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Publisher Alley | NINC

Publisher Alley

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Publisher Alley is an online tool for analyzing book sales through Baker & Taylor and YBP/GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO. It features sales and bibliographic data for every title published since January of 1997 through all channels – retail, library, international, and government/other.

Among other options authors who self-publish can benefit from the following:

  • Analyze performance by title, subject, market, and overall imprint or company.•
  • Identify sales trends by company, imprint or subject while searching for title sales by subject (BISAC, LC or keyword), title, author, editor, imprint, sales level, inventory level, price, publication date, author affiliation, and much more.
  • Uncover unrepresented market niches and new title opportunities.
  • Project sales data for title P&Ls.
  • Compare cloth and paper edition sales and inform binding decisions.
  • Research bestsellers.
  • Review pre- and post-pub demand figures, inventory and on-order levels. Plus much more.

PA will include specialized instructions with your log in details to help you get the data you are looking for – – for your titles as well as other authors titles.

PA is giving NINC members a significant discounted fee of $50 per year.

To receive the discount, email Lisa Parker at and tell her you would like the NINC discount. Include your full name and address, phone number and email address. You will then receive payment info.