December 14th, 2018
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Winter Promotion

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Every year Americans celebrate the change of seasons and gear up for the big holidays and 2016 is no exception. When readers' thoughts (and books in stores) turn to holiday celebrations, from the exuberance of Christmas and New Year through the spring, Fresh Fiction has two special promotions designed to help you reach over 500,000 readers this winter.

Winter Specials - Best Value

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So... here's the scoop on our special WINTER PROMOTIONS!!!

Twelve Days of Christmas

Under the Christmas trees are many presents for readers including new e-readers and gift cards. Now's your chance to help them decide on the books to purchase! Put your name and books out there with our special Twelve Days of Christmas promotion. We'll be sending out a special newsletter on Boxing Day (12/26) as well promoting a contest every day during the Twelve Days ending on Twelth Night (1/6). For only $129 you'll get this special promotion!

Buy special Twelve Days of Christmas promotion for $129

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Deep in winter the Valentine season is great for romances and the ideal time to reach romance readers. Join us for our Valentine promotion and share your "love" with avid readers.

The Valentine promotion includes a unique newsletter, daily social media messages, themed contests, interviews, blog posts and reading list. Readers love to learn about new-to-them authors or to find out what's up with their favorites so it's a chance to put your name and books on their radar.

Buy special Valentine promotion for $129

Fresh Fiction Contest Management includes: two contest pages: the contest description with entry page and the "thank-you" page. The contest description includes two images: author publicity photo, a contest image (if provided) or the cover image of your latest or upcoming book as well as a three paragraph description of your contest (or copy provided). A link to your web site and thank you blurb is provided on the successful entry page. Your bibliography on is also listed on the "thank you for entering" page.

An example contest page. (click through for thank-you page or click on the See A Larger Image of Prize for the bonus prize page)


Our multi-pronged strategy for promoting contests includes a central location on the web site contest index and weekly promotion in the Fresh Fiction Newsletter as well as social media promotion including Facebook, Twitter and more.

  • navigation button on top of every page
  • side bar listing of contest titles with direct links
  • contest index with teaser description of contest and link
  • promotion in Fresh Fiction newsletters
  • description of contest with one image in Fresh Fiction Special Promotion Newsletter
  • Twitter and Facebook share buttons on contest page

You'll receive the unique entries and winner information on the second business day after the conclusion of your contest. FreshFiction confirms the winner's mailing address and forwards it to you. The author (or designate) is responsible for the shipping of the prize within a timely period.

All we need is the following information:

  • Contest Title (under 20 words)
  • Contest Prize
  • Contest Description (if you do not provide one, we'll use
  • the summary of your current book)
  • Featured Book (can be current, past or upcoming)
  • URL link (we default to your personal website, but you may have a special page you'd like us to link to -- an excerpt, special letter page, etc)

You may also include an image of your contest prize, if you wish.

Winter Specials - Best Value

December Contests

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