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Happy 5th Birthday to IngramSpark: Exclusive Interview with Robin Cutler

IngramSpark has since its inception been a valued Partner Member of ALLi, and a generous supporter and sponsor of our activities. We are therefore delighted to welcome to the blog today IngramSpark Director Robin Cutler to reflect on what it means to have reached the significant milestone of five years of providing great services to indie authors, […]

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How to Use Createspace and Ingram Spark Together

In a useful follow-up to Jim Giammatteo’s invaluable Watchdog piece recommending that indie authors use both CreateSpace and Lightning Source simultaneously for effective distribution of print books, US novelist Karen Myers kindly volunteered to provide a personal case study of how this system works for her. The following observations reflect my personal understanding of the […]

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Watchdog: Ingram Spark vs CreateSpace for Self-publishing Print Books

ALLi Watchdog Giacomo Giammatteo provides an invaluable detailed analysis of the two biggest print service providers for indie authors, Ingram (via its two different subsets, Lightning Source – for publishers of many books – and Ingram Spark – for individual self-publishers) and Amazon’s CreateSpace. I have done a few posts on printing for the self-published […]

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Insider’s Guide To Self-Publishing With Lightning Source.

David Taylor, President of Lightning Source (LSI) UK, spoke to ALLi member, JJMarsh, recently about how LSI works with indie authors, the lowdown on Ingram Spark and what it all means for the future of self-publishing. Ingram took great care when developing our Lightning Source business. Our operation has been completely scalable from the very beginning. We […]

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