Lightning Source offers a suite of services that makes doing business in today's high-tech world both easy and profitable for publishers. Lightning Source has two primary lines of business:
- An on-demand printing division that allows a book to be printed to order in a range of formats within 2 business days, whether the order is for one book or one hundred. Short-run and web direct distribution orders are printed and fulfilled within 5-10 business days.
- A comprehensive ebook digital fulfillment system provides a full range of services from digital rights management to content delivery in multiple formats.
Please contact your Lightning Source Sales Representative for more information.
Is Lightning Source a publisher?
No. Lightning Source is designed to be a resource for publishers, providing printing, distribution, and digital fulfillment services. Publishers maintain all rights to their titles and pay author royalties.
Is Lightning Source an out-of-print service?
With Lightning Source's print-on-demand service, publishers can now revive out-of-print titles and prevent premature extinction of low-volume sellers. In addition, publishers can test the market or launch a new publication through our services.