We have forged strong partnerships with other organisations in the publishing sphere over the years. They can enhance our clients’ projects and make them the best they can be.
Aimer make apps and work with book publishers to be part of the response to the challenge of digital in publishing. They’ve found that existing forms of publication contain much more structure and “cleverness” than can be seen on the printed page and work with publishers to make great apps.
Byte The Book
Bookswarm are proud members of Byte The Book, a writing a publishing collective with authors at its core. Byte The Book champions quality writing and embraces opportunities to connect writers and publishers in the digital age. They focus on helping all members keep up to date with the latest developments in technology – specifically technologies that can enhance their books and their businesses.
Byte The Book members receive a discount on their author websites with Bookswarm.
Kelly Weekes – Marketing Stories
Kelly Weekes is a social media expert and Facebook ads strategist specialising in the book industry. Kelly helps authors with their social media presence, either building on their existing presence or helping them to get started if they are new to social media.
Kelly can help busy publishers by managing Facebook advertising campaigns, mentoring and training staff and authors in social media and devising social media strategies.
Kelly also works with other book related businesses to help them reach their objectives through social media and/or Facebook advertising.
Kelly has worked in publishing for twenty years and thrives on marketing stories and helping to get books into the hands of readers.
MasterPlan – from Circular Software
MasterPlan allows publishers and authors to create searchable versions of illustrated books that can be easily embedded in their websites and shared via social media. MasterPlan is perfect for children’s books and non-fiction titles. Also ideal for sharing and embedding publisher catalogues. MasterPlan works with InDesign files and PDFs.
For an example of MasterPlan in action, check out Just Sit.
Podularity / George Miller
An interviewer, podcaster, author and translator, George Miller has interviewed Booker prize-winners, Hilary Mantel, Peter Carey, Kazuo Ishiguro, and Aravind Adiga, cult New York novelist Paul Auster, 2008 Pulitzer prize-winner Juno Diaz, Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk and best-selling children’s author Philip Pullman, among many others.
The Empowered Author
The Empowered Author (formely known as Lounge Marketing) offers authors book marketing advice, practical tips and insight from experts. Whether you’re an indie author, hybrid or traditionally published, it helps you to empower yourself to market and sell more books.
Members receive a discount on their author websites with Bookswarm.