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Selling to Schools


Selling to Schools

"Selling to Schools" will explore the many ways publishers can sell to and through school libraries, bookstores, classrooms, and a multitude of other school markets.

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Latest Activity: Jul 1, 2015

Discussion Forum

Sell to all academic segments

Started by Brian Jud Jul 1, 2015. 0 Replies

Define "schools" as daycare, pre-school, K-8, secondary, college, graduate, home schooling, online schools, military schools, trade schools, vocational schools, etc and your opportunities can expand…Continue

Ideal Format for a Sell Sheet?

Started by Dr. Sylvia Hawkins Little. Last reply by Bradley Flora Jul 29, 2011. 5 Replies

What is the ideal format for a  one-page Sell Sheet?

Tags: schools, to, Selling

Summer’s Here. Schools out. Now what?

Started by Brad Poulson. Last reply by Brad Poulson Jun 6, 2011. 1 Reply

SPANpro member, Lynda Deniger, posted the following inquiry on the Selling to Schools Group Wall: Lynda…Continue

Tags: book, publishing, marketing, promotion, personal

New "Selling to Schools" Articles

Started by Scott Flora Aug 2, 2010. 0 Replies

"Selling to Schools" is SPANnet's Educational Theme for August. To start the month off, I have posted a three-part series on Educational Publishing by education marketing expert Mary Ellen…Continue

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Comment by Jason Scott henderson on September 12, 2011 at 12:55pm

Hello Group,

I wrote a book that I am excited about that deals with diversity and friendship development. I would like to market to school systems. Any suggestions?


J.Scott Henderson

Comment by Brad Poulson on May 18, 2011 at 7:39am
Greetings, Lynda, Carolyn and Brad!

Excellent question, Lynda.

So we can keep this discussion going, I’ve transferred your question and added a reply to a discussion thread in this group. Click here to continue this discussion about: Summer’s Here. Schools out. Now what? 

See you all there!
Comment by Bradley Flora on May 17, 2011 at 2:21pm



I'm taking a look at your question and may be able to have an answer for you soon.


bradley flora





Comment by Carolyn Starks on May 17, 2011 at 12:46pm

Lynda, I have been wondering the same thing.  It seems that schools either say you've called too late or called too early.

Comment by Lynda Deniger on May 17, 2011 at 12:37pm
Hey, what do you do over the summer when schools are out? No one is interested in booking schools now, since school is almost out and aren't ready to talk about booking for next year? Any suggestions about how to sell a few books over the summer? Anxious in New Orleans

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