Jen E.

New York, NY

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Jen E. lives and works in Manhattan as a sales rep for the completely awesome Macmillan Children’s Group. When she is not traveling or working she spends her free time reading as much as possible.

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Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Pulling Back the Curtains: Launching Books for Spring 2016

OK Swoon Readers, it’s about to get technical. Yesterday we started a two-day process where everyone involved in the publishing process crams into a conference room to launch all the awesome books we will be publishing for a particular season. This is when editors get to stand up before sales and tell us why they bought the book, why they ... Read More

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sales, launch, marketing, pulling back the curtains, behind the scenes, process, publishing, books, Bookstores, industry, inside look
Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Pulling Back the Curtains: Launching Books for Spring 2016

OK Swoon Readers, it’s about to get technical. Yesterday we started a two-day process where everyone involved in the publishing process crams into a conference room to launch all the awesome books we will be publishing for a particular season. This is when editors get to stand up before sales and tell us why they bought the book, why they ... Read More

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books, Bookstores, industry, inside look, behind the scenes, process, pulling back the curtains, marketing, launch, sales, publishing
Monday, November 10th, 2014

Pulling Back the Curtains: The Sales Process

This month, I was asked to write about sales calls and what goes into getting a book into stores.  My accounts are not traditional booksellers as they have many other departments in stores – electronics, grocery, toys, etc.  Since space is at a premium in their book departments, they are not sold in a traditional sense.  I don’t get to ... Read More

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behind the scenes, Jen E., Publishing process, sales, pulling back the curtain, publishing
Monday, November 10th, 2014

Pulling Back the Curtains: The Sales Process

This month, I was asked to write about sales calls and what goes into getting a book into stores.  My accounts are not traditional booksellers as they have many other departments in stores – electronics, grocery, toys, etc.  Since space is at a premium in their book departments, they are not sold in a traditional sense.  I don’t get to ... Read More

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pulling back the curtain, sales, behind the scenes, publishing, Jen E., Publishing process

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