The Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group is an organization that aims to promote professional standards in independent book publishing (also known as "indie" book publishing), and provide support and recognition for the independent book publishing profession.
We sponsor the Next Generation Indie Book Awards and are creating an online community for independent book publishing professionals including publishers, authors, and other publishing professionals and supporters of the indie book publishing industry.
FOREIGN RIGHTS PROGRAM FOR AWARD-WINNING BOOKS. Industry veteran Bob Erdmann and his foreign rights publishing consultancy Columbine Communications & Publications is calling for submissions of Award-Winning nonfiction titles to be considered for its 2012-2013 Foreign Rights Program. The promotion will reach out to foreign publishers worldwide who are interested in award winning books in business, psychology/self-help, parenting, health, education and other nonfiction subjects. Bob is a past two-term president of Independent Book Publishers Association (formerly PMA). Columbine is his highly esteemed foreign rights publishing consultancy representing more than 200 North American nonfiction authors and publishers. For more information contact Bob Erdmann at: email@example.com, Ph: 209/586-1566. www.columbinecommunications.com
We'd love to share with you an amazing marketing tool for your books called Book2Look as brought to us by Beth Kallman Werner, marketing guru and one of the advisors of the Next Generation Indie Book Awards. Beth has advised that all Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group members will receive a $70 discount. Here is the information from Beth:
A truly innovative book marketing solution, Book2Look widgets are easy to use and a powerful digital boost to any title. Upload information about your book and your widget is ready to use right away. You can share sample chapters, feature cover images, showcase author interviews and book video trailers, or just about any media to promote your book. Buy each widget only once. Update as often as needed.
If you are wondering how to increase book sales, Book2Look is an excellent and cost-effective answer. Retail per title is $295, Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group members pay only $225. Contact Beth Werner at Author Connections for more information at 570-686-1214 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Next Generation Indie Book Awards is a partner of the Self-Publishing Book Expo.