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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 ***UPDATE: Amazon’s CreateSpace service has now been superseded by its new KDPPrint service.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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How to Use Createspace (KDPPrint) 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. ***UPDATE: Amazon’s CreateSpace service has now been superseded by […]

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Print on Demand (POD) Gets a New Player

ALLi Watchdog Giacomo Giammatteo announces exciting news of the latest big player to offer print on demand (POD) services to self-publishing and indie authors. BookBaby Enters the Print on Demand (POD) Market For what seems like the longest time, the POD market has been controlled by two players: CreateSpace and IngramSpark. Not that there haven’t […]

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Watchdog: Review of Nook’s New Author Services

ALLi’s Watchdog, Giacomo Giammatteo, assesses the value of Nook’s author services. How Does Nook’s Author Services Stack Up? A lot of authors were surprised when Nook sent out an email announcing a new POD and author services addition to their self-published offerings. At first glance it seemed like a welcome addition for authors and a […]

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