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Bookstore Fundamentals

Bookstore Fundamentals

Seeing your title on bookstore or library shelves is one of the many joys of becoming an author. Enjoy your bona fide author status as you reach your target readers. Plus, boost your discoverability among academic institutions or organizations that may find your book useful.

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Make sure your readers can get hold of your book conveniently. Get all the essentials for pitching your book to be stocked in bookstore or library shelves.

Bookstore Returnability

The Bookstore Returnability Program overcomes one of the major obstacles that self-published authors face when attempting to get their book on bookstore shelves. When you choose to enroll in this program, you make your work more attractive to booksellers everywhere and increase the market availability of your book. By making your book returnable through Ingram, bookstores can order and stock your book without worrying about what to do with any remaining stock. The Bookstore Returnability Kit combines this invaluable service with a selection of effective tools you can use to help promote and market.

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At Xlibris, we provide authors with a supported self-publishing solution from our comprehensive range of publishing packages and associated services. Publish and distribute your book to a global audience in classic black & white, dazzling full-color, paperback, hardback, or custom leather bound formats, plus all digital formats. Request your free Guide to Publishing and find the services that best suit your publishing vision.