Sell Your Book and/or eBook to Libraries

taught by Amy Collins Partnering with Melissa G Wilson and Networlding

Learn everything you need to know to sell your book or ebook to libraries. Join book distribution expert, Amy Collins, as she walks you, step by step, through the nuances of selling to libraries.

Learn how to:

  • approach the person in charge of book acquisitions.
  • write an email that will get their attention focused on your book submission.
  • manage the entire process of selling to libraries.

Bonus: Receive a sample list of libraries you can send to and get started right away.

About Amy Collins

After many years in sales, editorial, and marketing positions at mid and large sized publishing firms, Amy founded The Cadence Group and New Shelves Distribution.

She has spent her career dedicated to teaching new and small publishers how to compete in the book industry.

Besides handling sales and distribution for book and music publishers, NSD employs talented and well-connected marketing experts who book author tours, set up online networking campaigns and create executable and cost effective sales and marketing plans.

Specialties: Book sales, bookstore and library marketing, author tours, regional book campaigns, independent and chain retail buyer pitches for books and music. Marketing and consulting for publishers and single title authors alike.

What People are Saying About Amy:

"Amy is a true publishing expert. Unlike some self-appointed gurus who jumped on the independent publishing bandwagon because it’s the latest hot new trend, Amy’s reliable advice is backed up by decades of actual industry experience. Her contacts in the industry ensure you of up-to-date information and she really cares about the authors she serves. I highly recommend Amy and New Shelves Publishing Services."

—Michele DeFilippo, Owner of 1106 Design


Amy Collins Partnering with Melissa G Wilson and Networlding
Amy Collins Partnering with Melissa G Wilson and Networlding
Senior Instructor

Amy Collins started her career in the book industry as the book buyer for Village Green Books in Rochester, New York. In 1996, she became a National Account Rep for Prima Publishing. In 2001, Amy was named Director of Sales at Adams Media in Boston and quickly rose to the Special Sales Director for parent company, F+W Media. Over the years, she has sold to Barnes & Noble, Target, Costco, Borders, Books-A-Million, Wal-Mart, and all the major chains as well as helped launch several private label publishing programs for the book chains and companies such as PetSmart and CVS. In February 2006, she started a book marketing company for small presses that quickly became the fastest-growing book distribution company in North America, New Shelves Distribution.

Amy Collins - amy@newshelves.com

Course Curriculum

Overview
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Informational One-Sheet
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Author-Speaker One Sheet Example
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