Step one on the road to book sales.

  • Book reviews are social proof for book shoppers. 

  • Book reviews influence the Amazon shopping algorithm.

  • Book reviews are required by book promotion services. 

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by David Wogahn

“Reviews are key to book sales. David Wogahn has created an indispensable roadmap for requesting and garnering reviews in this essential resource for authors.”

Elizabeth Spann Craig

Best-selling mystery author

“Book reviews are the lifeblood of many successful book launches. David Wogahn’s new book cuts through the confusion to show both indie- and traditionally-published authors an effective system for getting the reviews their books deserve. Highly recommended.”

Joel Friedlander

The Book Review Companion is a handy reference guide, loaded with feedback from authors and real-world experience. It includes step-by-step instructions for getting and using book reviews. 

  • Proven review strategies applicable to any book, and any author 
  • The ten major sources for reviews, including sixty resources 
  • Amazon review policies demystified and clarified
  • A complete guide to soliciting and using endorsements and blurbs 
  • Detailed instructions and resources for contacting book bloggers 
  • A special bonus section written specifically for new authors 

No matter where you are in our author journey—traditionally published or self-published—you’ll find yourself returning to this guide again and again. Get The Book Review Companion 

“David has written one of the most useful books for book marketing. We all know that book reviews are the single most important aspect of a book’s success, yet they are a mystery to most authors. David provides straightforward advice about the many types of reviews and how best to secure them. From timing, to guidelines to strategies, this book has it all. A must read for all authors.”

Fauzia Burke

President, FSB Associates and author, Online Marketing for Busy Authors

“Reviews, in my opinion, are just as important as the cover and title of the book. Readers need to see a solid base of reviews to make a decision to buy your book. The Book Review Companion is a comprehensive guide to understanding why reviews matter, and how to get them.”

Jim Kukral

Founder, Author Marketing Club

“If you are going to advertise your book—something I think every author should do—you don’t want to send shoppers to a page with no or few reviews. David Wogahn’s book is covers everything about book reviews; Amazon policies, sources, ARCs, even writing reviews to build your platform. It’s all there.”

Dave Chesson

Kindle Marketing Jedi,

More from the Countdown to Book Launch™ series. Authoritative, practial, step-by-step help for any author: self-published, traditionally published, or hybrid.

Register Your Book provides step-by step instructions for using ISBNs, barcodes, copyright, and Library of Congress Control Numbers.
Don’t settle for Amazon’s free ISBN until you read this book. It’s your guide to understanding the facts, your options, and the key decisions you need to make before you publish a book. Once made, they cannot be reversed.