Is The Self-Published Bestseller List Your Ticket to a Book Deal (selfmkt episode 37)



With the recent news that Self-Published author Jamie McGuire signed a book deal with major imprint Atria after selling 200,000 books, one has to wonder, is the only real path to nailing a book deal paved with scorching hot Amazon Kindle sales charts? Is it a coincidence that McGuire’s Beautiful Disaster topped the GalleyCat bestseller list the same week that the news breaks of her deal? While the existence of such a bestseller list is still nearly brand new, the implications of ranking high on one seem to point toward the type of exposure that would catch sales-thirsty publishers attention. 

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