What Does $9.08 Buy? Anatomy of Your PMA Dues

September 2006
by Florrie Binford Kichler

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As I write this, we are on
the eve of the first meeting of the board elected this spring. In preparation
for setting goals and priorities for your organization, I reviewed board
meeting minutes for the past three years, paying particular attention to the
last 12 months.


Under the outstanding leadership
of President Kent Sturgis and Executive Director Jan Nathan, Director Terry
Nathan, Associate Director Lisa Krebs, and staff, the Independent Book
Publishers Association made amazing strides. If you are a new publisher who
decided to invest 109 hard-earned dollars to join PMA one year ago, here’s
specific information on what you got for your $9.08 a month (and on what you
got for low two figures if your membership is at a different level).


Member Benefits


New Opportunities


Several benefits were added to the
more than 20 that save our members thousands of dollars each year:


At, two months’ free
subscription, a free customizable storefront offering access to millions of
book buyers that visit through four international Web sites, personal PMA
account management, and more.

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