Traditional publishers know that broad distribution is important, in
order to make books widely available to readers.
Distribution is another factor that sets UP apart from competitors.
Unlike other POD services that use a single distributor, UP titles
are distributed by the Ingram Book Company and/or Baker & Taylor --
the largest wholesalers in the world.
The Ingram network alone extends to more than 24,000 bookstores
in the U.S. plus more than 1,700 abroad. B&T is strong in library
and academic markets.
In addition to using two distributors, UP can also offer a liberal
return policy to retailers through B&T, because we are selective.
POD books are rarely kept on bookstore shelves; instead, most are
shipped only after readers order them at stores or online.
This is also true of UP books, but with two distributors and a
liberal return policy, copies are more often warehoused in advance,
and more readily available when ordered.
If you are considering publishing elsewhere, look carefully
at distribution, and return policies. These can create
substantial differences in the marketplace.
UP is nearly unique among POD publishers, with dual manufacturing
and wholesale distribution channels, and a liberal return policy for
retailers. Our goal is to combine new manufacturing and distribution
methods with proven publishing practices, more like a traditional
For these reasons, UP enjoys a growing reputation as the POD imprint
of choice for professionals.
start-up costs are minimal;
little economic risk is required;
UP provides top quality technical work;
appearance of books is surprisingly attractive;
most titles can be in circulation within 4 months;
broad distribution and initial promotion are included!
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