Thursday, March 07, 2013

IBPA Offers NetGalley Benefits to Members

Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) members get real help using the benefits of They say, "[with Netgalley] you can share galleys electronically, securely, and instantly with reviewers, media people, booksellers, librarians, bloggers, and other contacts. You save the expense of processing, and shipping and mailing galleys: IBPA does the work, including uploading your galley to the NetGalley catalog and advising you when reviewers request your title." Here is the page for NetGalley info:

And this page has some helpful FAQs:

And here are some testimonials from IBPA members who have used it:

From a publisher: “Loving working with you guys. One of the best investments we’ve made.” ~ Charles, Melville House Publishing”

From some reviewers: “I love Net Galley! Being a bookseller, this really helps me recommend books to customers and lets me know they’ll be happy with their purchase. Net Galley works wonderfully with my Nookcolor as well so that makes it so convenient.”
~ Rachel Shell Vance, via NetGalley Facebook Page

From a librarian: “I was exploring NetGalley last night and I am in love with it! It is so nice to be able to read ahead titles that are being published—especially in the Teen genre. And logging into NetGalley makes it that much easier for me to track! Thanks again for making my week!” ~ Amanda Tehonica, Reference/Teen Librarian, Flower Memorial Library

Carolyn Howard-Johnson, author of This Is the Place; Harkening: A Collection of Stories Remembered; Tracings, a chapbook of poetry; and how to books for writers including the award-winning second edition of, The Frugal Book Promoter: How to get nearly free publicity on your own or by partnering with your publisher; The Frugal Editor: Put Your Best Book Forward to Avoid Humiliation and Ensure Success; and Great Little Last Minute Editing Tips for Writers . The Great First Impression Book Proposal is her newest booklet for writers. She has three FRUGAL books for retailers including A Retailer’s Guide to Frugal In-Store Promotions: How To Increase Profits and Spit in the Eyes of Economic Downturns with Thrifty Events and Sales Techniques. Some of her other blogs are, a blog where authors can recycle their favorite reviews. She also blogs at all things editing, grammar, formatting and more at The Frugal, Smart and Tuned-In Editor .

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