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Here at AUTHORSdB we've formed the only database of authors, including social media, book listings and much more, for today's mine-field of thousands of aspiring and established writers.

We are a dedicated website that helps authors for free.

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CLICK ON THE REGISTER BUTTON at the top of the page.

 

1. On the top right, next to the Menu button, click on register
2. You will be directed to the registration screen
3. Click on Register and choose a profile the best describes you AUTHOR, PRE-PUBLISHED AUTHOR, AUTHOR SERVICE PROVIDER OR AVID READER
4. Select Join under your chosen profile identity
5. Begin to fill in the blanks
6. Make sure to subscribe to our news and hot deals mail-outs and select Continue
7. You can skip this part or gain more credibility by adding your profile picture, and your community cover page, similar to a Facebook cover and click continue
8. This page, the only mandatory field is your gender. However, you can fill in as much information you want to about yourself.
9. Click submit and Activate Account
10. You will receive an activation email to confirm you are a real person.

You can register your account one of 4 ways,

1. Sign up using a valid email adress, after registration, make sure to check your spam folder if you do not receive your log in details.
2. Sign in using your facebook account by selecting the facebook logo on the registration page or click HERE
3. Sign in using your google account by selecting the google logo on the registration page or click HERE
4. Sign in using your windows live account by selecting the windows live logo on the registration page or click HERE

 

Listings for Authors and their books are free

Simply create an account and add a listing in the Publisher section.  Be sure to add your authors too, as they will show up under your listing.

In the Community, click on Profile then click on Edit Profile then click on Account.

A book list (Amazon, B&N, Smashwords, iTunes, etc) is the link to your online bookseller where an author has already spent a great deal of time compiling information about their books.  ie:  http://www.amazon.com/authorname/e/1234567890/

If you've listed your book on these bookseller sites, click on your author name and it will link to your book list.

The author listing has been set up this way  for authors to not spend time data entering something they have already done on all of the bookseller sites.

Just Link It!

If you have a debut novel in the works, we will hold your listing until you have links to your books for sale.  However, we reserve the right to accept or reject any listing.

Your profile is your master account and the name is public.  From there you can add your author listings and relative books/contest, etc.

In the Community, click on Profile then click on Edit Profile then click on Account.

The community hub is a hang-out where authors can feature themselves and their books and communicate with avid readers.  The posts in the hub are public, specifically to enhance the impact on Google and other engines, thus giving authors more SEO exposure.

In our Community section you are welcome to post photos, news, events, etc.

To add breaking news such as book launch or hot new review click here to add your news https://authorsdb.com/breaking-news

Hover over your cover photo area and you will see a link ot upload new cover photo.  Click on this and follow the upload instructions

Log in > Menu > Show My Listings > edit cog wheel > edit listing

If you do not have a published book but are scheduled to publish within the next six months, you are able to list yourself as a pre-published author.

Log in > Click on Menu > Show my listings > choose the edit cog wheel of the listing you want to edit > drop down to edit media > delete current media > add new media

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1. Log into your account by simply clicking on Menu > Log in
2. Once logged in, select Submit Author Listing on the top menu
3. Begin to fill in the form
4. Be sure to fill in all your social media channels so we can social media market you and your books
5. Choose your genres, to add more than one, simply hold the Control key while selecting multiple genres
6. Add in where we can buy your books, generally this is your main author listing on bookseller sites
7. Add a summary, this will show up in all our marketing posts and in the search engines.
8. Click submit and this will take you to your media page.
9. Here is where you can add a picture of yourself. We accept headshots or book cover, don't worry, we'll edit the size before approval.
10. To add a photo from a webpage, simply go to the webpage and right click on the photo. Copy image location. Then paste image location URL in the appropriate box and our system will auto import your image.
11. Once approved you are able to add your book listings to the bookshelf and enter our amazing contests giving your work more exposure. Enjoy and welcome to the AUTHORSdb family!

Generally the wait is approximately twelve hours.  For listing that have all the required information it generally takes less.  Our standard moderation statement is 24 hours.

We are migrating from covers in the Author Directory Listings and have added a Bookself.  Here, you are able to add your cover and details about how readers can purchase your books.

You can add your photos in the Community Profile and your album will show in your profile.

If you signed up and added your avatar you've completed your community profile.  To add yourself as a published author, please fill in this author database form https://authorsdb.com/listings/submit-an-author-listing we have a verified database.  Once your listing is approved you are able to add your books and enter contests etc.

Email support@authorsdb.com and we can unpublish a listing on request.

