Download PDF by Susan Salzman Raab: An Author's Guide to Children's Book Promotion

By Susan Salzman Raab

An Author’s advisor to Children’s ebook merchandising has been the prime resource of data on children’s e-book advertising and advertising for authors, illustrators and publishers for almost twenty years.

This easy-to-use guide presents an within examine this complicated industry plus recommendation and advice on getting children’s books into the arms of key decision-makers and dealers within the media, at faculties, libraries, evaluate journals, wholesalers, and bookstores…and finally into the arms of folks and children.

Here’s what specialists have said:

“Susan Raab’s An Author’s advisor to Children’s publication advertising is a brief yet packed choice of information and concepts for authors who are looking to take a extra lively function in advertising their very own books, in particular children’s books…Raab’s consultant is a convenient and obtainable reference jam-packed with necessary pointers.” -Small Press Magazine

“Raab’s sparse, no nonsense method jogs my memory of one other guidebook, Strunk and White’s components of fashion. the tilt to-the-point variety makes this consultant a short reference resource a author turns to with each one e-book published.”
-Chicago Children’s studying Roundtable Bulleti

“There is not anything fancy approximately this ebook. it's a down and soiled advisor to booklet promoting through a lady who does it for a residing. What a good looking source. There’s no flowery filler, simply solid details. Gotta love it.” -Elizabeth O. Dulemba

“Especially helpful to rookies with alternate publishers and the self-published, the main message although is common: not anyone will care as a lot approximately your e-book as you, so that you have to take accountability to aid advertise it.” -Cynsations

This nice compact guidebook offers children’s authors with useful details on find out how to advertise to the 3 significant markets for children’s books: bookstores, faculties and libraries. Raab additionally discusses how one can advertise to a few little-known area of expertise markets, equivalent to booklet gala's and distinctive curiosity teams. It’s a good primer for starting authors and provides nice rules for the verified writer as well.

“I really just like the approach that Ms. Raab starts off her advisor with those phrases: “Book merchandising is the author’s job.” more true phrases have been by no means written.” -Bella on-line Writing for Children

“I learn (and took copious notes). An Author’s advisor to Children’s publication advertising has quite a bit invaluable details. i believe I highlighted the complete ebook! the recommendation and suggestions are fairly so invaluable. The booklet solutions such a lot of questions, specially for a newbie like me.” -Wendy Kupfer

“A small, yet tremendous worthwhile e-book detailing many potent methods for authors to marketplace, advertise, and publicize children’s books. There are pattern codecs for promotional fabrics, in addition to lists of organisations, contacts, and resource fabrics to aid in promotional efforts.” –Verla Kay

“ A concise advisor from a children’s guide, overlaying all of the diverse elements of ebook advertising and exposure, and together with an invaluable checklist of contacts.” -Harold Underdown, The crimson Crayon

“An Author’s consultant to Children’s booklet advertising is now my trustworthy spouse! i'm telling all my author buddies to learn it.” -Lizette M. Lantigua

Topics include:

How to self advertise with no using a writer crazy
Why it could actually make feel to establish as a distributor
How to construct site visitors at book shop events
What’s the honorarium variety for brand new authors
New details on blogs and websites

Plus a resource listing of specialised contacts:

Associations and businesses; details assets; alternate and academic guides; Children’s booklet golf equipment wholesalers and publication chains.

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