Selling Your Book in Physical Stores

There are many ways for indie authors to sell their books online, but it's not as clear how indie authors can sell their books in stores. It is possible though, you just have to get creative. Book Business, for example, gives a list of third party operators, which manage cultural attractions and park services. Books …

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RedShelf: Affordable E-Textbooks

RedShelf is a platform that allows students to access e-textbooks. The company started in June 2010, when the co-founders Tim and Greg were asked by a professor to create a digital course packet. They developed the e-reading technology while still in college, and started forming partnerships with campus bookstores. Now RedShelf has more than 160,000 …

Garden District Book Shop

Over winter break I went to New Orleans with my family for the first time. While leisurely strolling around the Garden District we stumbled upon the Garden District Book Shop, a small but beautiful indie bookstore with loads of signed books. Browsing bookstores always reminds me why I wanted to go into the publishing business. …

Borders Liquidation = Cheap Assets

Borders has been going out of business for a while, but until last weekend I hadn't stepped foot in one of the going-out-of-business-stores. The one in Minneapolis is two floors and almost empty. While it's sad and a little scary for people in the publishing biz to see such a huge brick-and-mortar store go down, …