Distribution and Public
and PR for eBooks
eBooks published by ALVA are advertised nationwide--not
only on the ALVA website and most major distributor/retailer websites but also through the ALVA newsletter, current circulation
of more than two thousand, fifteen hundred of which are media contacts located throughout the United States.
■ Book Publishing and Distribution: Most authors prefer some Trade soft cover or Hard Cover
books for use at booksignings. An author may, at no additional charge choose to have his or her book distributed through the
■ eBook Publishing and Distribution: ALVA distributes its eBooks through the ALVA
website as well as through most major distributors/retailers.
Books: Once the eBook file is ready, estimates on hard copy book
publishing costs are provided for the author's information. In addition to eBook publication and distribution, most of ALVA's
authors also request a reasonable number of hard copies for friends, relatives, and use at booksignings. Free book publishing
estimates are available on request for both soft and hard cover books. Books may be ordered in as few as 200-250 copies Print
on Demand and for more than 500 copies in offset.
PR and Distribution Costs: A fee of one per cent
of net sales per month supports ALVA's costs for website maintenance, eBook distribution, and PR.
ALVA is one Indie publisher that puts broad energy into publicity for each author
and his or her book(s). Among the ways ALVA strives to publicize its authors is by providing:
■ An author pre-publication interview distributed among some fifteen
hundred media contacts across the country.
■ Synopsis, Cover Image, and Author Image in at least three issues of its newsletter, distribution of over two thousand.
■ News release on book's publication
and/or the winning of medals or awards.
ALVA, an Indie publisher, cares about its