We use the 3dtotal.com website (700,000+ page views a month) and name to promote all our art titles. This includes adverts, announcements, features, and a free chapter on our site. We also use our various social media platforms to publicise the book: Facebook (208,000 Likes), Twitter (40,300 followers), Instagram (52,100 followers), and Pinterest (6,912 followers). In addition we post promotional videos for all our books on YouTube and Vimeo. Book releases are always announced to our mailing list of 83,000 subscribers. In terms of print marketing we send out promotional postcards and a catalogue with all physical orders in our online shop to promote book titles that are about to be released. We also send review copies to popular magazines, websites, and blogs such as ImagineFX, Parka Blogs, and OnAnimation, and work with sites such as Creative Bloq and CG Cookie to promote the usefulness of our books on their websites. In addition we advertise our titles on the popular Character Design References Facebook page (612,000 Likes). Artists involved in the book are always asked to promote the book to their audience - this means our titles are often mentioned on social media platforms with as many as a million followers.
Asia Ladowska is an artist and designer from Poland currently living in the UK, who is well known for her Manga style art. In the last three years Asia has built up a huge following across social media and a solid reputation amongst peers for the standard of her artwork. She is on the 2018 judging panel for the prestigious animation industry awards, The Rookies, and can be found further encouraging budding artists each week on Instagram, with her popular #sketchwithasia challenges.