AuthorHouse and Baker & Taylor have teamed up to offer our authors a collection of elite marketing services that puts your book in front of thousands of library book industry decision makers. Through the Library Gateway Plus package, you can take advantage of AuthorHouse’s relationship with Baker and Taylor, the world’s largest distributor of physical and digital books and entertainment products.
If you want to enhance your strategy to market your book to the library industry, then this service will be a great addition to your marketing mix. This is your opportunity to reach key individuals who are searching for reliable information for the next book to read, review, or stock.
Library Gateway Plus includes:
- Forecast Catalog (1 out of 48 slots)- Baker & Taylor’s most extensive publication, Forecast, is a monthly magazine promoting new and forthcoming books. Your title information will be featured on a separate catalog-style ad mailed with Forecast Magazine along with a select group of Author Solutions (AuthorHouse's parent company) authors prominently placed in front of 45,000 librarians and 15,000 retailers.
- Emerging Voices Microsite - A trusted source for thousands of book-buying decision makers to discover new titles, Baker & Taylor has created the Emerging Voices microsite where your book will be available for purchase for three months. Plus, your title will be displayed on the front page of the microsite as one of 16 authors featured for two weeks. Baker & Taylor will also send out an email to their database of retail, library and education subscribers. Go to Emerging Voices >
- Reel Time Ad placement - Promote your titles by having AuthorHouse publish your trailer or your author video on Reel Time ad space in the Baker & Taylor website.
- Library Journal (1 out of 8 slots)- Founded in 1876, this subscription-based trade publication releases 20 issues annually. It has 12,500 active subscribers with an estimated circulation of 62,000. Reaching library directors, administrators, and staff in public, academic, and special libraries, this is dubbed as the single most comprehensive publication for librarians, with groundbreaking features and analytical news reports covering technology, management, policy, and other professional concerns. Its hefty review sections evaluate more than 8,000 books annually.
Please note that you need to provide an existing AuthorHouse-produced Premium or Standard Book Video for this service. This is a prerequisite for Reel Time placement.
Click on the following samples to see a closer view:
Forecast Catalog Insert sample
Emerging Voices microsite screenshot
What You Need to Know
About Baker & Taylor
From 1828 to today, Baker & Taylor has been committed to being an industry leader in media delivery, maintaining one of the largest in-stock inventories of books, videos, and music in the U.S. for more than 36,000 customers in more than 120 countries.
FAQ: What is a “microsite”?
A microsite is an Internet Web design term referring to an individual Web page or cluster of pages functioning as an auxiliary supplement to a primary website, which in this case is Baker & Taylor’s home website.
To learn more about how the Library Fundamental Plus package can help build the foundation for your library marketing campaign, please contact us at 888.519.5121 or purchase this service online.
Disclaimer: Prices are subject to change without prior notice. Prices listed do not include any applicable sales, use, excise, value-added, goods and services, or other tax, which will be added to the total at the time of purchase. Other restrictions may also apply.