Book Design Templates Announces Agreement with Ingram Content Group

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A couple of years ago Joel Friedlander of The Book Designer website launched Book Design Templates, a service dedicated to providing professionally designed book templates for indie authors and small publishers who prefer to use MS Word. Friedlander and his team set out to push the everyday word processing application to its limit in an effort to create a series flexible and professional book templates. Book Design Templates has now established itself as one of the top go-to websites for affordable book templates. The templates are suitable for most self-publishing platforms.

This week Book Design Templates announced an agreement with Ingram Content Group and its self-publishing platform IngramSpark that will enable publishers to more easily, professionally, and affordably format industry-standard books for publishing.

Full details from the Press Release below:


Book Design Templates Announces Agreement with Ingram Content Group to Deliver Affordable Book Formatting Solutions

Today Book Design Templates announced a new agreement with Ingram Content Group. Leveraging Book Design Templates’ 35 years of book designing experience and IngramSpark’s industry-leading publishing services, this agreement will enable publishers to more easily, professionally, and affordably format industry-standard books for publishing via IngramSpark.

“I think that Joel Friedlander is a genius. The templates that he and his team have created at are beautiful, affordable and best of all, work in the IngramSpark platform. For those new indie authors and publishers who are looking for a simple solution to creating their books, this is one of the best tools out there. Highly recommended!” said Robin Cutler, Senior Manager for IngramSpark and former book designer. IngramSpark is the only publishing platform that delivers fully integrated print and digital distribution services to the book industry through a single source, making it possible to share books worldwide.

With this new agreement, IngramSpark publishers will reap the benefits of Book Design Templates’ professional book templates and author toolkits. Now, publishers can efficiently and professionally format their books to match Ingram Spark’s requirements, resulting in fewer delays and a more efficient publishing process. Ingram Spark publishers can also boost their marketing with author toolkits to create media kits, book launches, and blogs.

“We are thrilled to announce this agreement with Ingram Content Group. With these special offers, IngramSpark publishers can now focus on what they do best: writing. Book Design Templates will give publishers the tools they need to format their books, while Ingram Spark will manage printing, shipping, and distribution, saving publishers time and money,” said Joel Friedlander, Co-Founder of Book Design Templates.

Professional, ready-to-use formats from Book Design Templates offer an affordable alternative to high-cost book composition. The easy-to-use templates let authors and publishers create industry-standard book interiors—for both print and eBooks—from Microsoft Word. Ingram publishers will receive discounted prices on six different designs from the 2Way template collection, as well as discounts on the most popular marketing tools. These specials are aimed at saving Ingram publishers money and time, while teeing up unlimited opportunities for publishing success.

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About Book Design Templates
Founded by Joel Friedlander and Tracy R. Atkins, Book Design Templates has transformed indie publishing, providing innovative, author-friendly formatting solutions. With more than 35 years of book designing experience, Book Design Templates offers authors attractive, professional, industry-standard book interiors from Microsoft Word. The ready-to-use templates provide an affordable alternative to professional book composition that gives authors control of their projects and helps them reach readers. Learn more about Book Design Templates at

About Ingram Content Group
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., VitalSource Technologies Inc., Ingram Periodicals Inc., Ingram International Inc., Ingram Library Services Inc., Spring Arbor Distributors Inc., Ingram Publisher Services Inc., Tennessee Book Company LLC, and ICG Ventures Inc. Learn more about Ingram Content Group at

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