}else{ var minutes_left = secs_left / 60; My data suggests that’s not so. }else{ if(false){ var hours_left = minutes_left / 60; time_left += days_left + ":"; document.getElementById("timer_314925").innerHTML = "closed"; time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24) + ":"; var hours_left = minutes_left / 60; }else{ I’m a fan of Goodreads giveaways – when they are done correctly. [CDATA[ time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24)%10 + ":"; function timer_315436_updateTimer() { var days_left = Math.floor(hours_left / 24); 100 copies available, time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24/10) time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24)%10 + ":"; var minutes_left = secs_left / 60; } Perfect homes. clearInterval(timer_315942_updater); if(false){ time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24) + ":"; a if(false){ They are a […] time_left += Math.floor(minutes_left%60/10); time_left += days_left + ":"; time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24)%10 + ":"; var timer_315438_end_at = 1962147 + new Date().getTime()/1000; 15 copies available, Nov 22 20 copies available, if(false){ time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24/10) var secs_left = timer_316006_end_at - new Date().getTime()/1000; } function timer_315015_updateTimer() { time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24)%10 + ":"; //]]>, Availability: return; var time_left = ""; } //, Availability: }else{ document.getElementById("timer_316006").innerHTML = time_left; - Dec 31, 2020, Giveaway ends in: var timer_314815_end_at = 320547 + new Date().getTime()/1000; time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24)%10 + ":"; } time_left += days_left + " days and "; if(false){ time_left += Math.floor(secs_left%60/10); //]]>, Availability: As part of that you’ll also see “See top shelves….” With a click, you’ll see everywhere on Goodreads where your book exists and the individual accounts that have shelved your book. Find and read more books you’ll love, and keep track of the books you want to read. - Dec 11, 2020. 4781 people requesting, Giveaway dates: var hours_left = minutes_left / 60; } if(secs_left <= 0) { time_left += days_left + ":"; var minutes_left = secs_left / 60; a clearInterval(timer_315788_updater); time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24) + ":"; var days_left = Math.floor(hours_left / 24); time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24) + ":"; time_left += Math.floor(secs_left%10); if(days_left > 0) { timer_315435_updateTimer(); if(days_left > 0) { time_left += days_left + ":"; var timer_315691_end_at = 579747 + new Date().getTime()/1000; if(days_left > 0) { Goodreads is a free service. time_left += Math.floor(secs_left%10); var time_left = ""; }else{ if(secs_left <= 0) { Dec 01 } if(days_left > 0) { Mistletoe and Mr. var time_left = ""; return; Rebecca Renner Jan 17, 2018. I would like to know how to extend my Good reads give away to international countries such as Canada, UK, Australia and Ireland Current give away, link below is only for USA, how do I extend it to other international countries. time_left += Math.floor(minutes_left%60/10); 1479 people requesting, Giveaway ends in: var hours_left = minutes_left / 60; The site is introducing two tiers for giveaways: a “standard” package, which will cost authors $119 to give away up to … if(false){ clearInterval(timer_314925_updater); return; document.getElementById("timer_315266").innerHTML = "closed"; if(false){ I hope that sharing them here will set you up for similar success. time_left += Math.floor(minutes_left%10) + ":"; Totally fun literary gift journal under $15. Subscribe today, and you’ll always be ahead of the curve. //, Availability: 100 copies available, if(false){ if(false){ [CDATA[ } document.getElementById("timer_315528").innerHTML = time_left; [CDATA[ time_left += Math.floor(secs_left%10); } - Dec 27, 2020, Giveaway ends in: time_left += days_left + ":"; } time_left += Math.floor(secs_left%10); a if(false){ document.getElementById("timer_315428").innerHTML = time_left; time_left += Math.floor(minutes_left%60/10); } var secs_left = timer_315343_end_at - new Date().getTime()/1000; time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24) + ":"; 1492 people requesting, Giveaway ends in: } Win a $50 Amazon Gift Card or one of 10 one month ads on the BookGoodies home page. timer_315501_updateTimer(); // 0) { document.getElementById("timer_315689").innerHTML = "closed"; 851 people requesting, Giveaway dates: time_left += Math.floor(secs_left%10); Another must-bookmark for the book giveaway fanatics: LibraryThing. time_left += days_left + ":"; See what your friends are reading. And it all starts with giving, which may be just a little more evidence that karma does have a role in the