|Michael Covington, Information & Education Director, ECPA|
E-Link, August 2010
On a recent round of member visits by ECPA’s President Mark Kuyper, a
common refrain was noticed: "We need ECPA’s help in identifying
solutions and trusted vendors” for a number of publishing-related
Over the years, hundreds of companies have approached us with service
and product offerings, as well as ideas of how ECPA might help them to
succeed in serving the Christian publishing community. In response,
ECPA has learned to judge each suitor by asking three simple questions.
How can they...
- Increase publisher revenue?
- Increase publisher efficiency?
- Decrease publisher costs?
Companies that can answer one or more of these questions with
sufficient merit and a proven track record are encouraged to become
Affiliate Members of ECPA (check out the list of current Affiliates here).
There is a smaller subset of Affiliate members that are qualified as
ECPA | solution providers and carry our highest recommendation. The
types of services these
companies offer are:
| Automated Stock Availability Services
|| Freight Services
|Bibliographic Information Management
||Media Liability Insurance
|Digital Asset Management/Distribution
||Publishing-related Legal Advice
|Digital Galley/Online Review Services
|Electronic Document Exchange (EDI)
||Telephone/Email Customer Service
In each of these areas, ECPA has selected providers who can deliver
your company the best value and quality along with a strong commitment
to hold these vendors accountable to the level of service we expect from
our solution providers.
Click here for a list of providers and the services they offer.
If you would like more information about any of these services and the companies behind them, please contact Michael Covington.