Advertise With IBPA

To advertise with IBPA, contact Kathy Sveen at or call 312-673-5635. We’re happy to help!


For advertising to work, it must first be seen by an interested and qualified buyer. That’s exactly what IBPA effectively and efficiently delivers.

“I can’t think of a publishing association / advertising partner that has provided the return on our investment like IBPA. The monies we have invested through membership and advertising have come back to us many fold over the years. Our perceived and actual return on investment with IBPA has shown us that the need to associate with other publishing associations isn’t necessary. Keep up the good work.”

— Don DeHart, DeHART’s Media Services, Inc.

Companies that advertise with IBPA can find and retain new indie publishers and self-published authors through a variety of IBPA print and online media tools in addition to sponsorship of the association’s annual Publishing University.

Advertising Options

IBPA’s Publishing University
— IBPA’s Supplier & Services Discovery Database
— IBPA Independent magazine
— Website
— IBPA’s Independent Publishing Now eNewsletter


More about IBPA Independent magazine

— IBPA’s Non-Publisher members earn significant discounts on advertising.
— Annual Non-Publisher membership is as low as $185 per year.
— See for more information on membership.
Email Kathy Sveen for more information or call 312-673-5635.

The IBPA Independent magazine reaches 5,100 readers each month. Readers love IBPA Independent because it brings them up-to-date, authoritative, and timely how-to publishing information.

IBPA’s current membership of 3,100 publishers receive IBPA Independent. Every month, an additional 2,000 requested copies are sent to non-member-publishers, associates, trade press, board members and others allied to the field of independent publishing.

The IBPA Independent is also distributed from the IBPA Cooperative Booth during major trade shows including BEA, ALA, and Frankfurt.

IBPA members read IBPA Independent cover-to-cover because the expert-written editorial helps them make informed decisions.

Recent comments from IBPA members include:

“…Just rec’d the latest issue of the Independent magazine, and wanted to compliment you (again) on the new glossy 4/0 format, which is really very pleasing visually. The content has always been first rate, but the upgrade in production values elevates the stature of the publication, and IBPA itself. I think this was a smart investment, and tip my hat to all parties involved.”

“I really really enjoy the Independent — you do a terrific job editing it. I save each copy and often take them on a trip where I have time to reach each and every page.”

“I just wanted to let you know how I enjoy reading the Independent. It is always full of the things I should know, could know or need to know!”

Because of its dedicated readership, ads in the Independent are an ideal way to present your publishing products and services to a relevant market.

Independent sample 2-page spread

To advertise with IBPA, contact Kathy Sveen at or call 312-673-5635. We’re happy to help!

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