Marketing

 

The marketing team at SDP Publishing Solutions takes great pride in providing clients with outstanding marketing services. Unlike traditional independent publishers or self-publishing companies, we believe in helping our authors achieve success throughout the entire publishing process, including after their book has been printed.

From basic services like third-party reviews and press kits to full-on agency representation, SDP Publishing offers marketing and publicity packages that suit your needs and your budget.

Our team has the expertise to help create marketing materials that promote your book to the appropriate audience.

Create Press Kit and Media Kit

A marketing specialist can put together a complete press kit and media kit for your project, which can include a pitch letter, your bio, a synopsis of your book, fact sheet and an optional publicity and marketing plan for your personalized press kit.

Press Releases

Our expert writing team will craft a custom press release, from initial writing stage to editing and proofreading the release to prep for submission. We offer distribution packages through 1888PressRelease.com.

 Media

Not only does our marketing team handle marketing materials, they also offer pitch services to local, national and international media. This package includes creation of a pitch letter, including writing, editing and proofreading the final product, which is sent to media outlets with two separate rounds of follow-up. Optional additions to your package can include creative pitches and materials, all of which are pre-approved by you prior to launch.

Online Marketing

Online marketing is just as important to your book launch as traditional media, and our online marketing pros know the ins and outs of the business.

Website Design and Maintenance

Ready for a website? Have no idea where to begin? Let SDP Publishing’s online marketing services take care of your website needs. We offer professional design services using Media Kit Copy for a personalized, five-page website that promotes your book and you as an author. We also offer hourly rates for maintenance, as well as domain name services, and basic hosting packages through GoDaddy.com.

Social Media

Today’s market offers many options for online promotion of your project, including the various social media outlets. Our efficient online team can create a Facebook page to promote your book and offer other social media services like blog writing, blog distribution, Twitter writing services and more.

Book Publicity

Book publicity services are a valuable part of the publishing process, and one our client’s appreciate when trying to promote their projects. Our publicity team at SDP has fantastic insight into the business and can help you work with bookstores and other outlets to market you book.

Bookstores and Online Sales

Our publicity team will contact bookstores and online retailers to discuss distribution packages including percent of author profit. Our services include creating email blasts to bookstores and retailers, and contacting alterative stores and outlets with package options for carrying your book.

Book Clubs

Another important element of book publicity that is often overlooked is book clubs. A book club, from large online groups to smaller, at-home gatherings, can help get your book into readers’ hands. Our publicity team takes care of contacting and corresponding with book clubs, with great results!

Book Signings

Book signings can be an exciting and overwhelming process for authors. SDP’s publicity team handles all of the details, including

  • Researching opportunities for book signings.
  • Developing pitch letters, including writing, editing and proofreading.
  • Sending pitches to appropriate vendors and offering up to two rounds of follow-up.
  • Planning, marketing, and execution of book signing projects.

Agency Representation

Some authors are prepared to forgo independent publishing, and want to present their projects to traditional publishers. SDP Publishing, LLC offers a unique service to its clients: agency representation. Services can include creating materials for submission to publishers such as: query letters, marketing plan, comparables, and author biography. We also offer editing services to prepare your manuscript for submission, which includes basic editing of a sample submission (two to three pages of manuscript), basic editing of chapter summaries, and basic editing for a one-page book summary.

Other Common Marketing/Publicity Options

  • Our team will distribute 20 copies of your book for third party reviews, including for book clubs, blogger, and online reviewers.
  • Publicity pros will prepare and enter your book to various book award contests.
  • Our marketing team offers complete social media campaigns for your project.
  • List creation