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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, 4 library distributors, 89 book publishers who also distribute for other publishers, 3 sales representatives to the chains, 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 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.
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1001 Ways to Market Your Books: Chapter 9

Tips on Publicizing Your Books

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 We will incorporate any changes as soon as possible into these listings. Thank you. - "When you decide that you're ready to start dealing with radio stations directly, get Alex Carroll's program. His top radio show database, tapes of dealing with producers, and examples of actual talk shows will help you to become a radio talk show star." - John Kremer - I see dozens of news releases every day. Few make the grade. Most are uninteresting, unnewsworthy, and product-oriented. What does it take to sell books with a good news release? In a 15-minute phone call, I can give you feedback on your news release to help you make it one that sells books. - John Kremer

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Media List Sources

Association of Alternative News Weeklies, 1000 Connecticut Avenue NW #822, Washington DC 20036; 202-822-1955; Fax: 202-822-0929.

Parenting Publications of America, 1970 E Grand Avenue #330, El Segundo CA 90245; 310-364-0193; Fax: 310-364-0196. Email: Web: "Our list of members is available for a one time fee of $50. We have 151 member publications, all regional parenting publications, with a combined circulation of 6.7 million."

North American Mature Publishers Association. Senior newspapers.

Bradley Communications, 390 Reed Road, P O Box 360, Broomall PA 19008; 484-477-4220; 800-784-4359. Web:

Bacon's Media Alerts, Cision US, 332 S. Michigan Avenue #900, Chicago IL 60604-4301; 312-922-2400; 800-972-9252; Fax: 312-922-3127. Web:

Galley Copies, Nicole Baxter, 2402 University Avenue West #206, Saint Paul MN 55114; 800-752-3303; Fax: 612-677-3271. Email: Web: A digital printer since 1996, they provide on-demand printing of books and bound galleys. Customers include Oxford University Press, Graywolf Press, and Copper Canyon Press.

Crane Duplicating Services, Dick Price, President, 947 Main Street (Route 28), South Harwich MA 02661; 508-958-4877; Fax: 508-760-1544. Email: Web: Web:

DeHart's Printing Services Corporation, 3265 Scott Boulevard, Santa Clara CA 95054; 408-982-9118; 888-982-4763; Fax: 408-982-9912. Email: Web:

Clipping Bureaus

Bacon's Clipping Bureau, Cision US, 332 S. Michigan Avenue #900, Chicago IL 60604-4301; 312-922-2400; 800-972-9252; Fax: 312-922-3127. Web:

Burrelles Luce Press Clipping Service, 75 E. Northfield Road, Livingston NJ 07039; 973-992-6600; 800-631-1160; Fax: 973-992-7675. Web:

Canadian Press Clipping Services, 2206 Eglinton Avenue E. #190, Toronto, Ontario M1L 4T5, Canada; 416-750-2220, ext. 203.

Mature Market Clipping Service, 4901 Morena Boulevard #203, San Diego CA 92117; 619-272-9023.

Newsclip Clipping Bureau, 363 W. Erie Street, Chicago IL 60610; 312-751-7300; 800-544-8433; Fax: 312-751-7306. Web:

Miscellaneous Listings

KSB Promotions, Kate Bandos, 55 Honey Creek N.E., Ada MI 49301-9768; 616-676-0758; 800-304-3269; Fax: 616-676-0759. Email: Web:

Editor & Publisher, closed in 2009.

Freebies, 1135 Eugenia Place, P O Box 5025, Carpenteria CA 93014-5025; 805-566-1225; Fax: 805-566-0305. Email: or Linda Cook, Editor. Published five times a year with a circulation of 350,000 paid subscribers.

Free Things, Mark Weiss, P O Box 402091, Miami Beach FL 33140.

Bottom Line/Personal, Boardroom Inc., 281 Tresser Boulevard, 8th Floor (06901-3229), P O Box 436, Stamford CT 06901-0436; 203-973-5900; Fax: 203-967-3086. Web: The newsletter on consumer issues. Circulation: over 2 million.

Wire Services

Associated Press (AP), 450 West 33rd Street, New York NY 10001; 212-621-1500; Fax: 212-621-7520; Fax: 212-621-1679. Email: Web: Ron Berthel is the Book Editor (212-621-1850). Email: New York events email:

United Press International (UPI), 1510 H Street N.W., Washington DC 20005-2289; 202-898-8000; Fax: 202-898-8057. Email: or Web: Send information to the Washington Desk. This wire service is now focused on international news, politics, cybercrime, biotech, science, and religion.

Reuters Information Services, 3 Times Square, New York NY 10036; 646-223-6100 (editorial). Email: Web: Reuters LA Bureau, 445 S. Figueroa Street #2000, Los Angeles CA 90071-1602; 213-380-2014; Fax: 213-622-0056.

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PR Leads Expert Resource Network - This service provides you with the names and contact info of reporters and editors who are looking for experts and other people to interview for stories, news, etc. You can do a one-month trial for only $99, or a year for $995. I know people who have gotten into major newspapers and magazines using the hot leads this service provides. It's a lot less expensive than hiring a PR service or publicist and probably as effective.

Leading Edge Review, Sheila Andersen, Publisher, 630 Odell Street, Madison WI 537111; 608-236-4115; 800-729-9504. Email: Web: Mailed quarterly to 4,000 new age bookstores and 1,400 mail order customers. Includes some reviews as well as paid listings.

