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The Parts of a Book That You Didn't Know
What is a book? From front matter to back matter, here you'll find a listing and description of the parts of a printed book's content.
The Big 5 US Book Publishers
The Big Five book publishers are the major trade book publishing companies in the US - read who they are, here.
What You Should Know About Being A Published...
Facts about being a published author, what the average author can expect in terms of money, marketing and more when publishing his or her first book.
Ever Wonder How a Book Ends Up on a Store's...
The book production process from the copyediting start through book design, composed pages and and to printing and binding and/or coding for distribution as an e-book.
6 Crucial Questions on Book Rights and...
Book publishing is a business and, whether you're an author or a publisher, rights (such as film rights) and book royalties are considerations when you're determining the profitability of publishing a book. Following are some actual reader questions about self-publishing fees, book rights, and book royalties.
How to Write a Great Subtitle
A book's subtitle, like its title, is a marketing tool that complement the title with additional info to draw readers in. Read how to write a good one.
Want to Open a Bookstore? Know the Bookselling...
For many booklovers, opening a bookstore seems to be their dream career. Independent booksellers enjoy being a community hub, and take pride in the fact they're encouraging reading in both adults and children. Of course, the realities of starting a bookstore are complicated. If you’re considering buying or starting a bookstore, read some basics about bookselling.
eBook Sellers — Where to Sell Your eBooks...
eBook sellers are the channels that bring your ebook to the reader. If you are self-publishing a book with the hopes of profiting, distribution through these digital retailers are critical to your book's success. Read about the major players and some speciality ebook sellers.
Major Departments In A Publishing House
Though each book publisher or publishing imprint is organized slightly differently, here are the most typical departments within the publisher, and the general duties of each.
Amazon.com's Kindle Direct Publishing
Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) offers an e-book self-publishing service with the distribution capability of the online retail giant, Amazon.com.
The Book Publisher's Editorial Department
Most people first setting out to find jobs in publishing set their sights on the editorial department. If you’re looking for a job in book publishing, or if you’d just like to know more about book publishing roles, here are the most typical editorial jobs within a book publisher.
4 Crucial Questions on Book Copyrights Answered
Book copyright issues are common topics in reader questions, especially with respect to dealing with self-publishing services or unpublished manuscripts. Here are some answers to reader's questions about copyright and other rights.
Book Publishers - Different Types of Book...
From trade book publishers to academic publishers to professional publishers to self-publishing companies, different book markets have different types of publishers. If you're looking to publish a book or to get a job in publishing, you should know about the different types of book publishers.
6 Steps to Getting a Literary Agent
How do you make your book query stand out from the hundreds--maybe thousands--of submissions a literary agent receives each year? Do your homework, be professional, say
Be Your Own Book Title Generator with These...
Need a book title generator? Read insights into how to write a book title and what makes a good book title that sticks in the minds of readers.
Book Editing: Submission Through Final Manuscript
How do you work with a book editor? Read about book editing, the first step in getting a manuscript to become a published book.
How to Create A Book Marketing and Publicity...
Creating a book marketing and publicity plan will help spread the word about your finished book, whether you're DIY- or traditionally published.
Becoming A Ghostwriter 101
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The New York Times Best Seller Lists - An...
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8 Tips to Help You Get Your Novel Published
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Big Magic Lessons for Writers
Elizabeth Gilbert's Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear provides unique insights on how to navigate the wild ride that is the writing life.
About Ghostwriting and Hiring a Ghostwriter
Ghostwriting is the practice of writing books (and other content) for and in the name of someone else. In this article, professionals from Gotham Ghostwriters explain the ghostwriting process and what to look for when shopping for a ghostwriter for your project.
Trade Publishing
Trade publishing, the business of publishing books for general audiences.
Gutenberg - Johann Gutenberg and the Invention...
Johann Gutenberg is nearly universally credited with being the inventor of the printing press, the father of the modern printed book, and a communications catalyst who opened up the world to the quick and efficient spread of knowledge and ideas.
Movie Tie-in
: “ Movie tie-in edition” -- or simply a “movie tie-in” -- as it relates to book publishing is a book
The Role of a Literary Agent in Getting Your...
The role of a literary agent - your need a literary agent for their book proposal or book manuscript?
