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Barnes & Noble SOLD: Goliath has Fallen & What This Means for WritersJun 11 Goliath has fallen. Reuters announced early last Friday that the hedge fund Elliot Management Corp. After almost a decade of abysmally stupid business decisions and plummeting sales—and me blogging and b! Yes, today I feel ranty. First, I agree wholeheartedly with the Bloomberg Opinion.
'The Little Lamp' author reading, signing books at Barnes and Noble this weekend
Needless to say, these book buyers are crazy-busy. Because these folks are so busy, you need to meet certain parameters for a book to be considered. For self-published authors, getting to these levels isn't easy. But remember, these levels — plus any momentum that may be gained by the in-store print presence — help build sales momentum toward potential attention from a major publisher if that's your goal. Of course, sales numbers don't tell the whole story, so even if your sales figures hit the minimums, it doesn't hurt to give your pitch a little help. Here's how:. Which means bringing a crowd into the signing.
Learn How to Get Your Work on the Shelf
Becoming an award-winning independently published author took a lot more work than I had ever imagined. I'm no marketing mastermind. Some of it was pure luck in the beginning, but now I know the ropes. As writers we know how to tell a story and make people feel things with words, but for some writers, going out into the field and working with people can be scary. Luckily for me, I am not one of those writers. I am also an actor, so I'm comfortable with public speaking , schmoozing with people, and being the center of attention. All skills you will need in your book marketing if you really want to get your amazing work of written art out there!