For bloggers who have signed up to be a part of Nicola’s master blogger and promotional list, below is a comprehensive list of the terms of service.
Author Responsibilities & Restrictions:
- Author agrees to send out the requested media kit a minimum of two weeks prior to the release date.
- Author agrees to include all relevant media information including, but not limited to:
- Cover art
- Excerpt where applicable
- Teaser art where applicable
- Buy-Now or Pre-Order links
- Social media links
- Website and/or newsletter link
- Link to ARC (for bloggers who opted to receive an ARC for review)
- Author agrees each media kit will include instructions regarding when promotional material is expected to be posted to the host blogger’s website and any additional rules and/or regulations which may pertain to that specific release. Typically bloggers are instructed to post the media kit to their blog anytime between the date the kit is received and release date. Host blogger may also be asked to email the author the date the promotional media will be posted.
- Author agrees to send out the ARC to host blogger no less than two weeks prior to release date (for bloggers who also signed up to receive and review ARCs – see Host Blogger Responsibilities When Receiving an ARC* terms of service listed below)
- All ARCs will be delivered via InstaFreebie.
- All ARCs will be beta versions of the book without any heavy editing. The final product may vary slightly from the beta ARC received.
- Author reserves the right to amend, change, add to, or remove any of the conditions of the terms of service for the master blogger and ARC list without prior notice.
Host Blogger Responsibilities (media kits only):
- Host blogger understands they will automatically receive the media kit and/or ARC from the author without signing up for each one.
- Host blogger can request to be removed from the master blogger list at any time by sending an email with the subject line of “Please Remove From Master Blogger List” to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Host blogger agrees to post the requested promotional material on their blog set forth by the promotional kit they receive.
- If requested, host blogger agrees to email the author the date the promotional information will be posted to their blog.
- If host blogger has also signed up to receive an ARC for review, they agree to abide by the terms of service set forth below in the Host Blogger Responsibilities When Receiving an ARC*.
- Host blogger understands failure to abide by the TOS set forth in this section could result in their blog being removed from the master blogger list without prior notice and no additional media kits and/or ARCs may be sent to them by the author.
Host Blogger Responsibilities When Receiving an ARC – for bloggers who also signed up to receive an ARC for review.
- Host blogger agrees to download the ARC via InstaFreebie.
- Host blogger agrees and understands the beta ARC they receive is copyrighted material and they will not sell, giveaway, share, or reproduce the information contained within the beta ARC at any time, in any form.
- Host blogger agrees they will not share the link to the ARC with any other person or entity.
- Host blogger agrees failure to abide by the terms of service set forth in this agreement could result in their blog being removed from the master blogger list without prior notice and no additional media and/or ARCs may be sent to them.
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