Tag Archives: ISBN

Book Sales: Strategy Change for 2016…or Not

Book sales for print rise in 2015 compared to flat ebook sales. That’s the headline that’s made the rounds in Q4 of 2015. As we near 2016, it’s time to start thinking about your publishing strategy. What do you need to do to be successful in 2016? Should you focus book sales more on print… Read More »

Publishing A Book: 5 Tips to Safeguard Your Future

Authors are becoming creative when it comes to marketing and publishing a book. For those who forego the agent and traditional publishing house, a host of options make reaching readers more possible and affordable than ever. But going it on your own is hard work. It’s time-consuming. It can be expensive. And let’s not mention… Read More »

How To Get A Free Book Barcode

When I first started publishing, I used CreateSpace for the printed versions. It was simple. Upload a file and it gets published on Amazon. But when I wanted the printed versions of my clients’ books to be available elsewhere and for sale in bookstores, CreateSpace didn’t cut it. I had always purchased ISBNs in bulk… Read More »

The First 3 Steps to Self-publishing A Book

I’ve written a book. Now what? A hopeful author, like yourself, has written a manuscript, wants to publish it, but doesn’t know where to start. You are ready and determined to reach your dream of self-publishing a book–YOUR book. I’ve written this post for you, if you are completely new to self-publishing and have no… Read More »

ISBN: Do I Need One to Self-publish?

If you’ve already dipped your toes into the pool of publishing, you’ve come across the option of whether or not to purchase an ISBN or whether to let a distributor such as CreateSpace or Smashwords assign an ISBN to your book. An International Standard Book Number, or ISBN, is a unique identifier for every book published.… Read More »