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...
Sometimes, writers with the very best intentions find themselves stuck in bad situations with the self-publishing companies they hired. The frustration and stress of being in a working relationship with a disappointing partner can be overwhelming. A bad publisher can...
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...
It wasn't too many years ago that choosing to self-publish was something no self-respecting author would do. But now the trend in the publishing industry has shifted, and self-publishing no longer carries the old stigma. In fact, more and more books that have gone on...
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