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Book Production Top Tip: How and Why to Use Both CreateSpace and Ingram Spark to Self-publish Print Books – and A Special Free Offer for ALLi Members

Whether you’re new to self-publishing paperbacks or an established user of print-on-demand, this post provides a handy reminder of how to use CreateSpace and IngramSpark together to maximise your reach – and how ALLi members can make substantial cost savings

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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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Are Print books more trouble than they’re worth? : Robin Cutler & Andy Bromley

IngramSpark is over the moon to be involved and supporting the 2016 Indie Author Fringe events. Orna Ross chats with IngramSpark’s Robin Cutler to find out how to incorporate print books into your indie author strategy without spending a fortune. Click here to find out more about Robin Cutler Ingram Spark Offer For a limited […]

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Opinion: Why Indie Authors Should Start Talking About Pbooks and Abooks

ALLi’s founder and director Orna Ross considers the tricky issue of terminology when talking about self-published books in their many different forms. “What do we think about ‘p-book’?” asked Andy Lowe, ALLi’s watchdog recently. “I’ve heard some of our US members say it,” I said. “I guess it makes sense. E-book = electronic book. P-book = […]

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Book Production: How to Speed up the Proofing System on Amazon

  Here’s a handy tip for indie authors based outside of the US who are managing the production of self-published print books via Amazon’s CreateSpace service. US-based authors might like to read it anyway as an example of how lateral thinking can help you bypass problems in your self-publishing career. During an earlier career in journalism, […]

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