Saturday, May 22, 2010

Selling Books from Town to Town: On the Road with the Itinerant Book Show

 By Deborah Emin
The Itinerant Book Show is a throwback to a bygone era -- a kind of anti-Amazon -- in which one woman gets into her car and drives across the country stopping to sell a list of self-published and small press (hers and others) from the trunk of her car. Deborah Emin reports from a life on the road.

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Should Publishers Consider a Return to Door-to-door Sales?

It's labor intensive, has low returns, but done in a limited fashion might offer dividends in the long run. And, it's not as outrageous as an idea as you might think.
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