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The Purpose of Your Book Distribution Network

Building your book distribution network will require some effort on your part. If you plan your end game in advance, you will be ahead of most people and have the advantage. Your short-term end game, of course, is to sell books, and some people think that is their only goal. […]

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How to Build a Mailing List That Actually Buys Your Books

The most important piece of your book distribution network is a mailing list of people who will actually buy your books. Anyone can build a mailing list, and it’s not that hard once you apply yourself to the task. But how do you find people who will actually buy your […]

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Beyond Kindle—Build Your Own Distribution Network

I had a good conversation with a friend of mine about this issue of Amazon vs the rest of the publishing world. He has some very good arguments for why KDP Select is not a good thing and how its purpose is actually to kill the competition. He’s probably right. […]

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Go From Self-Published to Traditionally Published

I often get asked if it’s possible to from self-published to traditionally published. Many people have the misconception that once you self-publish, traditional publishers won’t touch you. This is not true. What traditional publishers want Traditional publishers are interested in one thing: selling books. If you write good books that […]

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