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Wednesday, April 29, 2015

APSS - Association of Publishers for Special Sales - Helping Publishers Sell More Books in More Ways

APSS - Association of Publishers for Special Sales - Helping Publishers Sell More Books in More Ways

Contact Brian Jud (BrianJud@bookapss.org) for more information about setting up a national network of local chapters to give members the benefits of a national association but still have local face-to-face contact. They now have chapters in many US cities – and Toronto.

Membership Categories

Basic membership: Free for participation in the APSS community of groups and forums without the benefits of full membership. Basic members may upgrade to full membership at any time.

Full Membership ($89 per year, or $60
if a member of a partner organization, or for additional employees at the same member company): Serious authors and book publishers seeking advice, information, savings and services to help them build a publishing business through the profitable sale of their content to non-bookstore buyers.

Chapter Membership: $60 if you are a member of an APSS local chapter (see a list at www.bookapss.org). APSS members now have access to face-to-face meetings in cities around the U.S. and Canada. Get all the benefits of a national association plus local meetings and personal networking. If there is no APSS chapter near you, contact BrianJud@bookapss.org to start one.

Associate membership ($150 per year): a supplier or consultant to the publishing industry who offers services that meet the needs of APSS members example, printers, editors, book designers, marketing consultants, publicists, distributors, etc.).

One-Time Discount offer: $45 one-year membership fee for current APSSnet members (those with free membership) may join APSS using this one-time 50% discount. The Idea Marketplace is currently closed to new registrations.

Join APSS and receive

Discounts on...

Ebook conversion, awards


A subscription to Publishers Weekly

Website development

Promotional Products

Staffed trade show exhibits

A listing in the Yearbook of Experts

One-on-one coaching

Publicity services

Book reviews


CIP registration

Marketing programs...

An annual conference

Distribution to retailers

Resource centers

Book-marketing wizards

A monthly speical-sales newsletter

Educational programs

Tips booklets

Email Blasts

Free webinars

Marketing community

Bookstore distribution

Cooperative mailings

Contact Brian Jud (BrianJud@bookapss.org) for more information on any membership category

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