It’s a given: you want your book to succeed in the marketplace. Then get the edge on success, and get it right the first time! Come to BAIPA Saturday, Marh 14th. Amy Collins, founder of New York’s New Shelves Books, the fastest-growing book distribution company in North America, will speak in the morning and present a workshop in the afternoon.
Over the years, Collins has sold to Barnes & Noble, Target, Costco, Borders, Wal-Mart and all the major chains. She offers her vast sales experience to both small publishers and self-published authors at www.newshelves.com. Her book, The Write Way, is about publishing, selling, and marketing your book.
Morning Session, March 14, with Amy Collins
How Sales, Distribution and Marketing
REALLY Work in the Publishing Industry
Where do you want your book to be sold? Bookstores, airports, conferences, universities, Amazon? Amy Collins will teach you how to maximize your chances of being picked up by major retailers. Drawing directly from her front-line experience, she will show you how to:
- Research the rules, price and package needed to succeed in your chosen arena and genre
- Avoid the publishing predators; work with the best people at the best price
Afternoon Workshop, March 14, with Amy Collins
Is Your Book Ready for the Marketplace? Know the Rules!
Bring your book, and receive a full evaluation of how it fits the current marketplace rules. Using real-life examples from workshop members, Amy Collins will give participants the skills needed to evaluate and position their books. Topics will include: pricing, is the cover competitive, is your writing (and editing) on par with big publishers, do you have the correct sales pitch for each market, effective press and marketing efforts.
See you at BAIPA on Saturday, March 14th!