Based in Portland, Oregon, BookBaby is run by a team of authors, poets, bloggers, and artists. As a digital distributor of eBooks from independent authors, poets, memoirists, and publishers, BookBaby makes their works available in over 170 countries via digital retailers like Apple iBooks, the Kindle store at Amazon.com, the Nook store at BarnesAndNoble.com, and Kobo. BookBaby is part of the CD Baby family, the world’s largest online distributor of independent music, which has paid out over 280 million dollars to 300,00 artists worldwide.
Through May 28th, BookBaby is holding a sweepstakes offering thousands of dollars worth of publishing and promotion. Each winner will be awarded $5,000 in prizes, including BookBaby’s Premium ePublishing package (design, worldwide distribution, and 200 printed books, totaling $2,676 in value) and professional editing services from FirstEditing.com (valued at $1,000). Winners will also receive:
Promotion, reviews, and advertising from Readers’ Favorite
NetGalley promotion from Smith Publicity
Marketing support from Circle of Seven Productions
Distribution of a press release to PR Newswire
Promotion and sales to Riffle Select’s emailing list
Dramatica Pro and Story Expert software from Write Brothers
Sounds intriguing, doesn’t it? So, if you have a manuscript that’s ready to rock and roll — and are considering publishing it as an ebook — check out BookBaby and its contest at: BookBaby.com. And write on!