Book Marketing 105: Choosing a Book Distribution System - This vital mini-guide includes criteria for deciding how you will distribute your books.
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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.
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In this issue . . .
- 42 Tweets you can use
- IBPA Publishing University
Something to entertain and educate you this weekend (before or after taxes).
I challenge you. I bet you will find at least five tweets featured below that will be useful for you in marketing your book. Just take a little time to look. You'll be glad you did.
42 Tweets you can use
There are some great book marketing lessons and tips included within these short tweets.
=> Book Covers Count: They Draw People In and Make Book Sales - Sean Penn confirms - http://bit.ly/gSP8td
=> The best way to follow 168 of the best #literary #agents on Twitter - http://twitter.com/#!/JohnKremer/literary-agents-the-best-4
=> Book Design: You Can Sell a Book by Its Cover - http://askthecoverdesigner.com/book-design-you-can-sell-a-book-by-its-cover
=> Book Titles: Listen to Oprah - She Knows Titles | Ask the Cover Designer - http://bit.ly/gMNPf3
=> Ebook Advertisements: 7 Ways to Sell Ads in Your Ebooks - updated article - http://bit.ly/g1I5k5
=> Pen Names: When to Use Them, When Not to Use Them - http://askjohnkremer.com/pen-names-when-to-use-them-when-not-to-use-them
=> Book Cover Design Tips by George Foster at AskTheCoverDesigner.com - http://bit.ly/gzEA6d
=> Advice to Authors: 12 tips on Designing Your Book as Sales Aids - AsktheCoverdesigner.com - http://bit.ly/f1fugg
=> Join the 6,570 other book authors and book publishers on The Book Marketing Network: http://www.thebookmarketingnetwork.com. Also #ebooks.
=> Great Titles Require Thinking: The Think and Grow Rich Story - http://bit.ly/dL9sV8
=> First Lines of Novels: Some Great Ones to Inspire You - http://askthecoverdesigner.com/first-lines-of-novels-some-great-ones-to-inspire-you
=> Playing for Change music playlist: http://toobbox.com/playlist/playing-for-change--7940 - Wonderful music. Great performers. Enjoy.
=> Book Design: Elements of Good Cover Design - http://bit.ly/eZ4pcF
=> Book Design: Elements of Good Cover Design - Part II - http://bit.ly/h16TIQ
=> Bestselling author Jack Canfield shares how he sold 115 million copies of Chicken Soup for the Soul - http://bit.ly/9oFH8i
=> Book Design: Elements of Good Cover Design - Part III - http://bit.ly/gItF7t
=> Book Cover Critiques: You Can Sell a Book by Its Cover http://askthecoverdesigner.com/book-cover-critiques-you-can-sell-a-book-by-its-cover
=> Book Publicity: 5 Actions to Take Every 30 Days | AskthePublicist.com - http://bit.ly/fJob4D
=> Book Me Now as a speaker on @Speakergram - http://t.co/EveRIUI
=> First Lines of Novels Draw the Reader In: Make Them Great - http://bit.ly/f9fix3
=> Book Titles: John Kremer's 7 Keys to a Great Book Title | Ask the Cover Designer - http://bit.ly/eeGT2S
=> 10 Comic Blogs That Every Comic Book Fan Should Read - http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-comic-blogs-comic-book-fan-read
=> Book Covers I Like: Great Cover Designs You Can Mimic - http://bit.ly/gDi72m
=> Checking out - Book Marketing Magic: The 9 best ways to sell novels, memoirs, nonfiction, and children's books - http://ning.it/gnv8ri
=> Book Covers: Two Very Ugly Book Covers | AsktheCoverDesigner.com http://bit.ly/ebf4rY
=> I'm testing my new customized Book Marketing Alexa toolbar. Cool. Download it for a test: http://bit.ly/ibp9xB
=> Book Covers: Two Covers Go from So-So to Wonderful - From Bad to Rad - http://bit.ly/ecvJ9E
=> Book Creation: 7 Costly Mistakes to Avoid - http://askthecoverdesigner.com/book-creation-7-costly-mistakes-to-avoid
=> I will show you 150 ways you can post follower-attracting tweets on Twitter for $5 - http://fiverr.com/260945
=> Book Covers: Paper Stock and Cover Finishes - http://askthebookprinter.com/book-covers-paper-stock-and-cover-finishes
=> Ebook Advertisements: 7 Ways to Feature Ads in Your Ebooks - video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GmS7ehVINmM
=> Book Titles Matter: You Can Sell a Book by Its Title - http://askthecoverdesigner.com/book-titles-matter-you-can-sell-a-book-by-its-title
=> Dramatic Book Covers: Do They Work to Sell Your Book? - http://askthecoverdesigner.com/dramatic-book-covers-do-they-work-to-sell-your-book
=> News Releases: The Keys Are the Beginning Lines - http://askthepublicist.com/news-releases-the-keys-are-the-beginning-lines
=> RT @johnhaydon 16 Ways To Get More Comments On Your Facebook Page http://bit.ly/eJ9ENA
=> Poetry Books: Best Source for Setting Up a Website - http://askjohnkremer.com/poetry-books-best-source-for-setting-up-a-website
=> Book Printers: Rely on Your Printer to Help You - http://askthebookprinter.com/book-printers-video-rely-on-your-printer-to-help-you #funny
=> Working with Amazon to Sell More Books - http://askjohnkremer.com/amazon-sales-working-with-amazon-to-sell-more-books
=> Children's Books: Ebook or Printed Book? - http://www.askjohnkremer.com/childrens-books-ebook-or-printed-book
=> National TV Publicity: How to Launch a Book Fast- http://www.askthepublicist.com/national-tv-publicity-how-to-launch-a-book-fast
=> Are authors safe from government prosecution? - http://askjohnkremer.com/book-subjects-offensive-to-government
=> Selling to Catalogs, Websites, Etc.: Standard Discounts - http://www.askjohnkremer.com/selling-to-catalogs-websites-standard-discounts
The above are just some of the tweets I sent out during the past two weeks. What more did you miss? Follow my tweets at http://twitter.com/johnkremer
Never believe anyone who tells you that you can't do what you want to do. - Olivia Wilde, actress