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Greetings INscribers,

Don't miss our new Fall Webinar Series!

All the best,
Team INscribe

Webinar Videos

Was there a webinar you had hoped to see but missed it live? You can check out our video recordings in the help desk or on Vimeo!

Be sure you use the password eBooks123 to access the videos.

Don't miss our upcoming webinars by checking our webinar calendar!


Retailer: OverDrive

Friday, November 3 at 9:00am PST/ 12:00pm EST

This Friday we'll hear from another one of our awesome retailers, Overdrive. A free service through your library or school, Overdrive lets you borrow eBooks and audiobooks anytime. Whether you are already in the library market or are interested in starting, don't miss Alexis Petric-Black and Ryan Chamberlain discuss the benefits of Overdrive! 

Join from PC, Mac, iOS or Android: 

Kobo Chilly Thrillers Sale

From November 30 – December 4 (inclusive), Kobo CA and US will be running a “Chilly” Thrillers Price Promotion. We are looking for mystery and thriller titles that will make your blood run cold, be it from the setting (think, Scandi crime) or from a truly terrifying plot. All titles must be promotionally priced at $4.99 & under (excluding free) for the duration of the promotion. You are welcome to submit for both the CA and/or US version of the sale, using the attached grid.

Dates: November 20 - December 4
Price Point: $4.99 & under (excluding free)
Genre: Mystery & Thriller
Due: Friday, November 10
Kobo’s support for this sale follows, in both CA and US:

  • CA Dedicated email to each base (Nov. 30)
  • US Dedicated email to each base (Dec. 1)
  • US + CA Email feature (Sunday, Dec 3)
  • Homepage banner (November 30 – Dec 4)
  • Kobo social support
Please assume that all nominations are accepted for the promotion unless otherwise notified. INscribe will manage the discount of your titles.
Nominate: Kobo Chilly Thrillers Sale

Google Play Fall/Winter Promotions

Google is currently soliciting nominations for Fall/Winter 2017 book promotions. Below, please find links for the following promotions. Click the links to submit directly to Google.

Make sure you also submit a price campaign sheet to or!

Please keep the following in mind:
  • All of your nominations are viewed by a Google Merchandiser, so please help us by keeping nominations to your strongest highlights and priorities, relevant to each promotion, preferably with no more than 4-5 titles.
  • Please pay special attention to the dates and price points indicated (if applicable) when nominating titles.
  • If possible, it’s best to use ISBNs for your submissions.

IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards

It's that time of year again! Have you mailed in your books for the prestigious IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award™ program, which includes fifty-five categories recognizing excellence in book editorial and design? If not, there's still time.

The initial Call for Entries deadline is September 30, 2017. Don't delay! The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award™ program is regarded as one of the highest national honors in independent and self-publishing. The Awards are unique in that entrants receive direct feedback on their submissions. The judging forms are returned to all publishers.

Publishers of print books with a copyright date of 2017 may enter the competition. Each entry is judged by three independent judges. Each judge will have either a design focus or an editorial focus. Most entries are assigned two editorial judges and one design judge. Some entries, however, like those in the “Interior Design” category, will be assigned only design judges and some entries, like those in the “Best New Voice” category, will be assigned only editorial judges.

To assist the judges and ensure they have enough time to review each book, there are two entry deadlines:

  • December 15, 2017

Visit the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award™ program website for further details.

Download the Call for Entries Form

Tip of the Week

Webinars: How to Use Ring Central

For anyone who's joined our webinars using Ring Central, you may have found automatic webcam activation a bit...surprising! You can easily turn off your video by clicking on the video icon.

If you attend many webinars, you can also update your settings to permanently stop your automatic video settings by clicking on the up arrow next to your video icon.

Click Video Settings. Check the box next to "Turn off my video when joining meetings".

You can also look into your other settings and change as you prefer!

Submit titles for ongoing marketing opportunities below!

Look at the Marketing Calendar for upcoming due dates.
Marketing Calendar
Learn more about:
Goodreads Deals
BookBub Deals
Click to Nominate!
Marketing Services
Kobo Daily Deals
Nook Daily Find
Nook Free Fridays
Kindle Unlimited
Goodreads Deals
BookBub Deals

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Client Services Representative, Trade
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Client Services Representative, Children's
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