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BISG’s Making Information Pay 2016

(PRESS RELEASE) BISG’S MAKING INFORMATION PAY 2016 HIGHLIGHTS THE BENEFITS OF CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN PUBLISHING (May 26, 2016 — New York, New York): The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) held its annual Making Information Pay (MIP) event with a program focused on “publishers... Learn More

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First Annual Indie Author Day Announcement

(PRESS RELEASE) HUNDREDS OF LIBRARIES AND THOUSANDS OF INDIE AUTHORS ACROSS NORTH AMERICA EXPECTED TO PARTICIPATE ON OCTOBER 8TH, 2016 On October 8th, 2016, libraries across North America will host local events for the first annual Indie Author Day, and will then come together at 2 pm Eastern for a... Learn More

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IPG Expands Print-On-Demand Services

(NEWS) This article originally appeared on IBPA welcomes your feedback in the comments section of this post. By John Maher “Independent Publishers Group has cut deals with Bookmasters and Edwards Brothers Malloy, moves that give the distributor an agreement with every major... Learn More

Monkey Business – Copyright in Photographs

(BLOG POST) This blog post originally appeared on Stacy Grossman is an attorney with more than 20 years of experience representing individuals and businesses in connection with intellectual property and publishing matters. IBPA welcomes your feedback in the comments section of... Learn More

Statement from Partners Book Distributing Regarding Closure

(NEWS) By Angela Bole, IBPA Chief Executive Officer — On March 30, 2016 the IBPA office learned via Publishing Weekly that Partners Book Distributing was closing and that shipping of orders would stop as of close of business on April 1, 2016. The notice read, in part: “After 32 years, Partners... Learn More

IBPA Announces Gold Medalists in the 2016 Benjamin Franklin Book Awards

(PRESS RELEASE) CONTACT INFORMATION: Terry Nathan, IBPA Chief Operations Officer Phone: 310-546-1818 | Email: (Manhattan Beach, CA) — During a gala awards ceremony held Friday, April 8, 2016 in Salt Lake City, Utah, the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) announced... Learn More

How Authors & Publishers Can Maximize Online Marketing

(NEWS) This article originally appeared on IBPA welcomes your feedback in the comments section of this post. By Fauzia Burke Mike Shatzkin said in his opening remarks at Digital Book World 2016 that publishers need to help authors with their marketing efforts. “At the very least,... Learn More

Independent April 2016
Director’s Desk: Welcome to the New IBPA Independent

(DIRECTOR’S DESK) By Angela Bole, IBPA CEO — Over the past year, a team of IBPA board members, staff, and professional consultants have been working hard to refresh and reshape this magazine. Our goal has been to create an updated look for a valued member benefit without losing the thoughtful... Learn More

IBPA is Proud to Announce the Newest Benjamin Franklin Digital Award Honorees

(PRESS RELEASE) Contact: Joanne Kenny IBPA Member Benefits Liaison 310-546-1818       (Manhattan Beach, CA) Launched in 2013 to honor innovation in electronic publishing by individuals and organizations of all sizes, the BFDA program awards both Gold and Silve designations on a rolling... Learn More

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Director’s Desk: A Clear Vision

Thirty years ago, a group of 15 Southern California independent publishers who couldn’t afford to attend the American Booksellers Association’s annual conference decided to pool funds and send a single representative to the show. As many of you know, this trip was a triggering factor in the formation... Learn More

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