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.
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.
Interviews with John Kremer
"Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn't carry a book around for those inevitable dead spots in life." - Stephen King
Few joys rival being outside on a beautiful day in the company of a good book. - Oprah Winfrey
More great quotes at http://www.quotablebooks.com
The Art of Living: Artists, Poets, Photographers, Architects, Designers, Cartoonists, Writers, Novelists, and Critics on Art and Life: http://amzn.to/ccAJh8
The Business of Life: Business people and others on life, business, careers, the workplace, economics, investments, jobs, money, and more: http://amzn.to/bXp3Pd
How to Act: Advice on How to Live and Act from Actors, Models, Comedians, Directors, Producers, Playwrights, and Screenwriters: http://bit.ly/bJnqvz
In this issue . . .
- John Kremer changes email addresses
- Publish an Ebook Today Using Kindle - Complete step-by-step instructions
- John Kremer's special recession-busting bookselling offer . . .
- Tweets you can use
- John Kremer speaks at the Florida Publishers Group
John Kremer changes email addresses
Please note that one of my old email addresses email@example.com is no longer valid. I have discontinued that service. You can always email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please change my email address in your database or email program. My other email address (email@example.com) is still valid.
John Kremer's special recession-busting bookselling offer . . .
At the recent 21st Century Book Marketing Event, I made a special offer to all the attendees. I thought I should extend that offer to you. Here it is:
Buy my Ten Million Eyeballs Internet Marketing Program for only $500, and get all the following as bonuses:
Book Marketing Magic: How to Sell Your Novel, Children's Book, Memoir or Nonfiction Book Like a Pro by John Kremer -- This multimedia program (consisting of ebooks, reports, audio seminars, and videos) teaches anyone the latest effective techniques for marketing books, especially the so-called hard-to-market books: novels, memoirs, poetry, and children's books. Includes Nine Ways to Sell Your Book, Especially for Novelists and The Ten Most Important Priorities When Launching a Book - value $127.00.
1/2 hour personal book marketing consultation with John Kremer - value: $250.00.
The New York Times Bestseller Program which features all the details on how to create a New York Times bestseller or an Amazon.com bestseller. You can use these details to create a bestseller whereever you want to create one - value $497.00.
Top 700 Independent Bookstores database in Excel format. All the details you could want to contact the top 750 indie bookstores in the U.S. (and a few in Canada as well). Useful for selling books, setting up bookstore appearances, and setting up reading group discussions - value: $40.00.
Children's Book Consultation where John goes into detail on how to market a children's book - value: $39.97.
Plus, of course, the Ten Million Eyeballs course itself, which details the 4 major ways to expose your book, your ideas, your website, and yourself to ten million people via the Internet. This self-study course also shows you how to create relationships with the top 30 websites for your key audience and your key search terms - value $500.00.
Total value: $1,453.97.
To order, click here: http://bit.ly/bA9Py1.
When you place your order, I'll know right away and will send you info on how to redeem all the bonuses as well. By the time you finish the Ten Million Eyeballs program or any of the bonuses, you'll find yourself ready and able to sell a lot more books. These are the same strategies I've taught to New York Times bestselling authors and million-selling self-publishers over the past ten years (the latest techniques from my 25 years in book publishing).
Tweets you can use
Be sure to read and follow these tweets. There are some great book marketing lessons and tips included within these short tweets.
=> Need a publisher for your cookbook? Check out http://www.bookmarket.com/cookbooks.htm
=> RT @bethbookcoach Self-Published Authors Find Success on the Kindle - http://nblo.gs/8qWd9
=> RT @prleads What’s the secret to selling books? http://bit.ly/clECnz
=> What question would you like Oprah to ask YOU? Write it down. Be prepared for it when she asks that question of you.
=> RT @j_canfield Success principle #45 stresses the importance of a coach in setting and achieving your goals.
=> Repeat: First 20,000 authors get free PDF to epub/Kindle conversion tool: http://www.pdftoepub.com/authorspromotion.asp. Worth getting.
=> Looking for a publisher for your business book? Check out http://www.bookmarket.com/businesseds.htm
=> 12 game changers in book publishing: http://huff.to/dszA4F - Ebooks are changing the way books are published.
Follow more of John's tweets at http://twitter.com/johnkremer
John Kremer is speaking at the Florida Publishers Association
On October 9th, I will be speaking at the Florida Publishers Association's Publishing Ed-U Conference in Sarasota, Florida. I'll be giving two dynamic presentations: The 10 Most Important Things I've Learned in 25 Years of Marketing Books and The 10 Most Important Priorities When Launching a New Book.
Anyone can attend - members and nonmembers, authors and publishers. Details, including a downloadable PDF agenda, speaker list, hotel information, etc., can be found here: http://bit.ly/bkiD5j
My talks will be loaded with new information and tips on how to sell more books. You'll have a great time at the beach as well. Join me on Saturday, October 9th.
Nobody cares how much you know until they know how much you care. - Harvey Mackay
Next: Publish an ebook today using Amazon's Kindle / 15,000 Eyeballs Program / Page 99 Test / tweets you can use / Florida Publishers Association / How to Create a New York Times or Amazon.com Bestseller / book interview and giveaway program