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AUGUST  27, 2017

Everything you need for Launch Day...

 

 

 

 
 

Welcome!

THANK YOU for being involved in the Launch Team, I am so appreciative to have you as a member and the efforts and time you are volunteering for the Launch.  I’ve created this guide to help you in the week leading up to 27th August, and steps that members of the Team will take on Launch Day! 

Ryen and I will update the Facebook group about daily and weekly pushes after launch day, and where we will be focusing our promotions, should you wish to participate.  Though you will not need to commit to participating in promotions after the launch, your initial agreement was to write a review on Amazon; please don’t feel like you must promote the book beyond the review.  As mentioned above, I am extremely grateful for your efforts in getting reviews on Amazon. 

OBJECTIVE 1: Write Amazon Review on 27th AUGUST 2017

** Your review must be published to Amazon on this date** 

 

This is the MOST IMPORTANT OBJECTIVE in the promotion strategy and the primary reason for creating a Launch Team.  The reason it is so important to publish your review on this date is due to how Amazon’s algorithms work.  Amazon will see the increase in activity and will then begin making the listing more visible and increase it’s ranking.

BEFORE YOU SUBMIT YOUR REVIEW, PLEASE NOTE: 

  • If you haven’t finished reading the book, that’s OK.  Please still leave a review of your opinion on the book, up to the point which you have read (Amazon may let you go back and edit it at a later date, if you wish) 

  • You are free to mention in your review that you were given an early release copy of the book (Amazon may even provide you with an option to disclose this) 

  • Be honest.  Don’t feel pressured to write a five star review- there will be no ill feelings

  • Use this LINK to leave your review (check back here on launch date for active link)  

 

HOW TO SUBMIT AN AMAZON REVIEW

In order to leave a review on Amazon, you must have ordered and paid for something from Amazon at some point (not this book - any amazon purchase).  If you have done this, you do not need to purchase the book in order to submit a review. 

  • Go to the Product Detail Page for the Kindle Version of the Book (link will be published here on launch day) 
  • In the Customer Reviews Section, click Write a Customer Review 
  • Click Submit 

 

OBJECTIVE 2: Social Media Support

Whether you have personal accounts or business accounts (and you are willing, of course) I’ve provided some sample posts below to make it less time consuming for you to share on your chosen platform(s).  These can be used as is or feel free to edit them as you see fit before posting. 

I’ve created a Dropbox folder containing images, memes, quotes etc.  that you are welcome to share as well.

 

Click here to access the Dropbox Folder

 

FACEBOOK- Sample Posts

My friend Damian has just written and published an urban fantasy novel!  If you enjoy paranormal adventures with an unlikely team of witty characters, you’ll love Princess of the Infinite.  It’s full of comedy, adventure and romance.  Meet the Leechborn! (insert link) 

If you enjoy books like (insert books), you’ll love Princess of the Infinite- a book written and published by my friend Damian. It’s full of comedy, adventure and romance. (insert link) 

Hey, Urban Fantasy/ Sci-Fi Fans! My friend Damian has just written and published a book, Princess of the Infinite- it’s full of paranormal adventure, comedy and romance.  If you’re interested, it’s available now on Amazon (insert link) 

 

TWITTER- Sample Posts

@damian_huntley ‘s new urban fantasy novel, Princess of the Infinite is FINALLY here- you can grab a copy on Amazon (insert short link) 

My friend @damian_huntley ‘s awesome urban fantasy novel is out now- grab a copy on Amazon (insert short link) 

Attention #urbanfantasy #scifi fans, check out my friend Damian’s new novel, Princess of the Infinite, now available on Amazon (insert short link) 

Attention #urbanfantasy and #scifi fans, @damian_huntley ‘s new book is out now. Perfect for anyone who loves reading paranormal adventure, comedy and romance- available on Amazon (insert short link) 

 

INSTAGRAM- Sample Posts

Note, Instagram doesn’t allow you to have clickable links in the description of a post- the way around it is to put it in your profile bio and mention that it’s there in the post description. 

My friend Damian has just written and published an urban fantasy novel!  If you enjoy paranormal adventures with an unlikely team of witty characters, you’ll love Princess of the Infinite.  It’s full of comedy, adventure and romance.  Meet the Leechborn! (link in bio) #MustRead #UrbanFantasy #SciFi #SelfPublished #IndieAuthors #SciFiChat #Kindle #Fiction #Book

(Link to put in your profile description) (insert link) 

If you enjoy books like (insert books), you’ll love Princess of the Infinite- a book written and published by my friend Damian. It’s full of comedy, adventure and romance (link in bio) #MustRead #UrbanFantasy #SciFi #SelfPublished #IndieAuthors #SciFiChat #Kindle #Fiction #Book

(Link to put in your profile description) (insert link) 

Hey, Urban Fantasy/ Sci-Fi Fans! My friend Damian has just written and published a book, Princess of the Infinite- it’s full of paranormal adventure, comedy and romance.  If you’re interested, it’s available now on Amazon (link in bio)#MustRead #UrbanFantasy #SciFi #SelfPublished #IndieAuthors #SciFiChat #Kindle #Fiction #Book

(Link to put in your profile description) (insert link) 

 

HASHTAGS IDEAS (Feel free to use any others you wish to use) 

#Fridayreads 

#FreeBook  *Note, Only use this on the days where Pyre of Dreams will be listed free on Amazon- I will send a message to the Facebook Group when this begins and ends) 

#FreeDownload 

#MustRead  

#UrbanFantasy  

#SciFi  

#SelfPublished  

#IndieAuthors  

#SciFiChat  

#Kindle  

#Fiction  

#Book 

#BookBuzz 

#IndieThursday 

#ebook 

 

HOW YOU CAN PROFIT FROM THE LAUNCH

You may or may not be familiar with Affiliate programs.  Anyone can sign up to Amazon’s affiliate program and you will be paid a commission from them if anyone clicks your link to Amazon and buys the book (or anything else). 

Here is a link to Amazon’s affiliate program, where you can find out more info https://affiliate-program.amazon.com  

If you do sign up to their affiliate program, make sure you are putting your unique link in any promotion you do for my book(s) as you’ll profit from any sales you generate. 

 

Again, thank you so much your help.  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. 

With gratitude, 

-Damian