Thursday, November 16, 2023

Authors, Stand Out and Get Noticed: Enter the 2024 CAN Marketing Awards

by Susan U. Neal RN, MBA, MHS @SusanNealYoga

Calling all Christian authors—want a chance to get major exposure and recognition for your stellar marketing? Don't miss the opportunity to enter the 2024 Christian Authors Network (CAN) Excellence in Marketing Awards!

This prestigious award celebrates the absolute best Christian author marketing and publicity campaigns. Entering can take your author platform to the next level through exclusive promotions and publicity that money can't buy.

Here are some of the exciting benefits and promotions you could gain:

  • Get valuable feedback from judges on your marketing campaign to improve your future efforts and strategy. Their expert advice can help you advance your author career.
  • Press releases announcing the winners will be sent to over 400 major Christian media outlets, magazines, websites, and TV networks. This positions you as an authority.
  • Featured on promotions reaching 15,000 engaged Christian readers. That kind of exposure is priceless!
  • The top winner will receive an incredible public relations package from Jones Literary worth $1,495. This includes media training, coaching, editorial calendar, and more to boost your success.
  • Book announcements will be sent to over 1,400 Christian retailers and 400 book review bloggers. This makes retailers eager to order your title and helps generate more reviews.
  • Featured on a CAN blog tour and receive Celebrate Lit’s Social Media Building Giveaway Share Promo. 
  • You'll receive an award trophy and promotion at The Well Conference on April 27, 2024. Excellent for networking!

What Past Winners Have to Say:

"It was a joy to be selected as the 2019 gold winner...The experience has led me to work with many authors and publishing houses to create book launches and PR marketing strategies to get more media exposure for their works." - Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith, author of Sacred Rest

The CAN Marketing Awards have launched previous winners into the spotlight and this is your chance for the same level of exposure!

Who Can Enter:

The awards are open to all Christian authors, both traditionally and independently published, in fiction and nonfiction. Submit your most creative and results-driven marketing campaign from 2023 in one of these categories:
  • Online Marketing (website, blogs, newsletters, social media campaigns) 
  • Physical Media and Print Materials (posters, postcards, flyers, direct mail)
  • Broadcasting and Events (podcasts, videos, conferences, book signings and tours)

Judges will be looking for strategic campaigns that deliver measurable results. The judges want to see real human engagement, innovation, investment, and results! Make sure to include analytics and outcomes in your submission. 

It's only $97 for CAN/CIPA members and $117 for non-members—a small investment compared to the massive benefits the award delivers!

Are you ready to take your author platform to the next level? Don't wait—submit your entry by February 1, 2024 for a chance to win this career-changing honor! Learn more about eligibility, guidelines and enter at

Stand out from the crowd and leap to the next level! Amplify your author platform and career with the 2024 CAN Marketing Awards.


Susan U. Neal, RN, MBA, MHS: Susan’s mission is to improve the health of the body of Christ. She has her RN and MBA degrees, as well as a master’s in health science. She is a CERTIFIED HEALTH AND WELLNESS COACHwith the American Association of Christian Counselors. She published five books, the Selah award winner 7 STEPS TO GET OFF SUGAR AND CARBOHYDRATES, CHRISTIAN STUDY GUIDE FOR 7 STEPS TO GET OFF SUGAR AND CARBOHYDRATES, HEALTHY LIVING JOURNAL, SCRIPTURE YOGAa #1 Amazon best-selling yoga book, and YOGA FOR BEGINNERSwhich ranked #3. She published two sets of Christian Yoga Card Decks and two Christian Yoga DVDs that are available at CHRISTINAYOGA.COM. Her digital product HOW TO PREVENT, IMPROVE, AND REVERSE ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA is a great resource. To learn more about Susan visit her website SUSANUNEAL.COM You can also connect with Susan on FACEBOOK, TWITTER, and INSTAGRAM.

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