List of Membership Benefits

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Whether you’re an independent publisher of other people’s work or a self-publisher of your own, established or just starting out, IBPA membership is a smart step toward your success and growth. In addition to marketing and educational programs, IBPA delivers valuable vendor discounts and networking opportunities.

SPECIAL NOTE TO IBPA MEMBERS: 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 October 27, 2016.


IBPA Membership Benefits Handbook Table of Contents

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


Advertising

Foreword Reviews Trade Advertising -Cooperative trade advertising available
Library Journal Trade Advertising – Discounts on print advertising
Publishers Weekly Trade Advertising – Discounts on print advertising
School Library Journal Trade Advertising – Discounts on print advertising

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Advocacy

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

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Book Awards

Benjamin Franklin Book Awards – Discounted registration fee
Benjamin Franklin Digital Book Awards – Discounted registration fee

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Business Services

FedEx Office – 20% discount on select FedEx services
Transworld Systems Commercial Division – Discounted contingency fee on domestic accounts
West Coast Mailers (WCM) – 20% discount on direct mail services

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Cooperative Book Catalogs

IBPA Library Market E-Blast – Special e-blast to 5,000 collection librarians
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

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Digital Publishing

BookBaby – 10% discount on e-book distribution and printed book services
IngramSpark – 20% discount on digital and print distribution
Papertrell – Up to $1,000 in savings annually

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Distribution/Fulfillment

Baker & Taylor – Special pricing on Premium program
BookBaby – 10% discount on e-book distribution and printed book services
Ingram Content Group – Discounted rates on Lightning Source and IngramSpark
Quality Books – $105 off co-op programs
Small Press United – If accepted, free 1-year IBPA membership

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Education

Ask the Experts Online – A benefit of membership
IBPA Independent magazine – Free for duration of membership
OpenLearning.com – A benefit of membership
Publishing University – Discounted registration fee
Publishing University Online – Discounted registration fee

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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

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Freight

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

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Health Insurance

WorldWide Insurance Services – Easy access to health insurance

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Legal Services

IBPA Dispute Resolution – A benefit of membership
Publishers Liability Insurance – Easy access to liability insurance

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Magazine Subscriptions

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

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Marketing

CCC’s Beyond the Book – $500 off premier podcasting program
Constant Contact – 20% discount on email marketing service
Cooperative Catalogs – For bookstore buyers, librarians, and book reviewers
Publishers Weekly: PW Select – $30 savings on PW Select subscription
Trade Show Exhibit Program – A benefit of membership

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Networking

IBPA Affiliate Associations – Scholarship opportunities for Publishing University
IBPA E-Newsletter: Independent Publishing Now! – A benefit of membership
IBPA LinkedIn Discussion Forum – An open forum for conversation and education

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Printing

IngramSpark – 20% discount on digital distribution
Lightning Source – 50% discount on digital printing services

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Publicity

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

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Publishing Resources

Bowker Identifier Services – 15% discount on all products and services
Nielsen BookScan – Deep discount on print book sales data
Nielsen PubTrack Digital – Deep discount on e-book sales data
Copyright Clearance Center – Free opportunity to authorize titles with CCC
IBPA Suppliers and Services Discovery Database – A benefit of membership

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Reviews

ABA’s Advanced Access Program – 50% discount on book review program
NetGalley Book Review Program – Discounted electronic galley service
Publishers Weekly: PW Select – $30 savings on PW Select subscription

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Rights & Royalties

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

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Trade Shows

IBPA Trade Show Exhibit Program – Discounted trade show exhibit opportunities


We hope you find this list of membership benefits useful!

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.

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