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Choosing a Book Distributor

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.

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Top 700 Indie Booksellers

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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John Kremer's Book Marketing Tip of the Week

December 13, 2011

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In this issue . . .
- Award-Winning Books Get Foreign Rights Representation
- How to Get Your Book into Chain Stores, Specialty Retailers, etc.
- Book Marketing Makeover Months - Giveaway Promotion
- Book Marketing Tweets You Can Use
- John Kremer's Book Marketing Makeover Consulting Discount

Award-Winning Books Get Foreign Rights Representation
Bob Erdmann of Columbine Communications is asking for submissions of award-winning nonfiction titles to be considered for foreign rights promotions this coming spring. Selected books on business, psychology, health, self-help, education, parenting, and other nonfiction titles will be presented to publishers around the world.

For more information, contact Bob Erdmann at 209-586-1566. Email: Web:

How to Get Your Book into Chain Stores, Specialty Retailers, etc.
Here's a fact . . .

Tons of books are still sold through retail outlets and 140,000 plus libraries. The message: You should be selling your books both online AND off.

And there are lots of places in addition to traditional bookstores where your book will sell. That's why you should register for this webinar:

How to Get Your Book into Bookstores, Chain Stores, Internet Retailers, and Specialty Retailers

This is an A to Z training and it's completely complimentary. You can listen in here:

In this profit-packed webinar you'll discover how to ...

  • How authors make over $1 million in sales. What are they're doing that you can do too.
  • The vital not-so-obvious information store buyers want and need to see in emails
  • What to say and what not to say to arouse the most interest in your book
  • Secrets to selling your book to libraries
  • Outside-the-box thinking to get buyers’ attention
  • What to say (and what not to say) to arouse the most interest in your book
  • Plus much, much more.

Again, you can listen in here:

This webinar is designed to help you get tons of books in all types of retail and online outlets (not just book stores).

As both a published and self-published author, Elaine Wilkes worked diligently to find out how to get her books into stores and on the Internet. She ended up calling over 1000 store buyers, along with spending hundreds of hours of tedious research, and conducting numerous interviews with book business insiders to discover the secrets for getting your book into all types of places.

That's when Elaine realized that other authors would want to know these secrets, so she decided to create an extensive training program designed specifically for both self-published and trade-published authors.

You’ll want to attend this excellent webinar where Elaine takes you through the exact steps for helping you promote your book to book buyers in chain stores, bookstores, specialty retailers, and more.

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 7 - Writing Contest Promotes Las Vegas Novel by Avery Cardoza, author of Lost in Las Vegas

December 8 - Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Ebooks, and Should You Go Digital Only? by Bred Ridgway of Speaker Fulfillment Services

December 9 - Writing Effective Emails That Get Attention by Jill Konrath, author of Snap Selling and The Ultimate Guide to Email Prospecting

December 10 - Query Letters That Work: Grab Them with the First Sentence by Jeff Rivera, webmaster,

December 11 - How Amanda Hocking Really Did It by Scott Lorenz, president of Westwind Communications

December 12 - How to Get Your Book into Bookstores, Retail Outlets, and Internet Retailer by Elaine Wilkes, author of Nature's Secret Messages

Stay on top of the great blog posts and book marketing stories that will be shared during the coming two months of the Book Marketing Makeover Event.

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.

=> Brides Magazine - fashion, beauty, wedding plans, food, travel, relationships, and personal finance -

=> The 9 commandments of cross-channel marketing -

=> Of all the attitudes we can acquire, surely the attitude of gratitude is the most important and by far the most life-changing. - Zig Ziglar

=> Playboy Magazine - men's magazine - editors and columnists -

=> Marketing MOJO magic trick - neat video -

=> Fortune Magazine - business editors and columnists -

=> You Can Find Typos Even in the Best of Books -

=> Advertise on or -

=> My friend Mike Koenigs has a free video series on how to make money marketing via many channels. Check it out here:

The above are just some of the tweets I sent out during the past two weeks. What more did you miss?

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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 and ordering one or two half-hour book marketing consulting time slots.

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It's kind of fun to do the impossible. - Walt Disney

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