This membership is for vendors, consultants and other service providers involved in the publishing industry.
- Partner members are listed in a special section of the FAPA Member Directory
- Receive regular member discounts for FAPA programs
- Eligible for discounts with FAPA affiliate organizations including IBPA and APSS
- Eligible to submit articles of interest within their expertise to be published on the FAPA website and monthly newsletter
- Eligible to join Facebook FAPA Member Forum and answer author queries and offer solutions
- Offer exclusive discounts and deals directly to our members on our Deals & Discounts page
- Opportunity to Include marketing and branding materials in FAPA member SWAG bags (distributed at events)
FAPA Code of Standards for Partner Members
Integrity: As Partner Members of FAPA, we acknowledge that our goal is to assist authors and publishers to effectively publish and sell books. We will conduct our business in a professional manner which includes fulfilling any promised services and honoring advertisements and agreement terms. We will not spam, oversell, or harass authors to buy our products/services.
Transparency: We will make clear any limitations on our products/services and accurately represent how our products/service compare to others. We remain honest in our service and product offerings.
Value/Pricing: We add value to FAPA authors and publishers commensurate with any fees charged. Our price quotations are accurate, transparent and complete. Pricing is in line with market norms.
Service/Communication: We are accountable for our work. We provide helpful and timely information to authors at all stages of publication and we involve authors in planning and decision-making for key aspects of the process. We provide good customer service and follow-up and facilitate authors to get any ancillary information which we cannot provide.
Community: We have a long-term commitment to FAPA authors and publishers and support the empowerment of self-publishing authors.
Any reported violations of the FAPA Code of Standards for Partner Members may result in revocation of Partner Membership.