I’m not crazy. Having a publisher promote my book onto the NYT Best Sellers list is almost preferable to winning the lottery. The odds are similar. But, that’s our world now, ain’t it; not enough publishers and most of them incapable of promoting any book onto any best seller list?
So skip the middleman and upload directly to a major retailer’s book site. How is that worse than not getting a publisher to promote your book?
My point is, publishing is easy. Getting the book to retail is easy.
Marketing is the difficult part.
What businesses exist today that will market our books?
A quick Google yielded
JKS Communications: http://www.jkscommunications.com/
Smith Publicity: SmithPublicity.com
Author Marketing Experts: amarketingexpert.com
Do you know anything about these, or similar companies?
Do you know of any company that markets books for a commission?