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Author Services

Books for Business is a proud partner with many private authors and publishers in Canada. Through our managed e-commerce platform and corporate order services, we're able to provide a streamlined book distribution and sales channel for self-published and short-run authors.  

Featured Authors With Books for Business 

Scott StrattenScott Stratten
 - Scott is the president of UnMarketing and author of the just released, Unbranding: 100 Branding Lessons for the Age of Disruption, as well as The Book of Business Awesome, UnSelling  and UnMarketing. He is an expert in Viral, Social, and Authentic Marketing which he calls Un-Marketing. It’s all about positioning yourself as a trusted expert in front of your target market, so when they have the need, they choose you.

Learn more about Scott on his website at   

John WilsonJohn Wilson - John is CEO of CEO Global Network and author of Great CEOs and How They Are Made. John is driven by his passion for business and his belief that it is people that form the heart and soul of any organization. John has carried this belief into his vision for CEO Global Network and is unconditionally supportive of all the organization’s Members - who he believes to be the essence of what CEO Global Network stands for. 

Learn more about John on his website at  

Marissa LevinMarissa Levin - Marissa is CEO of Information Experts, Inc and author of Built to Scale. Marissa defines, shapes, & evangelizes IE’s values, mission, vision, brand, & culture. Marissa has led the firm's entry into 17 federal agencies while maintaining a strong presence in the commercial market. Information Experts has won more than 90 awards for creativity & leadership.

Learn more about Marissa on her website at

Standard Author Services

Website Sales - is a recognized leader in online professional book sales in Canada. Our website is an easy alternative to self-managed websites. Authors can focus on promoting their books, instead of worrying about driving traffic, website maintenance, payment processing, and tax remittance. We provide a simple "Buy From Books for Business" button for use on your website and in e-marketing materials, to promote your book sales.

Warehousing - Books for Business's secure 11,000 square foot warehouse and distribution center means that you don't have to store your self-published materials.

Distribution - Books for Business ships anywhere and everywhere in the world. Our dedicated pick and pack team packages and ships orders Monday to Friday, often with next day delivery in the GTA.

Service Includes:

  • Professional website sales with custom links for your title(s)
  • Warehousing in our secure 10,000 sq ft distribution center
  • Distribution world-wide supported by our dedicated pick and pack
    team, shipping Monday to Friday from Oakville
  • Email promotion of your title to your own list or our exclusive list
    of Canadian purchasers

Optional Services

On request, Books for Business’s team can organize your author
signing event in conjunction with book sales. This service includes
setting up event area, establishing and marshaling customer lineups,
and post-event signed book sales, if required.

On request, Books for Business can provide print-on-demand services
for your soft-cover and professional publications, reducing overhead

Did You Know?

Books for Business provides author services for more than
80 independent and trade authors in Canada.

Focus on your content and leave the rest to us! Books for Business provides website sales, warehousing, distribution and email promotional services for your independent title in Canada, leaving you free to work on on writing, speaking and independent promotion of your titles. 

    Special Author Services 

    On-Site Event Book Sales - Are you hosting a conference or event and want to sell your book on-site? Books for Business's Corporate Sales team can help promote your book at the event and provide on-site sales service with both cash and credit card processing.

    Want More Information?

    Our Author Services are headed by Brenda Bickram. 

    Brenda is a 20-year veteran bookseller and expert in business and professional titles. Her knowledge of the Canadian book marketplace and the financial district of Canada is unparalleled, and she's a miracle worker when it comes to coordinating large and last minute orders.

    Contact Brenda at 416-362-7822 or 1-800-387-1417 or by email at

    Download our Author Services tear sheet (PDF) by clicking here.