ECPA releases landmark Christian Reader Preferences Research

ECPA releases landmark Christian Reader Preferences Research THE ECPA REPORT ON BOOK & BIBLE PURCHASING AND READING PREFERENCES OF U.S. CHRISTIANS IS NOW AVAILABLE TO MEMBER PUBLISHERS The ECPA Report on Book & Bible Purchasing and Reading Preferences of U.S. Christians is now available for purchase by ECPA member publishers.  The 160-page report was commissioned by the ECPA Research Committee and is a result of an extensive survey conducted this Fall with over 2000 book buyers who identify as Christian. ECPA underwrote…

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IVP Academic joins the Association of University Presses as an affiliate member

IVP Academic joins the Association of University Presses as an affiliate member nterVarsity Press (IVP) is pleased to announce that IVP Academic has been approved as an affiliate member in the Association of University Presses. As the academic publishing imprint of InterVarsity Press, IVP Academic publishes titles and textbooks that facilitate the broader conversations that are taking place in the academy and the church. Engaging in the most important issues, IVP Academic offers texts that enrich the study of scholars…

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HarperCollins Christian Publishing’s Children’s and Gift Group announces two promotions

HarperCollins Christian Publishing’s Children’s and Gift Group announces two promotions Jennifer Gott named associate publisher and Kristi Smith appointed senior director, marketing for Gift books Nashville, Tenn. (November 18, 2019) – HarperCollins Christian Publishing (HCCP) last week appointed Jennifer Gott as the new associate publisher and Kristi Smith as senior marketing director for the Gift book publishing imprints, Thomas Nelson Gift and Zondervan Gift. Last week HarperCollins Christian Publishing and HarperCollins Focus announced together a new operational structure for a…

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Book Manufacturer’s Institute announces new event, Book Manufacturing Mastered

Book Manufacturer’s Institute announces new event, Book Manufacturing Mastered New conference will bring together publishers, manufacturers, and other pieces of the value chain to help educate those involved in making the printed book [ORMOND BEACH, FL—October 7, 2019] The Book Manufacturers’ Institute (BMI), has announced that it will be launching a new event focused on helping production staffs of publishers learn more about the latest in printed book manufacturing. The event, Book Manufacturing Mastered, will be held February 10-11, 2020…

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Christmas is Coming!

Christmas is Coming! It’s this simple: no other faith-based agency has received as many Internet Advertising Competition and WebAwards as FrontGate. Contact us to help maximize your marketing success.  FrontGate selected to run Social Influencer Launch campaigns for Joanna Gaines’ We Are The Gardeners & Max Lucado’s Just In Case You Ever Wonder. IT’S THIS SIMPLE: Our proprietary group of Influencers generate sales and brand recognition. In short, we get people talking and buying. Get rates for our Influencer Group….

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Generation Z prefers traditional media outlets over millennial-targeted ones like BuzzFeed and HuffPost

This just came in via Advertising & Media Insider by way of several heavy hitters in the advertising world, and it’s good news for marketers, including Christian companies, non-profits and secular companies seeking to reach Christians. Gen Z is the generation following behind the finicky Millenial generation which has been a struggle for marketers to reach, and they prefer “old” media. “Something to mull this week: Brands and publishers have been obsessing forever over how to reach millennials, but a new…

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“The Myth of Equality” honored among Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards

“The Myth of Equality” honored among Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards WESTMONT, IL—InterVarsity Press is pleased to announce that The Myth of Equality: Uncovering the Roots of Injustice and Privilege by Ken Wytsma was given the honorable mention prize for nonfiction: multicultural in this year’s Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards. Also named one of the five best religion titles of 2017 by Publisher’s Weekly, The Myth of Equality unpacks what we need to know to be grounded in conversations about today’s race-related issues….

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“The 49th Mystic” hits USA Today’s best-selling books list

“The 49th Mystic” hits USA Today’s best-selling books list Ada, Mich. (May 24, 2018)—May 15 marked the release of Ted Dekker’s newest book, The 49th Mystic (ISBN 9780800729783; ebook ISBN 9781493414017, $24.99). Less than a week later, Dekker’s book has made USA Today’s Best-Selling Books list, ranking #76 out of 150 titles. The 49th Mystic is the first book in the Beyond the Circle series and will be followed by Rise of the Mystics in October 2018. These books are in the same universe as Dekker’s well-loved Circle series (Black, Red, White,…

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Christian Marketing Minute: Book Your Christmas Push Now!

