Smarketing LLC began in 2004 as a marketing, design, and production company run by Ellen Reid to work with authors and produce independent books via self-publishing. Along the way Smarketing LLC created three book award contests that celebrate and aid independent and small publishers. The National Indie Excellence Book Awards, now in it's 16th year, continues to nurture this aspect of the publishing industry together with its sister contests.
NATIONAL INDIE EXCELLENCE
The National Indie Excellence® Awards (NIEA) is open to all English language printed books available for sale, including small presses, mid-size independent publishers, university presses, and self-published authors.
BEVERLY HILLS BOOK AWARDS
Beverly Hills is synonymous with excellence, the best of the best. After decades in the publishing industry and listening to our colleagues talk about the ever-growing challenges when promoting books , we decided that since there were so...
BODY MIND SPIRIT BOOK AWARDS
All books are wonderful — and some make a special contribution. Those are the books this contest celebrates and promotes. Receiving a BMS award gives you added opportunity to create publicity for your book and lets readers know it is a book...