Email Template for Family and Friends – Use for Your Book Launch

Email Template for Family and Friends - Use for Your Book LaunchWhen preparing to launch your book in the world, you can use all the help you can get to spread the word. Following is a simple email template you can modify to announce your new book to those you are close to and invite them to help support you.

Greetings to my family and friends,

I wanted to let you know that my book, <title>, will be released on <date> and I would greatly appreciate your support in helping to spread the news! Here is a quick overview of the book:

<insert a one-paragraph description>

Here are some ways you can support the book launch:

  • Purchase one or more copies here: <link to Amazon or your website>.
  • Write a review on Amazon, Goodreads, Barnes and Noble and/or Audible. (Include links to your book page on each of these sites.)
  • Think of at least three people who would benefit from this book and let them know about it.
  • Share news about the book via your social media networks. I have included sample tweets and messages below to make it easy for you!
  • Introduce me to people you know who could book me as a speaker. I specialize in the following topics: <list topics here>.

I sincerely appreciate your support in helping me get this book launched with some great momentum. Let me know if you have any questions or ideas for me.

Thank you,

<name>

P.S. Here are some sample tweets and social media copy you can use:

Excellent new book: <title>. Grab your copy here: <link>

I love this new book by my friend <author name>, grab a copy of <title> here: <link>

I received an advanced copy of <title> and it is a fantastic book about <brief description>. I highly recommend you get a copy, too! <link>

Looking for a great read? I highly recommend <title> by <author name>, which covers <brief description>. Order here: <link>

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