Pre-orders for print books:
Aerio allows you to collect pre-order sales for print books 90 days in advance of the set publication date. The title must have a future on-sale date or publication date in Ingram metadata to show up as a pre-order through Aerio.
If you are providing on on-sale date, it is important to understand this is the date your title will be available to ship to consumers.
How do I change/update my print title on-sale date/publication date?
Print metadata on the title is fed from your Ingram Source System (Spark, Lightning Source, CoreSource) to Ingram Book Company and through to Aerio. If you need to change any metadata on your print title, you will need to be make the change/update through your Ingram Source System.
*Any metadata changes made in Spark, Lightning Source, or CoreSource may take up to two weeks to appear in Aerio.
If you have additional questions or need assistance regarding your metadata, please reach out via email to the applicable support group:
Spark Customers: Ingramsparksupport@ingramcontent.com
You can reference this article: Listing Your Title as Available for Pre-Order
Lightning Source Customers: firstname.lastname@example.org
CoreSource Customers: CoreSourceCustomerSupport@ingramcontent.com
Pre-orders for ebooks:
Aerio allows you to collect pre-order sales for ebooks 90 days in advance of the set publication date. Any ebook with a future on-sale date will show up in Aerio as a pre-order.
You can choose a future "On Sale Date" during the ebook upload. Click the following link for the ebook uploading process instructions: How to Upload Your eBook and Create a Preview.
If my ebook is already uploaded, how do I change/update the publication date?
Go to "Ebooks" in the left menu bar.
Search by title or ISBN
Click the "Book Dash" button next to the title you want to update
Click on the "Retail" tab
Go to "Publication Date" and enter the new date
Click on the "Update Pricing and DRM" button
The data entered will be saved and updated for the ebook