universe. } }else{ var hours_left = minutes_left / 60; time_left += Math.floor(minutes_left%10) + ":"; //]]>, Availability: Be the first to read new books! } 5248 people requesting, Giveaway dates: //]]>, Availability: var secs_left = timer_315339_end_at - new Date().getTime()/1000; Enter for a chance to win an advance copy of CHLORINE SKY by Mahogany L. Browne. var minutes_left = secs_left / 60; } But here’s an upside. var secs_left = timer_315352_end_at - new Date().getTime()/1000; [CDATA[ - Jan 01, 2021, Giveaway ends in: [CDATA[ var secs_left = timer_315942_end_at - new Date().getTime()/1000; In terms of table stakes, this is pretty good marketing. timer_315339_updateTimer(); if(false){ var timer_315339_updater = setInterval(timer_315339_updateTimer, 100); clearInterval(timer_315431_updater); time_left += Math.floor(secs_left%10); } }else{ return; return; time_left += Math.floor(minutes_left%60/10); var timer_315352_end_at = 1357348 + new Date().getTime()/1000; if(false){ - Dec 15, 2020, Giveaway ends in: clearInterval(timer_315436_updater); } var minutes_left = secs_left / 60; } if(false){ return; document.getElementById("timer_315941").innerHTML = "closed"; time_left += days_left + ":"; if(days_left > 0) { document.getElementById("timer_315339").innerHTML = time_left; time_left += Math.floor(secs_left%10); document.getElementById("timer_315438").innerHTML = time_left; var secs_left = timer_315436_end_at - new Date().getTime()/1000; Be the first to read new books! }else{ var timer_315501_updater = setInterval(timer_315501_updateTimer, 100); } time_left += Math.floor(minutes_left%10) + ":"; } return; } Penny Sansevieri, CEO and founder of Author Marketing Experts, Inc. (AME) and Adjunct Professor at NYU, is a best-selling author and internationally recognized book marketing and media relations expert. Here’s how it works: Authors fill out and submit a brief form describing their book and the timeframe for the giveaway. time_left += days_left + ":"; Perfect to beat the quarantine blues—a witty, wise and wonderful journal with activity & poetry prompts based on The Yellow Wall-Paper: A Graphic Novel. } var minutes_left = secs_left / 60; //]]>, Availability: The 20 Most Popular Books on Goodreads. var minutes_left = secs_left / 60; var minutes_left = secs_left / 60; If you’re giving away Kindle copies and you have a strong argument for an international, English-speaking audience, then go ahead and include major markets like the UK, Australia, and Canada. var days_left = Math.floor(hours_left / 24); }else{ We'd love to help you find the best services for your book. } }else{ if(days_left > 0) { } timer_315172_updateTimer(); LibraryThing. }else{ time_left += Math.floor(minutes_left%60/10); time_left += Math.floor(minutes_left%10) + ":"; function timer_315691_updateTimer() { 935 people requesting, Giveaway ends in: if(days_left > 0) { function timer_315352_updateTimer() { var timer_315343_end_at = 1357347 + new Date().getTime()/1000; // 0) { Winning new books in a book giveaway is exciting! var timer_315254_updater = setInterval(timer_315254_updateTimer, 100); If you’re in the UK, 2 copies of CHRISTMAS EVER AFTER are up for grabs over at Goodreads. Goodreads giveaways are a special type of advertising campaign. clearInterval(timer_315689_updater); timer_314925_updateTimer(); if(secs_left <= 0) { timer_315264_updateTimer(); time_left += Math.floor(secs_left%10); Enter for your chance to win a copy of HOPELESS ROMANTIC by Marina Adair! if(days_left > 0) { if(false){ var timer_315431_end_at = 1962148 + new Date().getTime()/1000; This … 3411 people requesting, Giveaway dates: if(days_left > 0) { document.getElementById("timer_315341").innerHTML = time_left; if(secs_left <= 0) { When people enter your Giveaway, your book will show up in the newsfeeds of their friends and followers. 3630 people requesting, Giveaway dates: time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24)%10 + ":"; 100 copies available, function timer_315435_updateTimer() { var timer_315343_updater = setInterval(timer_315343_updateTimer, 100); function timer_315689_updateTimer() { } a clearInterval(timer_315464_updater); return; function timer_315438_updateTimer() { Dec 05 time_left += days_left + ":"; if(secs_left <= 0) { You Say Geotourism, I Say Tourism Geology! //]]>, Availability: 1725 people requesting, Giveaway dates: time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24)%10 + ":"; Ask them to rate and review the book on Goodreads if they haven’t yet, and share your social media posts or tag friends in them. } “This is a spellbinding page-turner of a book.” —Kristin Hannah, New York Times bestselling author of The Nightingale. a } The Victory Garden by Rhys Bowen var minutes_left = secs_left / 60; var hours_left = minutes_left / 60; a time_left += Math.floor(secs_left%60/10); 100 copies