Publicity Services

Nothing can compare to a favorable book review in a respected publication or a glowing press release, both services available from Balboa Press. These services are timeless and the cornerstone to any strong marketing plan.

Kirkus Indie Review

Promote your book with one of the most trusted brands in the publishing industry – Kirkus Reviews. The company launched Kirkus Indie, a service dedicated to self-published titles.

Indie Book Review Bundle

Give your book an extensive book review and a chance to be promoted in Publishers Weekly with our Indie Book Review Bundle.

Kirkus Basic

The Balboa Press Kirkus Basic package combines three effective and powerful platforms for promoting self-published titles to literary agents, traditional publishing houses, booksellers and, most importantly, book buyers.

Press Release (Essential Edition)

We’ll help you attract attention with a professionally written press release to announce your book to the media.

Press Release (Web-Optimized Edition)

A professional writer crafts your press release and includes keywords to optimize it for search engine results, increasing the chance of it being found and read.

Press Release (Video Edition)

In addition to a professionally written press release and distribution of the release to international an U.S. media outlets, Balboa Press will also produce your customised Author Video to include with the press release, and to post on leading video sites such as YouTube.

The Trifecta Review

With the Trifecta Review, you will receive an honest, unbiased assessment of your work from Kirkus Indie Review, Clarion Review, and BlueInk Review. A seal of approval from any one of these professionals can create the kind of attention your book needs.