Porchlight is dedicated to providing high-touch, human support to authors, organizations looking for books in bulk, and the publishing industry. The services we’ve tailored to meet them are not governed by an algorithm, but by the collective experience and wisdom attained over our 35 years as a bulk book logistics company.
I have long admired who you are, what you do, the passion you have for your work, the love of great ideas that is so evident in all of your ventures. From the books you magically find and ship to authors at the moment they need them most, to the amazing party you throw to bring the business book community physically together, to the breakthrough ideas you spotlight on ChangeThis, it all carries a stamp of excellence.
The Porchlight team don't just believe in books—they are passionate about bringing the ideas in them to the readers that authors want to impact. Their dedication and years of experience supporting authors to spread their ideas manifest in the form of stellar editorials, targeted promotion and sales logistics. If you're looking for support to launch or share your book with the world, Porchlight will help you navigate that journey.
In a world where people make a lot of promises and don’t follow through, I can always count on them to get the books where I need them, on time. Porchlight is one of the very few services that truly works.
Personalized Customer Service
We understand that every order is unique, and often needs the flexibility that only a dedicated personal representative can provide.
We report all book sales run through Porchlight Book Company to The New York Times and NPD BookScan.
Whether it’s part of training someone for a job, an add-on at a conference, or a holiday gift, we can customize books to make a lasting impression.
Bulk Book Pricing
We offer competitive discounts on bulk book orders, and an array of options for how to process them.
Our one-page order platform provides a quick and easy way to execute your pre-order campaign, book promotion, book club, or corporate gifting program.
We offer a wide variety of services to help authors and publishers capture preorders, and accurately report the sales when they ship.
Warehousing & Consignment
We have a robust retail platform, customer service team, and warehouse operation ready to be leveraged by those on less traditional publishing platforms.
We excel at managing high-touch, large quantity orders on tight, specific timelines—including international shipments.
Mass Book Mailing
We excel at moving a lot of books at once, even if that means sending them individually to many hundreds or even thousands of different addresses.
We not only move books, we immerse ourselves in them, attempting to understand the ideas and intent of the authors, and help spread those we believe in.