Independent Book Publishers Association, Terry Nathan, Director, 1020 Manhattan Beach Boulevard #204, Manhattan Beach CA 90266; 310-546-1818; Fax: 310-546-3939. Email: Web:

Evolutionary Products, Patricia Bush, 1653 N Magnolia Avenue, Tucson AZ 85712-4103; 520-323-1190; 800-777-4751; Fax: 520-320-9338. Email: or Web: or Replaced the product line of New Editions. Maintains a comprehensive database of new age and holistic businesses, including emails, websites, and more.

PR Newswire, 810 7th Avenue, 35th Floor, New York NY 10019; 212-596-1500; 800-832-5522. Web:

North American Precis Syndicate, Margaret Ost, Vice President, Empire State Building, 350 5th Avenue #6500, New York NY 10118; 212-309-0139; 800-222-5551; Fax: 800-990-4329. Email: Web: and

Metro Editorial Services, 519 Eighth Avenue, New York NY 10018; 212-947-5100; 800-223-1600; Fax: 212-714-9139. Email: Web:

NewsUSA, Rick Smith, 250 East 54th Street, New York NY 10022; 888-563-5200. Web: Offers 1,000 guaranteed news placements for $20,000 (includes 1 tabloid mailing to 10,000+ newspapers plus 2 radio features sent to 6,600 radio stations and 5,000 web sites). Also offers a guaranteed 100 book review placements for $3,500.

Family Features Editorial Services, 8309 Melrose Drive, Shawnee Mission KS 66214-3628; 913-888-3800; 800-443-2512. Web:

Radio Publicity

Yearbook of Experts, Broadcast Interview Source, Mitchell Davis, Editor, 2233 Wisconsin Avenue N.W., Washington DC 20007-4104;202-333-5000; 800-932-7266; Fax: 202-342-5411. Email: Web: (this link gives you a discount on your website and directory listing).

National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, Washington DC 20045; 202-662-7525; Fax: 202-662-7512. Email: Web:

Bradley Communications, 390 Reed Road, P O Box 360, Broomall PA 19008; 484-477-4220; 800-784-4359. Web:

Sabah Radio Shows, Joe Sabah, Pacesetter Publications, P O Box 101330, Denver CO 80250-1330; 303-722-7200; Fax: 303-733-2626. Email: Web: His system: How to Get on Radio Talk Shows All Across America Without Leaving Your Home or Office., Alex Carroll, AceCo Publishers, 924 Chapala Street #D, Santa Barbara CA 93101; 805-962-7834; Fax: 805-564-6868. Email: Web: Offers a database of radio stations as well as a course on getting publicity via radio phone interviews.

Talkers Directory of Talk Radio, Talkers Magazine, 650 Belmont Avenue, Springfield MA 01108; 413-739-8255; Fax: 413-746-6786. Email: $95.00. Features the names, addresses, phone, fax, email, and website info on hundreds of talk stations and individual hosts.

Gordon's Radio List, North Ridge Books, P O Box 2832, Rancho Mirage CA 92270; 760-321-1977. Email: Web: A list of 900 locally produced and nationally syndicated radio shows, with show descriptions, URLs, and email address for both hosts and producers.

Wireless Flash, P O Box 639111, San Diego CA 92163; 619-220-7191; Fax: 619-220-8590. Email: Web: David Moye, Associate Editor.

Interprep, Steve Holstein, Editor-in-Chief. Email: Web: Launched in 1994 as the first website dedicated to radio show prep.

Radio Prep Web Center, American Comedy Network, 91 River Street, Milford CT 06460;203-877-8210. Web:

R&R (Radio & Records), 10100 Santa Monica Boulevard, 5th Floor, Los Angeles CA 90067-4004; 310-553-4330; Fax: 310-203-9763. Web: Al Petersen, News/Talk Editor; Email:

TV Publicity

Science of Mind, World Ministry of Prayer: 800-421-9600.

On the Scene Productions, 5900 Wilshire Boulevard #1400, Los Angeles CA 90036; 323-930-1030; Fax: 323-930-1840. Web: New York: David Henry, VP, Business Development, 747 Third Avenue, New York NY 10017; 212-715-0800. Email:

Media Connect, Brian Feinblum, Chief Marketing Officer, 1110 Second Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York NY 10022; 212-715-1600; Fax: 212-715-1664. Email: Web: Formerly known as Planned Television Arts, they offer Morning Drive Radio Tours, satellite tours, and regular publicity services.

J-Nex Television, 5455 Wilshire Boulevard #2010, Los Angeles CA 90036; 213-934-4356; 800-366-5639; Fax: 213-934-7269.

Medialink, 708 Third Avenue, 9th Floor, New York NY 10017; 212-682-8300; 800-843-0677. Web:

National Satellite, 8075 W. Third Street #504, Los Angeles CA 90048; 213-857-0777; Fax: 213-939-9475. Email:

News/Broadcast Network, 149 Madison Avenue #804, New York NY 10016; 212-889-0888; Fax: 212-696-4611.

Worldwide Television News, 1995 Broadway, 8th Floor, New York NY 10023; 212-362-4440; 800-526-1161; Fax: 212-496-1269.

Open Horizons, P O Box 2887, Taos NM 87571; 575-751-3398. Email: Web:

National Special Events Registry, P O Box 2887, Taos NM 87571; 575-751-3398. Email: Web:

National Religious Broadcasters, 9510 Technology Drive, Manassas VA 20110; 703-330-7000; Fax: 703-330-7100. Email: Web: Directory of Religious Media.

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.

"Without glitzy idealism or funky hopelessness, Kremer does a sound job of talking about marketing, telling stories from his own and others' experiences. He knows his subject, imparting important information in a fast-paced, very open way. Extremely good stuff here." - The Book Reader

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