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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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CWMG-180wideYour Guide to Marketing Books in the Christian Marketplace, Third Edition

Sarah Bolme
ISBN: 978-0972554695

This book is the essential handbook for marketing books in the Christian marketplace! Packed with valuable information on promoting books in this unique market, this guide is the perfect resource for Christian publishers and authors. The Third Edition features updated and expanded content. Foreword by Sally E. Stuart.


CWMG-180wideChristian Writer’s Market Guide 2018

Steve Laube
ISBN: 978-1621840862

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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