you are a first time author or you’ve been publishing for years, Simon
& Schuster makes it easy for you to share a bit of yourself with
your readers/fans. We pride ourselves on providing authors with the
best resources and tools to help promote books and authors.
features the best of Simon & Schuster’s books and authors. It is
designed to present our authors to readers as personalities, providing
the opportunity for fans to learn more about their favorite authors and
discover new ones as well.
receives his/her own Author page on SimonandSchuster.comContact your editor to request a username and login for the Author Portal to customize your page with:
• Authors Voices – write, rant, and rave about any topic of your choice
• Authors Revealed –answer a set of intriguing questions “we’ve asked, they’ve answered”
• Links – opportunity to provide links to your personal website, social networking pages, or fan sites.
• Doodles – sketch/create a unique self portrait or icon that represents you
SimonandSchuster.com hosts a Multimedia Center complete with author videos, audio clips, and photos.
• You can record a video in the in-house studio at Simon & Schuster offices
• You are free to use studio and videos for your own use and promotion
• We provide high def quality video for distribution
Promotion / Merchandising
We offer a variety of book promotions on SimonandSchuster.com
• Banners promoting book titles across the site
• Promotion in rotating billboards on the Homepage, Books, and Authors sections
• Author Alerts – opportunity for fans to sign up for the latest updates for a particular author
• Newsletter – S&S monthly update that highlights the latest releases, videos, promotions and customer book reviews
Simon & Schuster works with a number of online marketing partners to
syndicate book and author content in exchange for promotion and links
back to SimonandSchuster.com. This content is viewed by hundreds of
thousands of people who may not otherwise be exposed to books and
• Partners include the top web, video, and book social networking sites. Check out our official S&S YouTube Channel Authors Revealed pictured here.
• Content includes special book excerpts/articles, video and author
content that is uploaded to the Author Portal (see above)
Simon & Schuster has created an easy way for our authors to showcase and sell books on their own sites or blog. The widget makes it easy to share, get information, and sell your books! Find out how to get the Author Widget here.
Our online marketing team is available to help you with your online activities, from hiring web designers to setting up your own social networking program, they are here for you. See more online tips and tools here.