Do you know the difference between offset litho and print on demand, and the many extra features it offset can make available for your books? Read this post by ALLi Partner Print2Demand’s Dale Burgess to find out!
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The days of ending up with a garage full of paperbacks you can’t sell are over (and have been for a while), but there’s still Vanity Press and Assisted Publishing Services that don’t care if you print more copies of your paperback than you really need, and have nowhere to park your car.
British indie author David Penny shares his experience of a tour of the UK printing facility of Ingram Spark, the global distributor of books favoured by many self-published authors for both print-on-demand books and ebooks.) On Friday 25th September 2015 I attended an event at the Ingram printing facility in Milton Keynes, together with other […]
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 ***UPDATE: Amazon’s CreateSpace service has now been superseded by its new KDPPrint service.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 […]
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 ***UPDATE: Amazon’s CreateSpace service has now been superseded by […]
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 […]
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 […]
CONSIDER: Are you sure you want to publish a print book at all? Or right now? Many authors these days are going go ebook only, because it’s so much more viable. They do print only when ebook sales have give them cash-flow and a reasonable predication of what they might sell. This also gives them […]