Books Forward Services

Our one-of-a-kind publicity campaigns are innovative and get results. Representing all genres, we work to tell the best story about your story.

If you release a book, but nobody knows about it, did you really release a book? We offer a range of publicity and book marketing services - helping traditionally published authors enhance promotional efforts and indie authors find their audience.

Books Forward is also proud to be the publicity firm of record for a number of outstanding publishing houses and boutique presses. If you are a publisher looking for promotional support, we will be an effective partner in publicizing your lists and building your publishing brand.

Media Placement

Coordinating book reviews, interviews, reading lists and other features across a variety of outlets — including print, online, radio and television — to maximize exposure

Industry Exposure

Managing review submissions and special notices to booksellers and librarians across the country

Digital Marketing

Creating strategic online advertising to boost sales by driving traffic to your website, social media profiles and book purchase pages

Social Media

Branding your social media, curating content for your online audience and organizing Bookstagram and BookTok campaigns – whether you need social media set up, training or full-service, we’re here to get you active

Audiobook Promotion

Connecting you to a booming audience of literary listeners by promoting your audiobook to reviewers, optimizing your audiobook distributions, designing creative audio assets and encouraging downloads and sales

We also offer:

  • Author Website Development
  • BookBub Management
  • Book Award Campaigns
  • Goodreads & Amazon Optimization
  • Facebook & Amazon Advertising
  • Book Tours & Author Events
  • Press Kit Creation
  • NetGalley Promotions
  • Social Media & Website Audit
  • Book Trailer Production
  • Email List Building
  • Amazon Reviewer Outreach

Definitely not a one-size-fits-all publicity company, they tailored my campaign to suit my particular needs and circumstances.

Deb BrandonAuthor of But My Brain Had Other Ideas, essayist and brain injury survivor

Don't see the service you're looking for?

Reach out, and we'll see how we can best help with your needs! We've coordinated many unique promotions over the years:

  • Book and special swag reveals on social media
  • “Authorless” events with libraries and bookstores
  • Special promotions to bookstores, libraries and book clubs
  • Appearances/presentations at private bookseller events, national book industry conferences and festivals
  • Pre-order promotions that involve readers, booksellers, bloggers and others
  • Personalized book club kits
  • Other custom designs (bookmarks, stickers, etc.)

Need help publishing your book? Our sister company, Books Fluent, can help with editing, design and all of your indie book publishing needs.

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