Before you know it, the holidays will be here and you’ll be rushing to get your end-of-year IngramSpark orders in. The holiday sales season isn’t sneaky. Some of the signs are already here (with holiday items popping up in retail stores and changing weather patterns), but it still manages to take authors by surprise. But not this year! This is the year you beat the holiday rush and here's how.
Everyone in the publishing industry from publishers to booksellers and librarians to reviewers always want to know what the biggest book trends are so that they can forecast their publishing and buying strategies. So far, political books are among the bestselling books of 2018.
A letter of thanks from Robin Cutler, Director of IngramSpark, as she reflects on five fantastic years of IngramSpark's publishing service.
The end of any year presents a unique opportunity to combine reflection with forward thinking, and 2018 is no exception. Whether you're beginning a new novel, writing a book marketing plan for an existing book, or working on any aspect of your self-publishing journey, now is the time to examine the self-publishing landscape at the conclusion of 2017 and prepare accordingly for 2018. Here's what we saw and predict!