Readercoin PAYS authors to promote themselves and enables you to track—down to the minute—how much time your audience spends reading or listening to your work. We pay authors 1 Readercoin for every 10 minutes spent listening or reading to your work. You can redeem your Readercoin for cash rewards or donate it to many fantastic charities who work with us.
All attendees of the Bookbaby conference will receive 200 Readercoin simply for being there, and those that place a book onReadercoin will receive an extra 5,000 Readercoin per book.
Independent Book Publishers Association
Founded to support independent publishers nationwide, the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) leads and serves the independent publishing community by providing advocacy, education, and tools for success. With over 3,000 members, IBPA is the largest independent publishing association in the U.S. Its vision is a world where every independent publisher has the tools and knowledge needed to professionally engage all aspects of the publishing industry. For more information, visit:
BlueInk Review offers professional, credible book reviews for independently publishing authors. All of our reviews are penned by professional critics and are highly respected by both book industry professionals and readers.
BlueInk offers a host of other services as well, including: articles with self publishing tips, lists of important writing resources, classified ads, and much more.
Our mission is to discover talented self-published authors and help them give their work the attention and recognition it deserves. Our primary focus is fiction across a wide range of genres; however, we selectively consider non-fiction books as well.
Written Word Media
What We Believe
We believe books are a force for good in this world. We respect the people who write them. We will strive to ensure authors are always satisfied.
To empower authors and publishers to reach their audience and help readers find their next great book.
Each of our websites caters to a different reader profile and demographic. The audience for each site is built using our specialized and proprietary data driven marketing techniques.
Written Word Media has served over 30,000 authors many of whom are self-published, and works with 3 of the big 5 major publishers as well as a long list of smaller publishers and publicists on book promotions. Written Word Media has a combined audience of over 800,000 readers of which over 600,000 receive email book recommendations based on their genre and device preferences.
FreshVoice is a coaching and educational support agency for non-fiction writers and book authors. We work especially with first-time authors who bring a fresh voice to the issues in their respective fields. We are proud to offer a combination of individualized coaching, helpful blog posts and our FreshVoice Academy, which provides high-quality, actionable, affordable online learning in a variety of subjects related to writing and publishing of books.
AWeber powers the email marketing campaigns of more than 120,000 businesses around the world. Businesses just like yours use AWeber to send email newsletters, publish a signup form to your website, create autoresponders, manage unlimited email campaigns, create great-looking emails with HTML email templates, send blog newsletters and track everything using email analytics. They enjoy our top-notch email delivery and real, live, 7-days-a-week customer support.
DartFrog places independently published books into brick and mortar bookstores. We evaluate and select the best indie books for placement in our own specially marked "DartFrog Approved" sections in bookstores. All DartFrog titles are placed face front for maximum in-store visibility and exposure.
SpeakerTunity™ is a twice monthly transformational speaker leads tip sheet, providing speakers with the direct contacts to book themselves on stages across North America. The newest additions to the SpeakerTunity™ family are SpeakerTunity Radio Insider™, with leads to book radio shows and podcasts; and SpeakerTunity Summits™, where leaders discover Virtual Summit seeking guest presenters.
Smith Publicity is one of the leading book marketing firms in the world, with offices in the U.S. and Toronto. Since 1997, we’ve represented more than 3,000 authors worldwide, from New York Times bestsellers to first-time, self-published authors in every genre. Our fundamental driving force—superior presentation, promotion, and positioning of our authors—has never changed. Our mission statement is simple. "Make Good Things Happen for Authors."
Our mission at Bibliocrunch is to make sure you publish the best book possible. Bibliocrunch can help you find the professionals you need to take your work to the next level. And all within your personal budget!
We connect authors with the curated and trusted book publishing professionals they need to publish a high-quality book. Members of our exclusive community of industry professionals have worked for some of the largest publishing houses in the world, including Simon & Schuster, Penguin Random House, and HarperCollins. Bibliocrunch has been featured in Consumer Reports, Forbes, Money Magazine, Bloomberg, BBC World News, Publishers Weekly, MediaBistro, The Wall Street Journal, Library Journal, and The Columbia Review, among other press outlets.
The Digital Reader
The Digital Reader is your best source for useful technical info and for the latest news on indie publishing and ebooks.
TLC Book Design
Most people find that creating a quality book is a daunting task. TLC provides award-winning book design, editorial, printing, and guidance with a personal touch that takes the stress out of book creation and gives authors and publishers high-quality books they are proud to represent.
Our clients are serious about reaching their goals. Our books and their designs have garnered more than 200 awards. Our company has been joyfully serving the publishing industry for 25 years.
"They DO care about your book as much as you do. You'll see it reflected not only in their exceptional design work but also — most impressively — in their encouraging attitudes and their collaborative spirit.” – Peter Vogt, author, The Introvert Manifesto