Whether you are traditionally published or self-published, there are huge benefits to your book being available to the public through libraries.
This course will give you all the information, links and details you need to give your book the best chance of making it onto library shelves and e-lending across the country.
Follow the steps in this course to give your book the best chance of being accepted and embraced by Australian libraries.
From administrative to marketing tips, the knowledge shared in this course could see you not only expanding exposure for your book, but also earning extra book sales and ongoing lending rights. That means $$$ back in your author pocket.
Help you avoid the mistakes that lead to librarians saying 'no' to books.
Explain the benefits for authors of having books on library shelves.
Show you how to find and work with Australian library distributors.
Give you the book and author marketing ideas you need to build demand for your book so librarians are more likely to order it in.
Help you navigate the admin side to set your book up for the library system.
Save you a huge amount of time thanks to downloads with links to libraries across the country so you can target your marketing outreach.
This course lays out all the steps you need to take to register your book in Australian library systems, find and work with library wholesalers and use smart marketing to build library demand for your book.
There's nothing quite like being able to say that the book you worked so hard on is available in libraries. And not just that, but that every year more and more readers are discovering your books and that you get an annual payment into your bank account for the privilege!
Join author and Bold Authors founder Anna Featherstone for this mini course that will give you the best shot of setting up for, receiving and maximising the benefits of book sales to libraries.
Royalties from library sales and ongoing lending rights payments can have a huge impact on the bottom line for authors, but it's not just about the money - it's about the exposure your book gets by being accessible in the public library system.
In this presentation, you will:
This course gives you the facts you need to get your book into Australian libraries.
This course is highly practical and gives you the tools and contacts you need to approach library distributors and libraries, as well as set yourself up in the systems so you can benefit from library loans of your book.
"I wish this course was around when I was trying to get any first book into libraries!"
"Even traditionally-published authors can benefit from the library marketing ideas in this course."
"To see my book in library is the dream."
Welcome to the Course
Unlocking Opportunities for You as an Author:
The benefits of having your book available in Australian libraries
What You Need to Do to Get Set Up for the Australian Library System - Admin & Registrations Tips
How to Find Australian Library Distributors & List Your Book with Them
How to Build Library Demand for Your Book Through Smart Marketing
Capitalise on Your Book's Availability in Libraries including through lending rights and copyright payments
Contact list for Australian library distributors
Links to register your book in key systems
Links to government schemes to register with for financial payments
Links to contact details for libraries across Australia (to use in your marketing outreach)
6 VIDEO MODULES & CONTACT LISTS & LINKS
Give yourself the best chance of getting your book onto library shelves!