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Bookstores are Lousy Places to Sell Books: An Instant Report from the Poynter Quick Reference Library By Dan Poynter
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In a 1996 study, the American Booksellers Association estimated that there are TEN TIMES more outlets for books than bookstores. For example, suppose you have written a book about deep sea diving. ... More > How many casual bookstore customers are interested in this relatively specialized subject? Probably very few. But now, imagine selling your book at a diving supply shop: nearly EVERYONE is interested! These “non-traditional” markets are far more numerous, often pay more and pay faster… and are simply more fun. This new approach to book marketing explains traditional bookstore and library markets, both pro and con. Then you may move on to the more lucrative areas of special and non-traditional sales.< Less
Poynter's Secret List of Book Promotion Contacts: An Instant Report from the Poynter Quick Reference Library By Dan Poynter
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Self-publishing guru Dan Poynter shares of inside tips for effective publication and promotion of your book. You won't find a faster guide to success in self-publishing, with more valuable facts per... More > page.< Less
Interviews -- How Authors Get on Radio and TV: An Instant Report from the Poynter Quick Reference Library By Dan Poynter
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Every day, more than 10,200 guests appear on some 4,250 interview and talk shows across the US. There are shows on 988+ television stations. Ninety-four percent of the author-guests do not even have... More > recognizable names. Here are the station numbers...< Less
Book Publishing Calendar -- When to do What: An Instant Report from the Poynter Quick Reference Library By Dan Poynter
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One of the biggest pitfalls in small publishing is the lack of sufficient planning, especially the first time around. You don’t want to tie up funds by purchasing materials too soon and you... More > don’t want to miss some important publicity because you missed a filing date. This checklist will help keep you on track.< Less
Publishing Fiction and Poetry: An Instant Report from the Poynter Quick Reference Library By Dan Poynter
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At Para Publishing, we specialize in coaching nonfiction book publishers to sell more books. We do not claim to have any ex-pertise in magazine publishing, newsletter publishing, fiction or poetry.... More > Although fiction and poetry are much more difficult to sell than nonfiction books, some of our program ideas, leads and resources will work for creative literature. However, since we receive so many requests for information, we have created this Instant Report.< Less
pBooks to eBooks: An Instant Report from the Poynter Quick Reference Library By Dan Poynter
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From printed book (pBook) to electronic book (eBook): Once your book is written and ready to be printed, it is time to wring more value out of it. One additional edition of the Work is the eBook. We... More > are moving from a print culture to an electronic culture. Most book publishers realize this but few know what to do next. Most are too busy with day-to-day publishing and promoting tasks and so most are waiting to see what is going to happen. Many of you have said: "I’ll wait until Dan figures it out and tells me what to do next." Well, here it is.< Less
Children's Books: An Instant Report from the Poynter Quick Reference Library By Dan Poynter
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There is a large market for children’s books, and they are relatively easy to sell whether they are fiction or nonfiction. New parents will always be seeking good books to educate and to... More > entertain their young children. The book Industry Study Group projected sales of $2.63 billion for 1999 and $3.1 billion for 2002. Sales of softcover titles are increasing faster than hardcover.< Less
Covers that Sell Books: An Instant Report from the Poynter Quick Reference Library By Dan Poynter
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Everyone knows you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover —- but everyone does. Readers look at the front cover and the back cover and then make a buying decision. They do not read the book... More > first. Retailers (bookstores) make decisions based on the appearance of the cover. Sales reps do not lug books around. Wholesalers make buys without seeing the text. They want you to submit just the cover—they don't judge the content. Reviewers receive dozens of books each day and can only review a small number. They have to select the books that appear to be the most interesting. Your book cover has to survive “the glance test.”< Less
Questions and Answers on Book Publishing: An Instant Report from the Poynter Quick Reference Library By Dan Poynter
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"When I started publishing in 1969, there were just 3,000 publishers. Today, there are 81,000; 8-11,000 new ones are established every year. There are seven large trade publishers in New York... More > (they are still consolidating), 3-400 medium-sized publishers and over 80,000 self-publishers. Together, we publish more than 100,000 titles annually. Some of those are reprints but nearly all are brand new books. Books in Print lists two-million different books that are currently available for sale in the US."< Less
Large Print Books: An Instant Report from the Poynter Quick Reference Library By Dan Poynter
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The Americans with Disabilities Act requires publishers to "Provide auxiliary aids and services leading to effective communication if it is not an undue burden and does not fundamentally alter... More > the nature of the goods or services provided (e.g., provide alternate format materials such as Braille, large print, and audio tape when [the disabled] can not read standard print materials due to a disability)." According to the National Association for Visually Handicapped: “While reliable statistics are hard to come by, it is now estimated that in the United States 26,000,000 people are afflicted with some visual disorder.” Large print books are also popular among seniors, and readers for whom English is a second language. Make your book attractive to readers with special needs, and you will sell more books. This report shows how.< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
Paperback: $20.00