Handout from Eric Simmons January 2021 Presentation–
Getting Your Book Into Libraries
Speaker: Eric Simmons
Subject: How to get your book into libraries
Eric’s third book, “Getting Your Book Into Libraries,” which he will be discussing today, evolved from his well-received article, “How To Get Your Book Into Libraries” The article is currently the top Google search result, excluding Ads, out of over 2 billion, on the subject of “getting your book into libraries.” In his book,which opened at #1 on Amazon’s “Hot New Releases” in the Library & Information Science Category, Eric breaks down his strategy and methodology for contacting Libraries. “Getting Your Book Into Libraries” is believed to be the first book ever written on how self published Authors can get their books into libraries.
Since Eric began introducing his books to Librarians two and a half years ago, 117 Libraries, including 7 of the Nation’s largest, have ordered 157 copies of his books. Using email as his primary means of communication, 114 Libraries or 97% of his customers purchased after receipt of, on average, 3.7 emails.