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.
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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In this issue . . .
- Last Call: Meet Me in Phoenix, Arizona on March 31st
- Short tips to help you with your book promotion
- Meet Me in Denver on May 3rd
Last Call: Meet Me in Phoenix, Arizona on March 31st
In one day, I will teach you all the latest secrets of how other book authors and publishers are selling more books every day.
To sign up for this insider's Book Marketing to the Max seminar, click here: http://bit.ly/ArizonaSeminar
Date: Saturday, March 31st, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: The Fiesta Resort, Tempe AZ 85282; 480-967-1441.
Short tips to help you with your book promotion
Here are a few articles and blog posts I've noted this week - ones that I thought might help you in promoting your books.
42 Timeless Ideas for Attracting More Visitors to Your Website - http://thinktraffic.net/timeless-ideas-for-more-visitors - some really good ideas here
@AnaTrafficCafe My Go-To Traffic Strategy for Kick-Starting a Brand New Blog http://bit.ly/GG0qjr
How to become a guest on national TV Free teleseminar on Wednesday - http://askthebooksellers.com/PR - Producers from ABC, NBC and CBS tell how
The New Alchemy: 3 Tips that Can Turn PowerPoint into Content Gold - http://www.contentmarketinginstitute.com/2012/03/tips-to-turn-powerpoint-into-content-gold - Always thinking of ways to repurpose content.
Everyone knows good, fresh content improves search results. But where do you get the ideas for good, fresh content? Check out this formula that gives you 24 reasons for customers to find your business online: - http://askthebooksellers.com/TG
Mississippi Independent Bookstores: A Great Panel - http://askthebooksellers.com/mississippi-independent-bookstores-a-great-panel - Oxford Books, Lemuria, Reed's GumTree, Turnrow Books
How to Get the Most from Professional Editing: 3 Tips from a Book Editor - http://blog.bookmarket.com/2012/03/how-to-get-most-from-professional.html
Savvy book marketing tips: John Kremer - Your Guide to Book Publishing podcast #bmtips #authors #ebooks - http://ow.ly/9I2ct
A Video That Should Go Viral: David Koop on Life and Personal Relationships - http://myincrediblewebsite.com/a-video-that-should-go-viral-david-koop-on-life
http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/8-creative-ways-to-use-embeddable-tweets - 8 creative ways to use embeddable tweets - worth reading
Book Trailers: They Should Have Gone with the Sales Department Dancing the Can-Can - http://blog.bookmarket.com/2012/03/book-trailers-they-should-have-gone.html
If You Can't Make Phoenix, Meet Me in Denver on May 3rd
Meet me in Denver at Author U on May 3rd through 5th - if you want the latest strategies on book marketing that creates results (sales!).
Here are a few things you'll learn from me and the other great people who will be speaking at Author U.
Plus one-on-one coaching, pick-my-brain round tables, a deep-dive dinner workshop with me, and more.
The early birth discount ends on March 31st (you can save $17 to $30).
Sign up here: http://authoru.org/extravaganza-2012.html - Or learn about all the other great people who will be speaking at this event.
In the elevator before I go out to do a show, my prayer is that I am used for something greater than myself. - Oprah Winfrey, talk show host and network producer, The Quotable Oprah Winfrey
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