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 information on 30 distributors, 3 sales reps to the chains, 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.
These are the most up-to-date addresses we have for the companies and services listed in the Sixth Edition of 1001 Ways to Market Your Books.
If you find that any of these addresses are incorrect or you discover additional information (email, website, toll-free number, etc.), please email the author at JohnKremer@bookmarket.com. We will incorporate any changes as soon as possible into these listings. Thank you.
Gale Research, 27500 Drake Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48331-3535; 248-699-4253; 800-877-4253. Web: http://www.gale.com. Trade Shows Worldwide.
Bill Communications, Successful Meetings Data Bank, P.O. Box 888, Vineland, NJ 08362; 800-266-4712; Fax: 856-696-2130. TradeShows & Exhibits Schedule for $232.00.
Trade Show Bureau, 4350 E. West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814-4410; 301-907-7626.
ExpoGuide: Web: http://www.expoguide.com. Features 4,000 events, searchable by date, name, topic, and location.
Event Source: Web: http://www.eventsource.com. You can search for meeting sites by name, location, type, or capacity.
Trade Show News Network: Web: http://www.tsnn.com. Helps locate industry-specific seminars and trade shows. They also sell a Trade Show Directory of 17,000 events for $799 or a US-only list for $499. To order, email Seng Weiland at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 262-754-6920.
1001 Ways to Market Your Books, 6th Edition describes more than 1,000 ideas, tips, and suggestions for marketing books - all illustrated with real-life examples showing how other publishers and authors have marketed their books.
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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 indie 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.