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Publisher lying in hammock reading an ebook provides a suite of tools that help publishers focus on their priorities
      • Bulk sales 
      • Special sales
      • Inspection copies
      • Institutional library direct sales
      • Sell ebooks from your website
      • Create an discount coupon code
      • Send free ebooks (at no cost to you)

In October 2000, Pearson Education commissioned to provide ebook marketing and fulfillment services. Since then, publishers around the world have relied on for ebook solutions that meet their changing needs. In that time we’ve developed an impressive set of tools designed to make publishers’ lives simpler and their businesses more profitable.

You know that we know what we’re doing with ebooks. Our technology stack is mature, stable and secure. It hosts millions of items from thousands of book publishers. We’re ingesting 24,000 new titles every month and delivering them securely to readers in every country in the world, plus the International Space Station.

We’re not a pizza-fuelled startup who wants to do scary things with your content

We understand what’s desirable, what’s possible, and what you want to achieve.

Here’s a list of the publisher services we currently provide. All of these services evolved directly from publishers’ requests for help.

Bulk Sales

Special sales opportunities come in many shapes and sizes and it’s often a challenge to figure out just how you might fulfil some requests. After two decades of refinement and development, has an awesomely flexible set of tools that you can use to capture every single (possibly weird) opportunity that comes your way. 

Conferences, corporates and special sales opportunities

  • Single-user model.
  • We’ll automatically create a customised web page for the campaign.
  • You give your customer the link to that page. The customer emails that link to their people.
  • User arrives at the co-branded web page and enters their email address.
  • Bingo, they have access to the ebooks.
  • Highly customisable. You can offer just one title. Or you can offer a range of titles. Users can be limited to choosing just one title, or maybe choose 3 out of 12 titles on offer. Make this work any way you want.
  • No software development or integration required from your side; it’s ready for you now.

Class Sets: Sell batches of ebooks

  • Single-user model.
  • You create a batch of unique access links (voucher codes links), that you sell to an instructor or organisation. Your customer then distributes the links to their audience (students, employees, customers…)
  • Absolutely no software development or “integration” required from your side.
  • Also good for: Selling a batch of ebooks to a business or conference organiser.
  • Key point: Really simple and fast.

Institutional Libraries: Sell your ebooks direct to libraries

  • Multi-User model.
  • Assemble bespoke collections of related titles, that you can sell to libraries. 
  • White label.
  • No software development or integration required from your side; it’s ready for you now.
  • Also good for: Secure textbook sales into academic libraries.
  • Quickly respond to random inquiries from organizations.
  • Key point: Bypass the aggregators.

Two ways to sell ebooks to your website visitors

Ebook Engine

  • A fulfilment service that enables any publisher to supply ebooks direct from their own website.
  • Really simple integration.
  • Also good for: bundling ebook with print book sales.

Premium Affiliate Program

  • The simplest solution
  • No need to handle e-commerce or customer support.
  • A “Buy” link on each of your product pages refers visitors to
  • We manage everything.

Sales & Marketing Tools

Digital Comps: Manage inspection copies and ARCs

  • Manages requests from instructors and reviewers for complimentary copies. Highly automated. Includes neat follow-up features.
  • White label.
  • Also good for: Sending, and tracking, promotional ebooks.
  • Key point: A very sophisticated platform that enables you to track the behaviour of people to whom you send inspection copies. Includes full reporting and automated nudging emails which gently drive a course instructor to adopt your title.

Discount Coupon: Send an discount coupon to an author or instructor

If you’d like to enable a user or organisation to buy one or more of your titles at a discount, you can now login to the publisher hub and create a special discount coupon code, just for them.

  • When a user buys your ebook from they’ll present the coupon code and get your discount at checkout.
  • You set the discount percentage.
  • Our sales report will show that sale at the discounted price.
  • We’ll treat that price as the ebook list price and, for that transaction, will remit to you that price, minus our trade discount.
  • Good for: You can issue a coupon to an author/instructor, who can give it to their students.
  • Also good for: special offers for loyalty programs, mailing lists, society members or seasonal promotions.

Freebies: Send free ebooks to anyone

  • Send an unlimited number of DRM protected ebook samples to authors, reviewers, colleagues…
  • Use this tool when you’re distributing freebies to your staff, or for promotional or charitable purposes.
  • Absolutely no software development or integration required from your side.
  • Also good for: Promotional give-aways.

How can I start?

If your company already does business with, that means we already have your files and metadata, so the technical work is all done. You’re ready to roll.

Just contact us and we’ll get you started.

Some of the publishers using our Ebook Services:

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