Join CIPA Today!

“Do it yourself, without doing it alone!”

Are you looking for help to publish your book professionally and stand out among the thousands of books published each year?

The Colorado Independent Publishers Association (CIPA) is an organization of independent publishers, authors, authors-to-be, and publishing professionals working together to create quality self-published books.

Publishers and authors succeed with CIPA!

CIPA can help you…

  • Learn how to self-publish your book(s)
  • Find the resources and strategic partners to help you publish your book(s)
  • Save time and money by avoiding costly mistakes
  • Be more successful promoting your book
  • Network with other self-publishing professionals and authors, to collaborate and figure out how to get the job done

General Member

For Authors and Independent Publishers

$66 / annually

  Each Monthly meeting features a publishing industry expert who will talk about writing, publishing, marketing, book distribution, or any related topic of interest to self-publishers

  Meetings provide the opportunity to speak with guest speakers and CIPA members about obstacles you are facing in your publishing process

  CIPA Online Webinars and Guided Discussions hone in on practical exercises for publishing success

  Members receive Member Discounts to CIPA and affiliate events that give you the opportunity to market and sell your books such as IBPAMountains & Plains FallCon (trade show), CIPA EVVY Book Awards Contest, and more

  CIPA has a roster of Service Provider Members you can contract with to help you throughout the publishing process

  Network with Your Peers (in-person or on Zoom – check the meeting details)

Service Provider Member

Offer products and services to other members

$99 / annually

All General Membership benefits PLUS:

  Attend our monthly meetings for FREE

  Host a roundtable, or Zoom breakout session during our monthly meetings

  Host a local CIPA Armchair event about your industry related topic, marketed to CIPA members only (can be in-person, or on Zoom)

  Volunteer on committees and/or CIPA’s Board

  Submit an industry-related article to be distributed throughout CIPA’s social media channels

  Prominently display your marketing material at a live meeting

  Add a free download to the CIPA Store

  Be a featured listing on the CIPA website Online Directory

Are You a Student?

Students can sign up for a Discounted General Membership

Please Note: You will need to immediately email Cheryl with your Student ID or Transcript.

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