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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.

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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

April 4, 2011

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In this issue . . .
- Book Marketing Questions & Answers
- Tweets you can use Book Marketing Questions & Answers
From now on, I'm not doing free phone calls or answering people's questions for free via email. All such traffic will now be sent to my new website: If you want to ask me a question, that's the place to do it.

Below are the first 21 posts from my new Q&A website: Ask John Kremer. If your email program doesn't show the links below, you can find them all here:

Amazon: Ebooks versus Print Books

Amazon Kindle Ebooks: Formatting and Sales

Blogging: Does Blogging Work to Promote a Book?

Book Co-op Display Packages: A Good Deal?

Book Distribution: What Are the Options?

Book Fairs: A Listing?

Book Marketing Consulting: What Are You Worth?

Book Publishing and Marketing: Getting Started

Book Remainders: Buying Books Going Out of Print From Your Publisher

Book Rights: Your Options

Book Signings: Book Promotion

Book Signings: Selling Books to Bookstores

Ebook Publishing: The Best Deal for Most Book Authors, Especially Novelists

Ebook Publishing: A Guide to Publishing Ebooks on Amazon Kindle, Barnes and Noble and Smashwords

Email Newsletters: Passing Them Along

Hardcover, Paperback, or Ebook? – Choosing the Book Format for Your Book

Library Sales: How to Get Your Book into Libraries

Nonfiction Book Author Transitioning to Fiction Author

Press Releases: How to Send Out News Releases

Selling Books as Premiums

Selling eBooks on

Tweets you can use
There are some great book marketing lessons and tips included within these short tweets.

=> Marketing Advice From a Victoria's Secret Model via @huffingtonpost

=> Reduplicatives, squeasel words, backwords, and other wordplay:

=> RT @GuyKawasaki - The Alltop Social Media Daily is out!

=> Free business and marketing ebooks to read at

=> Perhaps the most important thing I've said in the past ten years about book marketing - - the last bit about bookstores

=> I really do think most book authors spend way too much time courting bookstores when they should be courting readers.

=> Bookstores don’t buy books (they simply rent them). It’s readers who buy books. So ask the real buyers to buy your book.

=> Press Release Distribution: 7 Important Benefits -

=> Looking for help with your book trailer or blog tour? See

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When we do the best we can, we never know what miracles may result. - Helen Keller

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