Good, timely and appropriate metadata for your book can increase your sales
Our research shows that your sales can increase if you meet the BIC basic standard and add descriptive data elements and a cover image. Investing in enriching your book records will increase the discoverability of your titles. There are millions of books, many with the same title available to book buyers, be they trade customers, such as booksellers and libraries or the consumer. In a competitive market book buyers need to make informed purchasing decisions so by providing the most complete metadata for your titles you will give your prospective book buyer the opportunity of making their decision and increase the likelihood of making a sale.