available, if(secs_left <= 0) { document.getElementById("timer_315431").innerHTML = "closed"; timer_315343_updateTimer(); return; time_left += days_left + ":"; time_left += days_left + ":"; if(false){ time_left += Math.floor(minutes_left%10) + ":"; time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24) + ":"; var time_left = ""; - Dec 28, 2020, Giveaway ends in: return; a } However, Goodreads Giveaways are still available. } // 0) { With the new paid format, every single reader who enters to win your book gets it added to the Want-to-Read list on their account. Dec 04 Enter for your chance to win a copy of PARADISE PEAK by Janet Dailey! - Dec 15, 2020, Giveaway ends in: var minutes_left = secs_left / 60; One nice feature is that both types of giveaways now offer Kindle eBooks. To learn more about Penny and AME, visit www.amarketingexpert.com. 2051 people requesting, Giveaway dates: var time_left = ""; Goodreads encourages you to run your giveaway for a month because doing so gives readers more time to enter, and this really is a smart strategy. }else{ if(days_left > 0) { Concerning end dates, I wouldn’t recommend ending on a Saturday. document.getElementById("timer_315788").innerHTML = "closed"; time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24)%10 + ":"; Now, Goodreads is aiming to monetize the feature. }else{ var secs_left = timer_315501_end_at - new Date().getTime()/1000; if(secs_left <= 0) { time_left += Math.floor(minutes_left%10) + ":"; //]]>, Availability: time_left += Math.floor(secs_left%10); time_left += Math.floor(minutes_left%10) + ":"; Be sure to fill out the author survey and join our author email list (form is below the giveaway). Your Giveaway will be featured throughout Goodreads, raising the visibility of your books. 3 copies available, var hours_left = minutes_left / 60; }else{ if(days_left > 0) { time_left += Math.floor(minutes_left%10) + ":"; var timer_315689_updater = setInterval(timer_315689_updateTimer, 100); if(false){ var time_left = ""; time_left += Math.floor(secs_left%10); document.getElementById("timer_315691").innerHTML = time_left; time_left += days_left + ":"; var days_left = Math.floor(hours_left / 24); function timer_315431_updateTimer() { document.getElementById("timer_315589").innerHTML = "closed"; var timer_315352_updater = setInterval(timer_315352_updateTimer, 100); Perfect homes. var secs_left = timer_315015_end_at - new Date().getTime()/1000; If you’re not as active in your groups as you should be, let this be your motivation. } time_left += Math.floor(minutes_left%10) + ":"; time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24)%10 + ":"; time_left += Math.floor(secs_left%60/10); if(false){ var hours_left = minutes_left / 60; return; time_left += days_left + " days and "; 100 copies available, time_left += Math.floor(secs_left%60/10); } I’ll talk about what that looks like for readers looking for book deals, as well as other sites where you can find free book giveaways. time_left += Math.floor(secs_left%60/10); } Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. time_left += days_left + ":"; If you belong to any of the same groups (which you’ll know because you checked their profile! [CDATA[ //]]>, Availability: } clearInterval(timer_315589_updater); time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24)%10 + ":"; //]]>, Availability: time_left += Math.floor(minutes_left%60/10); You can also filter the giveaways by Kindle or Print. time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24)%10 + ":"; time_left += Math.floor(secs_left%10); time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24) + ":"; Extend the giveaway through the full weekend and end on a Sunday or Monday instead. 100 copies available, To win a paperback AND some special swag, then check out Goodreads for this great giveaway starting today ... And it’s such a delight to read great stories set in the UK. time_left += Math.floor(minutes_left%60/10); time_left += Math.floor(minutes_left%60/10); } if(false){ // 0) { if(secs_left <= 0) { Reply. function timer_315264_updateTimer() { time_left += Math.floor(minutes_left%10) + ":"; } You may have also heard some grumblings amongst the literary community about the new Goodreads Giveaways program that is launching on January 9, 2018. var secs_left = timer_315675_end_at - new Date().getTime()/1000; //, Availability: if(secs_left <= 0) { time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24/10) Approximately eight weeks after your giveaway ends, Goodreads will email all of your winners to remind them to leave a rating or review. //]]>, Availability: Enter to win 1 of 10 Advanced Reader Copies of The Woman with the Blue Star by Pam Jenoff! function timer_315589_updateTimer() { Again, be thoughtful and strategic about connecting with the right people because if done