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.
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 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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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 . . .
- Free ebook from John Kremer on Website Performance Optimization
- Free webinar: Get Your Facebook Page Done Now
- Tweets you can use
Free ebook from John Kremer on Website Performance Optimization
I just wrote a 7-page ebook on optimizing your website for speed. I describe why it's important (even vital) if you want more search engine traffic, more page views, and more sales. I also show you how you can speed up your website page load time. This is crucial information for any author or publisher with a website.
Free webinar: Get Your Facebook Page Done Now
Did you know that Facebook is the #2 website in the world, second only to Google? And it continues to grow rapidly with 600 million users, 500,000 new users a day, and 100 billion hits per day?
What does this mean to you? Simply this: You can't ignore Facebook anymore. You've got to create a Facebook fan page and get it up right away.
I have finally had a Facebook business page set up and am excited to start marketing more on Facebook. I have been working with Shelley Hitz from Self-Publishing-Coach.com and she has done an amazing job setting up my page.
Join me this evening for a free webinar with Shelley Hitz on how to get your Facebook page done fast. Not only will she talk about how to get your Facebook page up and running, she'll also talk about how to attract fans and engage them in meaningful ways.
Time: Wednesday, June 29th, 8:00 p.m. Eastern, 5:00 p.m. Pacific.
Sign up now for free by going here: http://selfpub.me/webinarwithjohn
Note: You have to sign up prior to the event in order to get the link for the webinar ahead of time.
By the way, go to my Facebook page and like it now: http://www.facebook.com/thejohnkremer. You'll be glad you did. There will be special offers coming up on that page that won't be found anywhere else.
Tweets you can use
There are some great book marketing lessons and tips included within these short tweets.
=> Book Marketing Bestsellers: 101 Ways to Blog as a Book Author - Actually 105 right now - http://blog.bookmarket.com/2011/06/101-ways-to-blog-as-book-author-plus.html
=> Book Publicity: How to Get Publicity from Someone Else's Mistake | AskThePublicist.com - http://bit.ly/m66cuM
=> Book Promotion: What Is the Best Way to Market a Book? - AskJohnKremer.com - http://bit.ly/iCfdRR
=> Dance Like No One Is Watching - The Next Viral Video - http://blog.bookmarket.com/2011/06/dance-like-no-one-is-watching-next.html
=> Join 6,800 book authors at The Book Marketing Network - http://www.thebookmarketingnetwork.com
=> Self Magazine - updated information - http://magagenie.com/self-magazine
=> First Lines of Novels: Some Great Ones to Inspire You - http://askthecoverdesigner.com/first-lines-of-novels-some-great-ones-to-inspire-you
=> LinkedIn Marketing: 3 Reasons Why Most Authors Fail to Attract Clients Using LinkedIn - AskJohnKremer.com - http://bit.ly/m5nytr
=> Looking for a children's book editor and publisher? Check out http://www.bookmarket.com/childrens.htm
=> Book Distribution: The best way to contact book distributors - AskJohnKremer.com - http://bit.ly/jXyOcA
=> J K Rowling Introduces Pottermore - http://blog.bookmarket.com/2011/06/j-k-rowling-introduces-pottermore.html
=> Best Friends Magazine editor and book reviewer - http://magagenie.com/best-friends-magazine
=> Book Marketing Boo-Boo: Charging for Author Autographs | AskJohnKremer.com - http://blog.bookmarket.com/2011/06/101-ways-to-blog-as-book-author-plus.html
=> Book Titles: Branding Your Books - http://askthecoverdesigner.com/book-titles-branding-your-books
=> Saxophonist Clarence Clemons remembered. Listen in to his incredible solo here: http://t.co/7oklvrB - I loved the man: great musician.
=> LinkedIn Marketing Quiz: Do You Need a LinkedIn Profile Makeover? - AskJohnKremer.com - http://bit.ly/lYbP3Z
=> Marie Claire Magazine editors and book reviewers - http://magagenie.com/marie-claire-magazine
=> Book Publishing: Publishing a Dissertation - http://askjohnkremer.com/book-publishing-publishing-a-dissertation
=> GQ Magazine - updated contact information - http://magagenie.com/gq-magazine
=> Book Marketing and Book Promotion Resources - new links - http://askjohnkremer.com/book-marketing-and-book-promotion-resources
Creating a product or service is easy. It’s the marketing that’s difficult, time-consuming and expensive. Put another way: It’s easy to make a football. Getting it into the end zone is tough. - Denny Hatch, author of Career-Changing Takeaways