How to deliver your free book via Smashwords coupons

Smashwords is a common book delivery service that many authors use to deliver their free ebooks to contest winners, using their handy Coupon feature.

Smashwords is free to use, and delivers your book to common online retailers for a percentage fee. To find out if getting set up with Smashwords is right for you, view the Smashwords FAQ here.

How to set up a free Coupon of your book for contest winners

  1. Scroll down to your book on your dashboard, click "Coupon".
  2. In the Smashwords Coupon Code Manager under "Actions", click "Generate Coupon".
  3. Set your coupon details and expiration (if any), set coupon discount to 100% off (free).
  4. Once the coupon is generated, email the two winners with their Coupon Code to claim their free book!

*Note: For BookSweeps Author Email Spotlight promotions, you'll need a BookFunnel or Prolific Works account to add subscribers to a mailing list via a free book download link, as Smashwords does not provide this service.

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