Nashville, TN – Ingram Publisher Services Inc., an Ingram Content Group company, and RosettaBooks, a leading independent digital publisher of e-books, today announced a sales and distribution agreement that supports RosettaBooks expanding publishing program for physical books.
"We look forward to highly promoted frontlist titles broadly distributed in print as a result of our collaboration with Ingram Publisher Services," said Arthur Klebanoff, CEO of RosettaBooks.
RosettaBooks has plans to publish approximately 15 physical books in 2014 - 2015, starting with MOONSHOT! Game-Changing Strategies to Build Billion Dollar Businesses (ISBN 978-0795343261), that will be available on October 13, 2014. The book, written by John Sculley, former CEO of Pepsi and Apple, lays out a roadmap for building a transformative business, beginning with a can't-fail concept and drawing on clear examples from companies who've done innovation right. The book will be supported by a major marketing effort from www.JohnSculley.com and a comprehensive public relations campaign. An audio book edition from Audible will also be available.
RosettaBooks will use Ingram's full-service publisher solutions, including comprehensive sales, print-on-demand book manufacturing and global distribution to publish and distribute physical books to readers worldwide. The publisher will continue to use Ingram's CoreSource platform for the select distribution of e-books.
"Ingram is uniquely positioned to help content reach its destination regardless of whether that destination is the printed page or a digital device," said Mark Ouimet, Vice President and General Manager, Ingram Publisher Services. "Whether print or digital, RosettaBooks titles will now be enjoyed by more readers around the world. We look forward to our expanded relationship with this innovative publisher."
RosettaBooks, founded in 2001, is a leading independent digital publisher of popular backlist and frontlist titles, original short e-book lines and original digital-only titles across a broad array of publishing categories in fiction and nonfiction. MOONSHOT! is RosettaBooks' first frontlist print book.
RosettaBooks is the leading independent digital publisher. Its prominent author collections include 52 works of Winston Churchill, 35 titles by renowned science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke, 20 works by Kurt Vonnegut, 12 titles from international bestselling business author Stephen Covey and 18 works by Robert Graves, celebrated 20th century English poet, critic, and author of I, Claudius and Claudius, the God. RosettaBooks also publishes eBook lines in collaboration with AARP, Harvard Health Publications and Mayo Clinic. Publisher of ten Kindle Singles, including Ray Bradbury's The Playground, RosettaBooks has launched nine of them to bestseller status. RosettaBooks is an Inc. 500 company, on the exclusive list of the fastest growing private companies in the United States. For more information, please visit RosettaBooks.com to download the RosettaBooks app, and to follow the e-publisher on Facebook and Twitter.
Ingram Content Group Inc. is a subsidiary of Nashville-based Ingram Industries Inc. The company got its start in 1964 as a textbook depository and has since grown and transformed into a comprehensive publishing industry services company that offers numerous solutions, including physical book distribution, print-on-demand and digital services. Committed to the success of its partners, Ingram works closely with publishers, retailers, libraries and schools around the world to provide them with the right products and services to help them succeed in the dynamic and increasingly complex world of content publishing. Ingram's operating units are Ingram Book Company, Lightning Source Inc., Vital Source Technologies, Inc., Ingram Periodicals Inc., Ingram International Inc., Ingram Library Services Inc., Spring Arbor Distributors Inc., Ingram Publisher Services Inc., Tennessee Book Company LLC, Coutts Information Services, and ICG Ventures Inc. Learn more about Ingram Content Group at www.ingramcontent.com.