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.
More great quotes at http://www.quotablebooks.com
In this issue . . .
- Coast to Coast AM - overnight radio show
- John Kremer's Book Marketing Makeover Consulting Discount
- Book Marketing Makeover Months - Giveaway Promotion
- Book Marketing Tweets You Can Use
Note: You can still get in on the launch of John Kremer's special Blog Tour Palooza program - much expanded from the previous version: http://www.bookmarket.com/blog-tour-palooza.htm
Coast to Coast AM - overnight radio show
Coast to Coast AM is an overnight radio show focused on the unusual, the mysterious, the alien, the psychic, and other wonders. If you'd like to be interviewed on this show, contact:
Tom Danheiser, Producer, Coast To Coast AM, Premiere Radio Networks, 15260 Ventura Boulevard, Floor 5, Sherman Oaks CA 91403; 818-377-5313. Email: email@example.com. George Noory, host.
John Kremer's Special Book Marketing Makeover Discounts
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.
Celebrate the new year by boosting your book marketing efforts with a great new book promotion 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 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
December 5 - Dead Body Cookies Create Killer Sales for Mystery Novel by Cindy Sample, author of Dying for a Date
December 6 - First-Time Novelist Novel Marketing Strategies by Simone Bailey, author of Calumny While Reading Irving Welsh
December 7 - Writing Contest Promotes Las Vegas Novel by Avery Cardoza, author of Lost in Las Vegas
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.
Giveaway Special: 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.
=> Make decisions from love not fear. - Quincy Jones, music producer
=> 18 Ways To Get What You Want by Brian Feinblum - http://askthepublicist.com/18-ways-to-get-what-you-want
=> It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference. - Tom Brokaw, news anchor @quotable
=> Book Authors: Adopt an Indie Bookstore - http://askthebooksellers.com/book-authors-adopt-an-indie-bookstore
=> Book Marketing Makeover: Top 15 Reasons to Do a Viral Book Tour - http://blog.bookmarket.com/2011/12/book-marketing-makeover-top-15-reasons.html
=> Passion makes the world go round. Love just makes it a safer place. - Ice T
=> 15 Reasons You Should Write a Year-in-Review Release - http://askthepublicist.com/15-reasons-you-should-write-a-year-in-review-press-release
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
It's kind of fun to do the impossible. - Walt Disney
Next: Award-Winning Books Get Foreign Rights Representation / How to Get Your Book in Chain Stores, Specialty Retailers, Etc. / Book Marketing Makeover Month / Book Promotion Tweets You Can Use / John Kremer's Special Book Marketing Makeover Discounts