To Edit a book click on Log in > Menu > Show My Listings > edit cog wheel > edit listing

ISBN 10 digit is not a mandatory field.  You can exclude this if the system is not accepting. Please double check that there is no alpha ABC's in the number.

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1. Log into your account by simply clicking on Menu > Log in
2. Once logged in select 'Add your book' on the top menu
3. Select either Fiction or Non-fiction and select the book genre
4. Add in book details and don't forget to add your 13 digit ISBN to connect your book to your Goodreads book listing
5. Connect this book with you as an author by slowly typing your author name. When you see it on the list, click on it. A shaded box with your name will show below the field.
6. Add in genre for our search sections
7. Add in the details following and select an appropriate reader age
8. Make sure to bring in your book reviews and ranks from Amazon by selecting 'yes' and adding your Amazon ASIN number. This number is found in your Kindle book details on your Amazon book page.
9. Add in the other booksellers that are selling your books and then paste in your book summary.
10.Click submit and this will take you to your media page.
9. Here is where you can add a picture your book cover. We accept front of book cover.
10. To add a photo from a webpage, simply go to the webpage and right click on the photo. Copy image location. Then paste image location URL in the appropriate box and our system will auto import your image.
11. Once approved you are able to add your book listing to enter our amazing contests giving your work more exposure. Enjoy and welcome to the AUTHORSdb family!

A value is the type of information requested.  It could be a url, email or text depending on the field.

Generally the wait is approximately twelve hours.  For listing that have all the required information it generally takes less.  Our standard moderation statement is 24 hours.

To add a book listing you must first have an author directory listing.  Once you added yourself into the author directory, then you can add books with your author name.

Go to your Amazon Kindle page and scroll down to book data.  There you will find the ASIN ID. Click to edit your book and set Yes to show Amazon reviews and add your ASIN ID.

Simply click on MENU > My Listings > Add Media > Upload Sample Chapter

Log in > Menu > Show my listing > edit cog wheel > add media > add sample chapter  Once uploaded your book is automatically moved into the Sample Chapter Library

Log in > Menu > Show my listing > edit cog wheel > add media > add sample chapter

As an author, edit your book listing Log in > Menu > Show My Listings > edit cog wheel > edit listing and add in the 13 digit ISBN number that you have in Goodreads and readers can auto add your book to their Goodreads shelf

To Edit a book click on Log in > Menu > Show My Listings > edit cog wheel > edit listing

Scroll down to Book Information and find the related drop down menu for Look Inside and select Yes

Your preview will automatically show in your listing once you save the edit.

To Edit a book click on Log in > Menu > Show My Listings > edit cog wheel > edit listing

Select yes

To Edit a book click on Log in > Menu > Show My Listings > edit cog wheel > edit listing  Then scroll down to the field to paste in your Sound Cloud link to your author reading.

 
To edit your book cover, log in click on the listing, edit media
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Go to our book promotion page https://authorsdb.com/author-publicity/author-publicity/book-promotions and fill in the form selecting one of the following:

I am offering a completely FREE download from an URL
I am offering a discount directly in MULTIPLE WebStores (set each 'Buy Now' link accordingly)
I am offering a discount in a SINGLE WebStore
I am offering a discount with coupons instead of public discount in the WebStores

To add your blog to our new Syndicated Author Blog section directly email general@authorsdb.com with the subject line VIP BLOGGER.  We'll assess your blog, and if approved you will receive notification that your blog feed is approved and live.

NOTE: Your settings on your blog controls how much words/images we are able to import.  Check your RSS/feed settings to control what we share

Log in and add the following url after your doman name /wp-admin/options-reading.php

Here is where you can change your settings select

For each article in a feed, show

For each article in a feed, show


The contest is annual.  Semi finals and finalists will take place at the end of each year.  For details on our current contest click here https://authorsdb.com/submission-information

To enter your book, it first must be listed on the bookshelf.  https://authorsdb.com/listings/submit-a-book

Once approved you are able to submit your book into the cover contest by using the entry form on this page https://authorsdb.com/2017-cover-contest-results

You can also enter from your book listing page directly

To learn more about the current cover contest, please see this page https://authorsdb.com/submission-information

To enter your book, it first must be listed on the bookshelf.  https://authorsdb.com/listings/submit-a-book

To enter the First Lines contest, simply click on the drop down menu Author Publicity > First Lines > Enter [current year] contest

You can also enter from your book listing page directly

To find out more about our current First Lines contest, click here https://authorsdb.com/submission-info

Log in > Click on Menu > Add Your Listings > Add my services

Simply click on 'Claim this Listing' and follow the instructions.