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Benefits for Independent Publishers
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Welcome, Independent Publishers!

If you're involved in publishing other people's work using a traditional or hybrid publishing model, below are the IBPA benefits we think work best for you.

IBPA members should log into the “members only” area of the IBPA website to download a current copy of the IBPA Membership Benefits Handbook containing complete information about how to take advantage of each program.

The IBPA Membership Benefits Handbook was last updated on February 27, 2017.


Table of Contents

Advertising
Advocacy
Awards
Business Services
Cooperative Book Catalogs
Digital Publishing
Distribution/Fulfillment
Education
Foreign Rights
Freight
Health Insurance
Legal Services
Magazine Subscriptions
Marketing
Networking
Pre-Press Services
Printing
Publicity
Publishing Resources
Reviews
Rights & Royalties
Trade Shows


Advertising

Foreword Reviews Trade Advertising — Cooperative trade advertising
Library Journal Trade Advertising — 20% to 60% Discounts
Publishers Weekly Trade Advertising — Up to 50% Discount
School Library Journal Trade Advertising — 20% to 70% Discounts


Advocacy

IBPA Dispute Resolution — A benefit of membership
Industry Advocacy — A benefit of membership


Awards

Benjamin Franklin Book Awards — Discounted entry fee
Benjamin Franklin Digital Book Awards — Discounted entry fee


Business Services

FedEx Office — Up to 20% Discount
Transworld Systems Commercial Division — Up to 40% Discount
West Coast Mailers (WCM) — 20% discount on direct mail services


Cooperative Book Catalogs

IBPA Books for Review Catalog — 4-color catalog mailed to book reviewers
IBPA Bookstore Catalog — 4-color catalog mailed to 3,500 booksellers
IBPA Books for Review/Bookstore Bundle — 4-color catalogs mailed to bookstores & reviewers IBPA Library Market E-Blast — Special e-blast to 5,000 collection librarians 


Digital Publishing

BookBaby — 10% discount on e-book distribution and printed book services
GateKeeper Press - 10% discount on all services
IngramSpark — Discounted Title Set-Up Fees
Papertrell — Savings of up to $1,000 annually


Distribution & Fulfillment

Baker & Taylor — $50 Off Baker & Taylor's "Premium" Program
BookBaby — 10% discount on e-book distribution and printed book services
GateKeeper Press - 10% discount on all services
IngramSpark — Discounted rates on IngramSpark
Lightning Source — Discounted rates on Lightning Source
Quality Books — $105 off co-op programs
Small Press United — If accepted, free 1-year IBPA membership


Education

Ask the Experts Online — A benefit of membership
IBPA Discussion Forums — Go ahead, talk amongst yourselves
IBPA Independent magazine — Free for duration of membership
IBPA Publishing University — Discounted registration fee
IBPA Publishing University Online — Discounted registration fee


Foreign Rights

Frankfurt Book Fair — Discounted trade show exhibit opportunity
IPR License — 25% off all memberships
Sample Translation Rights Licensing Agreement — A benefit of membership


Freight

DH Freight Consultants — Free accessorial charges
PartnerShip® — Discounted shipping services with national carriers


Health Insurance

WorldWide Insurance Services — Easy access to health insurance


Legal Services

IBPA Dispute Resolution — A benefit of membership
Sample Blurb Permissions Letter — A benefit of membership
Sample Translation Rights Licensing Agreement — A benefit of membership
Publishers Liability Insurance — Easy access to liability insurance


Magazine Subscriptions

Foreword Reviews magazine — Free 1-year subscription
IBPA Independent magazine — Free for duration of membership
Publishers Weekly magazine — Discounted rate on select subscriptions


Marketing

CCC’s Beyond the Book — $500 off premier podcasting program
Constant Contact — 10-15% Discount on email marketing service
IBPA Books for Review Catalog — 4-color catalog mailed to book reviewers
IBPA Bookstore Catalog — 4-color catalog mailed to 3,500 booksellers
IBPA Books for Review/Bookstore Bundle — 4-color catalogs mailed to bookstores & reviewers
IBPA Library Market E-Blast — Special e-blast to 5,000 collection librarians
IBPA Trade Show Exhibit Program — Discounted trade show exhibit opportunities


Networking

IBPA Affiliate Associations — Scholarship opportunities for Publishing University
IBPA Discussion Forums — Go ahead, talk amongst yourselves
IBPA E-Newsletter: Independent Publishing Now! — A benefit of membership
IBPA Facebook Page — Come like us
IBPA LinkedIn Discussion Forum — An open forum for conversation and education
IBPA Twitter — Read what we have to say in 140 characters or less
IBPA YouTube Channel — See what your fellow members have been up to


Pre-Press Services
Nord Compo — Discounts off standard rates
Printing

IngramSpark — Discounted title set-up fees and discounts on printing
Lightning Source — Discounted title set-up fees and discounts on printing
Total Printing Systems — Free set of proofs ($75 value) on your first order and discounts on printing


Publicity

PR by the Book — 5% discount on publicity campaign
PR Newswire — Free membership (a $195 value) and discounted services


Publishing Resources

Bowker Identifier Services — 15% discount
Copyright Clearance Center — Free opportunity to authorize titles with CCC
IBPA Supplier and Services Discovery Database — A benefit of membership
Nielsen BookScan — Deep discount on print book sales data
Nielsen PubTrack Digital — Deep discount on e-book sales data
Numerical Gurus — 20% ISNI


Reviews

ABA’s Advanced Access Program — 50% discount on book review program
NetGalley Book Review Program — Save up to $151 and let IBPA do all the work


Rights & Royalties

IPR License — 25% off all memberships
MetaComet Systems — Multiple discounts on royalty management systems


Trade Shows

Foreword Reviews Trade Show Exhibit Program — Discounted trade show exhibit opportunities
IBPA Trade Show Exhibit Program — Discounted trade show exhibit opportunities

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