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Book Distribution

These posts will help you make the most of your book distribution channels and drive sales to your sales pages with insider tips and actionable ideas.

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The Four Cornerstones to Self-Publishing Success

Steven Spatz, BookBaby president and self-published author, talks about the four essential things you need in place to achieve self-publishing success.
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Getting Book Sales As The Holidays Approach: Part III

When it's time to really get your holiday book marketing and sales going, these actions can help you get the word out during the prime gift-shopping season.
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Holiday Book Sales, Part II: Finding Your Readers

In part two of our four-part series highlighting effective strategies to score holiday book sales, we focus on getting your book distributed and reaching readers.
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Why Negotiating A Large Book Sale Is Like A Job Interview

Selling books in large quantity to non-retail buyers may be new territory for you, but you can rely on the same tactics you would in a job interview to help craft your approach.
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Self-Publishing Q&A: Your Questions Answered

There are lots of details, options, and paths you can take when self-publishing your book. We've fielded a lot of real questions from real authors, and this post might answer some of yours.
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Want To See Your Book Become A Movie? It’ll Take Perseverance And Patience.

From Hollywood to Nepal, this story of how a self-published novel became a major motion picture started with an author's crazy idea of turning readers into agents. Crazy... until it worked!
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Planning And Capitalizing On Your Book’s Pre-Sale

Your book's pre-sale period is crucial to your book's chances of success for so many reasons. Still, it's one of the least understood facets of a book's release. Hopefully, this post will change that.

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