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Literary, Subsidiary, & Foreign Rights Agents - This Word report includes more than 1,375 literary agents, including 375 agents that sell foreign rights and another 50+ that handle subsidiary rights sales. This report also includes a sample foreign rights contract. Only $30. To order, click here.

 


 

Book Publishing Resources for Book Publishers


General Resources for Book Publishers

Book Awards - A listing of some of the awards given to authors, books, and publishers.

Book Clubs - A list of some of the major book clubs such as Literary Guild, Book of the Month Club, etc.

Book Display Sources - Sources for book displays: corrugated, spinner racks, counter-top, etc.

Book Fulfillment Services - Book fulfillment companies (if you don't want to store and ship books yourself).

Book Marketing Consultants - Book marketing consultants

Book Publisher Associations - Regional and national groups.

Book Publishing Software Systems - Software systems for tracking orders, royalties, etc.

Bookstore Associations - Contact information for the American Booksellers Association and other regional bookseller associations.

Bookstores on the Net - Websites that feature links to bookstores.

Catalog Listings - Websites and other resources for selling to mail order catalogs.

Children's Bookstores - A small listing of children's bookstores and gift shops.

Distributors of Books - The top 20 distributors of books (not wholesalers).

Ezines for Authors and Publishers - A list of 25+ ezines of interest to book authors and publishers.

Intellectual Property Rights Attorneys - Attorneys specializing in publishing law, intellectual property rights (trademarks, copyrights, and patents), etc.

Mail Order Catalogs - A data file of 1,350 catalogs known to carry bo+oks, videos, and audios.

Mailing List Sources - Mailing list owners, brokers, and managers. You can rent lists from these companies to carry out direct mail campaigns or have them manage your customer list (for rent to others).

Mystery Bookstores - A small listing of mystery booksellers.

Remainder Dealers - If you have left-over copies, printed too many to begin with, or simply need to get rid of some inventory, you can sell books to remainder dealers at or below your print cost.

Retail & Marketing Associations - Other associations that might interest a book publisher, including the Electronic Retailing Association, Direct Marketing Association, Game Publishers Association, Software Publishers Association, and Toy Industry Association.

State-Focused Gift Shops - Gift shops that sell products produced in a specific state or related to that state.

Telemarketing Companies and Services - Inbound and outbound telemarketing services.

Top 20 Independent Bookstores - Features the top 20 indie bookstores in the U.S.

Using Teleseminars to Create and Market Books - Resources for creating and promoting teleseminars.

Venture Capital and M&A Resources - Sources of money and acquisition/selling advice for book publishers and software/online companies.

Writers Groups and Associations - Regional and special interest writers groups.


Printing and Design Services for Books

Audio/Video Production Services - Audiotape, CD, and DVD producers and supply sources.

Book Cover Designers, Typesetters, etc. - Features book cover designers, interior text designers, and other book design services

Book Editorial Services - Book editors, proofreaders, indexers, and other editorial services.

Book Printers - The first place to look for a great book printer, hardcover or softcover, offset or web, short-run or long-run.

Catalog Printers - Printers of catalogs, magazines, calendars, and other full-color publications.

eBook Producers - Ebook producers, publishers, and distributors. Also free ebook websites and ebook formatting services (Kindle, epub, etc.).

Full-Color Printers - Features printers of full-color catalog sheets, posters, postcards, business cards, sell sheets, etc.

Imprinted Promotional Items - Companies specializing in imprinting apparel, bags, pens, and other promotional items.

Page Flipping Services - Page flipping software and services for digital books and magazines.

Print Brokers - Online print bid engines and offline print brokers.

Print-on-Demand Printers and Publishers - Printers and publishers of print-on-demand or POD books.


Articles for Book Publishers and Self-Publishers

Book Marketing Tips I Learned While Watching TV Commercials by John Kremer

Book Marketing Tweets by John Kremer, author of The Twitter Mania Manual

Book Promotion: The Top 10 Things You Can Do to Promote Your Books by John Kremer, author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books

Bookstores Should Stock and Sell POD & Self-Published Books by John Kremer

Buying & Selling a Publishing Company by John Kremer

Co-op Marketing: A Powerful Tool by Bonnie Marlewski-Probert

Create a Book Trailer on a Shoe-String by Jeff Rivera, author of Forever My Lady

Designing and Pricing Your Books - a Q&A with John Kremer

Designing Your Books as Sales Aids by John Kremer, author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books

Editorial: The First Step in Book Marketing by John Kremer, author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books

Eight Options in Publishing a Book by John Kremer, author of Book Marketing Magic

50 Creative Book Marketing Ideas by John Kremer

54 Tips for Postcard Marketing Success by Brandon Cornett

Five Book Promotions a Day by John Kremer, author of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books

Following Trends by John Kremer, author of Book Marketing Magic

Getting Publicity for Your Books - a Q&A with John Kremer

How to Sell $40,000 in Foreign Rights by John Penberthy, author of To Bee or Not to Bee

Internet Marketing Numbers by John Kremer

Looking Ahead for 2008 & Beyond by John Kremer

Making Friends: The Essence of Marketing by John Kremer

Passion and Publishing: Persistence and Marketing Win by Aron Trauring

Recent Statistics Related to Book Publishing and Marketing by John Kremer

Selling Books in Bookstores and Getting Distribution - a Q&A with John Kremer

Selling Books to Book Clubs - by John Kremer

Selling Your Books Outside of Bookstores - a Q&A with John Kremer

Selling Rights, Etc. - a Q&A with John Kremer

Sending Emails to Bookstores and Other Potential Buyers by John Kremer

Setting a Publication Date by John Kremer

6 Secrets of Successful Book Marketing by Rohit Bhargava, author of Personality Not Included

Solidarity Sells: Enlist Friends to Help Promote Your Book by Cynthia Polansky

Success Stories: Buying and Selling Rights by John Kremer

Success Stories: Selling Books to Prisons by John Kremer

Success Stories: Selling Books via Bookstores by John Kremer

Turn Your Book Into an App: 5 Questions to Ask an App Developer by Michel Kripalani

21 Ways to Slice and Dice Subsidiary Rights for Books by John Kremer

Using Statistics to Create Marketing Plans by John Kremer

Using Statistics to Plan New Editorial by John Kremer

Top Secret Tip by John Kremer

Would Your Book Make a Good TV Infomercial Product? by Gene Silverman


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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, 4 library distributors, 89 book publishers who also distribute for other publishers, 3 sales representatives to the chains, 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 indie 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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