"When you decide that you're ready to start dealing direct with radio stations, get Alex Carroll's program. His top radio show database, tapes of dealing with radio producers, and examples of actual talk shows will help you to become a radio talk show star." - John Kremer
A great resource for stories on how to get publicity in key media as well as listings of key media: who to contact, how to contact, what they want to see, etc. Really fresh hot leads.
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, 3 sales reps to the chains, 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.
These book reviewers and magazine editors have been updated as noted at the end of any listing (10/12, for October 2012). If the contact is vital to you, verify the book reviewer's or editor's name and address before making submissions. Please send us any corrections or additions. Email JohnKremer@bookmarket.com. Let's keep this list up-to-date for everyone.
Bottom Line/Health - http://magagenie.com/bottom-line-health-newsletter
Bottom Line/Natural Healing, Bottom Line Publications, 281 Tresser Boulevard, 8th Floor, Stamford CT 06913-3246; 203-973-5900; Fax: 203-967-3086. Web: http://www.bottomlinesecrets.com. A monthly newsletter featuring many interviews of book authors. They favor authors with medical degrees (12/10).
Dr. David Brownstein's Natural Way To Health Newsletter - http://magagenie.com/natural-way-to-health-newsletter
Experience Life Magazine - http://magagenie.com/experience-life-magazine
Health Magazine - http://magagenie.com/health-magazine
Health Radar Newsletter - http://magagenie.com/health-radar-newsletter
HealthyWoman from Bottom Line, Tamara Eberlein, Editor, Bottom Line Publications, 281 Tresser Boulevard, 8th Floor, Stamford CT 06913-3246; 203-973-5900; Fax: 203-967-3086. Web: http://www.bottomlinesecrets.com. A twice-weekly email newsletter which often features author interviews and tips (12/10).
IDEA Fitness Journal - http://magagenie.com/idea-fitness-journal
Life Extension Magazine, 1100 W Commercial Boulevard (33309), P O Box 407198, Fort Lauderdale FL 33340; 954-766-8433; Fax: 954-491-5306. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.lef.org. Monthly vitamin promotion magazine on health and life extension (1/11).
Lilipoh, P O Box 628, 317 Church Street, Phoenixville PA 19460; 610-917-0792; Fax: 610-917-9101. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.lilipoh.com. Quarterly newsletter featuring an anthroposophic approach to health - encompassing holistic therapies, childhood education, the arts, community, agriculture, nutrition, and social renewal. Also features biodynamic gardening and Waldorf education (9/10).
Livestrong Quarterly, Spot On Media, 210 Central Park South #5C, New York NY 10019. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.livestrong.org. Motto: Unity is strength, knowledge is power, attitude is everything. Quarterly magazine (9/10).
Men's Fitness, American Media, One Park Avenue, 10th Floor, New York NY 10016; 212-545-4800. Web: http://www.mensfitness.com. Published 10 times per year, this magazine focuses on men's health, fitness, bodybuilding, exercise, nutrition, sex, style, and sports (6/10).
Muscle & Fitness, American Media, One Park Avenue, 10th Floor, New York NY 10016; 212-545-4800. Web: http://www.muscleandfitness.com. Men's fitness magazine (2/11).
Natural Solutions: Vibrant Health, Balanced Living - http://magagenie.com/natural-solutions-magazine
Nutrition Action Health Letter, Center for Science in the Public Interest, 1220 L Street NW #300, Washington DC 20005. Nutrition newsletter published 10 times per year (12/10).
Prevention - http://magagenie.com/prevention-magazine
Whole Living - whole-living-body-soul-in-balance
Women's Health Magazine - http://magagenie.com/womens-health-magazine
Diabetes Forecast, American Diabetes Association, 1701 N Beauregard Street, Alexandria VA 22311. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://forecast.diabetes.org. Monthly magazine for diabetics. Quoted from Julian Seifter's After the Diagnosis (11/10).
FitPregnancy - http://magagenie.com/fit-pregnancy
Neurology Now -
Our Toxic Times, Cynthia Wilson, Editor-in-Chief, Chemical Injury Information Network, P O Box 301, White Sulphur Springs, MT 59645; 406-547-2255; Fax: 406-547-2455. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.ciin.org. Monthly newsletter for people with chemical sensitivities (1/11).
Preserving Your Memory, Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation, One Intrepid Square, West 46th and 12th, New York NY 10036; 800-259-4636; Fax: 646-381-5195. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.alzinfo.org.
SZ Magazine, Magpie Media, P O Box 59, Buffalo NY 14205-0059; 905-994-0302; Fax: 905-994-0304. Email: email@example.com. Web: http://www.szmagazine.com. Quarterly magazine "dedicated to brining hope, dignity, and support by providing inspiration and information about mental health issues" (1/11).
Advance for Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine, Merion Publications, 2900 Horizon Drive, P O Box 61556, King of Prussia PA 19406-0956; 610-278-1400; 800-355-5627. Web: http://www.advanceweb.com/pt. Published 26 times a year, a magazine for physical therapists (10/10).
The Journal of Family Practice, Jeff Susman, Editor-in-Chief, Health Professions Building, Department of Family Medicine, P O Box 670582, Cincinnati OH 45267-0582; 513-558-4021. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Monthly magazine on medical practice (6/10).
MTJ - Massage Therapy Journal - http://magagenie.com/mtj-massage-therapy-journal
American Spa Magazine, 757 Third Avenue, 5th Floor, New York NY 10017; 212-895-8200; Fax: 212-895-8219. Web: http://www.americanspamag.com. Monthly magazine for managers of spas (12/10).
DaySpa Magazine, 7628 Densmore Avenue, Van Nuys CA 91406-2042; 818-782-7328; Fax: 818-782-7450. Web: http://www.dayspamagazine.com. Monthly magazine for managers of spas (12/10).
Luxury Spa Finder, 257 Park Avenue S, New York NY 10010; 212-924-6800; Fax: 212-924-7240. Web: http://www.spafinder.com.
Organic Spa Magazine - http://magagenie.com/organic-spa-magazine
Please note that most magazines like to review new books. So they need to see books (galley copies or advanced review copies) 12 to 24 weeks before the publication date of the book. For more about publication dates, see http://www.bookmarket.com/pubdate.htm.
1001 Ways to Market Your Books, 6th Edition describes more than 1,000 ideas, tips, and suggestions for marketing books - all illustrated with real-life examples showing how other publishers and authors have successfully marketed their books.
May, 2008. ISBN: 0-912411-49-X. 704-page softcover. $27.95.