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Christmas in July Promotion

Authors, Publishers, Groups

The weather has us convinced, summer is HERE! It's a busy time of the year for families and people. Taking vacations, trying to stay cool, finding things to do, and most importantly the right books to read! Fresh Fiction has two special promotions designed to help you reach over 300,000 readers this summer.

  • Christmas in July - July 5th to July 26th
  • Dog Days of Summer - August 7th to August 28th

Each summer 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.

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

Christmas in July

July is traditionally hot and busy with the celebrations of political and national origin. It's also time to long for the coolness of a winter holiday, and so the mini celebrations mix the traditional with the dreams of winter and become "Christmas in July." So, from the 6th of July through the 26th, we're taking a long view at the lethargy of summer and kicking it up with contests, talk of summer reads and sharing of good recipes.

Dog Days of Summer

Finally, August rolls in...hot, dry, dusty we're tired of vacations, kids and want nothing more than to lay in the shade and kick back with a good read! Fresh Fiction agrees and shares the end of the summer blockbusters with readers: what might have been missed, cooling thoughts and sneak peeks at the fall's new awakenings. Hope you'll join us in August for the "dog days!"

Get both promotions (Christmas in July, and Dog Days of Summer), for only $199 and save 20% over buying them separately.

Or you can buy each special promotion for $129 each (you'll save 20% if you buy the Summer Combo!)

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 FreshFiction.com 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 FreshFiction.com web site contest index and weekly promotion in the Fresh Fiction Newsletter (over 200,000 opt-in subscribers) as well as social media promotion including Facebook, Twitter and more.

  • navigation button on top of every FreshFiction.com 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
  • Facebook Like and Tweet buttons on contest page

You'll receive the unique entries and winner information on the first 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.

Call us for a personalized plan at 972-977-6667.

DEADLINE for response is: July 5th for the Christmas in July promotion.

Buy the Summer Combo for only $199

Buy individual contest for $129

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If you have any questions about any FreshFiction.com promotional services, please do not hesitate to contact us at either Sara Reyes or Ande Flanagan or Susan Cutler. We've added new services and features so we hope you'll check us out!

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