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iUniverse extends partnership with Leading Canadian Bookseller, Indigo Books & Music, to Offer Authors In-Store Placement and Book Signing Opportunities

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (June 28, 2010) – iUniverse, the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self-publishing company, has extended their partnership with leading Canadian bookseller, Indigo Books & Music Inc., to provide authors in-store placement and book signing opportunities at Indigo, Chapters or Coles bookstores across Canada. iUniverse and Indigo have developed two exclusive publishing packages:

  • Indigo Chapters Bookstore Premier Pro Publishing Package – Package includes guaranteed stocking of the book in a Chapters bookstore for a minimum of eight weeks. Services include professional iUniverse paperback publishing; conversion of content to make it compatible with Kobo—Indigo Chapters’ eReader; eligibility for iUniverse recognition programs; booksellers’ returnability; 25 paperback copies of the completed book and much more.
  • Indigo Chapters Bookstore Signing Publishing Package – In addition to all of the products and services included in the Indigo Chapters Bookstore Premier Pro Publishing Package, authors receive an in-store book signing event at an Indigo, Chapters or Coles bookstore. Also included, book-signing promotional materials including posters, signage and postcards.

“We are pleased to be partnering with Indigo Books & Music to offer our authors these unique opportunities to reach out to readers through Canada’s leading book retailer,” said Kevin Weiss, president and chief executive officer of Author Solutions—iUniverse’s parent company. “This gives authors the chance to see how their books resonate with readers, and with sales success, could lead to additional retail opportunities.”

Indigo Books & Music Inc. is the largest book retailer in Canada with over 240 locations across Canada and operates the popular retail Web site chapters.indigo.ca.

To learn more about these exclusive Indigo Chapters publishing packages, or to begin publishing your book with iUniverse, log on to www.iuniverse.com or call 1-800-AUTHORS today.


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iUniverse, an Author Solutions, Inc. author services provider, is the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self-publishing company. iUniverse has a strategic alliance with Chapters Indigo in Canada, and titles accepted into the iUniverse Rising Star program are featured in a special collection on BarnesandNoble.com. In Oct. 2009, iUniverse celebrated ten years of serving authors. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit www.iuniverse.com or call 1-800-AUTHORS.