Helping Publishers Sell More Books in More Ways
Commission sales to non-bookstore buyers
Branding and Website Design
Ebook conversion and distribution
Bowker® Identifier Services provides you with the resources to make your titles more discoverable, whether you are a new self-published writer or an established author. Visit www.myidentifiers.com or contact Andrew Kovacs at Andrew.Kovacs@proquest.com
Guy Achtzehn and his team can sell your book on a non-returnable, commission basis to buyers in corporations, associations, schools and government agencies, people who typically buy in large quantities. We do all the selling and negotiating for you and you get incremental revenue. Get a personal sales force without the cost. Our national team of experienced salespeople call on buyers regularly and have the relationships in place that could take you years to nurture. Focus on what you do best -- writing or publishing books. Our strength is in selling them. Contact Guy@msgpromo.com
1106 Design is an award-winning team offering book cover design and interior layout, manuscript editing, proofreading, front and back cover text, and more, with advice and hand-holding every step of the way. Our dedicated experts will make sure your book is as polished and professional as the titles released by major publishers, and our convenient project management will save you from the hassle (and risk) of choosing and managing multiple providers on your own. Contact Michele DeFilippo for a free, 30-minute, no-obligation consultation at 602-866-3226, email@example.com; http://www.1106design.com; 610 East Bell Rd., #2-139 • Phoenix, AZ 85022-2383
About Books, Inc. has offered consulting to authors and publishers since 1977. ABI provides manuscript evaluation, editing, custom cover design, interior design, printing, and marketing. Contact Scott Flora, 719-440-8932, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.about-books.com; 1001 Taurus Dr., Colorado Springs, CO 80906
BookBaby has grown to become the nation’s leading self-publishing company. We believe in People Powered Publishing, which means our crew of authors, poets, bloggers, and artists are dedicated to helping all writers self-publish successfully. From first timers to veterans, novelists to photographers, we’ve helped thousands prove that it doesn’t take a traditional publishing deal to bring a dream to life. You can do it yourself—and BookBaby has the friendly customer service, knowledgeable publishing specialists, and quality book printing you need to get the job done. For more information contact Steven Spatz at email@example.com or Dan Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org
We help authors, indie publishers, speakers, and fast-track experts build credibility, increase awareness, and open doors of opportunity from start to finish with strategic brand design, bestselling book design, seamless project management, and dedicated production supervision — supplemented with a wide array of the powerful marketing tools to dramatically increase sales and achieve robust business success. Since 1985. Contact: email@example.com
Move from dream to reality with the team at TLC Graphics! We love transforming manuscripts into beautiful, salable books and will escort you along the way with outstanding, personal service. Providing custom publishing guidance for the serious small or indy publisher for 20+ years, services include award-winning cover and interior design, editorial, printing, ebooks, and beyond. Contact Tamara for a free consultation: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.TLCGraphics.com.
Branding and Website Design
21Thirteen Design, Inc. is a visual branding, marketing and web design agency with clients ranging from the LED Division of GE Lighting to home-based business owners. Our clients include best-selling authors, manufacturing companies, artists, law firms, corporations, ergonomic office furniture dealers, Life Coaches, Biotech companies, makeup, skin care, electronics and jewelry retailers, service industry companies, dental offices, documentary producers and photographers.
The company was founded by Lead Designer Perry Yeldham in 2006 and is captained by his partner, CEO Adam Giandomenico, with offices in NYC and Boston. For more information contact Perry at email@example.com
Book Clearing House Distribution and Fulfillment. BCH has been in business over 15 years providing order fulfillment for Small Presses. We represent over 800 Small Presses, distributing over 4,000 titles. These books, videos and audios are often not in bookstores or the Internet. The subject matter covers a broad range of fiction and non-fiction (click on Book Categories.) Browsing our Book Categories and Titles will suggest other books in your area of interest. BCH caters to titles tending to be underrepresented in most bookstores and data bases. More information at www.bookch.com. Contact BrianJud@bookapss.org for submission information.
Color House Graphics exists to help publishers and authors create and deliver great books. We can help you produce a compelling product. We place a high value on quality, simple processes and hands-on personal service. After 27 years of service, we continue to use the technology that exists today for you to get your content published in print or digital form so you can distribute it with ease. We invite you to explore our website and discover how our dedicated people can consistently provide you with superior service and quality from your first contact to delivery of your books. We welcome the opportunity to demonstrate our abilities to you with your next project. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Since the printing of our first title in 1975, McNaughton & Gunn has been proud to share your stories.Today, the team at our Michigan-based headquarters produces over 6,000 titles annually. We specialize in short to medium runs for web, sheet fed, and digital printing. We also provide eBook conversion. Most recently, McNaughton & Gunn received its certification as a Woman-Owned Business! Contact: email@example.com
Let Sheridan provide you with a simple yet powerful approach to selling more books and extend your reach with hands-off eCommerce fulfillment. Sell books directly to readers, in either print or electronic formats, and let Sheridan take care of the rest. With Sheridan as your partner, we'll take the stress out of selling print and electronic content from your website, in addition to providing print and eBook conversion services too, allowing you to focus on what you do best - creating and marketing your content. Visit our website at www.sheridan.com/books to learn more or give us a call at 800-999-BOOK.
Total Printing Systems is a digital book manufacturer offering single to full color on covers and interiors in all bind styles. Our niche is short-run book printing using the latest digital technology with high-speed inkjet web and toner presses. All binding is done in-house and we specialize in SHORT RUN CASE BINDING. Print-On-Demand, Ship-On-Demand fulfillment, inventory management, and warehousing services are also available. We now offer "Scodix SENSE™ Variable Density Spot UV” printing which will make your book covers stand out! Visit www.tps1.com to experience our Instant Quote pricing tool. View our seven part video series about book manufacturing on our YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/
Book publicist Scott Lorenz is President of Westwind Communications, a public relations and book marketing firm with a special knack for working with authors to help them get all the publicity they deserve and more. Westwind clients have been featured by Good Morning America, CNN, ABC Nightly News, Nightline, TIME, PBS, LA Times, USA Today, IBD, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Howard Stern, NPR, Woman’s World, FOX News, Entrepreneur and many more.
Lorenz utilizes the latest methods and tactics including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, book trailers, YouTube and his long time relationships with members of the media and top Amazon reviewers. You name it Lorenz employs it! For more information contact Lorenz at:http://www.book-marketing-
IngramSparkSM (www.ingramspark.com) is Ingram Content Group’s publish-on-demand platform that enables the delivery of content worldwide to readers in print and electronic formats. The service, which is tailored to the specific needs of the small independent publisher, streamlines the sales, account setup, content management, and customer support activities through a self-service, online platform. It’s free to set up an account. All you need to get started is an email address, print ready PDFs for print titles, EPUB and JPEG for the e-books, an ISBN, and a credit card.
The APSS Shipping Program, managed by PartnerShip®, is a comprehensive inbound and outbound shipping program that combines simplicity, savings, and value to all APSS members. As the APSS-endorsed shipping management provider, PartnerShip works with nationally known carriers to provide unparalleled customer service and significant savings on every shipment. Members who enroll in this free program receive discounts on small package, LTL freight, and tradeshow shipments. Call PartnerShip at 800-599-2902 or visit PartnerShip.com/APSS to sign up for these savings today. See a video about Partnership
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