Apricot Services, LLC is a digital marketing firm that focuses on helping Christian authors, publishers and non-profit organizations invite their audience into meaningful conversations in online spaces. We believe platform building is an act of hospitality and that relationships are powerful. We create innovative digital marketing strategies that are customized to each client’s needs, goals, and budget. We love to collaborate with those we work with to create the best possible deliverable. This general list of services will help you get an idea of how Apricot Services might help you create more powerful relationships with your audience. Let’s start a conversation of how we might partner to welcome and gather readers around compelling content. Digital Media Strategies: Full Marketing Plan Management, Website and Landing, Page Building, Brand Consultation, Digital Platform Auditing, Platform Growth Plan. Digital Marketing Strategies: Social Media Content Development and Management, Social Media Advertising, Launch Team Management, Email Marketing Strategy.
The Bethany Press name has been synonymous with quality and service for over 65 years as a trusted book manufacturer serving Christian publishers. Bethany Press is committed to the advancement of the Gospel through Christian books and providing support for the training and sending of missionaries. We offer both long-run offset printing and short-run digital printing to meet your needs. Our partnership with Anchor Distributors offers publishers and ministries an efficient print and distribution solution that can lower the cost of doing business. Bethany Press also owns ChristianPrint.com, a quick turn commercial printing service, offering publishers, ministries, churches, and individuals online ordering for business cards, brochures, booklets, sell sheets, banners, and much more.
Books International offers the full range of mission critical publishing services including digital book manufacturing, customer service and third-party fulfillment, and digital distribution in North America and the United Kingdom. Our digital manufacturing capabilities include single color, spot color, and full four-color printing as well as paperback, case, and mechanical binding. Our manufacturing systems support the full range of inventory models, including POD, Automated Stock Replenishment, as well as traditional print to inventory production. Our portfolio of services are available in North America and the UK and built on deep experience with all major distribution partners including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Baker & Taylor, and Ingram. We support EDI, ONIX 2.1 and 3.0, standing orders, collections and royalty processing on publisher branded databases.
Book Buddy offers highly professional and affordable audio production services. New to the audio market? We can help get your program off the ground with award-winning audio and free support in setting up your Audible distribution. Book Buddy has curated an incredibly diverse network of talented voice actors who offer wide-ranging talents (including experience with Christian audio). Our project managers, actors, sound engineers, and proofers will work with you to ensure that your audiobook is brought to life and has been delivered ready to sell—optimized for Audible and other resellers. Short-staffed? Book Buddy is also a provider of key production services including content development, cover-design, layout, illustrations (we make graphic novels too!), translation, metadata, copyediting, proofing, and more. Whatever stage of the production process you are at—initial idea, outline, or fully written manuscript—BBM can help get your content to market.
Color House Graphics provides publishers a complete range of hard and softcover book manufacturing. We offer sheetfed offset and complete digital print and finishing services to handle the complete lifespan of your books. CHG specializes in short and medium runs of high-quality black and white and full-color publications. We also provide an array of other value-added services, including fulfillment, warehousing, and distribution.
Located in Eagan, Minnesota, Core Publishing Solutions is one of the top 10 book manufacturers in North America. Our trusted publishing professionals have been producing books for over 140 years. At Core Publishing Solutions we provide end-to-end Book Printing, Warehouse and Fulfillment solutions for publishers of all types and sizes including Faith Based solutions. Our printing experts have deep experience with high page count and thin paper books as well as multiple production options to fit your needs. We offer Offset and Digital 1-, 2-color, and new 4-color digital book printing solutions along with case bound, perfect bound and smyth sewn binding options. The books are produced using the latest innovations which provide publishers high quality books at a cost-effective price. Core Publishing Solutions’ centralized location allows us to streamline processes to enhance our company’s efficiency, lowering costs, and saving you time.
Hederis is an online book-production platform that allows publishers to make books faster, have more ownership over their processes and
intellectual property, and meet all current technical standards for their book files. Our
app provides print-ready PDFs and fully-accessible ebooks in a fraction of the time of
traditional processes. Our goal is to give publishers of all sizes access to the tools and
technology that have previously only been available to larger publishers, and to help you
publish more books, publish faster, and still make beautiful books. Our company was
founded by publishing professionals with a decade of experience helping publishers
adopt new workflows. We include email support, chat support, and learning resources
built into our app, so that you never have to feel like you’re on your own. Feel free to
check out our recorded webinar to learn more about our company and app.
The world is reading and Ingram Content Group (“Ingram”) connects people with content in all forms. Providing comprehensive services for publishers, retailers, libraries, and educators, Ingram makes these services seamless and accessible through technology, innovation, and creativity. With an expansive global network of offices and facilities, Ingram’s services include digital and physical book distribution, print on demand, and digital learning. Ingram Content Group is a part of Ingram Industries Inc. and includes Ingram Book Group LLC, Ingram Publisher Services LLC, Lightning Source LLC, VitalSource Technologies LLC, Ingram Library Services LLC, and Tennessee Book Company LLC.
knk develops and markets knkPublishing, the only Microsoft-certified publishing software. If you are a publisher and need to: improve title and metadata management, lower the cost of managing royalties and rights in a world of multiple delivery formats, streamline production processes for new and existing business models, deepen your insight into customer interests and needs with Business Intelligence tools, then consider knkPublishing. knkPublishing combines classic business functions with specific practices for book, periodical and specialist publishers, including financial accounting, supply chain management, order-to-cash, powerful CRM functionality along with functionality for editorial, book production, asset management, rights and royalties, subscriptions, together in one modular package.
Nord Compo is a 50-year-old, 500+ employee provider of prepress services, including typesetting, digital, editorial, audio, design and scan/OCR to recover OP books. Our worldwide customer base includes Hachette, Ingram, Sourcebooks, Overdrive, Elsevier and Pottermore. A proud sponsor of ECPA and PCPA, we work with many Christian publishers, including InterVarsity Press, Gateway Publishing, Ligonier Ministries, SPCK, Nori Media, Lifeway, and many more. Our proprietary software tools, combined with a highly efficient workforce, allow us to offer high quality services at highly affordable prices, with industry-leading delivery times. Our Nordsoft division offers custom, end-to-end automation solutions for medium to large publisher to establish more efficient workflows, saving money and increasing speed to market.
Supadu is an e-commerce and website provider for trade and academic publishers of all sizes, from HarperCollins to Cornell University Press. We have 220 trade customers and 50 university press customers from all around the world, including a number of Christian publishers: HarperCollins Christian, Zondervan, Thomas Nelson, Mennomedia, Wipf and Stock, Broadstreet Publishing, Catholic Bible Press, and Paraclete Press. Publishers use our Supafolio website and metadata management platform for the creation of data driven websites – custom or templated using our publisher themes. Our websites are platform agnostic with most customers using WordPress. We offer a range of e-commerce solutions from Shopify for a pure e-commerce solution to a WordPress website with store seamlessly integrated into fulfillment and distribution. Other products include an unrivaled advanced website search and a marketing toolkit. We work closely with Ingram, Chicago Distribution Centre, Longleaf Services, NBNi, and Firebrand to name a few of our partners.