Do Book Distributors Market and Sell Your Work?

07 Oct


Sue Collier:  The short answer is NO… They are delivering your book from where it is ordered.  Actively promoting is the job of the author – even at most publishing houses, where your book is one of thousand others among many, often famous and established authors.  And if you have written only one book, marketing is so much harder.  Even if someone buys the book and likes it, they are expecting the next one soon from you – or they turn to other authors.

Book Marketing must not be costly,  we gave you lots of tips in this blog already. Type “Book Marketing” into the search function (upper right hand side, next to the headline, with the magnifier glass symbol) and you will find dozens, if not hundreds of valuable tips on book marketing “on a shoestring”.

Read this eye-opening blog by Sue Collier from Self-Publishing-Resources.

She tells you the hard truth about first-time, one-book-authors and book promotion. However, she also tells you
how distribution works and how you, as an author can boost book sales by converting it in an e-book and
using all these free promotion tools including social media, the Internet offers now.

And if you have any tips and success stories how promotion for your book worked, let us know here.


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