Ingram Publisher Services Adds Six New Clients

08-Aug-2013

NASHVILLE, TN – Ingram Publisher Services Inc., an Ingram Content Group company, today announced the addition of six new publisher clients: Balcony 7 Media and Publishing, Bella & Harry, CN Times, Fine & Kahn, She Writes Press and The Enthusiast.

"Ingram Publisher Services is pleased to welcome these six independent publishers to our growing list of clients,” said Mark Ouimet, Vice President and General Manager, Ingram Publisher Services. “We look forward to putting our comprehensive publishing services to work for each to expand their presence and title reach in the marketplace and grow sales.”

Balcony 7 Media and Publishing is a specialty publisher of books and enhanced e-books that promote family time, literacy and entertainment. Ingram Publisher Services will handle U.S. and Canadian sales and distribution for the company, including a series of cartoon fiction titles for children from its newest imprint, Salty Splashes Collection™. Digital distribution of the imprint's enhanced audio e-books will be provided by Ingram's digital asset management platform CoreSource®. Print-on-demand services from Lightning Source® will be utilized for galley work.

Publisher Lisa Manzione launched her popular children's book series The Adventures of Bella & Harry in 2011 to inspire young readers and to help them embrace the world and encourage exploration. Ingram Publisher Services will provide full-service distribution and sales for the company in the U.S. and Canada. Lightning Source will be used for galley work as needed.

CN Times Books is the New York City-based U.S. subsidiary of Beijing MediaTime Book Co. LTD, a leading Chinese trade publisher that publishes more than 600 fiction and nonfiction titles per year, including books for children and titles of scholarly and academic interest. Ingram Publisher Services is currently handling distribution for the company in the U.S. and Canada, and will support the publisher with its CoreSource platform for e-book distribution.

Independent publisher Fine & Kahn publishes books that challenge, inform, entertain and inspire readers by showcasing distinct voices with fresh perspectives in history, psychology and reference materials. Ingram Publisher Services is currently handling sales and distribution for the company in the U.S. and Canada, and will support the publisher with its CoreSource platform for e-book distribution and Lightning Source for book manufacturing.

She Writes Press is an independent publishing company that was founded to serve members of She Writes, a large global community of more than 20,000 women writers. She Writes Press provides comprehensive publishing services to help more women bring their books to the market. Ingram Publisher Services will handle U.S. and Canadian sales and distribution beginning September 2013.

The Enthusiast publishes crafty and clever books about elevating and entertaining subjects, including art, nostalgia, philosophy, science, cooking and sport to share with interested and engaged people. Founding publisher Benjamin Darling, formerly of Laughing Elephant, has a wealth of experience in illustrated book publishing, which he will use to focus on creating books in new and traditional mediums. Ingram Publisher Services is providing full-service distribution and sales for the company in the U.S. and Canada.

About Ingram
Ingram Content Group (“Ingram”) is comprised of several subsidiaries to Nashville-based Ingram Industries Inc. Ingram includes a comprehensive suite of publishing industry services companies that offers numerous solutions, including physical book distribution, print-on-demand and digital services. Committed to the success of its partners, Ingram works closely with publishers, retailers, libraries and schools around the world to provide them with the right products and services to help them succeed in the dynamic and increasingly complex world of content publishing. Ingram's operating units are Ingram Book Group LLC, Lightning Source LLC, VitalSource Technologies LLC, Ingram Periodicals LLC, Ingram International, Ingram Library Services LLC, Spring Arbor Distributors, Ingram Publisher Services LLC, Tennessee Book Company LLC, and ICG Ventures LLC.