The only organization in North America devoted to securing literary equity and prosperity for independent authors, by helping them sell their books in large volumes to non-bookstore buyers … NON-RETURNABLE!!!

Association of Publishers for Special Sales (APSS) Canada

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Meet Part of your SOLUTIONS TEAM:
APSS-Canada has teamed up with the top industry leaders – to help move you out of your comfort zone of the traditional book trade – to sell your books to non-bookstore buyers …
  • Associations
  • Corporations
  • Government agencies
  • Discount stores
  • Warehouse clubs
  • Airport & gift shops
  • Speciality stores
  • Movie studios
  • … and more
Not all marketing people are writers, but all writers must learn to be marketers. Joanne Kraft
The future of branding is marketing with people, not at them. John Morgan
You have to recognize that every out-front maneuver you make is going to be uncomfortable. That warm sense of everything going well is usually the body temperature at the center of the herd. Irv Grousbeck
Success is a journey, not a destination. Ben Sweetland
No Watson, this was not done by accident, but by design. Sherlock Holmes

A hearty welcome to new members …

APSS-Canada’s Publishing Solutions For The Discriminating Author


LAUNCHING March 2016:
CAP – Certification of Authors and Publishers -- Online University

As part of our on-going training, we offer our members at least two Free intensive webinars, to help them become more profitable selling their books in ways that that never imagined.

Stay tuned for more details.


Special Sales Is What We Do Best!

But we work within the two primary book publishing seasons: Fall and Spring – in guiding you step by step through a 10-month timeline. The principal purpose is to become familiar with your book to best prepare it for the “Match Game” – the brand image of our customer’s marketing theme and your book.
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No book sales division has that built-in mechanism to improve your personal brand as “special sales” – unless you find yourself in the ranks of the top 2 percent of authors.

APSS not only shows you how to target top brands retailers or organizations for potential partnerships, but also prep you to address large audiences such as corporate conferences, trade shows, association gatherings, sales meetings or conventions.
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What sells books?

– A cover design that cries “genius”
– Professional editing
– A balanced page layout with reader-friendly fonts

It is the reason APSS-Canada is teaming up with leaders in book production, to help increase your chances of producing a top selling book.
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The number one impediment to growing a lucrative, self-publishing business and selling large quantities of books is cost. This can run around $7,500.00 – up to as much as $27.000.00 (including editing, design and layout, marginal marketing and promotion)

APSS will help you manage your scare financial resources. We are in the process of compiling
a list of free and low cost resources – to help you produce and market your books economically.

  • Not yet an APSS member?

  • The money you can save with our affiliate partners can more than cover your annual dues!