Book Excellence Awards Coaching Program

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Promoting Your Award

Now that you’ve been named a Book Excellence Award Honoree, it’s time to tell the world! Follow these steps to promote your book and award.

Step 1: Claim Your Listing, Showcase & Social Media Promotion

Action Steps:

Claim Online Listing, Author Showcase, Social Media Promotion

Although we recommend filling out this form as soon as possible, the final deadline to complete this form is July 24th. If the button to access the form is no longer working, this means the deadline to complete this form has passed.

Step 2: Prepare Your Book

Action Steps:

Prepare Your 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

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

Step 3: Update Your Website and Blog

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

Step 4: Share on Social Media

Action Steps:

Update Your Social Media Profiles and Share a Post

We recommend sharing on:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • Pinterest
  • LinkedIn
  • YouTube

Introducing…Book Excellence Awards BINGO!

Promote Your Book and Award…and Win Prizes!

Action Steps:

Download BINGO Card and Play!

Follow the coaching program and mark off each square on the Bingo Card as you complete them.

Promote your book and award…and win prizes!


Step 5: Share on Goodreads, Amazon & Retail Platforms

Action Steps:

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 Page

  1. Update your author bio
  2. Connect your blog

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

Step 6: Share With Media

Action Steps:

Step 1: Update Your Website and Blog
Include the digital Book Excellence Award seals with your other media logos on your Home and Press or Media page

Step 2: Update Your Press/Media Page
Include a high quality book cover featuring the Book Excellence Award seal, update your author bio and book synopsis.

Step 3: Update Your Media Kit
Edit your author bio, book description and book cover to showcase your Book Excellence Award.

Step 4: Issue a Press Release

Step 5: Email local media outlets

Step 7: Share Via Email

Action Steps:

Step 1: Update Your Email Signature

Step 2: Send Emails To:

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

Step 8: Moving Forward

Action Steps:

Sign Up for the Book Excellence Awards Partner Program

Continue Marketing Your Book

  • Learn from library of marketing resources