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 . . .
- $20 Back to School Special
- San Diego Publications
- Free eBooks: Attract Money Now and The Joy of Service
- Fine Cooking Magazine
- Make It a Woman's Day: October 5th
$20 Back to School Special
For the next two weeks, you can buy any one of the following book marketing and Internet marketing programs for only $20. Here are the steps you need to follow to take advantage of this special offer:
1. Choose which one of the five programs you want to purchase at this low one-time special price.
2. Click on this link to place your order: http://askthebooksellers.com/BackToSchool
3. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with a note on which program you want to order. Be sure to use the same email as you used to order above (so I can match buyer to requester). That's it!
Amazon Bestseller Campaign: The Inside Secrets to Becoming a Real Bestselling Author on Amazon.com: http://www.bookmarket.com/amazon.htm - You can create a true bestseller on Amazon using the step-by-step guidelines included in this multimedia course. $97
Blog Tour Palooza: http://www.bookmarket.com/blog-tour-palooza.htm - How to carry out a blog tour or virtual book tour that gets millions of impressions, builds your brand, and sells thousands of books. $297
Book Marketing Magic: http://www.bookmarket.com/novelmarketing.htm - How to market novels, children's books, memoirs, and more. $48
15,000 Eyeballs Internet Marketing Program: http://www.bookmarket.com/15000eyeballs.htm - Ten lessons on how to get thousands of impressions for you, your book, your blog, or your website. $50
New York Times Bestseller Program: http://www.bookmarket.com/newyorktimesbestsellers.htm - This program offers unprecedented access to the most up-to-date book marketing resources and insider tips to help any author create a New York Times bestselling book. $97
San Diego Publications
Here are a few San Diego area publications that might be interested in you or your book:
San Diego Reader, P O Box 85803, San Diego, California 92186-5803; 1703 India Street, San Diego; 619-235-3000, ext. 460; Fax: 619-231-0489. Web: http://www.sandiegoreader.com. Weekly alternative newspaper featuring arts, entertainment, political commentary, cultural events, local news and events.
Jim Holman, Editor
Ernie Grimm, News & Feature Editor
Matt Potter, Senior Editor
Matthew Lickona, Contributing Editor, Blog Diego. Email: email@example.com with your best blog post (650 words), and you might be featured here. If they run your blog post, they'll send you $50.
Smooth Jazz News, 5858 Mt Alifan Drive #136, San Diego, California 92111; 858-541-1919. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.smoothjazznews.com. Published 8 times a year for jazz enthusiasts. Distributed nationally.
Melanie Maxwell, Publisher and Managing Editor. Wrote about BookExpo America.
Darcy Peters reviewed Ledisi's memoir Better Than Alright: Finding Peace, Love & Power and Buddy Guy's memoir When I Left Home.
And a magazine from Prescott, Arizona:
The Prescott Dog, Ann Herrington, Editor, P O Box 11868, Prescott, Arizona 86304; 928-445-4811. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.prescottdog.com. Monthly newspaper for dog lovers. Features at least one book review per issue plus articles from freelancers.
Free eBooks: Attract Money Now and The Joy of Service
Dr. Joe Vitale, one of the authors featured in the hit DVD "The Secret," is offering two free ebooks of printed books that previously sold for $20 or more. In these books, he shares some great tips. Both books are quick reads well worth taking a gander at.
You can download the books here:
Dr. Joe Vitale's Attract Money Now - Free copy with signup for his newsletter at http://www.attractmoneynow.com
Ron McCann and Dr.Joe Vitale's The Joy of Service - Free copy with signup at http://www.thejoyofservice.com
Fine Cooking Magazine
Fine Cooking is a bimonthly food magazine. Features many book authors as contributors, including Grace Young, author of The Breath of a Wok; Joanne Weir, author of Joanne Weir’s Cooking Confidence; David Joachim and Andrew Schloss, authors of The Science of Good Food; and Steven Raichlen, author of The Barbecue Bible series.
Fine Cooking, The Taunton Press, 63 S Main Street, P O Box 5506, Newtown, Connecticut 06470-5506; 203-426-8171; 800-309-0744 (call to submit an article proposal); Fax: 203-426-3434.
Jennifer Armentrout, Editor
Shelley Wiseman, Senior Food Editor
Rebecca Freedman and Denise Mickelsen, Senior Editors. Featured books from their contributors: Sweet Cream and Sugar Cones and The Southern Italian Farmer's Table.
Ronne Day, Associate Food Editor and Stylist
Kimberly Masibay, Contributing Editor, The Reading List. Features must-reads for food lovers. Reviewed The Farm: Rustic Recipes for a Year of Incredible Food, The Homemade Pantry: 101 Foods You Can Stop Buying & Start Making; and Cindy's Supper Club: Meals from Around the World.
Sarah Breckenridge, Senior Web Producer
Make It a Woman's Day: October 5th
Woman's Day magazine is sponsoring its first annual Make It a Woman's Day on October 5th at Vanderbilt Hall in New York City's Grand Central Terminal. Details: http://womansday.com/makeitawomansday.
This is a day of editor meet-and-greets, demonstrations, giveaways, sponsor samples and more. Free to the public. It offers a great free opportunity to meet the Woman's Day editors.
For more information on Woman's Day editors and columnists, see: http://magagenie.com/womans-day-magazine.
Ordinary riches can be stolen, real riches cannot. In your soul are
infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you. — Oscar Wilde