This month’s video is brought to you by the Ingram Wire: Political Books. Politics is in the air so readers Gail and Stephanie discuss four timely must-have
titles: Bernie by Ted Rall, President Squid by Aaron Reynolds, Quotations by Chairman Trump edited by Carol Pogash, and This Little President by Joan Holub.
Technology is here to stay, and most people in the publishing industry are thrilled about it. Analytics and other technologies have made book distribution,
along with publishing and marketing, easier than ever. What's more, authors and booksellers can now reach consumers all over the world. Even the cost
of publishing a book has drastically improved with the advent of e-books.
IngramSpark will be at BookExpo America this year and in addition to taking in the wonder that is BookExpo America and overall book fandom, here are a
few reasons why you should be sure to check us out in particular:
This month’s video is brought to you by the Spring Arbor Wire. Melissa and Gail discuss reflective titles for this spring: Contemplative Prayer by
Thomas Merton, An Insider's Guide to Praying for the World by Brian C. Stiller, Praying in Color by Sybil Macbeth, and War Room Bible Study by
Alex Kendrick and Stephen Kendrick.
What are effective ebook pricing strategies in today’s book business? Based on trends we observe at Ingram Content Group from both publishers and readers,
we think about three general segments for ebooks: entertainment value, education value and marketing value.
When you first wake up in a dark wooden box, you’ll tell yourself this isn’t happening. You’ll push against the lid, of course. No surprise there. You’ll
beat at the sides with your fists, pummel your heels against the bottom. You’ll bang your head, again and again, even though it hurts. And you’ll scream.
You’ll scream and scream and scream.
Do you have a written manuscript sitting in a desk drawer, waiting to be published? How do you know if it's time? It's not uncommon for a manuscript
to go unpublished because the writer doesn't know the process, lacks the funds to traditionally publish a book, or has no idea what self-publishing
entails. Additionally, some writers may feel like their book just isn't "ready." If you've been mulling over whether or not to publish your book,
here are a few ways to prepare.
As Steven Meyers writes, an odyssey need not involve a long journey, simply a profound one. First drawn to Lime Creek for its fly fishing, this stream
serves as Meyers's muse in seven transcendent essays that explore journeys in the discovery of self, of home, and what it means to be human. The
essays also explore loss and grief, of finding healing in the powerful presence of nature and in the awareness and experience of natural cycles.
The tender eloquence of his writing and his compassion for all living things make for a contemplation of place in the tradition of Pilgrim at Tinker
Creek and Desert Solitaire.
During our most recent Twitter Chat, Trent Harmon, Lead Buyer at Ingram Content Group, was kind enough to grace us with his presence as our special guest.
While John Hussey and I did our best to stump him with our toughest Wholesale questions, it was a pleasure to see a number of University Presses join
in on the conversation and worthy of a big cheer. (Thank you Kentucky, California, and Fordham!)