BookMarket Home

Book Marketing Tip of the Week
January 20, 2009: Bring Your Job Book to the Media Day, Create a Masterpiece Day, Get to Know Your Customers Day, Ignorance Is Bliss Day, Stay Young Forever Day

Details on these days — and 18,500 others! — can be found in
John Kremer's Celebrate Today Special Events Data Files.

Note: Celebrate New Year's Day every month of the year. Check out:

In this issue . . .
-- Free teleseminar tonight
-- John Kremer's 60th Birthday Bash Q&A teleseminar
-- specialty retailers
-- Your Pitch Sucks
-- book cover critiques

Free teleseminar tonight: Internet marketing for the rest of us
John Kremer will be interviewed tonight, Tuesday, January 20th, by Ken
McCarthy of JVAlert. John will be describing the key ways to market your book, products, and services online. The teleseminar is free.

Date: Tuesday, January 20th at 8:00 p.m. Eastern, 5:00 p.m. Pacific

Call 218-486-3695 and enter conference ID 430774#

Or, if your long distance phone calls cost too much, listen in via the
Internet at:

John Kremer's 60th Birthday Bash Q&A teleseminar
Questions asked during my 60th Birthday Bash teleseminar led to some great content. You can listen to the free teleseminar at the following URL: Enjoy!

specialty retailers
Here are some specialty retailers that might be interested in your books:

Dragonfly's Book Garden, 929 Highway 3 #A, Durango CO 81302; 970-
247-1525. Features new and used metaphysical books, mind/body/spirit,
and children's books.

Grand Tour, 7134 E Stetson Drive #100, Scottsdale AZ 85251; 480-990-
8687. Email: Web: http://www.thegrand
. Features home accessories from around the world. Also some select coffee-table books and gifts.

Knit One Pearl Street, 482 Pearl Street, Bayfield CO 81122; 970-884-9008. Email: Web: Knitting supplies, yarn, and related books.

Weaving Southwest, 216-B Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos NM 87571; 575-758-0433; Fax: 575-758-5839. Email:
Web: Weaving supplies and books.

Your Pitch Sucks
If you'd like to have your PR pitch or news release reviewed by others, check out You can upload your PR pitch for others to review on the site (or pay extra for a professional to review your pitch). You should get feedback on spelling, writing, and your professional pitch.

Note: John Kremer also critiques news releases and will help you write an incredible one. The cost: $300 plus your original news release. To set up a news release critique, email

“I want to thank you again for your generous help with our press release problem. The responses we've gotten for our latest release are much better than what I'm used to. A large percentage of that is (obviously) due to your suggestions.” — Thomas Shelby, Hohm Press


Book Cover Critique: $125. I've watched key book wholesalers, chain store buyers, and producers of major TV shows pick up a book and make an instant decision on the book WITHOUT opening the book.

How important is your book cover? Without a good one, your book won't sell. I'll help youto pass that First-Look Test. All for only $125. Each critique includes a 15-minute feedback session via telephone.

“As a publisher on a budget, I can confidently say that consulting with John on the cover of The Way of Leading People: Unlocking Your Integral Leadership Skills was the best money I spent promoting my book. John provided me with clear, concise feedback while making several valuable marketing suggestions.” - Tim Warneka, Asogomi Publishing International

To schedule a Book Cover Critique from John Kremer, email John with a book cover graphic (or a URL to see it online) and the best times for him to call you during the next 3 days. Once John has reviewed your book cover, he will call you and tell you how to make the cover a bestselling book cover. Email:

Quotable Books
To love another person is to see the face of God.
— Victor Hugo, novelist, Les Miserables

Click on the above book cover to order this great collection as a Word ebook for only $7.00.

More great quotes and quotable books at

Previous: Harper's book columnist / Author Stores / Marketing Christian Books / more free books / SmashWords ebooks / Calgary Public Library / reader suggestion: mp3 audios / National Indie Excellence Awards / Sell Books by the Truckload / An Article a Day


Next: Twitter resources / celebrity gossip for National Enquirer / specialty retailers / Lexington Herald-Leader faith blog / reader question: pricing your book / Arizona Book Publishing Conference / PDF search engines

Copyright © 2009 by book marketing expert John Kremer

Open Horizons, P O Box 2887, Taos NM 87571