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Worldwide Book Distribution

Publishing with iUniverse ensures that your title is accessible to thousands of retailers around the globe, which is critical if you are serious about selling copies of your book.

Why Distribution Matters

Channel distribution enables your book to be ordered by and distributed to online booksellers and retailers around the world. This allows you to reach a wide audience and compete in the book marketplace.

If your publishing goals include more than giving away copies of your book to friends and family, book distribution is essential. Although it may sometimes be possible to sell directly to bookstores, booksellers prefer dealing with a few wholesalers and distributors rather than entering into transactions with individual authors.

Help Readers Discover Your Book

While some retailers, such as the iBooks Store, are strictly for e-books, many stores offer both the print and e-book versions on their websites. Learn more about some of the distributors and retailers iUniverse works with to make your book available for purchase around the globe.

Please note: All distribution availability is subject to the vendor's discretion. iUniverse cannot guarantee that an author's title will be accepted by any of the following vendors.

Ingram Book Company

One source, countless possibilities

Ingram Book Company is the largest book wholesale distributor in the world, offering immediate access to more than eleven million titles. Ingram is the preferred wholesale provider for more than 71,000 retail and library customers globally. By publishing with iUniverse, you reap the benefits of our exclusive relationship with this elite book distributor.

Bowker Books In Print

Search. Discover. Connect.

Thousands of libraries, booksellers and publishers worldwide use Bowker Books In Print every day to discover new books. Books In Print is an online catalog that enables people to search for books, e-books, audiobooks and videos. Publishing with iUniverse ensures that your title will be submitted to the Books In Print catalog.

Amazon

You can find everything here

Founded in 1995, Amazon.com strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company, where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By publishing with iUniverse, your print book could be available on Amazon.com, and the e-book could be available in Amazon’s Kindle Store.*
* Amazon has strict requirements regarding content, formatting, pricing and other elements. While we will submit your book information, listing on Amazon is at their discretion.

Google

It's time to set your reading free.

With millions of books to choose from in every imaginable category, Google gives readers access to the world's largest selection of e-books.

Kobo

Read on

Kobo is a global e-book retailer that believes readers should be able to read any book at anytime on any device. Kobo attracts millions of readers in 190 countries with its eReading catalog that contains more than four million e-books, newspaper and magazine titles.

Baker And Taylor

The future delivered

In business since 1828, Baker & Taylor is a leading distributor of books, videos and music products to libraries, institutions and retailers. Baker & Taylor has more than 36,000 customers in more than 120 countries and ships more than one million products annually.

Barnes And Noble

The Internet's largest bookstore

Barnes & Noble, the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, operates nearly 700 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, and has one of the Web’s largest e-commerce sites, BN.com. In addition to print books, Barnes & Noble offers more than one million e-books in its NOOK Bookstore.

Apple

Be well read with iBooks

Apple has more than two million* e-book titles available in its iBookstore. Yours could be next. With iUniverse, your e-book will be available for purchase on the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.**

* Refers to the total number worldwide. Not all content is available in all countries.

** Books that use special characters and/or are in foreign languages are not submitted to iBookstore due to Apple formatting restrictions.

OverDrive

Access to the most content

OverDrive is a digital distributor of e-books, audiobooks, music and video titles. It provides secure management, digital rights management and download fulfillment services for publishers, libraries, schools and retailers. OverDrive's catalog includes more than 2 million digital titles from more than 5,000 publishers.