How to set up an Prolific Works link to deliver your free book

Prolific Works is a popular book delivery service that many authors use to deliver their free book to contest winners.

To be able to deliver a free book through Prolific Works, you can use their free account —  see Prolific Works account options here.

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How to add a book and create a giveaway on Prolific Works

For BookSweeps' multi-author list-building promotions, you'll need to go through a three-step process to set up your book on Prolific Works and create a "Private Giveaway" (see steps below). 

Once you are finished, copy the URL for the giveaway page and email it to the contest winners!

  1. How to Add a Book on Prolific Works
  2. How to create a giveaway for your book
  3. How to make your giveaway Private

How to check if your giveaway is ready to deliver to contest winners

To check if your current giveaway is private and ready to deliver to the two contest winners, click your book from your dashboard and scroll down to the giveaway you created, then click "View and Edit Giveaway". 

Make sure the following settings are as shown:

*Note: For BookSweeps Author Email Spotlight promotions, you'll need an Prolific Works Plus plan or higher to add subscribers to a mailing list via a free book download link. 

How to set up a giveaway for an Author Email Spotlight promotion

To participate in a BookSweeps Author Email Spotlight promotion, we require a mandatory opt-in link to be set up for your book, so all the readers coming your way from the promotion are added to your email list for downloading your book.

Mandatory vs. Optional Opt-Ins

How to Create an Prolific Works Giveaway Link

How to check if your giveaway is ready for an Author Email Spotlight

To check if your giveaway is private and ready to deliver to a BookSweeps Author Email Spotlight, click your book from your dashboard and scroll down to the giveaway you created, then click "View and Edit Giveaway". 

Make sure the following settings are as shown:

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