Group Membership

Do you have a team that you’d like to register as members of the Nonfiction Authors Association? We offer group membership options at the VIP level.

Group membership is ideal for:

  • Publishers
  • Corporations
  • Local writers’ groups
  • Speakers’ groups
  • Publicity firms
  • Marketing firms

Benefits for VIP Members:

vip-member-benefits-imageWeekly Educational Teleseminars with Industry Experts (*POPULAR*): We conduct weekly teleseminars by phone with industry experts, focused on writing, publishing, and promoting nonfiction books. All members can listen in live, and VIP members can download recordings after each event. These events are content-rich and participating experts are carefully selected. Because we know your time is valuable, teleseminars last 30 minutes and are conducted on Wednesdays at 10am PST/1pm EST. Recordings are archived on the site for members. View our upcoming teleseminar events here. You can also view our past events here.

Want a taste of our teleseminar series? Listen to this teleseminar recording with Patrick Schwerdtfeger covering how to become a highly-paid keynote speaker.

Educational Content: We release new content each Sunday night, which includes templates, checklists, worksheets, recordings, reports and other special content meant to make your author journey a little easier. Plus VIP members can download two popular signature items: The Ultimate Self-Publishing Checklist and How to Land a Traditional Book Deal (special report).

Weekly Marketing Homework: VIP members receive marketing homework via email every Monday, which includes a suggested strategy for marketing your books. Topics covered can include blogging, internet marketing, professional speaking, website development, social media, and traditional marketing tactics. The purpose is to keep you focused on advancing your marketing efforts each week, and to discuss within the forum and keep each other accountable. Homework assignments are also archived for later viewing.

Access to Community Forums: Our private LinkedIn and Facebook groups are community gathering places for members to connect, ask and answer publishing-related questions, share ideas and resources, and support each other. These groups are a powerful membership benefit and provide a fantastic way to connect and become part of our tribe! Our members are located around the globe and being part of our community allows you to form alliances and support each other.

Local Chapter Meetings: VIP members receive FREE admission to local chapter meetings across the U.S., Canada, and U.K. Meetings are open to the public and admission runs from $5 to $15. View a list of our local chapters here.

join the nonfiction authors associationMeet the Members Program: Members can share a book announcement via an online form found in your member dashboard. Each member can submit a book announcement up to two times per year. NFAA Group members may submit announcements on behalf of your clients.

We compile these announcements in our monthly Meet the Members email to ALL of our subscribers! In addition, members are invited to contribute an interview and get featured on our blog, which is also shared across our social media–over 100k followers.

Listing in Member Directory: Your listing includes your name, author photo, book details, author bio, website links, social media links, and other details. Directory listings are complimentary for all members of the Nonfiction Authors Association. These are also optimized for the search engines, providing valuable links back to your site, which may raise your visibility with Google search!

Discount off the Nonfiction Book Awards: Our year-round book awards program honors the best in nonfiction. VIP members receive 33% off the entry fee.

Discounted Partner Services: NFAA has partnered with several companies to offer discounts for our members:

  • IngramSpark® is an award-winning publishing platform that offers the same fully integrated print and digital products and global distribution services enjoyed by big-time publishers to the indie-publishing community. Through our partnership with IngramSpark, NFAA members receive fees 100% waived for new print title setup ($49 value), and ebook file setup ($25 value), and file change fees ($25 value).
  • PR Newswire and ProfNet provide deep discounts off press release distribution, access to PR Newswire’s syndication network of over 5,500 websites, and ProfNet, a powerful program where authors can connect with media professionals seeking expert sources for interviews.
  • Gebbie Press offers members up to 50% off products and services including the All-in-One Media Directory, featuring over 24,000 media contacts, downloadable databases of media contacts and PRPro, a turn-key press release distribution system that sends your releases directly to media contacts.
  • Office Depot provides all members with access to a permanent store discount card (10% off). Authority and VIP members receive the store card plus substantial savings of as much as 80% off online purchases (wait until you see their rate for printer ink cartridges!).

Special Benefits for VIP Members Only:

In addition to ALL of the benefits listed above, VIP members get the following:

  • Platinum Access to the Nonfiction Writers Conference – This event is conducted entirely online and features 15 expert speakers over three days and is held each May. In addition, we host a smaller Fall conference in November. Value: $575
  • Ultimate Author Marketing Course – This 12-module course is delivered online (recorded webinars) and covers everything from blogging and website optimization to social media, Amazon, book reviews, revenue generation and advanced book marketing tactics. Value: $697
  • Ultimate Author Toolkits – Our one-of-a-kind toolkits provide an assortment of digital content to help you accelerate your author journey. Each kit includes over a dozen reports, checklists, worksheets and recordings, covering the following topics: Writing Nonfiction Books, Self-Publishing, Traditional Publishing, Websites, Blogging and Social Media, Professional Speaking and Book Marketing. Value: $282
  • Nonfiction Writers Conference Greatest Hits – A collection of eight of our favorite sessions for you. Includes recordings only (Value: $99):
    • Pat Flynn – Passive Income for Authors – NFWC 2016
    • Helen Sedwick – Protecting Your Rights and Your Wallet: Copyright, Trademarks and Other Legal Details for Authors – NFWC 2016
    • Cathey Armillas – How to Pitch, Prepare and Deliver a Killer TED Talk – NFWC 2015
    • Dana Lynn Smith – How to Launch and Market Your Book – NFWC 2015
    • Linda Hollander – How to Attract Lucrative Corporate Sponsorships – NFWC 2014
    • Jason Van Orden – Leverage Video and Podcasting to Build Your Audience – NFWC 2014
    • Chris Garrett – Blogging for Authors – NFWC 2013
    • Sandra Beckwith – DIY PR – NFWC 2013

Total added membership value: $1,653!

Discounted Group Membership Packages

Welcome Kit for Authority Members (Yearly Membership Level)

New member welcome kit, shipped to U.S. members only. International members receive a special digital gift.

Group membership packages are available at discounted annual rates as shown below. You will also receive our popular welcome kit–one for each member–which includes the following:

  • Branded tote bag
  • “Writer at Work” coffee mug
  • Coaster
  • “Writer at Work” door hanger
  • Book: The Nonfiction Book Marketing Plan

We often include bonus items in our welcome kits as well, so you never know what surprises you’ll find inside.

After purchasing group membership below, please send us an email with your member names and email addresses. Group memberships are processed manually, typically within two business days. You will receive confirmation via email once memberships are processed and added to the site. Each member will receive a unique login to the site and can create their own online profile.

We look forward to having you as part of our community!

Includes all benefits of VIP membership for up to five people.
  • Retail Value: $2,450
  • Savings: 20%
PER YEAR$1,960
Includes all benefits of VIP membership for up to ten people.
  • Retail Value: $4,900
  • Savings: 30%
per year$3,430
Includes all benefits of VIP membership for up to twenty people.
  • Retail Value: $9,800
  • Savings: 40%
per year$5,880
Questions? Contact us anytime.