Twitter Hashtags for Authors and Book Marketing...
If you're a writer or publishing pro here are some Twitter hashtags that will help you connect with like-minded authors and build community.
Getting Your Book Published
Getting Your Book Published - The step-by-step overview of the process of publishing a book
Book Advances and Royalties
Book royalties and book advances are the means by which publishers pay authors for their work. Following is a brief overview of what the terms mean and how book royalties and advances work.
Tax Deduction Tips for Authors
When it's time to file your taxes as a book author, the more you know, the better. Sure — pens, computer printer ink and paper are deductible — but you might learn something new in these details and tips about book author tax deductions.
About Book Marketing
Trade book marketing helps get books in front of the consumer. Read about the functions of a publisher's book marketing department.
6 Advance Book Marketing Steps for Publishing...
Advance book marketing is important to establish or build an audience that will come to the book during its launch, help create sales momentum.
Taxes and the Book Author
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Editorial Costs for Authors
If you are self-publishing a book, you’ll want to ensure your book is well edited and typo-free— and for that you’ll need to hire some outside help. Here's a guide to the most commonly requested editorial freelance services and a rough estimate of what you can expect to pay for them.
Book Title Generator - How to Write A Book...
Be your own book title generator - How to Write a Good Book Title - step-by-step
Vanity Presses vs Self-Publishing Service...
While vanity presses have long been around, today's print-on-demand and ebook technologies, internet sales channels, and social media marketing make it possible for many more authors to successfully self-publish their own books.
How Much Money Does An Author Make?
How much money does an author make? Find some insights here.
Getting An Entry Level Book Publishing Job
The book biz has its own set of parameters for wannabe employees. Here's advice on how to prepare for your entry level book publishing job interview.
Sales Tax Facts for Book Authors
Sales tax is a fact of retail life and authors who sell their own books directly to readers may be obligated to collect and remit sales taxes to their state tax authority. Read what you need to know about sales tax.
Writing Children’s Books - An Introductio...
Children's book publishing generally operates very separately from adult publishing, even within the same publishing house. Books for kids are categorized by age range and are often illustrated. Due to these and other factors, there are unique considerations for those who want a career in the children's publishing industry--whether as an children's author or illustrator, or as a kid's editor, bookseller or librarian.
9 Tips For Author Readings and Book Signings
Book readings and signings can be an important part of your book publicity campaign. They give readers a chance to see authors in person, they give authors an opportunity to meet their readers—and to to sell some books!
Self-Publishing Success Story: E-Book Author...
Self-published writer Amanda Hocking made millions of dollars in her first year as a DIY author of young adult paranormal romance and urban fantasy novels. How did Hocking find self-publishing success? By having a large body of work to draw upon, by knowing her audience... and by having some market savvy.
Five Top Academic Publishers
The top five academic publishers
Malice Domestic - Tea and Traditional Cozy...
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Leverage Online and Offline Social Networks to...
Promote your book by leveraging both online and offline social networks. Read tips on how to effectively tap into your networks to get the word out about your book.
How to Get Your Book Proposal Started
A book proposal is the sales vehicle used by non-fiction authors and their agents sell books. Learn about book proposals; how to get started on yours.
Subsidiary rights in a book contract - defined...
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How to Write a Cookbook — Ingredients for...
Writing a cookbook means having the ingredients for recipe success.
Borders Group History - The Creation Of A...
The Borders Group Inc was the second-largest US bricks-and-mortar chain before its liquidation in 2011. Part 1 - early years, the first superstore.
Self-Publishing Services — An Overview
Each of the most self-publishing services has their own pros and cons, and advantages and disadvantages, as well as their own proprietary features. Here's a handy overview of the most popular self-publishing services, along with handy links, so you can learn more.
The Rise of E L James' Fifty Shades of Grey
E L James' Fifty Shades of Grey is a sexually explicit novel with sadomasochistic themes that became a record-breaking book publishing phenomenon.
What is a Book Contract? An Overview of a...
A book contract is the legally-binding agreement between an author and the book publisher that dictates assignment of rights, obligations and money.
Readers and Publishers Are Passionate About...
