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.
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.
In this issue . . .
- Magazine Editor Updates
- Blog Posts on Book Publishing, Ebooks, Book Marketing
Watch for an announcement of John Kremer's two new Internet marketing programs: The Super Seven and The Secret Seven.
Magazine Editor Updates
Here are updated editor lists for a number of great magazines:
Financial Planning Magazine is a monthly magazine on financial planning, personal finance, investments, retirement, etc. - http://magagenie.com/financial-planning-magazine
Glamour Magazine is a monthly fashion magazine, a downscale Vogue, an upscale Cosmopolitan. Covers fashion, beauty, sex, entertainment, relationships, health: http://www.magagenie.com/glamour-magazine
Good Housekeeping is a monthly home, garden, organization, health, diet, food, and women’s magazine: http://magagenie.com/good-housekeeping-magazine
Health Magazine is a monthly health, fitness, beauty, fashion, and nutrition magazine: http://magagenie.com/health-magazine
Home Power Magazine is a bimonthly magazine about alternative power (wind, solar, etc.), ecological home design and building, and related subjects: http://magagenie.com/home-power-magazine
Men's Journal is a monthly men's magazine on fashion, sports, health, fitness, music, and entertainment - http://magagenie.com/mens-journal
More Magazine is lifestyle magazine is aimed at women over 50. Covers beauty, fashion, women’s issues, health, careers, travel, relationships, entertainment, and more. Motto: For women of style and substance - http://magagenie.com/more-magazine
Blog Posts on Book Publishing, Ebooks, Book Marketing
Here are some recent blog posts you'll find useful for building your author platform, branding yourself, and selling more books:
Seth Godin on the Coming Book Publishing Crisis - http://blog.bookmarket.com/2012/06/seth-godin-on-coming-book-publishing.html
Kindle Ebook Giveaways: Are They Worth It? - http://blog.bookmarket.com/2012/06/kindle-ebook-giveaways-are-they-worth.html
Book Readers: Fitter Than Joggers? - http://askjohnkremer.com/book-readers-fitter-than-joggers
Marshall Fields: Give the Lady What She Wants! - http://askthebooksellers.com/marshall-fields-give-the-lady-what-she-wants
Oprah Winfrey on Trying Again - http://www.abitterfreedom.com/oprah-winfrey-on-trying-again
8 Tips for Running Social Media Promotions - http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/social-media-promotion-tips
Seth Godin: When Publishing Ebooks, Shorter Is Better - http://blog.bookmarket.com/2012/06/seth-godin-when-publishing-ebooks.html
Epilogue: The Future of Print is a wonderful 25-minute documentary film produced as a student project by Hanah Ryu Chung (http://www.hanahryuchung.com). Watch this film here: http://askjohnkremer.com/great-video-epilogue-the-future-of-print
NBA Champion LeBron James Loves to Read Books - http://askthebooksellers.com/nba-champion-lebron-james-loves-to-read-books
5 Ways Online Businesses Are Succeeding With Social Media - http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/ecommerce-companies-succeeding-with-social-media
If someone asks you to Xerox something, make photocopies that make them weep. If someone asks you to do a ten-dollar job, give them a thousand-dollar job. - Sarah Hurwitz