Yes. Registration and account-creation are FREE for all: readers, authors and publishers.
For users wishing to significantly expand their reach, we offer a unique book advertising feature called 7dayAds. This premium feature presumes that you've already added a book to iAuthor as part of our FREE offering. Click here to learn more about 7dayAds.
If you're adding content from WITHIN iAuthor, simply click the book you wish to add. After opening the relevant book profile, look for the yellow "Add to theme" button below the main book cover. Click this button and "drop" the book into any of the Themes listed in the popup window.
If you're sourcing content from OUTSIDE iAuthor, select the Theme you wish to grow, and look for the "Grow this theme" button in the Theme itself. You'll see a short form. Assign a title, upload an image from your computer, hyperlink your image if you wish, and post a credit. Activate it, and you're done!
To foster a spirit of collaboration and wide-eyed discovery, Themes should be larger groupings, rather than specific to one book or series. Themes promoting a single book, author or series will be deleted or renamed, as they defeat the object of Themes on iAuthor.
13. By what criteria does iAuthor handpick books for inclusion in the weekly curated newsletter?
iAuthor's reader-targeted newsletter features 3 books per popular category. Each book links to an existing iAuthor profile, and is selected on the following criteria: number of favourable and credible Amazon reviews; a compelling, well-written blurb; a professional book cover with that all-important "commissioned" feel; impressive engagement stats on iAuthor's analytics dashboard; overall presentation and subjective quality of book sample (if present). Authors and publishers do not pay for inclusion, do not pitch for inclusion, and all future sponsored content in newsletters will be spatially separate and clearly labelled.
Look for the "Video Link" field when adding a book. Paste a URL (website link) into this field, ensuring that it points to your exact video page on YouTube, Vimeo or Dailymotion. For Vimeo, please ensure that your video link is prefixed with "http://", not "https://", as the latter might make the embed code invalid.