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PW Starter Plus


Reach out to every major publisher worldwide with Publishers Weekly, the industry’s periodical of record.

With more than 130 years in circulation, Publishers Weekly is the leading publication serving all segments involved in the creation, production, marketing, and sale of the written word. Publishers Weekly is the prime source of comprehensive news and unique industry data, including bestsellers by multiple categories, book-industry statistics, and nearly 9,000 book reviews annually as well as e-books, apps, and audiobooks.

Reaching more than 17,000 paid subscribers in bookstores, libraries, and publishing as well as media and literary agents and movie and studio executives—more than any other publication—Publishers Weekly delivers a total readership of around 68,000 of the biggest players in the publishing industry.

With Trafford’s PW Starter Plus Package, you can access this invaluable market, and make sure your book is placed before some of the most important people in the publishing and book industry.

The Trafford PW Starter Plus Package Includes:

  • Single slot print ad in the Publishers Weekly magazine (1 out of 8 slots)
  • Online banner ad campaign on with 10,000 impressions
  • A listing in PW Select magazine, a monthly supplement that features author interviews, book announcements, news, book reviews, and more.
  • 1 month placement in, Publishers Weekly’s website dedicated to indie authors. It features success stories, author profiles, and writing tips, as well as a streamlined way to submit books for review
  • Social media promotion via Booklife’s Facebook and Twitter pages
  • 6-month digital subscription to Publishers Weekly
  • 1-year digital subscription to PW Select magazine
  • 1 free print copy of the Publishers Weekly issue in which your book’s PW Select listing appears

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Trafford can help you advertise your book in this prestigious publication. To find out more or to order this service, please contact your Marketing Consultant or call 1.888.232.4444.


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Call a publishing consultant today at 1.888.232.4444 or e-mail Your publishing consultant will assist you along the publishing process, make sure you read the terms and conditions, and take your payment. (We accept credit card, check, or money order). After the submission of your materials, you’ll be on your way to having your book published. Are you looking to sign up for additional marketing services? Call your Marketing Consultant today at 1.888.232.4444 to get a free consultation on the services that would work best for your marketing campaign. You may also send an e-mail to