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Marketing for small publishers

by Bill Godber

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Journeyman in London, Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Books -- Great Britain -- Marketing.,
    • Small presses -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBill Godber, Robert Webb, and Keith Smith ; foreword by Tim Waterstone.
      SeriesJourneyman media handbook series
      ContributionsWebb, Robert., Smith, Keith, 1946 Sept. 13-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ323 .G63 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 128 p. ;
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1140364M
      ISBN 101851720340, 1851720359
      LC Control Number94109466
      OCLC/WorldCa26305315

        1. To educate authors about marketing and to inform them that even traditional publishers produce mostly books that do not sell, and that their businesses are kept afloat by the one in three hundred published books that become best sellers. Publisher fail far more often than they succeed. It’s why the publish thousands of titles a year. Whether you are a publisher or an independent author we offer creative and proactive book marketing services to bring your books to the attention of readers. Innovative publicity and marketing for printed books, ebooks, authors and businesses through television, radio, newspapers, magazines, blogs and social media promotion.

        My latest book is marketed in a very modern way, and my publisher has agreed with it. I already experimented with it on my previous book: I wrote each chapter as a blog and put half of it online. Now when people search at Google with marketing sub. Outskirts Press helps authors develop, publish, and market high-quality books by offering exceptional design, printing, publishing, distribution, and book promotion services. Your book matters, let's make it your way! Publish your passion at Outskirts Press today.

      Book fairs have become a big deal and meetings with authors are now a standard feature. As a publisher you can arrange access to tickets for such events. Show potential subscribers the benefits of joining your newsletter by promoting your involvement with book fairs and other similar meetings in the industry. Loyalty programs and book clubs. Great Britain -- Marketing by book publishing industries -- Book publishing industries -- Small firms - Manuals Confirm this request You may have already requested this item.


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