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Choosing a Book Distributor

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 info on 30 distributors, 4 library distributors, 89 book publishers who also distribute for other publishers, 27 bookstore wholesalers, 34 library wholesalers, and 23 Spanish-language wholesalers.

Plus a sample book distribution contract. Ebook download, $30.00.

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Top 700 Indie Booksellers

Top 700 Independent Bookstores - This database features 740 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 independent 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.

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Book Marketing Makeover Months: Dec. '11 to Jan. '12

Book Marketing Makeover Introduction

During the months of December 2011 and January 2012, I am sponsoring the Book Marketing Makeover Months event. I will be featuring guest posts from other book authors and book marketing experts during this Book Marketing Makeover event. Enjoy the posts. You can find them here: Book Marketing Bestsellers Blog.

Note: As each day comes around, the link for that day's blog post will be activated.

December 1 - Social Media: Pros and Cons - Should You Join in the Fray? by Brian Feinblug of Planned Television Arts

December 2 - Top 15 Reasons to Do a Virtual Book Tour by Dana Smith, author of Virtual Book Tour Magic

December 3 - Shocking News To Authors: The Book Business Is a Business First by W. Terry Whalin, author of Jumpstart Your Publishing Dreams

December 4 - Three Golden Rules to Selling an Ebook by Simon Cheshire, author of You've Got to Read This: A Beginner's Guide to Great Writers and the History of Books

December 5 - Dead Body Cookies Create Killer Sales for Mystery Novel by Cindy Sample, author of Dying for a Date

December 6 - First-Time Novelist Novel Marketing Strategies by Simone Bailey, author of Calumny While Reading Irving Welsh

December 7 - Writing Contest Promotes Las Vegas Novel by Avery Cardoza, author of Lost in Las Vegas

December 8 - Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Ebooks, and Should You Go Digital Only? by Bret Ridgway of Speaker Fulfillment Services

December 9 - Writing Effective Emails That Get Attention by Jill Konrath, author of Snap Selling and The Ultimate Guide to Email Prospecting

December 10 - Query Letters That Work: Grab Them with the First Sentence by Jeff Rivera, webmaster, http://www.HowtoWriteaQueryLetter.com

December 11 - How Amanda Hocking Really Did It by Scott Lorenz, president of Westwind Communications

December 12 - Book Marketing Makeover: How to Get Your Book into Bookstores, Retail Outlets, and Internet Retailers by Elaine Wilkes, author of Natures Secret Messages: Hidden in Plain Sight

December 13 - Do You Avoid LinkedIn Because You Don't Know How to Use It? by Judy Cullins, author of LinkedIn Marketing: 8 Best Tactics to Build Book and Business Sales

December 14 - Promoting November As Picture Book Month by Dianne de Las Casas, author, storyteller, and founder of Picture Book Month

December 15 - Selling to Libraries, Bookstores, and Other Retailers by Elaine Wilkes, author of Nature's Secret Messages: Hidden in Plain Sight, and John Kremer, author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books

December 16 - How a Book Marketing Technique Turned into a Brand New and Far More Lucrative Product by Elizabeth Claire, editor and publisher of Easy English NEWS

December 17 - How to Personalize Tweets on Twitter by Mari Smith, author of The New Relationship Marketing: How to Build a Large, Loyal, and Profitable Network Using the Social Web

December 18 - Selling Books Via Event Planners by D. E. Boone, author of Legs Talk, A Modern Girl's Dating Tale

December 19 - John Kremer's Tips for Effective Book Promotion by John Kremer, author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books and the Book Marketing Magic multimedia course

December 20 - How Will the Economy Affect Book Sales in 2012? by The Economic Collapse Blog

December 21 - How Much Should an Ebook Cost? by Seth Godin, founder of The Domino Project

December 22 - Using Social Networks and Facebook Contests to Sell Books by Omar Lugmaan-Harris, aka Qwantu Amaru, author of One Blood

