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Offline Lloyd MacRae

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Looking for participants for a Thriller/Mystery/Suspense cross promotion to run June 30-July 8

Join and build your list - or start one

-I will host the page and supply some images-

http://bookdeals.today/

-Thriller/Mystery/Suspense- any sub-genre
-all authors will email their lists and promote on social media -Twitter - Facebook - your website etc.
-1 Book per Author
-Full eBook - Novel or Novella - minimum 20,000 words
Important: You can't do an Instafreebie giveaway of a full book if you are in KU - against TOS

I need your first & last name, email address, Instafreebie link, Number of subscribers on your list (if you have one) and I'll add your cover from the Instafreebie link

Fill out the google form at https://goo.gl/YHsz59

Note: Your Instafreebie link has to have /free/ in it
-If you don't have an Instafeebie account  you can start one
https://www.instafreebie.com/authors?invite_code=SmsxegSc63
-There is an author FAQ to help out as you set up
http://support.instafreebie.com/collection/7-authors
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Still time to climb on board and build your list


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All you have to fear is success...and a bigger list :D


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Looking for more participants.


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You know you want to join. Right?


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Join our cross-prom & build your list.


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Is this a once off or are you doing a monthly cross-promo?

My book isn't finished but i'll be interested when it is!

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Is this a once off or are you doing a monthly cross-promo?

My book isn't finished but i'll be interested when it is!
I do these once or twice a month. Keep an eyes out when you are ready or send an  email to Lee@bookdeals.today if you can't fine the thread


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Join our cross-prom & build your list.

I meant promo & not prom - I hope no one went out & got a new outfit.
You can still join.


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Dang it, I really need to branch out into writing cozy mysteries. God knows I love reading them.


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Dang it, I really need to branch out into writing cozy mysteries. God knows I love reading them.
The real mystery is why you are depriving the world of a great cozy ;D


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It's working great for me. 309 new subscribers so far.

Thanks, Lloyd.

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It's working great for me. 309 new subscribers so far.

Thanks, Lloyd.

Glad to hear it's working for you, Al.
 Keep building that list.


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Thanks, Lloyd. Signed up and looking forward to the promo.
Blessings,
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Just joined. Will we get an email with more instructions?

Craft first.
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Thanks, Lloyd. Signed up and looking forward to the promo.
Blessings,
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Thanks Ethan, Welcome back.


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Just joined. Will we get an email with more instructions?

Welcome aboard, Yes, I will send out something in a day or so.


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Submitted.... then realized this is NOT my genre! lol Sorry. I know there is a saying, something about the fundamentals of reading... lol

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I'm just now investigating IF and this thread makes me wonder - Doesn't IF has its own lists that your freebie is promoted on?


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I'm just now investigating IF and this thread makes me wonder - Doesn't IF has its own lists that your freebie is promoted on?

Yes but there are different lists. Instafreebie can offer your book to its subscribers but not everyone gets featured. But if you run a promotion with a minimum of 10 authors they will do a Feature push for your promotion so you're are assured you get put in front of their list. We are promoting Instafreebie and they promote us.

In addition, a cross promotion can increase your reach. I always try to run a promotion with subscribers who have lists and one who don't.  So far the promotions I've run have anywhere from 50,000 - 100,000 total subscribers we each send the offer to. This way new authors get to build their list and we get to offer the free books from other authors to our list. This can be a great way to stay in touch with your subscribers and not have to sweat over a fancy newsletter.

One fallacy I hear over and over is all we have are Instafreebie subscribers and that's not true. Many authors I've dealt with have a lot or 'organic' subscribers from their books. There are also promotion sites that have their own list and when you use them you get a different of people joining your list. You can also use your list to create a 'look-a-like' audience from your list in Facebook and use ads to give free books for signups.

Leverage your list to build your list.


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Yes but there are different lists. Instafreebie can offer your book to its subscribers but not everyone gets featured. But if you run a promotion with a minimum of 10 authors they will do a Feature push for your promotion so you're are assured you get put in front of their list. We are promoting Instafreebie and they promote us.

In addition, a cross promotion can increase your reach. I always try to run a promotion with subscribers who have lists and one who don't.  So far the promotions I've run have anywhere from 50,000 - 100,000 total subscribers we each send the offer to. This way new authors get to build their list and we get to offer the free books from other authors to our list. This can be a great way to stay in touch with your subscribers and not have to sweat over a fancy newsletter.

One fallacy I hear over and over is all we have are Instafreebie subscribers and that's not true. Many authors I've dealt with have a lot or 'organic' subscribers from their books. There are also promotion sites that have their own list and when you use them you get a different of people joining your list. You can also use your list to create a 'look-a-like' audience from your list in Facebook and use ads to give free books for signups.

Leverage your list to build your list.

Thanks for explaining all that. As a newbie on the promotion side with zero FB followers to my author page and no mailing list subscribers, it sounds like the way to go initially is solo Instafreebie promotions to start building a list, then down the road joining cross promotions such as you're running now. Hopefully, by that point I'll have a few organic subscribers making my contribution more meaningful.