Monday, March 20, 2023

Sell Your Books Here & Now

There are many ways and places to sell books. Below are examples of some that might be worth pursuing for you – check them out.  


Catalogs are in decline but still exist. Thousands of them. Maybe your book would be right for inclusion in some of them, perhaps as a gift. To learn more about the catalogs that are out there, consult National Mail Order Association (  


If there are books for every topic, there are museums for many topics, too. Perhaps your book is a match. 

Have a book that serves the Judaica market? Try the Council of American Jewish Museums, with 80 member institutions ( 

Maybe you have something to be sold in a public garden giftshop. Try in order to reach its 500 member institutions. 

Perhaps you have a book with geographic appeal that could be sold in Western museums. If so, try To learn more about the museum store market, try Museum Store Association ( To reach museums in Canada, try For children’s museums, seek out 

Non-Profit Associations 

There are over 1.8 million IRS-recognized non-profits. They can be found at 

Home Schooling 

Nealy 3% of all kids are home-schooled. If you have resources for his community, look at 

College Market 

College Trade Shows:

University Bookstores:

School Supply Stores:

Educational Distribution Partners: or

State College Conferences: 


To find groups that help veterans, their families, or enlisted soldiers, try these: 

Trade Shows 

Find a list of them at www.10tmescom 

Drug Stores 

National Association of Chain Drug Stores 

Supermarkets & Groceries 

National Groceries Association 

National Supermarkets Association 

There are book sales beyond the obvious – bookstores, libraries, schools, and book fairs. Seek out the environment and opportunity that your book calls for. Every demographic and type of reader has stores, organizations, sites, catalogs, and places where there is a fit. 

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Brian Feinblum, the founder of this award-winning blog, can be reached at  He is available to help authors promote their story, sell their book, and grow their brand. He has over 30 years of experience in successfully helping thousands of authors in all genres. Let him be your advocate, teacher, and motivator!


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About Brian Feinblum

Brian Feinblum should be followed on Twitter @theprexpert. This is copyrighted by BookMarketingBuzzBlog ©2023. Born and raised in Brooklyn, he now resides in Westchester with his wife, two kids, and Ferris, a black lab rescue dog. His writings are often featured in The Writer and IBPA’s The Independent.  This award-winning blog has generated over 3.3 million pageviews. With 4,400+ posts over the past dozen years, it was named one of the best book marketing blogs by BookBaby  and recognized by Feedspot in 2021 and 2018 as one of the top book marketing blogs. It was also named by as a "best resource.” For the past three decades, including 21 years as the head of marketing for the nation’s largest book publicity firm, and two jobs at two independent presses, Brian has worked with many first-time, self-published, authors of all genres, right along with best-selling authors and celebrities such as: Dr. Ruth, Mark Victor Hansen, Joseph Finder, Katherine Spurway, Neil Rackham, Harvey Mackay, Ken Blanchard, Stephen Covey, Warren Adler, Cindy Adams, Todd Duncan, Susan RoAne, John C. Maxwell, Jeff Foxworthy, Seth Godin, and Henry Winkler. He recently hosted a panel on book publicity for Book Expo America, and has spoken at ASJA, Independent Book Publishers Association Sarah Lawrence College, Nonfiction Writers Association, Cape Cod Writers Association, Willamette (Portland) Writers Association, APEX, and Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association. His letters-to-the-editor have been published in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, New York Post, NY Daily News, Newsday, The Journal News (Westchester) and The Washington Post. He has been featured in The Sun Sentinel and Miami Herald. For more information, please consult:  


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