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Getting Past The ‘Bookstore Barrier’: Freethy And Ingram Go Into Print

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‘Without Giving Up Digital Rights To One Of The Big Five’

The best-of-the-bestselling Amazon Kindle Million Club independent authors today is announcing a partnership with one of the recognized giants in book distribution:

Ingram is providing a full-service sales and publishing team that will also be instrumental in selling, printing and distributing the books worldwide as they do for many publishers. Our aim is to get the books in bookstores and retail outlets around the world. I’m thrilled to be working with such an innovative company. Together, we hope to fill a void in the print market.

That’s the women’s fiction author Barbara Freethy telling me about her new arrangement with Ingram Publisher Services. Freethy sees the deal as a breakthrough for self-publishers, getting her past the mostly-digital realm of ebooks and into the global network of stores and other print-based channels in which Ingram traditionally operates.

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One Response

  1. juliemusil says:

    Oooh, very interesting! Thanks!

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