Print Distribution
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If you’re thinking about distributing your books to retail bookstores, you need to know the issues involved. In this video you’ll learn some of the pitfalls of this type of distribution, and things self-publishers need to look out for.



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Comments here (3 comments so far)

  1. Christopher Ryan
    9 years ago

    Sobering lessons. Impressive. Now I have lots to think about. Thank you.

  2. Mario
    8 years ago

    Hey Joel,
    Can’t I just pass along the shipping cost to the distributor, wholesaler, or direct-end user?

    • Joel
      8 years ago


      You can recover the shipping cost from end users who buy from you direct. Shipping and handling are often added to direct orders. You will not be able to recover them from a distributor or wholesaler, who will expect you, as the publisher, to bear those costs.