The romance fiction industry is worth over a billion dollars a year and represents 13% of adult fiction books sold. Read why publishers love romance.
Self-Publishing - Considerations for Choosing A...
Which publishing service should you choose to help you self-publish your book? It depends on whether you want to create a print book or an ebook, whether you want to potentially see your hardcover on a store shelf or allow your family and friends print-on-demand. Read about some of the factors you should consider when you compare publishing services.
Read for Success: A Literary Agent's Advice to...
Writing a children books is the dream of many aspiring authors. Here, a top kid's book agent shares her best advice for writers.
Should You Self-Publish Your Book? Questions to...
Today, self-publishing — indie publishing or DIY publishing — a book has become a widely accessible option for many writers. Whether your self-publishing goals are personal or professional, whether your desire is to reach a large audience or just to make your Mom smile, it makes sense to take stock of your expectations before you self-publish. Then, when you hold your book in your hands, you'll be better able to gauge your success--on your own terms.
How to Use Social Networks to Promote Your Book
How to use social networks to promote your book - a Q&A with book promotional consultant Sandra Beckwith
An Overview of Major Bricks-and-Mortar Bookstores
Bricks-and-mortar bookstores are important to publishers as accounts that can promote books and effectively put books into the consumers' hands.
Promote Your Book with Twitter
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Book Publicity Basics from Your Publisher
One of the advantages of being published by a traditional publisher is that you’ll have the support of the publisher’s in-house publicity department. How much publicity support depends on many factors--but here are the basic elements of a book publicity campaign that an in-house publicity department will likely provide.
Hobbyist vs. Pro — Tax Guidelines for...
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An Overview of Textbook Publishing
Textbooks are books that accompany a specific class or subject at the school or university level, and suggest a curriculum for the particular subject.
How to Get Published by a Major Publisher
Being published by one of the Big Five publishing houses has advantages. Here's what you'll need to catch the attention of an editor at a major publisher.
Book Design -- Creating a Book Package that...
Book design is important in order to appeal to potential readers and maximize sales. Here are some factors to consider in book design and packaging.
Barnes & Noble As Book Publisher — The...
Barnes & Noble Booksellers, “The World’s Largest Bookstore,” also has a long history as a book publisher, and has published its own product since early its history as a chain store. From bargain books to e-books, read about the book publishing side of B&N.
Resources and information for independent...
For those who are considering opening an indie bookstore or for anyone (authors, new publishing pros) curious about what makes the independents tick (and thrive), here's some information about and resources for independent bookstores.
Barnes & Noble's PubIt!: An Overview of B&N's...
An overview of the features of PubIt!, the Barnes & Noble ebook publishing service.
Size Matters - About Author Platforms
A platform gives an author some type of public forum from which to address — and promote books to — a established potential readership.
Book Marketing Strategy: Frontlist vs. Backlist
Frontlist books are the new titles in the marketplace; backlist books are the books that have been available for awhile. If you are marketing a book you need to understand the differences in frontlist vs. backlist book marketing strategy.
About Book Publicity and Marketing
A book's publicity and marketing campaigns are the business levers that can make a New York Times bestseller. Whether you're a DIY author or your book is being published by a traditional publisher, you should understand the dynamic elements of a book publicity and marketing effort.
A Book by Its Cover — About Book Jackets
In spite of the adage, most readers do indeed judge a book at least in part by its cover. That's why major book publishers have whole departments and many, many meetings dedicated to their creation. Read about how books jackets are developed in a publishing house.
Smashwords: An Overview of Smashwords...
Smashwords is an e-book publishing and distribution platform that offers multi-format e-books without the digital rights management strings — and with a higher percentage of profits — than many other self-publishing services. If you're thinking about publishing your own e-book, read more about how Smashwords differs from other e-book self-publishing platforms.
CreateSpace Overview: About Amazon's Paperback...
For a paperback book format combined with the advantages of Amazon.com distribution, CreateSpace is a popular self-publishing service choice.
Ebook beginnings
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Key Annual Book Publishing Events, Month-by-Month
A month-by-month listing of some of the key annual conferences and events for publishers, booksellers, authors and/or the reading public.
What You Need for An Effective Book Proposal
A book proposal is the sales tool with which you pitch your book. From cover letter to sample chapter, here's what your book proposal requires.
