There are a lot of myths and misconceptions out there about how BookBub works — from how we select books to feature to what kind of behavior will get authors on a “blacklist” (this one baffles us!). We wanted to put some of the rumors we hear about most often to rest. … [Read more...]
BookBub Featured Deals
We have plenty of tips on how to run a successful price promotion! By discounting an ebook and promoting it with a BookBub Featured Deal, you can boost book sales, hit bestseller lists, and get new power readers. Here are a few of our top posts on running Featured Deals:
7 Top Ebook Price Promotion Stats You Need to Know
Authors and book marketers are always looking for ways to increase discoverability and revenue of their backlist books, and price promotions are a known way to reach a high volume of readers. But how can you run the most effective promotion possible? Using data to determine … [Read more...]
What Else Are Your BookBub Readers Reading? [Infographic]
The average BookBub subscriber signs up for eight categories. What categories are your readers subscribing to? Do Fantasy readers disproportionately subscribe to Science Fiction as well? If someone signs up to receive Christian Fiction books, are there certain categories … [Read more...]
How to Use Price Promotions to Market a New Book Release
When you release a new book, your existing book backlist can be a valuable promotional asset. Not only will existing fans gobble up your newest work, but discounting your own backlist book can help attract brand new readers and drive sales for a full-priced new book. In … [Read more...]
When is the Right Time to Discount Your Book?
Discounting an ebook can be an effective way to drive a high volume of downloads, increase revenue, boost a book up the retailer rankings, build author buzz, and more. And promoting that discount via services like BookBub can expose the book to millions of power readers … [Read more...]
The 4 Most Common International Ebook Discounting Errors
International markets can be an effective source for finding new readers. When you submit your book for a BookBub Featured Deal, you can choose to run a price promotion to all of our international editions, which include the UK, Canada, and Australia. This will help you find … [Read more...]
Will You Sell More Books on a Holiday?
Timing plays a crucial role in any ebook marketing strategy, and knowing when to discount your book can mean the difference between a successful promotion and one that doesn’t meet expectations. With the winter holidays fast approaching, we were curious to find out how … [Read more...]
5 Ideas for Promoting Your Ebook Price Promo on Social Media
Running a price promotion for your book — temporarily dropping the price and promoting the discount via a service like BookBub — is a great way to drive a large volume of downloads or sales. And the more momentum you get from your campaign, the higher you’ll drive your book … [Read more...]
8 Reasons Your Ebook Price Promotion Didn’t Work
Running an ebook price promotion can be an effective way to drive a high volume of downloads, increase revenue, boost a book up a bestseller list, drive series sales, and more. But running a successful book marketing campaign requires more than just dropping the price and … [Read more...]
What is the BookBub “Halo Effect”?
Books featured in the BookBub email typically experience a significant spike in downloads, leading many titles to soar in their retailer rankings, perform better in recommendation algorithms, and sometimes even hit major bestseller lists like The New York Times or USA Today. … [Read more...]