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.
Interviews with John Kremer
Few joys rival being outside on a beautiful day in the company of a good book. - Oprah Winfrey
In this issue . . .
- John Kremer is speaking at the Florida Publishers Group
- Tweets you can use
- Pathways magazine
- Last chance to sign up for the 21st Century Book Marketing Event
- How to write, publish, and market a bestselling children's book
John Kremer is speaking at the Florida Publishers Association
On October 9th, I will be speaking at the Florida Publishers Association's Publishing Ed-U Conference in Sarasota, Florida. I'll be giving two dynamic presentations: The 10 Most Important Things I've Learned in 25 Years of Marketing Books and The 10 Most Important Priorities When Launching a New Book.
Anyone can attend - members and nonmembers, authors and publishers. Details, including a downloadable PDF agenda, speaker list, hotel information, etc., can be found here: http://bit.ly/bkiD5j
My talks will be loaded with new information and tips on how to sell more books. You'll have a great time at the beach as well. Join me on Saturday, October 9th.
Tweets you can use
Here are a few more tweets from John Kremer you might find of value:
=> Happy Birthday, USA Today. First published on September 15, 1982. Now 28 years old.
=> Peter Fogel now speaking on using public speaking to build your audience and your business: http://www.bookmarket.com/friendsteleseminars.htm
=> A big man is one who makes us feel bigger when we are with him. - John C. Maxwell #quotable
=> Do you know 1001 Ways to Market Your Books? I do :)) - http://www.bookmarket.com
=> Knowledge cannot make us all leaders, but it can help us decide which leader to follow. - Management Digest #quotable
Follow more of John's tweets at http://twitter.com/johnkremer
Rose Rosetree is now writing a book review column for Pathways magazine, a quarterly mind/body/spirit publication serving metro DC since 1979. Circulation: 40,000.
If you want your book reviewed in her column, email Rose at firstname.lastname@example.org describing your book. If she's interested, she will request a review copy. Don't waste your time sending review copies until she requests a copy.
To check out the online version of Pathways, go to: http://www.pathwaysmagazineonline.com
How to write, publish, and market a bestselling children's book
How to Sell Your Children's Books - a live consultation you can listen in on . . .
Recently I did a one-hour consultation with the author of a children's picture book and a children's board book. You can now listen in on this consultation - which featured the 7 most effective ways to market a children's book.
You can listen to it now for only $39.97. You can listen to this recording online or download it as an mp3 for listening via an iPod, etc.
Children's Book Consultation Audio - http://bit.ly/92ZcAt - $39.97
The last ten minutes of this audio are incredible, including advice rarely found on selling children's books - that also applies to novels and memoirs.
BONUS: Listen in as John Kremer interviews Emma Walton Hamilton on How to Write, Publish, and Market a Bestselling Children's Book. This 90-minute teleseminar is a $20 value, but you get it free when you order the above Children's Book Consultation Audio.
Sometimes it's the smallest decision that can change your life forever. - Felicity Porter, character in the Felicity TV show
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