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With over 430 million pageviews and 50 million unique visitors a month, Goodreads can help you reach an affluent and educated audience with integrated advertising and promotional programs. We invite you to access resources for advertisers and authors, and get in touch with our team!

Direct Advertising

Interested in learning about direct advertising opportunities on Goodreads? Tell us a little bit about yourself to access advertising products and resources tailored to your needs:

Self-Serve Advertising

Promote your books on Goodreads! Create and target an ad easily using our new advertising system.

  • Easily create an ad for your book or product.
  • Add credit to your account by prepaying. Each time someone clicks your ad, the bid will be deducted from your Goodreads account.
  • Your ads will show on Goodreads in locations where members are searching for and exploring books.
  • Target your ad by book genre, location, gender, or age.
  • View custom stats for your ad to see views, clicks, and the number of Goodreads members who add your book. Watch as Goodreads' virality helps your books numbers grow via word of mouth.
sample self-serve ads

Why Goodreads?

  • Bull's-eye targeting of a highly desirable target audience of people passionate about books!
  • Extend and amplify the buzz about your books using social networking viral media.
  • Be a part of the conversation as readers update their friends about what they are reading.
  • Drive awareness, buzz and sales with this highly engaged and influential audience of readers!

Other Options

  • Author program: If you are an author you can use Goodreads to promote yourself and your books.
  • Giveaways: Give away free copies of upcoming books to readers who want them, and generate pre-launch buzz.

Targeted Advertising: To view our library of targetable author preferences, please check here; targetable genre preferences, see here