If you've already got an audience or just want to track your word counts.
Free for all accounts.
If you want to build your mailing list, increase sales, and find reviewers
$10 / month or $100 / year.
If you want an individually guided walkthrough of setting up your account
Setup fee (varies), plus cost of Standard Plan.
Is there a 5 star rating system on this? Because Story Origin is at least 6 stars. At least! I've used the other platforms... and none of them approach the flexibility and power of Story Origin.
I used to use several sites and groups to facilitate things like newsletter swaps, multi-author book promos, reader magnets, and reviews, but I can do it all and better on StoryOrigin.
I love StoryOrigin. I’ve used other sites for promotions and [newsletter] swaps but this one is easier and more author-focused.
StoryOrigin changed my life, and it's the BEST tool that actually works with increasing sales, subscribers, and reaching new readers.
... compared to a lot of similar sites designed to help authors, SO has the best UI, the most features and a great community of authors.
StoryOrigin is absolutely the must-have author tool. You can build your newsletter list with interested people, sell your books, find newsletter swaps, get reviews, and more
When talking with other writers about the best way to promote stories, you might hear something like:
I use 1 service to build my mailing list + 1 service to find reviewers + 1 service to manage retailer links + 1 spreadsheet to track my audiobook promo codes + 1 spreadsheet, email, social media, and forms to arrange newsletter swaps + 1 service to create tracking links for cross-promos + 1 spreadsheet for word count tracking.
Then, I also have to keep it all in-sync in a calendar.
It takes hours every week to manage all of this between different logins, spreadsheets, and a migraine.
That's why StoryOrigin exists.
StoryOrigin *does it all* and you get it for one affordable price - saving you time and money.
StoryOrigin is no where near done though.
Our mission is to continue making it easier for authors to market their work.
If you have an account for each of your pen names on StoryOrigin, and you're worried about the cost of upgrading each of your accounts, here's the (very good) deal.
If you upgrade with the yearly billing option on 1 account, you will get a 50% lifetime discount on the yearly option for any additional accounts you set up for other pen names that you write under.
The quick math: $100 / year (for the first account) + $50 / year (for each additional account).
When it comes time, you should email us before you upgrade your 2nd or 3rd account and provide some verification to get this discount at checkout.
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Multiply your reach through cross-promotions
Promote your books to multiple authors' audiences
Get your book placed directly in an author's newsletter
Build your mailing list, sell books, or find reviewers
Build your mailing list
Vet stats and profiles, automate follow-up, track completion for ebook review copies
Audio Review Codes
Vet stats and profiles, automate follow-up, track completion for Audible, Findaway, Audiobooks.com, or Kobo promo codes
Gather beta copy feedback and control reader access
Deliver ebook files with ease
Universal Book Links
Send readers to your book in their preferred store in 1-click
Universal Audiobook Links
Send readers to your audiobook in their preferred store in 1-click
Organize your author life
Track your word count with charts and daily targets
Syncs with your group promos and newsletter swaps
Keep track of notes and cross-promos
So you can get back to writing
Mailing List Integrations
Automate your existing workflows
Tech support for readers
We make sure your readers get your book on their device