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Should I Donate a Book to a Library

Donating books to libraries is a great idea, but you want to do it wisely.  Dropping off a copy of your book at your local library will quite often just mean that your local library now has ANOTHER book to … Read More

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Is Your Book Too Long?

In this article, we are focusing on how consumer book sales can tell us what readers want. A lot of the choices we publishers make are based on what we want or what we think we SHOULD do. Here are … Read More

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Why You Need Both IngramSpark and KDP

Isn’t one Print on Demand Provider enough? We are often asked if authors REALLY need both IngramSpark and KDP. And the answer is: Yes, you REALLY do. I know it’s tempting to avoid the extra expense and hassle of taking … Read More

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Why You Need Your Own ISBN From Bowker

“Can’t I just use the CreateSpace ISBN?” “But I heard I can buy one ISBN for A LOT less money from Ingram!” “I have a publisher who is going to publish my book and they will let me use one … Read More

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