Book Contract - Outlined
What terms are included in a book publishing contract? The standard book contract encompasses a lengthy number of clauses covering important manuscript, legal and financial points in a book's life cycle and an author's livelihood. Learn about the typical clauses of a book contract.
Borderss Group History - Part 2 - The Demise Of...
The Borders Group Inc was the second-largest US bricks-and-mortar chain before its liquidation in 2011. Borders' history Part 2 - decline, liquidation.
The Advantages of Being Published by A Big Five...
Being published by a Big Five or other major book publishing house generally has a high bar to entry, but there is much value in the relationship.
Inspiration and Instruction — Great Books...
How to write and how to be a writer — instruction on the writing craft and inspiration on how to navigate the life of a writer.
About the Society of Children's Book Writers...
The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) is a non-profit professional organization for children's writers and illustrators.
The Author Questionnaire — A Great Book...
An author questionnaire is a key “internal” book marketing and publicity tool, used to target audiences for the book based on the author's background as well as the book’s subject. The information on the author questionnaire is used to craft materials for the media, for booksellers, and in order to ascertain the level of book marketing and promotional resources that the author brings to the table.
How to Write A Better Book Title — A Book...
Becoming a better book title name generator — a case study on how to write a better book title.
Self-Publishing Children's Ebooks
Have you thought about self-publishing your own children's book or ebook? If so, you might learn from the experiences of authors who decided to forego contacting any agents or publishers and instead launch their books themselves.
The Six Habits of Highly Successful Authors
Want to finish a book this year? Whether it’s the dawn of a New Year for you, or just the cusp of a personal commitment to become a published author, here are some practical habits — and examples from pros — that can help you go from staring down a blank page to literally or virtually “piling up” the manuscript pages.
Tips for Producing An Effective Online Book...
How to produce an online book trailer - tips for producing an effective trailer for your book.
Hard-Boiled to Cozy - the Major Mystery...
There is a wide range of sub-genres and other categorizing features in the mystery genre. Here are some of the major types of mystery novels.
Author Questionnaire Template - Part 1 - Book...
Filling out an author questionnaire is a key first step in book promotion and sales. In Part 1 of this author questionnaire template, you'll be guided through some critical philosophy about how to think about your biographical information for this marketing, publicity and sales tool.
New York City and Book Publishing
Home of the Big Six book publishers, NYC is also filled with bookstores; libraries; book fairs, conventions and literary awards; readings and signings by live authors, and the footsteps of authors long past. The Big Apple is a paradise for visiting book lovers; here's a sampling of what they will find.
NOOK Press
NOOK Press is an ebook self-publishing platform from the Barnes & Noble NOOK Media subsidiary. NOOK Press boasts a number of important features as well as the distribution power of a bookselling force. If you're considering self-publishing your ebook, read about NOOK Press.
Blurb — An Overview of Blurb's Book...
While Blurb allows self-publishing in a variety of book formats, the service is a favorite of graphic artists, photographers and cookbook authors who whose work lends itself to a highly-designed, full-color book. Read about some of Blurb's self-publishing features.
Book Authors and Money - A Round Up of Articles
Book authors and money - from royalties to taxes to ancillary efforts to boost the bottom line.
The Truth About Your Book Publishing Contract
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The world's second oldest profession? It's not...
About being a librarian - for those who love books and gathering information, here are facts about being a librarian.
The Frankfurt Book Fair - The World's Biggest,...
The Frankfurt Book Fair has a 500-year-old history and is today the world's largest book fair, attracting a global audience of book industry pros.
A Visitor's List of Manhattan - New York City -...
A list of popular Manhattan, NYC bookstores for book-loving visitors and New York City natives alike.
The Man Booker Prize Winners - 1968 to Present
The Man Booker Prize winners get bragging rights to one of the most prestigious literary awards in the English-speaking world—not to mention a whopping cash award and big bump in book sales. Read more about the Man Booker Prize and check out the list of winners since the award's 1968 inception.
Coming up with a good book title
How to write a good book title - an overview of articles about writing book titles and subtitles.
Where Books Are Sold...
Booksellers come in many types — bricks-and-mortar, on-line, bookstores, specialty store — even subscription. An overview of the types of booksellers.
