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Publishing: Everything the Indie Author Needs to Know about ISBNs for Self-published Books

A terrific and comprehensive post on the topic of ISBNs, the unique international identifier given to every book, from ALLi Watchdog Giacomo Giammatteo. His advice will equip you to make the right decisions for your own self-published books. Everything You Need To Know About ISBNs Be warned—this is a long post, but it covers a […]

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This Week’s Self-publishing News

You know how sometimes there just seems to be nothing to say? Well this week is definitely not one of those times. Looking at my “list of possible links” (yes, that is a thing, and yes, me telling you it is a thing constitutes, in a way a bona fide “how I do it” top […]

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Book Production: More Tips on Using CreateSpace (KDPPrint) and Ingram Spark Together

Following on from Karen Myers’ article on How to Use CreateSpace and IngramSpark Together, British author J A Lang digs into the nitty-gritty of getting your print book files ready for distribution on these two popular print-on-demand (POD) platforms. ***UPDATE: Amazon’s CreateSpace service has now been superseded by its new KDPPrint service. ALLi now recommends […]

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