Attract the Digital Reader with

One important rule of marketing your book: always be where your consumers are. And with today’s always-on-the-go lifestyle, your potential readers are more often than not on their mobile devices.

Enter the BookStub, a handy digital tool that can help you reach active tech-savvy readers, anytime and anywhere.

What are BookStubs?

These are physical and portable marketing tools that allow your readers to download your e-book on their tablets or smartphones. These come in the form of plastic cards that display your full colour book cover on the front and download instructions on the back.

Why should you use BookStubs
in your marketing campaign?


BookStubs are handy alternatives to actual copies of your book. They are lighter and easier to carry around compared to stacks of physical books.


You can choose who you hand out BookStubs to, such as readers who are likely to recommend others to purchase your book.


By tracking the number of user downloads, you can get an idea of readers’ level of interest in your work.

How can BookStubs help you promote
your book?

Aside from the benefits listed above, you can also easily incorporate BookStubs in your marketing campaign. The following are just some of the many possibilities:

Word-of-Mouth Publicity

Start small by distributing BookStubs to family, friends, and other contacts. Through them, you can build buzz for your book by word of mouth.

Literary Events Giveaways

You can hand out BookStubs instead of physical books when you attend events like book signing or reading sessions, speaking engagements, book fairs, and expos.

Media Exposure

Get the attention of book reviewers, bloggers, and other persons of influence in the literary community by giving them a complimentary copy of your work through BookStubs.

Press Kit Additions

Include your BookStub in media kits for your publicity campaign. Who knows, the press might be enticed to write about your work after reading it.

How can you get BookStubs?

If you would like to order BookStubs for your book marketing campaign, we have packages for 100, 200, or 500 BookStubs. These bundles also include other printed materials like bookmarks, postcards, and business cards that can help generate more interest for your book.

Let this small but power-packed service fit seamlessly into your marketing campaign. To learn more about this service, call us today on 0800 990 914 (toll-free in South Africa) or +44 20 3014 3997 (outside South Africa, international calling rates apply). You may also send an e-mail to