Who Can Join the AIPP?

The AIPP is intended for dedicated freelance professionals focused on providing services to self-published authors and small presses. We welcome members who clearly demonstrate a commitment to the quality of their work and the self-publishing profession and who work in the following capacities:

  • Editors
  • Proofreaders
  • Graphic artists
  • Book cover designers
  • Author assistants
  • Formatters/Interior book designers
  • Website designers for authors
  • Book publicists
  • Voice actors for audiobooks

Please note: The AIPP welcomes members at all stages of their professional freelance career. As such, we have few requirements save for one: you must have a website that clearly represents your business.

Membership Levels

If you’re interested in either interacting with the AIPP or joining as a paid member, please review the different membership levels below to determine what is the best fit for you. For clients wishing to post a job, please register for a Guest Membership.

We are continuously looking for partnership deals with companies, whether it be for cloud-based software discounts, stock art, or home-delivery services.

Be sure to watch this page—more is in the works!

Note: Guest membership is free. For all other membership tiers, there is a $20.00 application fee for new members and reinstating members whose membership has lapsed for more than 30 days. This fee is nonrefundable.


  • Access to public forums
  • Access to public articles
  • Access to public resources
  • Access to view member directory
  • Ability to post jobs
Sign up

Bronze Member

  • All Guest benefits
  • Bronze member badge with AIPP logo
  • Access to members-only forums
  • Full member directory listing
  • Access to members-only articles and resources
  • Access to classes and webinars (coming soon)
  • Voting privileges in AIPP Awards (not yet available)
  • Access to AIPP Coffee Club (Facebook group)
  • Access to AIPP Slack team chat
  • VistaPrint discount (25-50% off)
Sign up

Gold Member

  • All Bronze and Silver benefits
  • Gold member badge with AIPP logo
  • Discounts on classes and webinars (coming soon)
  • Complimentary AIPP item (differs each year)
  • Discount on conference fees (not yet available)
Sign up