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Prizes
Prizes
Grand Prize Winners
6 Grand Prize Winners receive an additional prize of $5000.00 each in media, marketing and social media services designed to skyrocket visibility and book sales.
All Winners 
& Finalists
ALL Winners receive a prize package valued at $4,000.00.

ALL Finalists receive a prize package valued at $2,250.00.
All Applicants
All Applicants of the Book Excellence Awards receive the Ultimate Book Sales System Book Marketing Course. This course is valued at $500.00.
Grand Prize Winners
We have 6 grand prize winners that receive an additional prize of $5000.00 each in media, marketing and social media services designed to help skyrocket visibility and book sales. The value of the services total $30,000.00 USD.

The 6 highest overall scores among the winners will receive one of these grand prizes. Grand Prize winners will be announced along with the contest results.

Media Packages ($15,000 value)
There are 3 grand prize winners that will receive a media package valued at $5000.00 USD each. Each package includes: a high-resolution print media kit, tailored media leads, personalized email templates, a custom publicity plan, a digital media kit, press releases, media training, interview questions and more!

Social Media Packages ($15,000 value)
There are 3 social media packages valued at $5000.00 USD each. Each package includes: strategic branding and social media plan, 1 year of social media posts, social media automation, influencer outreach strategy and social media campaign that increases engagement and page likes.


All Winners and Finalists
Learn more about the prizes all Winners and Finalists receive:
Book Excellence Awards Promotional Package

Winners and finalists receive high quality digital award seals they can use to highlight their award on their book cover, website, social media and other marketing materials. These high-resolution digital seals can be used online and in print materials.  
A Commemorative Digital Certificate

The commemorative digital certificate is a personal memento that lasts a lifetime. Winners and finalists can display and share this certificate with pride, cementing their award win in the minds of readers, fans and industry professionals alike.
Custom Award Listing

Winners and finalists receive a full-page custom award listing that includes detailed information about their book to raise their profile among our regular website visitors including book buyers, publishers, librarians, literary agents and other industry professionals.
Author Showcase

Our winners and finalists receive an in-depth author showcase where we interview and feature them alongside our entire cohort of award-winning authors. We make their work stand out with their own personal page they can share with readers, industry professionals, media and more.
International Exposure

Each winner and finalist will receive a personalized award announcement on our social media platforms shared with our network of thousands of media outlets, industry contacts, authors and publishers around the world.
Library of Book Marketing Resources (Updated for 2019)

Our goal is to show authors and publishers how promoting their books can be easy and profitable! Our comprehensive library of marketing resources covers everything from how to make more money with your book, build a loyal tribe of readers, get national media exposure, avoid common book marketing mistakes, and more.
High Profile Exposure to the Publishing Industry

Our custom award announcement and press release is sent to readers, authors, publishers, journalists, librarians, book buyers, schools, literary agents and more! This press release features winners only.
Done For You Marketing Materials

We help our winners and finalists save time and money by providing professionally designed templates for print materials and social media. These winning designs can be customized to match their unique branding to have a lasting impact in the eyes of readers and industry professionals alike.
Guided Coaching

A step-by-step system that takes winners and finalists by the hand and teaches them the principles and strategies needed to successfully market their book award. With easy to implement strategies, winners and finalists can see results after the first coaching session!
Exclusive Discounts

As a leading organization serving thousands of authors, publishers and literary professionals each year, we understand that marketing a book can be challenging and expensive! We’ve partnered with industry leading companies to provide winners and finalists with discounts to premium services such as author websites, design services and marketing services to help reduce the cost of book marketing.
All Applicants
All authors who apply to the Book Excellence Awards receive a book marketing course called the Ultimate Book Sales System valued at $500.00 USD
The Ultimate Book Sales System

A proven step by step system used by NY Times, USA Today and Amazon Best Selling authors
to generate thousands of dollars worth of books sales fast.

Course Overview

You could spend a lifetime trying to sift through thousands of blog posts, podcasts, guides, and case studies that exist online about how to increase book sales —or you could start taking action today. The book sales tactics in the Ultimate Book Sales System were compiled based on strategies and techniques used to help hundreds of authors become NY Times, USA Today and Amazon best-selling authors.

This course was made for authors who live busy lifestyles and includes secret methods and techniques to rapidly build an e-mail list, increase website traffic, increase readership and sell thousands of books. It is the only training system that you will need to help you generate as high as 5-6 figures in sales.

With the Ultimate Book Sales System, these are just a few things you will learn:
  • Proven and time-tested ways to optimize your website and social media platforms for book sales
  • The top 3 high converting methods you can use to drive targeted traffic to your website without using paid ads
  • Step by step processes to automate or outsource your book sales
This course includes easy to follow lessons, step by step action plans, checklists and access to hundreds of dollars of software to help authors save hundreds of hours of time. By the time you have completed this course, you will know exactly what you need to do in order to start generating book sales fast and easily with little to no marketing budget.

Note: The course will be available December 2018/January 2019.

Our Success Stories
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Previous honorees have increased their book sales, garnered speaking engagements and attention from film producers, increased their following and more!
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Previous honorees have increased their book sales, garnered speaking engagements and attention from film producers, increased their following and more!
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