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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

February 16, 2012

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In this issue . . .
- Start a Blog That Matters - Free Teleseminar
- Book Marketing to the Max seminar in Phoenix, Arizona
- Book Marketing Tweets You Can Use
- IBPA Publishing University in San Francisco

Start a Blog That Matters - Free Webinar
Listen in to this webinar which was originally presented on February 16th. Learn how to create, maintain, and promote a blog that matters. And your blog should matter.

Watch below:

Book Marketing to the Max seminar in Phoenix, Arizona
I will be giving a one-day seminar in Phoenix, Arizona, on March 31st.

Here are a few of the topics I will cover during this power-packed seminar:

* 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.

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 authors and publishers are selling more books every day.

To sign up for this insider's Book Marketing to the Max seminar, click here:

Fiesta Resort

Date: Saturday, March 31st, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: The Fiesta Resort, 2100 S Priest Drive, Tempe AZ 85282; Phone: 480-967-1441; 800-528-6481. Web:

To sign up for this insider's Book Marketing to the Max seminar, click here:

Note: The hotel is just a few minutes from the Phoenix airport. The hotel offers a free shuttle service.

Bonus: If you sign up for this teleseminar before March 1st, you'll also receive a free ebook version of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books as well as three other ebooks worth $100. But you must sign up by March 1st:

Book Promotion Tweets You Can Use
There are some great book marketing lessons and book promotion tips included within these short tweets.

Jack Canfield on How He Got Lucky in Marketing His Books - A great
short story about the beginnings of Chicken Soup for the Soul -

Book Marketing Makeover: How Much Should an Ebook Cost? - - guest post by #SethGodin

Be More Profitable: 12 Easy Tricks -

Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives. - Louise Hay #quotable

RT @jeffbullas - 21 Power Tips To Get Your Blog Content Shared On #Facebook & #Twitter #SocialMedia

Book Marketing Makeover: 4 Book Promotion Predictions for 2012 - - predictions from #JohnKremer

Facebook Marketing with Amy Porterfield - Amy shares terrific advice on how to manage your time on Facebook -

RT @mashable VIDEO: What makes a tweet viral? Here's the secret -

Regular books will not become obsolete soon. Perhaps in 30 to 40 years, but not for quite a long time. But ebooks are hot!

The Rule of Five - a great rule I wrote about in 1001 Ways to Market Your Books (@YouTube

Social Media Explained in 6th Grade English [Infographic] via @socialstrand

10 Questions That Create Success via @Sales_Source -

Blog Posts That Get Read and Shared: Manifestos and Lists -

4 Bad Habits to avoid when writing web content -

Need some inspiration in your self-publishing journey? Check out

170 Greatest Clint Eastwood Movie Quotes: - really neat compilation of Clint Eastwood's best movie zingers

This is my 800th blog post since I began blogging seven years ago. Check out #800 here -

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IBPA's Publishing University in San Francisco
No matter what stage of publishing you’re in — an author-publisher, a beginning publisher, a more experienced publisher — IBPA Publishing University, in a new location on the west coast for 2012, brings you hands-on tools and techniques to succeed.

Dates: March 9 to 10, Friday and Saturday

Location: Sheraton Fisherman's Wharf, San Francisco, California

  • 24 breakout sessions including the hottest how-to topics in publishing led by industry experts
  • General sessions featuring the movers and shakers of the industry
  • The opportunity to “Ask the Experts” in your own private consulting session.
  • Formal and informal networking with colleagues and future mentors
  • A dedicated track of sessions designed to guide self-published authors and brand new publishers in choosing their best options.

My subscribers to this Tip of the Week receive special IBPA member pricing at a $100 discount on full tuition! For details, please visit

Choose “Member Registration” and when asked for a user id and password, enter KREMER2012 for both to register for member pricing at a $100 discount. Be sure to include KREMER2012 in the referral box as well. Contact IBPA at 310-546-1818 or with questions.

Quotable Books
Live in the moment and treasure every breath. I know for sure that to be present with yourself is the most important gift you can have. - Oprah Winfrey, talk show host and network producer, The Quotable Oprah Winfrey

Previous: Book Marketing to the Max / Start a Blog That Matters Webinar / Book Marketing Tweets You Can Use / Secrets of Publicity Superstars


Next: John Kremer in Singapore / Webinar Replays: On Blogging and Ebook Publishing / Facebook Pages: New Timeline Format / Meet Me in Phoenix, Arizona at the End of March / Internet Marketing for Book Authors / BlogWorld in New York City at the same time as BookExpo America


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