When promoting your book with bookstores, libraries and booksellers, it is a tremendous advantage to work with a strong and familiar name—a trusted brand.
Trafford has formed a strategic partnership with Ingram, America’s largest book marketing and distribution company. This collaboration makes use of Ingram’s network of booksellers, librarians and specialty retailers that rely on the company’s selection of print magazines, online catalogs, e-newsletters and other book-related products in the industry. This puts your book exactly where it ought to be—right in front of their eyes.
Bundled with other targeted trade publications for maximum value, these publications will give you optimum exposure:
- Single Slot Ad - Advance Catalog or Children’s Advance Catalog(1 out of 8 slots)
- Single Slot Ad- The Independent Voice (formerly The Fine Print): Online Catalog
- Single Slot Ad- Foreword Magazine (1 out of 10 slots)
These cutting-edge publications will help you start strong on your book promotions campaign:
Ingram Advance Catalog has been in publication for over 20 years, highlighting the best and forthcoming titles through its monthly buying guide. This publication is read by over 6,600 retailers, librarians, and international customers via print and 28,000 international and domestic booksellers and librarians in digital format. Along with title listing, it also leads in editorial content, including author interviews, merchandising tips, and products news.
Children’s Advance Catalog is a bi-monthly buying guide that highlights the best in children’s publishing. It has a circulation of 6,400 in print and 28,000 in digital format. Here, authors like you can advertise your upcoming board books, early readers, and picture and chapter books. It also includes children’s products for all ages, author interviews, buyer recommendations, and reviews.
The Independent Voice Online Catalog
This fully searchable and interactive catalog is similar to the Advance Catalog only that it’s hosted online and caters to titles with small print runs. It allows subscribers to view titles, make selections, and conveniently place an order directly on ipage®—Ingram’s online search, order, and account management site.
ForeWord Magazine is the premier bi-monthly review magazine for independent publishers showcasing critical reviews and title trends in the expanding independent publishing market. Its readership includes more than 30,000 librarians and booksellers—including 1,100 American Bookseller Association members—all of whom make buying decisions and reader recommendations that affect the reading habits of millions of patrons and consumers. It is carried in all Books-A-Million bookstores, select Barnes & Noble stores, and independent bookstores across the country.
About Ingram Content Group
For more than 50 years, Ingram has been connecting readers, librarians, and booksellers to the books that they want to read and/or sell. In fact, it has dominated the distribution of print and digital content in over 200 countries and zones. It is the leading distributor of print and digital content with a reach of over 9,000 retailers and 18,000 librarians.
It offers fully integrated print and digital wholesale and distribution services for the book industry. Each year, Ingram issues a series of catalogs to retailers and libraries showcasing forthcoming and recently published titles.