Educate America on Hamilton: Fund Me!
March 14, 2019
An incredible opportunity to spread the circulation of Hamilton Versus Wall Street has come up, and I need your help to do it.
From May 29-31, the largest annual book trade fair in the United States, Book Expo America, is occurring in New York City. I have an offer from one of its exhibitors, Authors Press, to promote my book at this event. They will set up a book display, organize a book signing, produce an 6-7 minute video, deploy 3 to 5 sales people at the event to sell the book, and circulate a press release through social media. They will also market the book in their physical bookstore for a month after the event.
The cost? $3500. That’s the same amount it would cost me if I contracted for a 5’ x 10’ booth directly with Book Expo, with none of the perks.
The bottom line is that this is a unique opportunity to get high visibility for the book and its ideas, and hopefully get it into bookstores and libraries around the country. It can kick-start the process of a real education on what the American System is all about.
Just imagine if we could get a vigorous public political discussion going about funding a $4 trillion National Infrastructure Bank using Hamiltonian methods! I put the proposal in the book so that this could happen.
The problem is, I don’t have the money. Ed and I have already laid out over $2000 to get the book published, and we can’t afford to put out thousands more. So I’m asking for your help.
As many of you know, I wrote Hamilton Versus Wall Street now because I felt there was not only a great opportunity, given the success of the musical, but because Hamilton and the American System are so crucial to getting this country out of the mess it’s in now. The reception among some Hamilton promoters, and some industry reviewers has been extremely positive. But it takes a lot of advertising to get a book to take off.
I need to get a flow of funds immediately, in order to pin down the plans. Please help me educate America on Hamilton. Send me to New York!
Click here to help me go to the New York Book Expo: http://gofundme.com/educate-the-nation-on-hamilton
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