BenBella Books, a publishing boutique, has provided readers with captivating titles
There is truly nothing like a good bookstore. The smell of the books, the cozy reading nooks, and the comradery that comes along with spending a few hours
with other book lovers in your neighborhood just can’t be beat. As an independent retail bookstore owner in a rapidly growing digital age, it is imperative
to recognize the major role your book store plays in your community. Be creative, lure in people with irresistible community events, or make your store
a comfortable gathering place to monetize the bookstore experience. It is your responsibility (and privilege) to keep the American bookstore alive!
Even if you have no idea what I’m talking about, those two words probably create an expectation, excitement, or interest. That’s the power of pre-selling your next book. Pre-selling can boost your sales, develop your audience, and increase the chance of reviews and buzz.
The award winning author Katie O’Neill is back with her latest young adult graphic novel, The Tea Dragon Society expected October 31, 2017. This charming novel follows Greta, a blacksmith apprentice, in an enchanting world of tea dragons.
Independent bookstores are thriving community centers and are grounded by the support of local residents. Indies have the advantage of selling books by local self-published authors. This enables them to promote locally giving indie bookstores a unique communal trait. Having an author’s signing at an indie bookstore can draw traffic, help acquire new audiences, and possibly increase your revenue. But, knowing how to successfully do this while employing the best tactics can make a world of difference. Here’s what you need to know:
Did you know that Labor Day is only 9 weekends away? Time for a summer vacation is quickly ending! Having trouble deciding between a trip to Italy or France? Maybe a quick visit to Colorado is more realistic?
For 67 years, Indiana University Press has provided titles that have left lasting impressions. Introducing books like Metamorphoses and Crow Killer to our reading list, they pride themselves on being a leading academic publisher specializing in scholarly and trade titles. Join us in celebrating the impact that these titles have in the academic community.
In a “mobile-first” world, people have access to content all the time. According to a recent survey by the Pew Research Center, 73% of Americans read a book within the last year, and 28% of the books were eBooks. Readers have realized the benefits offered by a digital book format resulting in a shift in e-reader adoption.