Distribution and Sales in the US: Part 1 (2014)

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Distribution and Sales in the US: Part 1: The US Marketplace is the first part of a three-guide report. Part 1 acts as an overview of the book distribution and sales marketplace in the United States. The focus of these reports is on how publishers get their titles listed and sold. Information is provided on all aspects of distribution in the library, bookstore, online, and educational markets across the United States.

This report includes information on:

  • The Trade Market
  • The Library Markets
  • The K-12 Education Market
  • The Higher Education Market
  • Selling Ebooks
  • Print-on-Demand

About the Author

Michael Johnson, Full Potential Associates has been in the book distribution business for almost 30 years. Fifteen of those years were at Follett Corporation, where he had a variety of jobs across several divisions, including running Follett Digital Resources. Michael also has a long history in the creation and distribution of digital content, both ebooks and e-textbooks. Michael’s first ebook delivery platform was deployed in 2001 and is still in use today. In 2008, Michael founded the strategic consulting firm Full Potential Associates, and has focused his work on the blend of publishing/technology/education. Michael spent six years on the Board of Directors for the Association of Educational Publishers. His consulting puts him in an excellent position to keep tabs on all aspects of the publishing and sales ecosystem.

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