Social Media Checklist for Authors
Social media is an integral part of any author’s publicity and marketing campaign. Here, book public relations expert Laura Rossi Totten shares her firm’s Social Media Checklist, a great tool for anyone who is developing their own social media campaign.
Creating A "Hook" for Your Book
How to create a succinct and compelling marketing message for your book
Creating an Author Website
Your author website is a vital book marketing tool, where readers, periodical editors and publicists find out more about you and your work.
An Overview of BookBaby's Self-Publishing...
The popular BookBaby provides ebook distribution, quality printing, and some marketing resources. Read about some of BookBaby's self-publishing service features.
How A Festival Promotes Children's Literacy
Literacy is a cornerstone of an effective society, and organizations like Plum Creek Children's Literacy Festival are helping connect kids with books.
Independent Bookstore — Definition
Independent Bookstore (or indie bookstore or independent bookseller) - definition.
About Amazon.com - Bookselling Beginnings of...
Online retail giant was founded by Jeff Bezos in 1994 as a brilliant idea — make millions of books browse-able and easily available to consumers. Since then, even as Amazon.com has expanded its product line way beyond books, the company has been on the forefront of bookselling and book publishing technologies and developments.
Getting Book Publicity Today — The...
In the rapidly changing book marketplace, getting publicity can be a challenge — here, book publicity expert Laura Rossi Totten weighs in on the best ways authors can navigate the new book publicity landscape to get attention for their work.
Audiobooks 101 - Audiobooks and the Audiobook...
Audiobooks are a $1 billion industry and has experienced explosive growth. Read an overview of audiobooks and the marketplace.
What Amanda Palmer and Taylor Swift Teach...
What Taylor Swift and Amanda Palmer teach authors and artists about money - the creative economy, writers and money.
Book Publicity: Rick Frishman gives an Author...
Author, publisher, and book publicity and marketing expert Rick Frishman has a 30+-year track record helping authors get published and to get their books promoted. About.com caught up with the busy book-publishing entrepreneur and asked him to share his some of his book publicity wisdom with our readers.
Kobo Writing Life - Ebook Self-Publishing...
If you are self-publishing an ebook, there are a number of reasons why you might consider publishing and selling your work through Kobo Writing Life. Read more about the self-publishing features of Kobo.
The Mysterious Bookshop - An Award-Winning NYC...
For over 30 years, the Mysterious Bookshop in New York City and its proprietor, Otto Penzler, have been venerated and award-winning mystery book institutions.
Self-publishing Ebooks - Important Considerations
From formatting to pricing to metadata, there are many technical considerations for self-publishing an ebook. Self-published children's ebook series creators Nicole and Damir Fonovich share with us their most important self-publishing take-aways.
What It Takes to Be A Book Editor
All about the job and the career of a book editor. Learn about editorial and other skills required and the career path of an acquisitions editor.
Book Marketing - What to Expect from Your...
If you're being published by a traditional publisher, your publisher's in-house marketing department will help the sales department get your book in front of booksellers. Here are the basic elements you can expect your book marketing department to provide.
About a book publisher's co-op advertising
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Living the Writing Life - 5 Essential Rules for...
Living the Writing Life - Advice to Writers
RWA Conference — Romance Writers of...
The annual Romance Writers of America® (RWA) annual conference is an opportunity for current and aspiring romance writers to enhance romance writing, book marketing and other applicable skills, as well as network with their fellow romance writers.
Organizing A Book Party - Tips to Help
Throwing a book party can help launch a new title to the media and into the marketplace. Here are some tips to help organize a successful book party.
How to Get A Literary Agent
Tips from a top literary agent on... how to get a literary agent.
What's in a query letter to a literary agent?
Author Query Letters — what to include in your query letter to a literary agent.
Book Festival Programming — How Book...
How book festival programmers choose authors and books for their events. Learn how to get on the lists for these great book promotion opportunities.
Get Writing And Get Published — In...
Advice for NaNoWriMo or any time of the year to get writers started and get them published.
Hook Your Book to an Existing "Event"
Your book publicity and marketing plan should take into account how your book's subject matter might fit into existing store promotion calendars and media events. Here are some hints on how to hook your book to promotional and publicity opportunities.
