Mark Coker - Hot Promotion Strategy: Accept Ebook PreordersMark Coker – Hot Promotion Strategy: Accept Ebook PreordersImagine if you could press a magic button that would make your next ebook release land higher in the the bestseller charts. Imagine no more. The magic button is real, and it’s called the ebook preorder.

Mark Coker will teach you how to use preorders to make your next book launch more successful. Learn recent case study examples of how Smashwords authors have used preorders to hit the top of the charts.

Mark Coker founded Smashwords in 2008 to make it fast, free and easy for authors to publish and distribute an ebook. Today, Smashwords has grown to become the world’s largest distributor of self-published ebooks.

100,000 authors and small independent presses around the world publish and distribute over 300,000 books with Smashwords. Smashwords distributes globally to Apple iBooks, Barnes & Noble, Scribd, Oyster, Kobo, OverDrive, Baker & Taylor Axis 360 and others. Mark’s three books about ebook publishing best practices – The Smashwords Style Guide, The Smashwords Book Marketing Guide, and The Secrets to Ebook Publishing Success – have been downloaded over 700,000 times and are considered essential reference guides for professional indie authors. Follow Mark on Twitter @markcoker. Mark blogs at and contributes to Huffington Post’s Books section at