December 23 - Feature Contests for a Quick and Effective Blog Post by Cathy Stucker, The Idea Lady and founder of BloggerLinkUp.com

December 24 - The Difference Between Book Publishing and Book Printing by Susan Henderson, author of Up from the Blue, and the people at Pubslush.com

December 25 - Happy Holidays by John Kremer

December 26 - Marketing Your Books in 2012 and Beyond by John Kremer, presenter of the Book Marketing Live Seminar in Palm Springs, California

December 27 - A Gift of Marketing Interviews from Jay Abraham by marketing wizard Jay Abraham

December 28 - The 12 Days of Christmas for Book Promotion by John Kremer, author of the Book Marketing Magic multimedia program

December 29 - One Author's Book Promotion Journey by Rosie Cochran, author of A Murder Unseen

December 30 - 10 Tips to Create Your Best Internet Radio Show by Blog Talk Radio and John Kremer

December 31 - My New Years Wish List by John Kremer

January 1 - 4 Book Promotion Predictions for 2012 by John Kremer

January 2 - Giving Away Content to Build an Audience by Leo Babauta of ZenHabits.net

January 3 - Use AdSense to Make Money from Your Old Material by Eric Giguere, author of Uncommon Adsense: Expert AdSense Advice in One

January 4 - How One Author Got a Book Assignment That Led to 9 Titles by Kayleen Reusser, author of Recipe and Craft Guide to Indonesia

January 5 - Creating a Viral Story by Kayleen Reusser, author of Celebrities Giving Back

January 6 - How to Get More Twitter Followers by David Griffiths, author of The Misadventures of Russell Quigley

January 7 - Stupid Ways to Market Via the Internet by John Kremer, developer of the 15,000 Eyeballs Program

January 8 - The Importance of Trust, A Steve Jobs Story by Stephen M.R. Covey and Greg Link, co-authors of Smart Trust: Creating Prosperity, Energy, and Joy in a Low-Trust World

January 9 - The Moment of Trust, A Mark Zuckerberg Story by Stephen M.R. Covey and Greg Link, co-authors of Smart Trust: Creating Prosperity, Energy, and Joy in a Low-Trust World

January 10 - The Magic of Self-Trust, A Magic Johnson Story by Stephen M.R. Covey and Greg Link, co-authors of Smart Trust: Creating Prosperity, Energy, and Joy in a Low-Trust World

January 11 - The Power of Trust, The Story of Ebay by Stephen M.R. Covey and Greg Link, co-authors of Smart Trust: Creating Prosperity, Energy, and Joy in a Low-Trust World

January 12 - The Power of Smart Trust, The Zane's Cycles Story by Stephen M.R. Covey and Greg Link, co-authors of Smart Trust: Creating Prosperity, Energy, and Joy in a Low-Trust World

January 13 - You Can Be on ABC, NBC, CBS or FOX News Next Week! by Clint Arthur, author of the New TV Power program

January 14 - Networking with Colleagues by Lynnette Phillips, author of Fight Back! Don't Let Twitter and Facebook Take Over

January 15 - Seth Godin's Advice to Book Authors, Part I by Seth Godin, founder of The Domino Project

January 16 - Seth Godin's Advice to Book Authors, Part II by Seth Godin, founder of The Domino Project

January 17 - John Kremer's Book Marketing Birthday Bash by John Kremer, author of Book Marketing Magic

January 18 - 5 Ways to Promote Self-Published Books by Sarah Gilbert, director of sales, Lulu.com

January 19 - Broadcast Your Brilliance by Nancy Juetten, developer of the Broadcast Your Brilliance webinar series

January 20 - Don't Trip When Opportunity Calls by Nancy Juetten, developer of the Broadcast Your Brilliance webinar series

January 21 - Creative Marketing Nets Real Results by David A. Koop, author of Cancer It's a Good Thing I Got It!

 

Ten Million Eyeballs

John Kremer

Welcome to the Book Marketing Makeover Months event for December 2011 and January 2012. Check out all the great book promotion tips featured in these guest blog posts.

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