Requirements:-post 2-3 photos of a specific book within a month's timeframe. If there is a giveaway for the tour, an extra photo (4th post) will be required to be posted on your account to get the word out about the giveaway. -Caption requirements involve your thoughts on the book (if you're excitited to read it, if you already have, etc), synopsis of the book, and hashtags related to the book, publisher, and tours. -Other requirements are tagging the author and publisher in your photos. -complete FTC requirements: explain the promotion and how it is a LovingDemBooks Bookstagram tour and state to your followers that you received the book for free in exchange for promotion.-Verify all of your requirements and optionals (info on optionals below). There will be a form after the tour for you to fill out and submit all of your photos and optionals. -Optionals: consist of extra promotion on your other social media platforms (YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Goodreads), blog posts, and reviews on third party consumer websites (Amazon, Goodreads Book Depository, Barnes and Noble, etc). The more optionals you do, the higher the chance of you landing a spot on a tour! (generally 10 spots and 50-60 sign ups per tour)
Amount of followers or likes DOES NOT MATTER. We are looking for passionate Bookstagrammers with great photos who are looking to help authors get their name/book out there, so do not hesitate to apply! (:
Why Bookstagram Tours are a win for BookTubers:You get the chance to receive a physical book for free and the chance to be able to feature a brand new book to your viewers and the BookTube community. Free content alert with basically no effort except the super small requirements (read further below for requirements). You will also gain subscribers from being mentioned on the tours site and from being listed on giveaway widgets (meaning that people who want to enter giveaways will have to subscribe to you in order to enter).
How it works/process:-Bookstagrammer signs up to be a host-Bookstagrammer becomes part of a mailing list in which they will be notified of when new tour sign ups are available-Bookstagrammer sign ups become available-Bookstagrammer signs up for a tour-If Bookstagrammer is chosen to be a part of a tour they applied for, they will receive a book in the mail for free sent by the author or publisher-BookTuber is assigned which month they have to post 2-3 photos of the book and complete requirementsBookstagrammer may do additional optional requirements