Advertising Price List Updated January 25, 2013
All advertisers who run campaigns which last three months or longer are entitled to a 25% discount on all AALBC.com services.
AALBC.com (the African American Literature Book Club) is uniquely positioned to display your online advertisement before a large and highly targeted audience of avid readers and those interested books, or about, people of African descent. Launched in 1998 AALBC.com is the largest website dedicated to books by or about people of African descent. Review AALBC.com's visitor demographics.
1325 5th Ave Suite 2K
New York, NY 10029
Have your book prominently displayed on the homepage of three prominent websites AALBC.com (includes placement on home page, Blog, and Thumperscorner.com), Mosaicbooks.com and Cushcity.com. Power Campaign also includes placement in the AALBC.com eNewsletter.
Discounts available when combined with other AALBC.com services. Click Here to Learn More
Your own web site on AALBC.com. Your photo, bio, book covers with descriptions, excerpts and more. Includes homepage placement for 1 full month! AALBC.com author profiles are permanently displayed on the site.
Get your Own Domain Name
Click here to get your own URL http://domainsforauthors.com
Register an URL now, even if you do not have a web site -- You can redirect visitors to your AALBC.com Author Profile when they type in your new web site name. Learn How
AALBC.com Book Reviews
Click here to read how to have your book reviewed by AALBC.com
Video Distribution Service
You've done the hard part; spending time and money creating your book
trailer or commercial. But if your audience does not have an opportunity to
view your video all that effort will be wasted.
Take advantage of AALBC.com's Video Distribution Service and have your video placed on high value websites with the ability to reach your target audience.
Method #1 - Appear on Every AALBC.com Page with Your AALBC.com Coffee Mug
Have you photos appear on virtually every AALBC.com web page.
These photos will be displayed at the bottom of every AALBC.com page.
Your photos will be viewed thousands of times a month.
To take advantage of this offer; (1) Order an AALBC.com mug or any AALBC.com Branded Product, and (2) email a photograph of you holding the mug, with your name, the title of your book, and a link to your website. We will setup the rest (see examples below).
Method #2 - Use Our Discussion Forums
We have an active set of discussion forums. One is dedicated to African American Literature and is called Thumper's Corner.
You can sign up for an account (using Facebook or Twitter if you like). Once your account is approved, you'll be able to share information about yourself and your work.
You may shares photos, text, video, links back to your website. The forums are feature rich and you can ever shares you posts using a variety of social media -- directly from the forum.
We also offer a forum for sharing press releases. Simply copying and pasting your press release will allow you to share your press release while preserving the original formatting.
Please Note: Those who make the most of these platforms actually engage others. The worst thing you can do is just post you promotional information over and over without contributing to the conversation or responding to others. This is called "spamming", please avoid doing it.
Method #3 - Use Our Facebook Page
Feel free to share information about your work and books on our Facebook wall.
Each of the 3 methods described above are great ways to get your book noticed by AALBC.com visitors. AALBC.com also learn about authors and books through information shared and discussed on our website.
Technically Savvy Troy Google Adwords?
Advertise on AALBC.com Pages using Google Adwords. Not sure how to do it? Lets us show you how to use Google to run a advertising campaign on AALBC.com and other websites.
The Top 10 Things You Need to Know about On-line Advertising
by AALBC.com Founder Troy Johnson
Online advertising is an important tool to help expose your book to a large number of people at a relatively low cost. While increased exposure does not automatically guarantee a best seller (there are several factors which contribute to this); no exposure will certainly guarantee a flop.
The following information will help you understand how on-line advertising in general, and with AALBC.com in particular, can help increase your book's exposure and lead to more sales.