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Want to Sell More Books? It can be as simple as…. »

Want to sell more books? It can be as simple as making sure that all the information that accompanies your books is correct. That information is called “metadata” and it simply means the ISBN number, the table of contents, the format (paper, hardback, audio, e, etc.), the number of pages—in short, anything that describes your title. If all the components of your title description are correct, your title can be discovered by readers.

Stand Up and Be Counted–Indie Sales Dollars Matter »

Call to Action for All Independent Publishers by Florrie Kichler, President, IBPA As a reminder, if you are a publisher with ISBN’s registered to your company, by now you should have received an email from the Book Industry Study Group (BISG) asking you to contribute your annual sales data to the current BookStats project. The …

The Book Industry Study Group Wants to Hear from You! »

The BISAC subject codes are the industry standard genre-specific categories that you include on the back cover of your book so retailers online and offline know how to categorize and shelve your title—for example “Juvenile Fiction,” “Biography,” etc. A complete list of those categories can be found here . BISG is looking for input to …

IBPA, BISG and AAP wants to hear from independent publishers »

Accurate industry sales figures help all publishers, large and small, make better business decisions. And of course those sales figures cannot be complete or correct without the participation of the independent publishing community. That’s why The Book Industry Study Group and AAP have asked IBPA’s help in encouraging you to let your voice be heard as part of an industry study that will benefit every segment of the book industry.

BISG’s “Making Information Pay” Needs Your Input, Book Business Conference Upcoming »

BISG wants to hear from independent publishers and following is what they want to know:   “On May 6, 2010, the Book Industry Study Group’s 7th annual Making Information Pay event will address the technological “points of no return” currently facing our industry and identify the new technologies dictating advanced ways in which books—both digital …

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