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.
This package includes:
- Single Slot Ad - Advance Catalog or Children’s Catalog (1 out of 8 slots)
- Single Slot - The Independent Voice (formerly The Fine Print): Online Catalog
- Single Slot Ad in Foreword Magazine (1 out of 10 slots)
You know your book best and where you want to market it to. This is why we’re giving you these publication options to advertise your book in:
Ingram Advance Catalog is a publication that highlights the best and forthcoming titles through its monthly buying guide. This is read by over 6,600 retailers, librarians, and international customers via print and 28,000 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.
Children’s Advance Catalog is a bi-monthly buying guide that highlights the best in children’s publishing. It has a circulation of 6,400 in print and 28,000 in digital format. Here, authors like you can advertise your upcoming board books, early readers, and picture and chapter books. It also includes children’s products for all ages, author interviews, buyer recommendations, and reviews.
Independent Voice (formerly Fine Print) Online Catalog is a 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 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.
About Ingram Content Group
For more than 50 years, Ingram has been connecting readers, librarians, and booksellers to the books that they want to read and/or sell. In fact, it has dominated the distribution of print and digital content in over 200 countries and zones. It is the leading distributor of print and digital content with a reach of over 9,000 retailers and 18,000 librarians.
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.
Please note that your book must be listed as returnable through Ingram in order to be eligible for this service.