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How It All Works
You post an "offer" with your book details. If another author is interested in trading blurbs, they'll hit "apply" and send you an email, attaching a copy of their book.
If their book looks good and you think you'll enjoy it, you can reply and send them a copy of your book. Hopefully, you'll both finish reading and independently post reviews on Amazon and any other sites you use. However, reviews are not guaranteed, and either author may decide they don't have time or they need to back out.
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What other people thought about using BlurbTrade for more book reviews
Wasn’t sure about this at first, but boy did it work. Self-publishers need all the help they can get; add this to your author toolbox right now for more reviews.Spencer Pratt
Wow, this was fun! What a great way to connect with other indie authors and get some more exposure (not to mention the feedback and book reviews).Adam Levine
Found the website really easy to use and started getting requests for blurbs immediately. I even connected with a couple authors I admire.Jason Statham
I wanted to get a few book reviews up before my KDP free promo days. I used a couple of them on my book cover also. They make the book look really professional.Jake Gyllenhaal
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Reviews are important. You need more. Especially in the beginning, when you’re just starting out and have none. You need to overcome the zero-review hurdle before you do any serious marketing, or a KDP select campaign. Here’s the secret to making it happen. Ask! 1. Find reviewers who have reviewed similar books, and pull their