Google Books has an awesome way for the published Author to promote their books. allows publishers and authors to submit their books for inclusion in Google’s search results.
Whether you’re a first time Author or this is your 5th go around, participating in Google Books can:
*increase awareness of your book at no cost *reach Google’s worldwide user base *refer qualified traffic to your website
Once we send Google your title(s) (or upload them as PDF files), they will add them to their index. By matching the content in your books with user searches, Google Books connects your books with the users who are most interested in buying them.
Each Google Books result will display your book’s title and author, a short excerpt containing the highlighted search terms, and other public data about the book.
Driving Book Sales
Clicking on your book from a search results page takes users to a limited preview of your title - just enough to give them a taste of the book, as if they were browsing in a bookstore or library.
Linking your Google search to your website/shopping cart Links to your website or shopping cart makes it easy for users to go from browsing to buying. If you sell your books directly from your own website, your site receives “top billing,” appearing first in the list of purchase links. Google Books previews also appear on book-related sites like online retailers and social book networks. Preview of your published book Googlebooks will scan the full text of your book because they want people to be able to search all its content. But users can only access a limited number of pages to determine whether they've found what they're looking for. Where will your book(s) be hosted? All books that we submit to Google will be hosted on Google servers and protected by the same security as Google.com’s search data.
Can a user copy images from Googlebook search? Printing and image copying functions are disabled on all Google Books pages.
Can I add my book's Google pages on my website? Yes. We can embed previews of your books right on your website. With Google Preview Visitors to your site can browse and search within your books right on each book’s product page.
Online Tracking Online reports let you manage your account information, view how many consumers have looked at your titles, see click rates on purchase links, and review other stats related to the Google Books program.
You can customize reports to view results by date, title or ISBN.
Google books does not charge for their services, however, Griot Publishing charges to set up your account and submit your book(s) to their program. Some of our packages include Google books submission, but if you want to order this service as an A'La' Cart item, you can do so here.