Self-publishing your book means you have to make a lot of decisions, and one of those will be about ISBNs. Should you purchase your own or use the free ISBN provided by the publishing platform? Is it worth the cost? What is an ISBN’s purpose? The experts at...
5 Questions To Ask Yourself If You’re Thinking About Self-Publishing | Self-Publishing Relief
If you’re struggling with the question of whether or not you should self-publish your book, you’re not alone. At Self-Publishing Relief, we know many writers wonder if self-publishing is the right choice. You may be concerned that you don’t have the marketing chops...
15 Weird Words Self-Published Authors Should Know | Self-Publishing Relief
ASIN? ISBN? Self-Publishing terminology may seem like a weird foreign language to writers who haven’t run the gauntlet of publishing their books. But if you don’t know a blurb from a bleed—don’t worry! The experts at Self-Publishing Relief are ready to translate. Here...
10 Things You Must Do Before You Self-Publish
Self-publishing a book is a big step in any writer’s career. But before you have your finished book (or e-book) in hand, there's important prep work to be done that will determine whether your self-publishing efforts are a success—or a flop. Here are ten things you...
The 411 On ISBNs—What You Need To Know
To assign an ISBN or not to assign an ISBN? That is the question for many authors who are new to self-publishing. While the debate continues about the need for an ISBN when self-publishing a book—especially an electronic edition—it’s important that authors who are...
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