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Checklist for Publishing a Professional-Looking Book
This checklist provides CIPA Members a guide to ensure that a manuscript and cover design fit industry standards for publishing in print format. This list does not address content (writing style, grammatical or spelling issues, or editorial needs), but provides a checklist for professional appearance of a book for the cover and interior matter.
Book Launch Marketing Checklist
This checklist is designed to guide CIPA Members to create a strategic book marketing plan. The list covers traditional marketing activities leading up to and following the launch of a new book.
List of Radio and Podcast Media
Get more exposure for your books through radio and podcast interviews! CIPA Members now have access to a compiled list of over 70 radio shows and podcasts actively interviewing authors. This list is updated and added to on a regular basis.
Publish Your Book with IngramSpark
IngramSpark is an award-winning online service for indie authors that provides the same quality print and distribution services enjoyed by big-time publishers. Once you finish and format your book, IngramSpark makes it possible to share it with the world, including readers, over 39,000 booksellers, and librarians, and more than 70 online retailers. IngramSpark will print, ship, and distribute your book.
Your Guide to Marketing Christian Books, Fourth Edition
The advice and resources you need to promote your Christian books successfully! This award-winning book is the essential guide and perfect resource for Christian publishers and authors. Packed with valuable information on promoting Christian books, this handbook walks you step by step through all aspects of book promotion. Foreword by Sally E. Stuart.
Christian Writer’s Market Guide 2020
For over 25 years, this book has remained the essential reference tool for the Christian writer. It includes up-to-date listings of Christian periodicals and publishers, plus lots of savvy advice for beginners and experts alike.
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