Friday, August 27, 2010
Distributor vs. Wholesaler
The Writer Beware blog has an amazing guest blog post by bestselling author Cathy Clamp.
Distributor vs. Wholesaler --Getting Your Book on the Shelf
Tease: "The distinction between a wholesaler and a distributor is an important one, especially for writers who want to get their books onto physical bookstore shelves. Too often, however, writers and startup publishers aren't aware of the difference, and don't realize that a wholesaler like Ingram is only half the distribution picture. Below, Cathy describes what distributors and wholesalers do, and the implications of each for writers (and publishers).