Template Language for Checking In with Approved Members

Following up with approved members is a great way to encourage them to download, read, and review your title. Following up with members reminds them that they are an important part of building pre-publication buzz for your titles.

Before you contact any NetGalley member, please consult the information in our Best Practices for Using Member Email Addresses article.

Example #1:

Thank you for requesting [title]. If you haven't already gotten the chance to download it, you can do so to any reading device. If you have already read and enjoyed this book, please take the time to submit your feedback via NetGalley and write a review on [Amazon/Goodreads/other preferred outlet websites]. Your feedback is important to us!

If you would like more information, or to otherwise interact with the author, please contact [publicist/marketer email address].

If you have any questions about downloading please reach out directly to NetGalley’s support team—they are always happy to help! You can reach out to them at support[at]netgalley.com or check out the Knowledge Base for any FAQs. Click here for more information about how to leave feedback via NetGalley.

For more information regarding [publisher name] and our list of upcoming books, kindly visit us at [website].

Thanks for your time & and for your support of our books!

Example #2:

It's release day for [book title] by [author]! Thank you so much for requesting a copy and taking the time to read and review it. Thank you so much to everyone who has already sent me a link to their review! If you haven't yet, please take a few minutes to cross-post your review to Goodreads, Amazon, and/or Barnes & Noble. Your reviews do so much to help with a book's success.

Please remember you received this early copy to reviewAll review copies will be tracked. To stay on our go-to list of reviewers, please post your review within a week. To get first dibs on upcoming ARCs, send me a link to your Amazon review by [date/time]!
Amazon: [link to Amazon page]
Barnes & Noble: [link to B&N page]
Goodreads: [link to Goodreads page]
If you loved [book title]  as much as I did, please consider helping to spread the word on social media. We'd love to share & cross-promo your reviews, so please tag [@publishername] in your tweets.
If you are interested in joining my go-to list of reviewers & hosts for cover reveals, release blitzes, and blog tours for [publisher name] books, please sign up here: [mailing list opt-in]

Example #3:

Thank you for requesting our titles on NetGalley! The following titles will be archived tonight on NetGalley, so be sure to download and review them:

  • Insert Title Name Here
  • Insert Title Name Here

If you have already read and enjoyed these books, please take the time to submit your feedback via NetGalley and write a review on Amazon, Goodreads, or Barnes & Noble. Your feedback is important to us!

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