Finding the correct book distribution for your small to medium-sized press is key to the success of the company.

This course details five key ways to move your books to the marketplace including: direct distribution, direct distribution using a fulfillment house, trade publishers that offer distribution, distribution using a full-service book distributor, and international and special sales distribution.

This self-paced informative course provides key detailed videos, links to online resources, a cost calculator, a list of US book distribution companies, white papers detailing the best practices book distribution, and more.



Your Instructor


Kent Watson
Kent Watson

Kent Watson has worked for such notable companies as the Tattered Cover Bookstore, Houghton Mifflin, and Timber Press. He is currently Executive Director of PubWest, and an Adjunct Professor at Portland State University teaching the Business of Book Publishing, and is a book marketing consultant.


Class Curriculum


  Section 1: Choosing the Best Distribution Option for Your Press
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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