Publish a Book on Apple Books

Go global with Apple Books & distribute to over 50 countries

Apple Books is the second biggest store in ebook sales after Amazon. Your book can reach millions of readers on their Apple devices all around the world. Apple Books was originally called iTunes Books and iBooks. Apple invested a ton of effort and development into their reader experience in 2019.

See what all the hype is about and publish on iTunes today!

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Why publish on Apple Books?
Reach over 1.4bn Apple device user
Apple Books is preinstalled on all iOS and Apple devices being a huge market for your books. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to extend your reach with 1.4bn potential readers! With PublishDrive, the publishing process for Apple books is made super easy and transparent.
Promotional options
Promotions are crucial to your book’s success. Would you want to make your book stand out? Get in the top charts or selected top categories on the app store. PublishDrive makes your dream come true by offering featuring opportunities with the Apple Store in all countries. It's never been easier and safer to ask for a review copy or run price promotions with PublishDrive. Give the best treatment to your books with more book reviews on Apple Books and stand out easier from the crowd! PublishDrive has built-in promotion options to help your books shine in Apple Books.
Simple interface, no Apple device needed, world-class support
Authors and indie publishers love our user-friendly interface, wide reach, and supportive Publisher Coaches at PublishDrive. We solve problems quickly and pump out new features regularly to support your publishing journey. When you publish on Apple with PublishDrive, there is no need to worry about having an Apple device. PublishDrive works beautifully from any web browser!
How to Publish Your Book on Apple Books?
Publishing on Apple Books is fast and simple. You can earn 70% of the list price when you distribute through PublishDrive. PublishDrive is one of the few companies featured on Apple’s website as a trusted partner for ebooks. Through this partnership, PublishDrive is the easiest solution for authors and publishers. Get all the support you need to publish, distribute, and market your ebook through Apple’s global sales channels.
Step 2: Upload your book
Step 3: Follow PublishDrive’s instructions to start publishing on Apple Books

Authors who distribute ebooks to Apple Books through PublishDrive don’t need an ISBN. This way, the publishing process is easy and accessible for everyone.


PublishDrive’s analytics for Apple Books is super transparent. Enjoy the benefits of having a real-time sales dashboard for your books.


Promote and market your book with PublishDrive early on. Try setting up your book on preorder for a year from now on Apple Books. You do not need the final content materials for the upload -- only placeholders for your cover and content file. Prepare your team of reviewers and get as much feedback as possible before the official launch date!

Published on Apple Books already? No worries, PublishDrive can handle them!
Transfer your titles easily and keep all your reviews and rankings on Apple Books. This applies if you published books through your direct iTunes Connect account. Maximize your income and enjoy hassle-free transition with PublishDrive, so your favorite retail stores are managed all in one place.
Apple Books promotions tailored for your books
PublishDrive will get you the most promotional opportunities for your book. Stand out from the crowd and give the best treatment to your book as it deserves with PublishDrive!
Featuring: Would you want to make your book stand? Get listed in the top charts or selected top categories on the app store. PublishDrive helps your dream come true. We can recommend your titles to Apple Books editors for a chance to be featured in prominent positions within their store.
Review copy distribution: If you had to choose between two similar books, which one would you pick? Well, the one with better reviews. PublishDrive lets authors send out free review copies with books published on Apple to their favorite reviewers, free of charge.
Price Promotions: Everybody loves a bargain! You can run temporary price promotions in the Apple Books store to take advantage of promo sales.
Why PublishDrive is a trusted partner of Apple?
PublishDrive gives a lot of extra perks when you publish on Apple Books, especially on the technical and marketing ends. That way, indies can focus on creating more content!
Reasons why independent publishers and authors are in good hands with PublishDrive:
1) The above industry-standard book review system
2) Help in improving your book’s metadata with AI
3) Comprehensive and trustworthy sales reports
4) Merchandising and promotional opportunities
About PublishDrive
PublishDrive is a self-publishing platform helping thousands of authors and publishers. We support you to distribute books worldwide, market strategically and achieve success on your own terms. We’d love for you to join us.
The best support indie authors can get.
Authors and indies love our user-friendly interface, wide reach, and supportive Publisher Coaches at PublishDrive. We solve problems quickly and regularly release new features to support your publishing journey.

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