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 . . .
- Last Chance: Book Marketing in 2012 special event
- Book Marketing Makeover Months - Giveaway Promotion
- Book Marketing Tweets You Can Use
- Mail Order Catalogs That Sell Books
Last Chance: Book Marketing 2012 special event
John Kremer is presenting a one-day live seminar at the Miramonte Hotel and Spa in Palm Springs, California on Sunday, January 8th.
* The top ten things you can do in 2012 to sell more books.
* The key secrets to setting up and carrying out an effective virtual book tour.
* How to have your book, your website, and your brand go viral via the Internet.
* The inside secrets to developing relationships that will help you sell a lot more books.
This one-day get-results seminar is only $130, including a great lunch. The seminar will be from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 pm. with the delicious lunch break and other pauses during the day.
Start the new year of 2012 with a fully loaded plan to accelerate your book sales for the next 12 months and beyond!
In one day, I will teach you all the latest secrets of how other book publishers are selling more books every day.
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.
January 2 - Giving Away Content to Build an Audience by Leo Babauta of ZenHabits.net
January 1 - 4 Book Promotion Predictions for 2012 by John Kremer
December 31 - My New Years Wish List by John Kremer
December 30 - 10 Tips to Create Your Best Internet Radio Show by Blog Talk Radio and John Kremer
December 29 - One Author's Book Promotion Journey by Rosie Cochran, author of A Murder Unseen
December 28 - The 12 Days of Christmas for Book Promotion by John Kremer, author of the Book Marketing Magic multimedia program
December 27 - A Gift of Marketing Interviews from Jay Abraham by marketing wizard Jay Abraham
December 26 - Marketing Your Books in 2012 and Beyond by John Kremer, presenter of the Book Marketing 2012 Seminar in Palm Springs, California
December 24 - The Difference Between Book Publishing and Book Printing by Susan Henderson, author of Up from the Blue, and the people at Pubslush.com
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.
Book Promotion Tweets You Can Use
There are some great book marketing lessons and book promotion tips included within these short tweets.
=> Book marketing trends and book promotion predictions for 2012 - http://blog.bookmarket.com/2012/01/book-marketing-makeover-4-book.html
=> Country Living Magazine - home, garden, crafts, food, pets, outdoor living, and more - http://magagenie.com/country-living-magazine
=> Dear God: Thanks for the baby brother but what I prayed for was a puppy. - Joyce - Children's Letters to God: http://myincrediblewebsite.com/childrens-letters-to-god-an-excerpt
=> You can’t always have everything perfect. Just go. Do something. Get moving. You can always take care of the little things later. - The Quotable John Kremer
=> Viral Video: The World's Most Dangerous Airport - http://myincrediblewebsite.com/viral-video-the-worlds-most-dangerous-airport
=> Christian Science Monitor - politics, economics, children's books, fiction, memoirs - http://magagenie.com/christian-science-monitor
=> People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing. - Dale Carnegie #quotablebooks
=> The top ten things you can do in 2012 to sell more books: http://blog.bookmarket.com/2011/12/i-am-presenting-one-day-live-seminar-at.html
=> Giving Away Content to Build an Audience - http://blog.bookmarket.com/2012/01/book-marketing-makeover-giving-away.html
=> All of marketing consists in creating relationships. Real relationships: friends, lovers, partners, warriors, fans. - The Quotable John Kremer
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
Mail Order Catalogs That Sell Books
Here are several specialty catalogs that carry books:
Horse Books Etc., Equine Network, 656 Quince Orchard Road #600, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878; 301-977-3900; Fax: 301-990-9015; 800-952-5813. Email: HorseBooksEtc@aimmedia.com. Web: http://www.horsebooksetc.com. Horse-related books.
Quilting Books Unlimited, 3731 Sunrise Lake, Milford, Pennsylvania 18337; 877-315-7131. Web: http://www.qbu.com. Quilting books. Note: The website was temporarily unavailable this morning.
Chances are that there is at least one if not more catalogs which specialize in what you write about.
The only courage you need is the courage to find and follow your passion. - Oprah Winfrey, talk show host and network producer
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