A private section of the IPG website is devoted to the specific needs of client publishers. This password protected portion of the site provides detailed instructions and advice on a multitude of publisher concerns, including recommended printers, major trade and library review publication contacts, a 101 series on book publicity, e-book and POD information, and more. This area also acts as a portal for client publishers looking to view our array of online sales reports. Prospective publishers can log onto a limited version of the Publisher Resources area for a sample of the tools and information on offer there.
This publisher resources area also offers access to an array of detailed, carefully structured online forms. These forms allow publishers to quickly and easily submit their title data, which ensures that the information in IPG's title database is accurate, current, and consistent. Likewise, book reviews and database corrections can be entered into this section of the website so that they can enrich the title information IPG sends to Amazon and other web-based customers, and also can appear in the many specialty catalogs IPG creates every publishing season.
IPG generates an e-newsletter for each of its distribution programs. These frequent e-newsletters convey company news, industry news of interest, tips for publicity and PR, and calls from industry publications for submissions of special information.
IPG also generates several public-facing newsletters aimed at specific elements of the book trade. Newsletters are available for both the Library and Professional and Academic markets from this website.
Kathryn Cassibry graduated from American University with a degree in Communications and International Studies. She works closely with Lauren Klouda and the rest of the Marketing Department to ensure that IPG’s consumer and publisher-facing web resources, online bookstore, and social media accounts include up-to-date, accurate information and fresh content.
First a thriving small press, then 40 years of steady growth as a book distributor.
|What Makes IPG Different? ›|
IPG offers more distribution programs, marketing channels, and support services than any other distributor.
|Marketing Services ›|
IPG’s dedicated marketing team offers many services aimed at advancing the visibility of their publisher clients’ brands and titles.
|Sales Channels ›|
IPG has more sales channels than any other distributor.
|Digital Services ›|
Since 2001 IPG has provided e-book conversion, consolidation, storage, and distribution, and very favorable rates for POD printing.
|Specific Services for Publishers ›|
Pre-pub consultation, sales meetings and shows, access to Bookscan, Publicity and PR, advertising opportunities, and much more.
State-of-the-art software and Distribution Center facilities; 24-hour turn time on orders.
|Financial Condition & Payment Policies ›|
IPG's client publishers have been, without exception, paid in full and on time. IPG has no long-term debt at all.
|Distribution Agreement ›|
IPG takes a fee based on net billing but no fees (unlike most distributors) for the storage of active titles, in-out charges, sample copies, etc.
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