award seals on your book cover
Step 3: Save the file as a .JPG or .PNG

Book Cover (Print)
Step 1: Claim the Book Excellence Award Prize Package
Step 2: Place the complimentary stickers on your print book
Step 3: If you need more stickers, you can order them here.

Week 2: Claim Your Listing & Showcase

Watch Time: 2 minutes, 30 seconds

Claim Online Listing, Author Showcase

Although we recommend filling out this form as soon as possible, the final deadline to complete this form is April 30th.

Week 3: Update Your Website and Blog

Watch Time: 5 minutes, 55 seconds

Action Steps:

Update your blog:

Share a blog post using template provided.

Update your website:

Step 1: Update the following pages your website: Home, About, Books

Step 2: Update your website using the website banners provided

Week 4: Share on Social Media

Watch Time: 7 minutes, 19 seconds

Action Steps:

Update Your Social Media Profiles and Share a Post

We recommend sharing on:

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, LinkedIn


Share on Twitter

Watch Time: 3 minutes, 32 seconds

Share on Instagram and YouTube

Watch Time: 5 minutes

Week 5: Share on Goodreads and Amazon

Watch Time: 4 minutes, 20 seconds

Share on Goodreads

  1. Post in the Goodreads Librarian Group
  2. Update your book description
  3. Update your author bio
  4. Share an update
Share on your Amazon Author Central Page

  1. Create your Amazon Author Central Profile
  2. Update your author bio

Week 6: Update Your Retail Information

Watch Time: 3 minutes, 20 seconds

Action Steps:

Update Your Book Description and Book Cover on the following platforms:

Amazon KDP, Draft2Digital, Smashwords, Ingram Spark, Apple iBooks, Kobo, Barnes & Noble, Nook, Google Play

Week 7: Share Via Email

Watch Time: 5 minutes, 30 seconds

Action Steps:

Step 1: Update Your Email Signature

Step 2: Send Emails To:

  • Friends
  • Family
  • Editor
  • Agent
  • Publisher
  • Readers
  • Authors in your network

Week 8: Moving Forward

Action Steps:

Share Your Story

  • Let us feature you on our website and social media profiles by sharing your Book Excellence Honoree story!

Access Honoree Store

  • For award stickers, print certificates, medal presentation cases, design services, and more.

Did You Complete Your Coaching Program Card?

You have the chance to win free prizes!

Contact our support team with a photo of you and your Book Excellence Award medal for your chance to win.