Book Metadata & Pricing Resources Hub

Free resources to help you ensure that your content is reaching its widest possible audience.


Metadata Discoverability Guide


Our Global Connect Network


Digital Book Marketing Guide


Metadata Checklist



Metadata on Lightning Source

Metadata Discoverability - Tried and True Tips

Metadata Discoverability - Children's Books


Categories & BISAC Code Selection for Amazon and Other Retailers

Tools & Best Practices for Metadata Keywords

Understanding Your Online Audience - Demographics, Psychographics & Behaviors

Set Your Titles Up for Pre-Publication Sales & Marketing Success

Blog Posts

How to Boost Your Online Title Sales with Book Descriptions

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How Books are Discovered on Social Media

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Improve the Book Metadata that Matters

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Listen to Margaret Harrison, our Director of Content Solutions, share some advice on improving your book metadata on the Independent Publishers Guild Podcast.

Essential metadata tips

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Listen to Peter McCarthy, our Director of Digital Services, discuss online discoverability and digital marketing and sales on the Independent Publishers Guild Podcast

Ingram Content Group on digital sales and marketing

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Ingram Content Group and digital engagement

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More Lightning Source Resources

Find File Creation Tools, Calculators, Publisher Case Studies, and much more on our Publisher Resources page

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