Wondering how to choose the best distributors and distribution platforms for your self-published books? Can’t decide where to go direct and where to use an aggregator? Nor even sure what an aggregator is? This short post will help you.
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We talk a lot about each end of the distribution chain – POD production and sales in bookstores – so Clare Flynn’s post profiling book wholesaler Gardners provides valuable insights into the bit in between!
Wondering the best way to distribute your self-published books – sticking with Amazon’s exclusive deals or going wide? Rosalind Minett’s case study explains why going wide – and going direct with Kobo – works best for her.
Interested in a new scheme that might help you get your self-published books into bricks-and-mortar stores? Read what Marina Aris has to say about what she describes as a win-win set-up for indie authors and booksellers with DartFrog Books
If your ebooks have been Amazon exclusives, should you consider going wider? Susan Kaye Quinn helps you decide.
How to get your books into specialist bookshops at airports and train stations – a case study by Carol Cooper
While many first-time indie authors, and more seasoned ones who have been happy with their sales on Amazon, may opt for exclusive publication via CreateSpace for print and Kindle for ebooks, more and more authors are “going wide” i.e. seeking broader distribution through other channels. “I want to create my books, and then fling them […]
A terrific and comprehensive post on the topic of ISBNs, the unique international identifier given to every book, from ALLi Watchdog Giacomo Giammatteo. His advice will equip you to make the right decisions for your own self-published books. Everything You Need To Know About ISBNs Be warned—this is a long post, but it covers a […]
From Berlin, Evi Chantzi of German-based publishing platform epubli offers excellent advice on the significance of the German market for self-published books, providing compelling reasons for authors to target that territory right now. epubli is a partner member of ALLi. Germany is the biggest English language market in Europe after the UK. According to recent […]
IRIS is IndieReader’s new book distribution service designed to help self-published authors get their books onto the shelves of independent bricks-and-mortar bookstores. IndieReader’s founder Amy Edelman explains IRIS’s features and benefits, and how it works alongside the Edelweiss database used by indie bookstores. (Bit of a floral theme going on here!) If you have any […]