Welcome to the 2024 Year of the Indie Author program! We're excited to celebrate and support Indie Authors this year through our partnerships with various organizations. Authors will be listed in our website for a four-year period. The Year of the Indie Authors will be scheduled to be celebrated every four years.
s paid members of our program, Indie Authors can expand their exposure and marketing programs. Here are the details of our program:
The prices listed below are subject to change without notice.
• Each author will be listed in our website with their pic, bio and one title with purchase links to a website of their choice.
• Newsletter sent to the author with updates on programs and events for the 2024 calendar year, and other events that may happen prior to 2024.
Basic Program - $50.00 one-time payment:
• Everything in Free Program
• Marketing of one title from the author on our social media system, reaching a minimum of 40K people.
• Listing on our website: Author bio, author pic, each title that the author wants to promote up to 6 titles, with purchase links to the website of their choice.
• Participation in a community event of their choice. We are currently working on a Squirl Author & Book Walk in major cities. Other programs may be available at a later date.
Intermediate Program - $100 one-time payment:
• Everything in Free and Basic Program.
• Listing in email blasts to our 7K readers about the author's title being promoted, at least twice in the year. • Participation in live online conferences where readers can learn more about the author. Each session will be limited to no more than 5 authors. Each session will be 1 hour in length, allowing each author 10 minutes to talk about their work. (Broadcasts will begin in February 2024.)
• One Book Sales Sheet created for the book being promoted. This will allow the author to market their book to bookstores for additional book signing events and sales.
Marketing Package - $150 one-time payment (limited number available):
• Everything in Free, Basic and Intermediate Programs.
• Author's Title Displayed on the Home page of the website for one month.
• A NFT created for the book being promoted.
• A NFT created that supports the Year of the Indie Author. This NFT will have the author's name, pic, and website listed on it, along with the Year of the Indie Author logo and website. Each NFT sold will pay the author 5% of the sales, regardless of the amount the original NFT sells at or at the resale of the same NFT. Maximum minted is 24 per NFT.
• The author will be given promotion for an additional title. This allows the author additional exposure in all things listed above when available.
Thank you for considering joining our program and supporting Indie Authors in 2024!