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Advantage helps you market, sell and distribute your books and ebooks, offering the flexibility to sell them as one-shots, in continuity programs, as repeat orders, as part of book clubs and series or standing orders. Advantage capabilities also include managing digital subscriptions, entitlements, magazines, product bundles, memberships, events, payments, telemarketing and customer service. Advantage offers an integrated eCommerce platform (powerful shopping cart, self-service portal, landing page design tool), and its vast API and extensibility framework means Advantage can seamlessly integrate with other applications in your ecosystem. Advantage provides powerful promotion management, affinity programs, flexible premium management and comprehensive billing options to help grow your business. And you will have access to our exceptional customer service tools, including upselling, cross-selling and retention. AdvantageCS.com

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Firebrand Technologies is dedicated to providing leading software and services to help publishers achieve success. Firebrand provides steadfast leadership and seamless information flow throughout the entire publishing process. Title Management Enterprise Software tracks titles from pre-acquisition through post-production, marketing, and sales. Eloquence on Demand is the industry gold standard for implementing ONIX and maximizing control of how data and assets reach the marketplace. Eloquence on Alert’s proprietary title performance monitoring service collects key, hard-to-access details about your products from major online marketplaces and review sites, and puts all of that information directly at your fingertips. FlightDeck is the most powerful EPUB Quality Assurance and validation tool available. NetGalley helps publishers connect with a large and growing number of book influencers, creating buzz about your books, and getting key feedback, before publication. FirebrandTech.com

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Ingram Content Group Inc. is the world’s largest and most trusted distributor of physical and digital content. Thousands of publishers, retailers, and libraries worldwide use our best-of-class digital, audio, print, print-on-demand, inventory management, wholesale and full-service distribution programs to realize the full business potential of books. IngramContent.com

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The knk Group develops and markets knkPublishing – the only Microsoft certified publishing software in the world. knk combines classical ERP functions (financial accounting, order to cash, inventory) of Microsoft Dynamics with industry specific functions such as rights & royalties, editorial, production, asset and metadata management, CRM, etc, for book, periodical and specialist publishers. knkPublishing helps publishers and media companies use current trends and industry developments (e.g. BI for publishers, CRM; Social Media Marketing and Marketing Automation) to grow and optimize their processes and successfully reach out to new target groups. Currently, knk has about 450 publishing customers in North America, Europe and Asia. knk combines the strengths of a business consultancy and the solution expertise of a software house. knkpublishingsoftware.com

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Since 1864, the Lakeside Book Company has been innovating the printing industry. Today, we continue to push the art of bookmaking to new frontiers, offering the highest quality books and services for publishers of all sizes. We offer printing, distribution, sales and marketing, and IP protection services to publishers throughout the industry. To us, every book matters. Every word. Every page. And every hand that helped build it. It’s how we craft remarkable and memorable books for readers around the world. We're here to meet your needs and help keep the world reading. LakesideBookCompany.com

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With almost 50 years’ experience serving Christian and secular publishers, Nord Compo is one of the top providers of prepress, editorial, digital and book design services worldwide. Through a combination of scale, proprietary technology and decades of experience, Nord Compo offers publishers of all sizes custom solutions designed to save money and increase efficiency while substantially reducing the prepress production cycle. Headquartered in France with over 500 employees worldwide, Nord Compo provides end-to-end composition, editorial, digital, design and recovery of out-of-print book services to some of the biggest names in publishing, including Hachette, Elsevier, Pottermore, Sourcebooks, Springer, Ingram, Wolters-Kluwer, University of Hawaii Press, OverDrive and Practising Law Institute, as well as many smaller publishers. We work with many Christian publishers including InterVarsity Press, Gateway Publishing, Ligonier Ministries, SPCK, Lifeway, William Carey Publishing, Nori Media and Bible League. In summary, for most publishers, working with Nord Compo will reduce costs, increase overall quality and efficiency and reduce prepress production time. NordCompo.com

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NPD Book is the market leader in data and insights for the $24B U.S. publishing industry. Through our portfolio of products and services including BookScan, PubTrack Digital, Book License Report, and Christian Breakout Reporting, along with our analysts’ unique industry expertise, we help our clients understand their performance, their consumers, and their opportunities and grow their businesses in today’s rapidly evolving retail landscape. npd.com

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