Book Marketing Strategy: Putting the Campaign...
In part 3 of this interview with book marketing expert Adrienne Sparks, she shares specific advice and promotion tactics for authors, and tells us how she engaged online readers for the e-book re-release of bestselling thriller writer Keith Thomson's first book, Pirates of Pensacola.
Agatha Christie-Inspired Advice for Authors
Agatha Christie maintains her status as the world's best-selling author and her habits have much to teach writers about both the craft and the career.
Selling A Book's Film and TV Rights - What...
How a book's film and TV rights to books get sold: film and TV agents like Curtis Brown's Holly Frederick sell dramatic rights to producers.
Book Sales Departments
Publishing sales departments can be broken into three general areas: trade sales (including international), special sales and other non-bookstore markets, and subsidiary rights sales. Each has its own markets, its own distinct customer bases.
Literacy and Early Book Reading - Vital to Life...
Literacy, the ability to read and write, is vital to the public and to the publishing industry and most effectively fostered by early book reading.
How to Launch A Book
How to Launch A Book: A successful book launch sends a new book into the hands of book buyers.
The Codex - The Early Bound "Book"
The term codex (Latin for “block of wood”) refers to the early form of what we know as a book--that is, pages bound together. Papyrus codices supplanted scrolls as the reading devices of choice for the same qualities we value in books today.
Unique, Local Benefits of Independent Booksellers
Independent booksellers have a claim on the hearts of many readers and authors for these unique reasons.
Niche Book Marketing - About Jewish Book Fairs
Jewish Book Fairs and Book Festivals celebrate Jewish culture and can be great opportunities for authors to get in front of an audience.
How to format a book manuscript for submission.
Guide to Proper Book Manuscript Formatting
Publishing A Book to Market Your Business
Does your business need you to write a book? For many companies, the answer is yes. Businesses can benefit from publishing a nonfiction book for use as a marketing tool that introduces your ideas, your company, and its offerings to its potential customers.
All About ISBNs
All about ISBNs - including their usages and obtaining an ISBN for a self-published book.
Author Questionnaire Template - part 2 - Author...
An author questionnaire is one of a book publisher's “internal” book marketing and publicity tools, filled out by an author then used to disseminate key book, biographical and platform information to the various publishing departments. In this Part 2 of the Author Questionnaire, any author or prospective author will be able to assess the strength of his or her various media platforms.
2013 Mystery Writers of America Edgar®...
2013 Mystery Writers of America Edgar Awards - the complete list of nominees and winners, including Grand Masters, Raven Awards, Mary Higgins Clark Award, and other MWA annual awards.
About the American Booksellers Association (ABA)
The American Booksellers Association (ABA) is a not-for-profit trade organization dedicated to the support of independent booksellers nationwide.
Advice for Author Appearances
A round up of articles to help writers ace any author appearance.
Online Book Trailer Basics
Online book trailers can be effective tools for book promotion. With more and more video production tools becoming accessible and easy to use, you might think about using an online book trailer to promote your book. Here’s how to get started producing your book trailer.
Look Your Best On Television and Video with...
How to dress for TV appearances - look good on television with these tips and advice.
About Writing a College Textbook Proposal
Writing a college textbook proposal is a vital step in getting a textbook published. The prospective author uses the proposal to sell the idea of the book to a college textbook editor or academic publisher. Read about writing a college textbook proposal.
Len Riggio, Founder of Barnes & Noble
Leonard Riggio is the founder of the Barnes & Noble, Inc. Riggio’s roots in bookselling date back to his job as a bookstore clerk in college, just before he opened his first bookstore in 1965. Read about his history with books and how he's been on the forefront of bookselling innovation — and revolution — ever since.
Hiring a Freelance Book Publicist - Advice from...
What to look for when hiring a freelance PR pro and how to make the most out of a tight publicity budget.
BLAD - Book Layout and Design
Definition of BLAD, a book sales tool
PR pro's timeline for effective book publicity
PR pro's publicity timeline for a new book release.
Regional Independent Bookseller Associations...
Regional independent bookseller associations support their member bookstores, regional authors, and regional books with a variety of sales, marketing and educational programs.

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