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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Like to know more about the different binding options for print-on-demand books? Dale Burgess of ALLi Partner Print2Demand explains the processes and the technology to help you choose the best for your self-published paperbacks.
Indie authors, unlike trade published authors, have to deal with misprinted books themselves – Roz Morris offers top tips
Need help with determining the best self-publishing path for your book? We’ve put together this roundup of 13 posts from 2016 to help you with the distribution decisions you need to make to achieve your 2017 indie author goals.
We’ve frequently recommended here that the best way to self-publish print books is to use a combination of CreateSpace (to ensure easy stock availability on Amazon) and Ingram Spark or Lightning Source (to gain access to distribution channels into bookstores). But there’s also a third option: to publish a small private print run to provide […]
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 […]
Award-winning British novelist Jane Davis shares her journey through the print process from POD (print on demand) to traditional book production. Desirable, covetable, collectable I fell in love with the physical book at an early age and so creating a set of desirable, covetable and collectable novels has been one of my goals. It has […]
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 […]
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 […]