Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Book Publishing News & Author Marketing Resources

 Tips for Teaching Kids How to Process Breaking News

Explore Affiliate Sales
Looking to find people to sell your book for you? Hoping to make a little extra by selling other people’s books? Want to get an affiliate commission by listing your own book on a site and pushing sales through it? Explore these:

Alternative Audiobook Publishing Platforms
Looking to turn your story into an audiobook? Check these platforms out:

AudioCreation Exchange

New Online Retailer For Indie Bookstore
Go to and see how a new digital retailer is soaring in les than three months from its launch date.

Online Course Platforms
Looking to turn your book and areas of expertise into an online course? Try these:

Print-On-Demand Options
Here are your best options should you want to self-publish and go the POD route:

NYPL Turns 125

As the New York Public Library celebrates its 125 uears of serving the reading needs of America’s biggest city with its doors closed due to Corona, it recently identified the five most-checked-out books of all-time, which are:

The Snowy Day
The Cat in the Hat
Where The Wild Things Are
To Kill A Mockingbird

Print Book Sales Are Down
Due to corona and closed bookstores and supply chain interruptions with Amazon, print book sales have suffered in 2020. Unfortunately, in 2019, both adult non-fiction and fiction printed books were each down from 2018. However, print still seems healthy. In 2018, non-fiction print sales was up 4.9% and in 2019 it dipped only by 1.9%.

“Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.” –JFK


Powerful 2020 Book Marketing Toolkit -- FREE

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A Book Marketing Pandemic Playbook

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What Should You Do to Market Your Book?

Brian Feinblum’s insightful views, provocative opinions, and interesting ideas expressed in this terrific blog are his alone and not that of his employer or anyone else. You can – and should -- follow him on Twitter @theprexpert and email him at He feels much more important when discussed in the third-person. This is copyrighted by BookMarketingBuzzBlog ©2020. Born and raised in Brooklyn, he now resides in Westchester. His writings are often featured in The Writer and IBPA’s Independent.  This was named one of the best book marketing blogs by Book Baby and recognized by Feedspot in 2018 as one of the top book marketing blogs. Also named by as a "best resource.” He recently hosted a panel on book publicity for Book Expo America.

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