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 . . .
- Broadcast Your Brilliance Teleseminar Replay
- Book Marketing Makeover Months
- Book Marketing Tweets You Can Use
- Website Intro Video
- Book Title Critiques / Book Cover Critiques
Broadcast Your Brilliance Teleseminar Replay
On Tuesday I hosted a webinar with Nancy Juetten on how to write great bio copy, website copy, book promo copy, etc. Wonderfully useful webinar.
I gave most of you way too short of notice on the teleseminar, but don't worry. You can listen in to this hour-long teleseminar via a replay by going here: http://bit.ly/nancyjuetten
Book Marketing Makeover Months
The Book Marketing Makeover Months event continues. Check out the following guest blog posts - with more coming every day until the end of January. Follow all the exciting details and informative blog posts at http://blog.bookmarket.com
Here is an overview of each day's post during this event: http://www.bookmarket.com/book-marketing-makeover-months.htm
Book Promotion Tweets You Can Use
There are some great book marketing lessons and book promotion tips included within these short tweets.
=> Kindle ebooks, copyrights, and your rights as an author when someone steals your work - http://bit.ly/KindleCopyright
=> 314 people worth following on Twitter - High social rankings and active Tweeters - https://twitter.com/#!/JohnKremer/people-worth-following
=> @iamjustnatalie I have lots of tips on marketing young adult ebooks. Tough to share in 140 characters, but start at http://www.bookmarket.com
=> The 50 Best Bookstores in the United Kingdom - really neat list - http://askthebooksellers.com/united-kingdom-independent-booksellers
=> Book Marketing Makeover: How to Sell Books Using Facebook - ttp://blog.bookmarket.com/2012/01/book-marketing-makeover-write-tip-blog.html
=> 3 Ways to Promote a Spiritual Book - good stuff here - http://askthepublicist.com/3-ways-to-promote-a-spiritual-book
=> Once I got clear about what I most wanted to give, much of what didn't line up with that intention naturally fell away. - The Quotable Oprah Winfrey
=> My Incredible Website | My Gallery of Interesting, Wonderful, and Funny Images - http://myincrediblewebsite.com/gallery
=> If you missed the webinar with @JohnKremer and @nancyjuetten about broadcasting your brilliance, get the replay here: http://bit.ly/nancyjuetten
=> Creative Marketing Nets Real Results by David A. Koop, author of Cancer It's a Good Thing I Got It! -
=> RT @ViperChill - How I Reached #1 on iTunes: A Guide to Launching a Podcast - http://www.viperchill.com/podcasting
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
Website Intro Videos
An effective use of a video silhouette: http://officerleewest.com
Just check it out. Nicely done.
Book Title Critiques
As you might know, I do book title and book cover critiques for authors and publishers who want to create the best title and cover possible.
You can find details here: http://www.booktitlecritiques.com
I also do news release critiques - or critiques of other book promotion material. Details here: http://www.newsreleasecritiques.com
Authentic power. It happens when purpose aligns with personality to serve the greater good. - Oprah Winfrey, talk show host and network producer, The Quotable Oprah Winfrey