Making a full-time living as a writer is all about multiple streams of income, and bulk sales are a great way of making revenue by doing direct. In today's show, Dave Hendrickson talks about the joy of selling books to schools – and takes us behind the scenes of the financial side of bulk sales.
In the intro, I comment on the joy of GDPR and how I hope it ushers in a new era of respect for data. Yes, it might be a pain temporarily, but better data protection will be good for all in the long run.
This week is the launch of How to Write Non-Fiction: Turn your Knowledge into Words, available on 31 May in ebook and print, as well as Large Print and workbook editions, with audio coming soon.
I'm doing a Facebook Live Ask Me Anything session for the launch on Thurs 31 May at 3 pm US Eastern/8 pm UK with giveaways! Click here for the Facebook event, or just join me on www.Facebook.com/TheCreativePenn on the day!
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David Hendrickson is an award-winning, nonfiction and sports writer, as well as an award-winning short story writer and novelist. His latest book is How to Get Your Book Into Schools and Double Your Income With Volume Sales.
- On the specific types of books to pitch to schools
- Identifying school decision-makers and getting your book into their hands
- What to include in your mailer to schools
- Three factors for pricing books correctly
- Taking advantage of volume discounts at Ingram Spark
- The ideal time of year to reach out to schools and teachers
- Managing cash flow and getting paid
You can find David H. Hendrickson at HendricksonWriter.com.