Book Exhibits: Gateway to Self-Publishing Success
Engaging yourself into self-publishing industry is getting involved with opportunities which bring you to its sensation. Because you are your own boss towards the publication and marketing of your books; every option you make should be based on the upshot of your research and instinct about self-publishing services offered by different publishers and other a course in miracles agents in the world. Take note that in order to be on the spotlight of the self-publishing industry-mediocrity can simply pull you down. This is why furnishing your books to their bests and partnering with professionals who can offer you the best marketing campaigns can’t be enough. You need to get out of the way and do your own drive as well.
Book exhibit is simply among the many ways you can consider while taking that self-publishing path. It can be a local book exhibit, regional or national book show, where you are always free to have a book entry or show up and mingle with the other authors. That’s a minimal start and surely it will end big on your career as a writer.
BookExpo America is one of the known book exhibits in the country which continuously conducts yearly events for the benefit of the authors and their books. For this year alone, it caters successful exhibits for children books publishers and another event called “Big Books of the Show” which both concluded successfully. As early as now, BookExpo America has already set two big book events schedule for May 2014, though complete information is not disclosed yet as of the moment.
June 2013 had become one of the busiest months of Chicago Tribune as it sponsored a successful literary event called “Printers Row Lit Fest” which ran for 2 days. The literary show had become the meeting place of hundreds of poets, writers, booksellers, and huge publishers from across the country such as Magina Books, Bookwhirl Publishing, and Agate Publishing.
You can always have that seat on any book event. However, it will always be more likely a hit when you first define your interests for your book and for its publicity in your community. Ask yourself what interest you more right at this time around: Is it the regional publishing of books or national book publishing? Of course, to get a name nationally is always an accomplishing part; but at times, you need to start with local book exhibits before going further to national events.
It is worth mentioning that buy joining book events and other related shows in publishing; it is not just about your books but also to feature you as an author. Book exhibit can also be called author exhibit in publishing because more than the interests the readers have for your books; they want to know you more as an author.
Start with what is nearest in your community. New York Library Association, a regional exhibit, is getting closer as it announces its event date on September 25-28, 2013 in Niagara Falls, New York. From October 16-17, 2013, Illinois Library Association will also conduct a local book fair in Chicago, Illinois. Looking forward for a bigger show? Be there at Beijing Book Fair from August 28-Sept. 2, 2013 in Beijing, China or at Frankfurt Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany by which event is set from October 9 to the 13th, 2013.
An entry to these shows can lead you one step higher to that self-publishing ladder. Although the popularity of the Internet usage and print catalogs for any book has heightened, the significance of showing your books to other authors, booksellers, and publishers through these influential book trade shows cannot be replaced. Whether it is a regional show or huge book events, outcomes will always be the same: you get to know and appreciate other books, you get your masterpieces cherished by other authors and without doubt, you’ll acquire that notice you have ever wanted as part of your book marketing plans.