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.
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 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 . . .
- John Kremer's Special Book Marketing Makeover Offer
- Book Marketing Makeover Months - Join Now
- Book Marketing Tweets You Can Use
John Kremer's Special Book Marketing Makeover Offer
During the Book Marketing Makeover Months of December and January, I'm offering everyone a 40% discount on my consulting services. I'll answer your book marketing and publishing questions, ebook marketing and publishing questions, for only $150 per half hour or $300 per hour.
I'm offering you a great holiday and New Year's break by giving you $200 off my normal rate. Celebrate the new year by boosting your book marketing efforts with a great new plan.
You can sign up for this special promotion and reserve your time by visiting http://bit.ly/JohnKremerConsulting and ordering one or two half-hour book marketing consulting time slots.
Book Marketing Makeover Months
The Book Marketing Makeover Months event has begun. Check out the following guest blog posts - with more coming every day during the next two months.
December 1 - Social Media: Pros and Cons - Should You Join in the Fray? by Brian Feinblug of Planned Television Arts
December 2 - Top 15 Reasons to Do a Virtual Book Tour by Dana Smith, author of Virtual Book Tour Magic
December 3 - Shocking News To Authors: The Book Business Is a Business First by W. Terry Whalin, author of Jumpstart Your Publishing Dreams
December 4 - Three Golden Rules to Selling an Ebook by Simon Cheshire, author of You've Got to Read This: A Beginner's Guide to Great Writers and the History of Books
Stay on top of the great blog posts and book marketing stories that will be shared during the coming two months of Book Marketing Makeovers. Note: Starting on December 10th, I'll be giving some great book promotion books, CDs, and more to people who share the best comments on these blog posts.
So, please comment away. You'll learn a lot from the guest blog posts as well as the comments readers share.
Book Promotion Tweets You Can Use
There are some great book marketing lessons and book promotion tips included within these short tweets.
=> Add Your News Video to CNN iReport - http://askthepublicist.com/add-your-news-video-to-cnn-ireport
=> Harper's Magazine - editors and book reviewers - http://magagenie.com/harpers-magazine
=> 15 Reasons You Should Write a Year-in-Review Release - http://askthepublicist.com/15-reasons-you-should-write-a-year-in-review-press-release
=> It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it. - W. Somerset Maugham, novelist
=> Working Mother Magazine editors - work life and family life, career and parenting - http://magagenie.com/working-mother-magazine
=> Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. - Helen Keller
=> Be generous, and you will be prosperous. Help others, and you will be helped. - Proverbs 11:25
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
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