Publishers: How You Save Time & Money with Pubeasy
Pubeasy enables booksellers to send their purchase orders electronically, 24/7, reducing the time it takes to process orders while eliminating errors that may occur when placed via email, phone, or fax. By selling direct, publishers receive more revenue compared with sales made through third parties.
Booksellers can also check current price, availability, and the status of their orders all in one place, without having to contact each of the publisher’s sales representatives, customer service center or website.
The Result: Booksellers and Publishers manage the ordering and receiving process more quickly and with better information while reducing the time and expense spent on routine support.
Who should use Pubeasy?
Pubeasy is for larger publishers who want to reach a growing network of retailers and reduce their costs by putting dynamic customer service information online.
If you can answer “yes” to these questions, then Pubeasy is for you:
- Do you want to increase the number of booksellers who order direct from you?
- Do you want to reduce the errors that occur when booksellers place their orders by Email, phone or fax?
- Do you want to lower your customer service costs spent answering questions from booksellers about price changes, availability of inventory and the status of their orders?
- Are you able to take orders and share price, availability and order status via SOAP APIs?
Why Should I join Pubeasy?
Nearly 300 US and Canadian leading publishers and their distributors already use Pubeasy to connect efficiently with thousands of retailers worldwide including:
|Chicago Distribution Services||Penguin Random House|
|Elsevier||Penguin Random House Canada|
|Hachette Book Group||Penguin Random House Publisher Services|
|Hachette Client Services||SAGE Publications|
|McGraw-Hill||Simon & Schuster|
|McGraw-Hill Canada||Simon & Schuster Canada|
|Macmillan Publisher Services||Simon & Schuster Distribution Services|
|Oxford University Press|
What does it cost suppliers to use Pubeasy?
While Pubeasy is free to retailers, publishers, wholesalers and distributors pay an annual fee based on retailer usage of our network so pricing varies.
Contact us and we will be happy to give you an estimate.
Is it hard to get started with Pubeasy?
Pubeasy requires that publishers have the ability to take orders and share price, availability and order status information via SOAP so successful deployment will depend on your technical capabilities for setup.
However, if you do run into problems, our experienced support staff will be happy to work with you at no additional cost until any technical issues are resolved.
How do I join Pubeasy?
Pubnet vs Pubeasy: Should I use both?
If you have an EDI capable order processing system and are able to fulfill orders directly, then Pubnet gives you access to a wider network of direct retail accounts.
If you are a mid-sized or larger publisher with the ability to share price, availability and order status information via SOAP, then you can also use Pubeasy increase direct ordering and reduce your customer service costs.