genuinely, you’ll for sure start building up your network and impressions on Goodreads, which will serve you long term. document.getElementById("timer_315942").innerHTML = "closed"; } 1364 people requesting, Giveaway dates: [CDATA[ var minutes_left = secs_left / 60; 520 people requesting, Giveaway dates: time_left += Math.floor(minutes_left%10) + ":"; var timer_314003_end_at = 406948 + new Date().getTime()/1000; if(secs_left <= 0) { }else{ }else{ var hours_left = minutes_left / 60; Dec 02 5 copies available, Nov 27 a var secs_left = timer_315589_end_at - new Date().getTime()/1000; timer_314003_updateTimer(); time_left += days_left + " days and "; document.getElementById("timer_315941").innerHTML = time_left; 4523 people requesting, Giveaway dates: var timer_315341_updater = setInterval(timer_315341_updateTimer, 100); time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24)%10 + ":"; - Dec 24, 2020, Giveaway ends in: 1644 people requesting, Giveaway ends in: time_left += Math.floor(secs_left%10); time_left += Math.floor(minutes_left%60/10); } return; a var timer_315589_end_at = 1011748 + new Date().getTime()/1000; time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24) + ":"; var time_left = ""; a }else{ Nov 16 var hours_left = minutes_left / 60; time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24) + ":"; } }else{ Kate Krug Dec 6, 2017. clearInterval(timer_315428_updater); time_left += Math.floor(secs_left%60/10); var days_left = Math.floor(hours_left / 24); } time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24/10) //]]>, Availability: time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24) + ":"; var timer_315571_end_at = 1702948 + new Date().getTime()/1000; time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24) + ":"; You can check out where your book has been shelved by going to the book’s page and scrolling down the right hand side until you see Genres. } a Nov 13 time_left += Math.floor(secs_left%60/10); function timer_315571_updateTimer() { [CDATA[ Sep 24, 2015 | Filed under: Giveaway. 100 copies available, function timer_315464_updateTimer() { } var hours_left = minutes_left / 60; document.getElementById("timer_315571").innerHTML = time_left; }else{ • Get personalized recommendations based on your tastes. if(false){ var minutes_left = secs_left / 60; var timer_315788_end_at = 1357348 + new Date().getTime()/1000; }else{ time_left += days_left + " days and "; [CDATA[ Premium Giveaway (Print or Kindle) $599 per giveaway. See our How to Read Books on Goodreads and How to Download Books from Goodreads tutorials for more information. // 0) { time_left += Math.floor(minutes_left%60/10); time_left += Math.floor(minutes_left%60/10); In terms of start date, Goodreads requires seven days’ notice before launching a giveaway, so keep that in mind as you’re planning. clearInterval(timer_315438_updater); clearInterval(timer_315571_updater); time_left += Math.floor(secs_left%10); timer_314740_updateTimer(); document.getElementById("timer_315172").innerHTML = "closed"; a var days_left = Math.floor(hours_left / 24); 1966 people requesting, Giveaway dates: a time_left += days_left + " days and "; - Dec 16, 2020, Giveaway ends in: } time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24/10) time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24/10) } timer_315589_updateTimer(); return; The Goodreads Author Program offers many features specially designed for authors to promote their books. time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24/10) 7417 people requesting, Giveaway dates: If you’re mailing print copies you may want to stick to the US for shipping reasons, but that’s totally up to you. var days_left = Math.floor(hours_left / 24); } a } a If it’s fiction, you need a first line that makes people go, “Whoa, I need to read more!” Don’t assume you have time to tease them – you have to wow them. Most Princess Need Saving; This One Will Save You. var secs_left = timer_315941_end_at - new Date().getTime()/1000; var timer_315589_updater = setInterval(timer_315589_updateTimer, 100); time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24) + ":"; }else{ if(false){ time_left += Math.floor(minutes_left%10) + ":"; “My Giveaways on Goodreads have not only gotten lots of entries, but they’ve definitely increased the shelvings of my books by new readers and fans." time_left += Math.floor(minutes_left%10) + ":"; if(false){ a //]]>, Availability: if(false){ time_left += days_left + " days and "; time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24)%10 + ":"; 5 copies available, Amazon's giveaway program has undergone several… if(secs_left <= 0) { document.getElementById("timer_315436").innerHTML = time_left; So that’s a downside. time_left += Math.floor(minutes_left%10) + ":"; }else{ time_left += Math.floor(hours_left%24) + ":";