Unlocking the potential of
a digitally connected audience

Our core capability is producing scalable sales that deliver multi-year recurring revenue, and proprietary technology that has become a SAAS service for our partners.

We Are Proud To Announce

Tuesday, 27th July

Today, we are excited to announce that independent publisher, Bloodhound Books, is officially part of the Open Road Integrated Media family. Bloodhound shares our vision of helping readers discover books. This acquisition will help us continue to bring the very best content to our voracious, engaged reader community.

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The Problem

Only a very small percentage of the millions of books in publication are discoverable. Authors need to connect with readers. Consumers want books they’ll love.

The Solution

Content discoverability and scales using scalable marketing and proprietary tech tools.

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Total Addressable Market

205M Adults in the US

About three-quarters (74%) of Americans have read a book in the past 12 months, a figure that has remained largely unchanged since 2012. (Pew Research Center)

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$25.93B US Book Market

In 2019 total book revenue in the US was $25.93B; $16.23B were trade sales and $8.22B were purchased through online retail. There are over 17M books in the market and self-publishing alone contributed to 1.68M new books released in 2018.

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We’ve partnered with…

What our publishing partners are saying

Our partnership with Open Road has dramatically increased the sales of a wide range of our backlist titles. The increased revenue for both Grove and the authors is great—but even more exciting is that this initiative is helping introduce these worthy books to new readers.

Morgan Entrekin

CEO and Publisher of Grove Atlantic

Open Road’s strong orientation to backlist marketing has provided an enhanced revenue stream for the publishers who have integrated OR/M’s ‘white glove’ service into their overall backlist strategy. The impressive revenue numbers speak for themselves.

David Steinberger
CEO of Arcadia Publishing

We’re delighted with the results. The focus and sophistication Open Road brings to backlist marketing has greatly benefited our eBooks. Working together on this initiative has been a great way to target audiences and increase sales.

Ellen Archer
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt President

We’ve seen tremendous growth for our ebooks in the White Glove program in the few months we’ve been participating. The Open Road team has been incredibly helpful and accommodating every step of the way.

Randall Lotowycz

Director, Online Retail and Digital Sales for Workman Publishing

Partnering with Open Road allows us to extend the audience for selected backlist ebook titles. Their focus on delivering new readers and generating sales has produced satisfying financial results.

Lindy Humphreys

Associate Publisher, Digital, Abrams

The Open Road Ignition eBook program has significantly increased digital sales for Fordham’s backlist books, giving them increased exposure and reaching broad audiences. Their customer service and reporting are exemplary. I look forward to growing the program and making Fordham books available to new readers.

Fredric Nachbaur

Director of Fordham University Press

Morgan James Publishing has seen significant success with our titles in the Open Road Ignition program. We’re very happy with the partnership and look forward to seeing continued success for our authors!

David Hancock

Founder, Morgan James Publishing

We have been so pleased with our partnership with Open Road. We see consistent results, month after month for our titles in the Ignition program.

Bethany Marshall

Publishing Director, Morgan James Publishing

Since partnering with Open Road Media and their Ignition program, we’ve seen monthly revenue increases of 100% – 200% for participating titles over prior year sales. Their efforts have given a great boost to our backlist eBooks.  Their staff has great ideas, follows through, and hits deadlines, which I greatly appreciate. It’s like having additional staff with the knowledge and commitment to creating new marketing platforms for us.

Lareen Strong

Director of Marketing, Gibbs Smith

Open Road has been an excellent partner for us. By partnering on backlist titles, they have given us an efficient and effective way to promote and enhance our metadata.

Ashley Runyon

Director of The University Press of Kentucky