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Ingram Catalog Marketing


When it comes to promoting your book to booksellers, libraries and independent specialty bookstores, it pays to be in league with somebody your market already trusts.

Xlibris has formed a strategic partnership with Ingram, America’s largest book marketing and distribution company. This collaboration makes use of Ingram’s network of booksellers, librarians, and specialty retailers that rely on the company’s selection of print magazines, online catalogs, e-newsletters, and other book-related products in the industry. This puts your book exactly where it ought to be—right in front of their eyes.

Advance Catalog
For over 20 years, Ingram Advance Catalog has been highlighting the best and forthcoming titles through its monthly buying guide. This publication is read by over 7,000 retailers, librarians, and international customers via print and 29,000 international and domestic booksellers and librarians in digital format. Along with title listing, it also leads in editorial content, including author interviews, merchandising tips, and products news.

Independent Voice (formerly Fine Print): Online Catalog
This fully searchable and interactive catalog is just the like Advance Catalog, only that it’s hosted online and caters to titles with small print runs. It allows subscribers to view titles, make selections, and conveniently place an order directly on ipage®—Ingram’s online search, order, and account management site.

ForeWord magazine

This is the premier bi-monthly review magazine for independent publishers showcasing critical reviews and title trends in the expanding independent publishing market. Its readership includes more than 30,000 librarians and, booksellers—including 1,100 American Bookseller Association members—all of whom make buying decisions and reader recommendations that affect the reading habits of millions of patrons and consumers. It is carried in all Books-A-Million bookstores, select Barnes & Noble stores, and independent bookstores across the country.

Ingram will design and categorize your book’s ad according to genre and distribute it through e-blast to 23,000 retailers, librarians, and international accounts.

    Ingram Print & Online Catalog Marketing
  • Single Slot Ad in Foreword Magazine (1 out of 10 slots)
  • Single Slot Ad - Advance Catalog (1 out of 8 slots)
  • Single Slot- The Independent Voice (formerly The Fine Print): Online Catalog

About Ingram Content Group

Ingram is the leading distributor of print and digital content. It offers fully integrated print and digital wholesale and distribution services for the book industry. Each year, Ingram issues a series of catalogs to retailers and libraries showcasing forthcoming and recently published titles.

PLUS, for just $500 you can have your Podcast or Book Video embedded in either the Independent Voice (formerly Fine Print): Online Catalog or the Further Developments: E-Newsletter (whichever features are applicable).

Please note that your book must be listed as returnable through Ingram in order to be eligible for this service.