AMI
Authors Marketing International, LLC
A Member Based Owned Company

 

Don’t have the time to learn a new marketing tool?

We get it. It does take time to learn something new and we don’t always have the extra time, or simply don’t want to.

We know Squirl can be a great marketing tool, but you just don’t know if it’s worth the time and effort. Far enough.

For members of the Authors Marketing Guild, we will be glad to help you out for a small fee of $50 per title. You provide us with the information we need, and we will do the following:

• Set up an account for you

• Get your book listed

• Add up to five locations

• Create a QR Code for your social media sharing

• And even set up the first five tweets from our account to promote the book and its location.

All within five days from receipt of the payment and information on the form below.

For Non-Members of Authors Marketing Guild, the cost is $100 for the above per title.

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Once payment is received, you will be rediected to the actual form to complete.

One of the joys of operating this organization is discovering new ways to help authors market and sell their books at the lowest cost possible. Through the years, I have talked about Squirl, a book location service.

Recently Squirl has added a new addition to their program, and I am thrilled to share with you. I will be honest and admit that it may not be the easiest program to explain, but through the interview I did with Jef Van der Avoort and this article, I trust we can explain it so that you can see the VALUE it has to offer for every author.

Maps is a new addition to the Squirl program. With this program, you can map a location from your book into their system. Once you have done that, it is added to their mobile app and their main system. There are two aspects as to why you would want to do this.

Mobil app use: When someone is using the Squirl app on their phone, the system is designed to beep at the user when they are at a location where a book is posted. For example, if you go to the Texas State Capitol it will beep at you for the books that have something written in them about the State Capitol. This prompts the user to discover the book image, a brief paragraph about the location and why it is in the book and then the option to buy the book right on the spot.

Maps use: Once you have entered the location of your story into their system, you get a link to the map page that you can then use on social media to promote the book and share with your followers as to why that location is important to the story.

This mapping system can be used during the process of writing a book, or after the book is done, as a great marketing option. Here is a link of an example of how the maps system can be used. While this sample is from the Short Stories by Indie Authors vol 1, you can see how a reader can use it to get a better sense of the story. https://maps.squirl.co/book/1181

The Squirl system is FREE for authors’ use. Simply sign up at Squirl.co (not .com) and begin the process of entering your information, your book, the locations, and that’s it. You now have a system that can market your book for you in cities and locations around the world.

For those writers that don’t have a physical location they can tag, consider places that you have been that have inspired you to write something about in your book. Then use that location and explain why it has value to your book. These are more options available to you to promote your book.

I recently interviewed Jef Van der Avoort at his office in Houston, Texas. The link is below so you can watch the short interview and learn more about the Squirl system and how it works. There are also videos on their site that show you how to enter your books into the system. Watch video here: https://youtu.be/0mT2T3wjVHQ

We are offering our members who may not feel they are computer literate or want to spend the time to learn a new program, the ability to hire our staff to enter the information into Squirl’s system for each book they wish to have added.

Click here for more information: https://authorsmarketingguild.com/index.php/member-services-programs/squirl-location-discovery/squirl-assistance-form

 

Thank you for your purchase.  We will be in touch with you within 24 hours to confirm receipt of payment and to arrange things as needed.

We have had to cancel our participation at this event due to double scheduling.  We will work hard to make sure we are at the 2021 event.

What is BookCon?

BookCon is an event where storytelling and pop culture collide.

Where is BookCon Held?

As much as we’d like to have BookCon in Belle’s library, BookCon will be held on May 30 & 31, 2020 at the Javits Center located at 655 West 34th Street in Midtown Manhattan in New York City. The cross streets are 34th Street and 11th Avenue.

Why Should I have my book Displayed?

Promotion and marketing is the key to success. While the majority of attendees to BookCon are from the NYC area, there are thousands of attendees from other cities and states; places that you may not reach in your marketing program.

BookCon is great for promotion of upcoming releases, and current titles. Authors Marketing Guild, through DEAR Indie, will be collecting information of readers’ interest that can be shared and used in connection with DEAR Indie to promote your title after the event is over.

Reaching thousands of potential readers at the cost of $0.02 or less per person is a very inexpensive way to market your book.

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Art of the Book

Mark Gelotte and his Art of Books has helped authors throughout the USA and Europe for 30 years. His cover designs and illustrations have added unique and compelling artwork to the written word of many authors. Using his design skills with formatting your chapter text, Mark’s work brings it to a professional level. See some of his book artistry and reviews at: www.markgelotte.com

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We specialize in B2B printing account services. For more information, call today to speak to us about your printing needs! 512-430-1223

 

 

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We have created a Business Membership program for any size business. These benefits are for Small Biz with 1-5 Employees

Benefits include having your logo displayed on our sliding banner and two announcements per year to our membership.

Your business will also have a more detailed listing on our Biz Page listings where you can give a short sales pitch about your services. This page is open to any author that is looking for goods and services by reputable businesses in publishing.

In addition, if one of your staff is an author, we will give them a 1-year membership for free. Additional benefits can be arranged that better fits your company’s needs.