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  • Bronze Marketing Package: $400 (if purchased separately). Includes professional press release, 100 four-color business cards, and a personal storefront for two years.
  • Silver Marketing Package: $700 (if purchased separately). With this package, we will write a press release and send it to over 200 media outlets and send review copies of your book to at least 10 major reviewers. You will also get a Personal Storefront for two years and 100 four-color business cards.
  • Gold Marketing Package: $1,300 (if purchased separately). This package includes a professional press release written and distributed to over 200 media outlets, review copies of your book sent to at least 15 major reviewers, a Personal Storefront for two years, placement in Ingram's Advance Magazine, 500 four-color post cards, 500 business cards and 500 2X6" book markers. Authors who purchase a Gold Marketing Package now receive an extra boost with a $250 value Virtualbookworm Virtual Book Tour at no extra charge!

VBW Book Trailer

The VBW Book Trailer is an amazing way to build a professional image for you and your book! A minute-long trailer that includes a professional script and storyboard development, up to 10 images (we can use stock photos or you can even supply your own images), royalty free music, text effects, two rounds of edit and review, digital distribution through social networks and sites such and YouTube. And, once the trailer is produced, it is YOURS! You own all copyrights. Incredible!

Price: $900

Here is an example of a VBW Book Trailer:

Additional Marketing Available

  • Book Blast: $300. Using this service a message of your book and availability will be sent to 56,000 bookstore and library buyers
  • Review Copies: $60 setup. This will have a separate version of your book set up with “Review Copy: Not for Resale” on the front or back cover and will not have a barcode. This will help prevent the book from being resold. Review copies will be softcover versions (even if main version is hardcover) to save you production costs. Then the cost of each review copy is about the cost of printing and shipping!
  • Amazon Look Inside Program: $65. We will prepare your files and submit them for Amazon’s Look Inside feature.
  • Press Release Only: $100. Covers the writing of the press release only.
  • Press Release Writing and Distribution: $250. The press release will be professionally written and distributed.
  • Ad in Ingram's Advance Magazine: $75. Ingram Advance is a monthly print catalog Ingram Book Group distributes to booksellers and libraries around the world. Retail pricing information and a black-and-white cover image are also be included. NOTE: This is already included in the Gold Marketing Package.
  • Personal Storefront: In addition to the feature page you receive with most publishing packages, we will design and set up a personal website for you to promote your book (including a Flash intro). This includes registration of your domain name and web hosting. You will be given a link to our secure site so visitors won't have to leave your site to order. We will take, process and distribute all orders for you. Package includes your own domain ( and initial set up. We will also provide you links to samples of your work, etc.
    • $240 for one year
    • $340 for two years (just a little over $8 a month)
    • $440 for three years
    Please note: Once the site is setup, it will be up to you to maintain. After your subscription expires, you will have the option to renew yearly.