Public Relations    Social Marketing    Web & Event Network    Media Buying    Testimonials      Marketing Tips      Case Studies Christian Marketing Minute Will you make their Christmas shopping list? When should you start holiday promotions? If you want to be seen by Christian consumers during the crucial Christmas season, then NOW IS THE TIME to book your promotions! We’re already starting to see sell out of our most popular Email and Web Network promotions (including Blue Letter Bible’s direct emails – earliest…

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Bible Gateway Interviews

Bible Gateway interviews Matthew S. Harmon, author of ‘Asking the Right Questions’ What are the questions you should ask every time you read the Bible so that you can understand what you’re reading and apply the Scripture passage’s lessons to your everyday life? Bible Gateway interviewed Matthew S. Harmon (@DocHarmon) about his book, Asking the Right Questions: A Practical Guide to Understanding and Applying the Bible (Crossway, 2017). Read this interview. Bible Gateway interviews Dr. Emerson Eggerichs, author of ‘Before You Hit…

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CBA’s International Convention Has Redesigned its Second Year in Cincinnati

CBA’s International Convention Has Redesigned its Second Year in Cincinnati COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – CBA, the trade association for Christian retail, will host its annual trade show and convention June 27-30 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. The event is designed to unite the worldwide Christian products industry, bringing together retailers, artists, publishers, suppliers, film producers and others. “The industry convention is a leading event for Christian-product providers to connect, learn, and be inspired to continue the good work of providing Christian…

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ECPA discounts Leadership Summit another $100: Members can attend at lowest rate in more than 15 years

ECPA discounts Leadership Summit another $100: Members can attend at lowest rate in more than 15 years In order to make Leadership Summit 2017 more accessible to its membership, ECPA  has announced a new $100 member discount on every registration. ECPA members who take advantage of the early bird rate (before March 20) will now receive $200 off the full registration price. Plus, registrants save even more with discounted rates for 2+ and 4+ attendees from the same company. This important program for industry…

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EMMY®-Winning The Dr. OZ Show Introduces ‘Faithful Fridays,’ Featuring Devon Franklin

EMMY®-Winning The Dr. OZ Show Introduces ‘Faithful Fridays,’ Featuring Devon Franklin CONTACT: Michael Conrad 214-616-0320 Michael@Lovell-Fairchild.com NEW YORK – January 23, 2017 – Focused on the balance of “body, mind and spirit,” renowned cardiothoracic surgeon and award-winning media personality Dr. Oz launches Faithful Fridays, a new weekly segment through February on his hit TV show, featuring New York Times best-selling author, Hollywood producer and preacher DeVon Franklin. “In Faithful Fridays, we’ll explore the important role that faith and spirituality can play in our overall well-being,” Dr. Oz…

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InterVarsity Press Names New Associate Editor for IVP Books

InterVarsity Press Names New Associate Editor for IVP Books Krista Clayton | 630.734.4013 | kclayton@ivpress.com WESTMONT, IL—InterVarsity Press is pleased to announce Anna Moseley Gissing as the new associate editor for IVP Books. Gissing is no stranger to the work of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF). She most recently served as the associate director of Women in the Academy and Professions (WAP), a division of InterVarsity’s Graduate and Faculty Ministries. Gissing was also the editor of The Well, a website designed to support women in…

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ECPA Announces Nine Categories for 2017 program of The Christy Award™

ECPA Announces Nine Categories for 2017 program of The Christy Award™ Industry’s premiere Christian Fiction Award program to accept submissions March 1-31 ECPA and The Christy Award™ advisory board have announced nine submission categories for The Christy Award, the industry’s award program for recognizing excellence in Christian Fiction.  Nominations will be accepted March 1-31 in these categories: GENERAL (includes women’s fiction and non-genre) CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE HISTORICAL ROMANCE HISTORICAL MYSTERY/SUSPENSE/THRILLER VISIONARY (includes fantasy and apocalyptic) FIRST NOVEL YOUNG ADULT SHORT FORMAT (novellas, series) Submissions…

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