How to upload a hardcover book to IngramSpark? | Jacketed Hardcover Upload Tutorial on IngramSpark

Chapters:
Upload Print book to IngramSpark: 2:00
Set up a pre-order in IngramSpark: 14:08
Approve your print eProof for IngramSpark: 19:06
Enable Distribution from IngramSpark to retailers: 24:42

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Today we are going to do a tutorial on how to upload your hardcover book to IngramSpark. In this example I am uploading a jacketed case laminate book to the platform in late 2021 so this tutorial should also be good for 2022. Although I’m probably tempting fate and I’m sure IngramSpark will change the whole interface now.
I don’t want to delay too much, because the tutorial is longer than my usual videos. In this example, I’m uploading the hardcover edition of The Alpha-Nina. Before I get started I have these items:

ISBN
Description
Pricing
Interior File
Exterior/Cover Files

If you don’t have those yet for your book, take a minute and get all that together.

I hope this has helped you as you upload your own book to IngramSpark. Let me know what other questions you have about navigating this platform.

Watch Next:
IngramSpark Tutorials: Wholesale Price https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bHthntiBZc
IngramSpark Tutorials: Returnability https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmV2TXWpEtI
IngramSpark Tutorials: Cover Templates https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQJKjXKqHY4
IngramSpark Tutorials: Order copies of your own books https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GyzfqFw-9qk

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