Feb 9: “How to Sell More Books, Non-Returnable to Non-Bookstore Buyers,” by Brian Jud, sponsored by APSS-New Jersey, Noon ET; http://tinyurl.com/jgrvgvp
Feb 18: “Electronic Editing to Remove Unwanted Words,” by Patricia Charpentier, 6:00 pm ET, Register at http://tinyurl.com/jlogw23
March 10: The 5-Step System to Increase Your Platform and Multiply Your Book Sales, by Cloris Kylie;, 6:00 pm ET, Register at http://tinyurl.com/zu8hbs5
March 24: How to Start a Publishing Business for the Self-Published Author, by Carol Topp; 6:00 pm ET, Register at http://tinyurl.com/ha6kk66
Last year APSS had one Book Selling University in Philadelphia. Many members asked to have it closer to them.
Therefore, we are having multiple Universities at APSS Chapter locations around the US and Canada.
See the tab "Local Chapters" above for one near you.
Bowker has a new program to give potential readers a sample chapter of your books and a link to order them. Bowker chose APSS to be their initial partner. There is no cost to APSS members and you keep 100% of the revenue from sales.
It features a cover image of your books on the home page at http://www.selfpublishedauthor.com. It includes a link to download a sample chapter as well as a link to place an order.
Send this material to Andrew Kovacs at firstname.lastname@example.org
- pdf of sample chapter
- cover image (jpg)
- brief author bio
- select link(s)
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In retail marketing (including bookstores) you are betting your future on a channel made up of people you never met and over whom you have no control. They don’t care about selling your book, but are looking for the most profitable items to sell. Instead, meet, sell to and form relationships with non-retail buyers in corporations associations, etc. who use your content to help solve a business problem.
Here are the links to local events in your state. Go to these pages and in the left column you can choose your state. Each is a hot link to the event
Eastern states: http://www.artscraftsshowbusiness.com/shows.aspx?state=MA
Midwest and western states: http://www.craftmasternews.com/nebraska.aspx
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