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How to Submit Your Book to Barnes&Noble?

29 Oct

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You might be already on Amazon, but you want to get into Barnes & Noble, the second-biggest book retailer, next to Amazon. You also want to have your book on Apples iPad, Baker & Taylor, Waterstones, WH Smith, Gardner’s (60+ retailers including Tesco, Book Depository, Hive, and Kalahari), Ingram (50+ retailers including BooksonBoars, Diesel, BOL.com), and including libraries?

Want to receive payments once a month?
Paid via electronic transfer, GB£ cheque, or PayPal in any currency.

Are you living outside the USA, you are an Indie Author / self-published and you don’t want to go through all the hassle with opening a US branch? And you don’t want that aggregators (who call themselves often publishers) get a fat commission every time your book is sold – for years? 

You want to keep 100% of the royalties you get from online / off-line retailers?
Don’t want to go through 52 pages of instructions how your manuscript should look like?

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Help is on the way: a British company, eBookpartnership, uploads to all these on- and off-line retailers. Authors describe them as “fast, efficient and friendly service”. Their website is very detailed and informative.  Authors are charged a standard low annual fee per title no matter of how may retailers you choose to distribute your titles with. Per title: £29, AUD40, US $40, Can$40, €35, NZ$50

You choose to have your book uploaded to any or all of the following retailers and distribution partners:
Amazon: They can list on your eBook on all Amazon’s Kindle Stores: US, UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.  In North America: Apple, Baker & Taylor, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Ingram. In Europe to: Askews & Holts, Blackwell’s, BlioBook, Depository, Kalahari.net, Waterstones, Whitcoulls, WH Smith

If your e-book needs conversation, they seem a bit on the pricey site. A European e-book formatter, I can recommend, is Matthias Czarnetzki, English and German-speaking, and who offers e-book formatting from 35 Euros. http://mczarnetzki.de

Good to know:  there are alternatives to aggregators who don’t reduce your royalties. Tell us your experiences with uploading to US-based retailers.
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Posted by on October 29, 2012 in Marketing

 

One response to “How to Submit Your Book to Barnes&Noble?

  1. denise deegan (@denisedeegan)

    October 29, 2012 at 7:43 am

    As usual, your post is incredibly helpful. Thank you.

     

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