"If you want to sell 128 million books like we have, read and use this book." - Mark Victor Hanson & Jack Canfield, authors of the bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul series
The 6th edition of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books helps you sell more books! Buy several copies to give to your good friends. - John Kremer, author
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Literary, Subsidiary, & Foreign Rights Agents - This Word report includes more than 1,375 literary agents, including 375 agents that sell foreign rights and another 50+ that handle subsidiary rights sales. This report also includes a sample foreign rights contract. Only $30. To order, click here.
Advice to Would-Be Book Authors by John Kremer
Be a Ball Bearing, Not a Beach Ball - Michael Brooke, editor of Concrete Wave
A Brilliant Novel Marketing Idea - W. Somerset Maugham, author of Of Human Bondage
Chelsea Green Launches Library Wish List Gift Registry - Chelsea Green and libraries
Does It Pay to Nag? - from Chicago Sun-Times
Don't Wait to Be Perfect - quote from Guy Kawasaki
First Time Novelists: How to Get Attention - Media Bistro
iPhone Apps: Big Deal - Are You In? - Sourcebooks iPhone apps
Is This Short Enough? - Book Blurbs and Elevator Speeches - Beth Green, author of Memoirs of the New Age
Less Money, More Story - Seth Godin
Making Friends: The Essence of Marketing by John Kremer
Media Love People Stories - Entertainment Tonight TV show
Neat Story: Simple Website Monetization Idea - I wear your shirt
Novels Via Cellphones - Mika, author of Love Sky
Paulo Coelho's Statutes for Life - Neat use of page-flipping tech
The Power of Telling Stories - psychologist Paul Slovic
Scripts Make a Difference - Words make a difference.
Teen Vampires Blog about Their Lives - Heather Brewer, author of Eighth Grade Bites and Adele Griffin, author of Vampire Island
The 30-Day Twitter Challenge by John Kremer
The Value of PR Services and Literary Agents for Business Books - RainToday.com
Book Marketing 105: Choosing a Book Distribution System - This vital mini-guide includes criteria for deciding how you will distribute your books. Also includes complete information on 30 distributors, 4 library distributors, 89 book publishers who also distribute for other publishers, 3 sales representatives to the chains, 27 bookstore wholesalers, 34 library wholesalers, and 23 Spanish-language wholesalers. Plus a sample book distribution contract. Ebook download, $30.00.
Top 700 Independent Bookstores - This database features almost 700 indie bookstores stores with address, book buyer, owner, event coordinator, phone, fax, email, website, and more! Cost: $40.00. This data file features an updated list of the largest indie bookstores that work with authors and buy books from indie publishers. The report comes as a data file download (your choice of Microsoft Access, Excel, or rich text format). The data files do require that you know how to use a database or word-processing program.