Self-Publishing is Simple

From print on demand to e-book publishing, IngramSpark makes getting your content to readers across the planet as easy as 1,2…well, you get it.

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Create your account

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Upload
your book

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Share with the world

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Earn cash on every sale


Not sure where to begin? Need help? Not ready? We've got you covered.

The Self-Publisher's Toolkit

Your creative genius has already done all the hard work; let IngramSpark take care of the rest. We offer the same products and services enjoyed by big-time publishers—superb quality and industry connections backed by decades of experience—all made easily accessible to the indie-publishing community from one simple-to-use platform.

Quality Printed Books

Quality Printed Books

One book or one thousand – Print what you need and nothing more.

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Evolve with E-books

Evolve with E-books

One platform connects you to all the top players in digital distribution.

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Readers Love Color

Readers Love Color

Vibrant, stunning color for your photo book, children’s book, graphic novel, and more.

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Expand Your Reach

Expand Your Reach

Access to more than 39,000 retailers and libraries across the world.

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Formats For the Win

Formats For the Win

More than enough formats to fit any and every genre. Why limit yourself? Go a little crazy.

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More Marketing Channels

More Marketing Channels

Want to sell more books? Increase your book's visibility online and in print.

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Want a closer look at all the self-publishing power packed into IngramSpark? Check out a complete list of features and benefits.

 

Sell More Books

Sell More Books

While direct access to IngramSpark is free, uploading a book and maximizing your sales with distribution across all four corners of the globe does have a cost. (Wait a second…globes don’t have corners?)

 

What you pay for is a greater value through an experienced and reliable self-publishing partner.  

 

Take a look for yourself. With more potential money in your pocket per book sale, you’d be hard pressed to find the same excellent service at a comparable value that offers opportunities like these.  


Built by Self-Publishers.
For Self-Publishers.

We are highly active in the self-publishing community, plugged into the same networks as you and working towards the same goals. IngramSpark is designed to allow self-publishers to focus on what is most important to them—writing and creating epic books. And our catalog of print and digital services allows you to do just that.



50+ years publishing experience
Leaders in industry technology
Some of the biggest names in publishing use our tools and services.
Global distribution. 7-billion potential readers.

See what your fellow indie publishers say about IngramSpark

Peter Lance

"IngramSpark is a real find for best-selling authors. Their beautiful hardcover editions are second to none. I’ve now published three titles in one month including a new edition of my novel, First Degree Burn."

Lynn Isenberg

"Thank heaven for IngramSpark, a publisher-friendly one-stop-shop for wide and concentrated distribution of print and digital books providing the golden brick paths to exposure and discoverability in the holy grail of the author’s journey—reaching the minds of readers everywhere."

— Lynn Isenberg
Richmond Donkor

"I am very pleased with IngramSpark. They distributed my books to just about every vendor, produce a beautiful and well constructed final product, and they handle the shipping of my books."

— Richmond Donkor
Doris Gaines Rapp

"A new writing adventure has arrived with IngramSpark: (1) I write it; (2) I easily upload the book to IngramSpark; (3) IngramSpark makes distribution possible; (4) so I can market the fantastic book my partnership with IngramSpark has created!"

— Doris Gaines Rapp
Dr. Dominic Selwood

"I love books and everything to do with their production – content, layout, typography, look, and feel. For an indie publisher, the IngramSpark platform's intuitive ease of use and quick international distribution was exactly what I was looking for. The success I've had with the book is incredible."

— Dr. Dominic Selwood
Orna Ross

"Ingram's global distribution network and relationship with bookstores means it offers unique opportunities to indie authors."

— Orna Ross

Write More. Get published. Reach readers.

Advance Review Copies: Why They’re Used and How to Create Them

Advance Review Copies: Why They’re Used and How to Create Them

by Jane Friedman (@JaneFriedman) The Hot Sheet, sponsored by IngramSpark
One of the key elements of a professional marketing and publicity campaign is the advance review copy (ARC)—also known as a galley—usually produced and distributed three to six months before the final book goes on sale.  


Indie Introduction – Dominic Selwood

Indie Introduction – Dominic Selwood

Dominic Selwood is an author, historian, barrister, and journalist. He writes about all periods of history for the UK’s Daily Telegraph newspaper. His specialist research was in the medieval Knights Templar, at Oxford University and the Sorbonne in Paris. He has worked in the Middle East, and now lives in London, writing fiction and non-fiction. @dominicselwood | http://www.dominicselwood.com/  


Build the Right E-book Pricing Strategy

Build the Right E-book Pricing Strategy

by Phil Ollila, Chief Content Officer of Ingram Content Group Inc.
What are effective e-book 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 e-books: entertainment value, education value and marketing value.