Hello everyone. I’ve just started to take a closer look at Bookbub. I ran a promotion with them for my first book, Babe Driven, when I was first published in 2013 and hadn’t a clue what I was doing! I think BookBub must have been pretty new then too and I was very lucky to have my application accepted.
I have just tried with another book and been told to apply again in three months and to think about applying for my backlist to be included. It’s kind of exciting to think that your book could be accepted, as it’s a wonderful lift for any book to receive. It does cost a lot for the promotion, but the readers your book might catch the eye of, could become true fans of your work . For me, with the first promotion I ran, it was well worth the investment, as Babe Driven swung in and out of the bestseller lists for its first year, getting as high as #323 overall in all of the paid kindle store. It got to #1 on most of its free book runs. Babe Driven is currently back in the bestseller lists, years after its first publication, and it’s great fun to see one of my indie books finding new readers. To be honest I love seeing all of my books finding new readers!
Back to BookBub. I have updated my author profile and BookBub sends out hints to have a greater presence there. One of their tips is to recommend books, as this sends your profile to lots of timelines and can help you to gain more Bookbub followers, who are all book lovers like me. It’s also a good way of sharing news of books you enjoy and helping those authors be seen.
If anyone here is on BookBub and would like to link up and follow each other there and share news of latest releases and books we read, then that would be great. I’m still learning more about it and I’ll share any updates here on my blog.
Have a great week. From Lizzie.Be the first to know when my next book is available! Follow me on social media for updates.
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Thanks for sharing your Bookbub experience, Lizzie. I followed you and, like you, am trying to learn more about it.
I had a Featured Deal last year and it’s still very much worth the money! I just followed you. 🙂
Great idea Lizzie – I’d love more followers and am always happy to follow back and recommend books now I’ve finally found a way to do it! This had me baffled for ages so if anyone else is unable to find options such as book recommendations this is probably because you’re registered as a non-US member so it’s worth changing to US in your settings
I just actively started using Bookbub and adding reviews. I haven’t tried submitting any books yet.