Publishing through CreateSpace is hands down the fastest way to get your book on Amazon. But it’s not the only POD (Print on Demand) solution for indie authors, and it’s not going to help you get into indie bookstores, local retailers, and libraries. The way to get your books into THOSE locations is by publishing […]
ISBN locked? Don’t panic! Here are the steps for transferring your book from CreateSpace to IngramSpark.
What is Metadata? Simply put, it’s “data about data” and is essential to helping you sell your book online. Interestingly enough, metadata was originally used by libraries in card catalogs until the 1980s. Now it’s used to describe digital information. Using proper metadata is extremely important for authors to make sure their books can be […]
Using a coupon code WAS a GREAT way to offer your books to organizations, contributors, and friends and family at a discounted rate. However, CreateSpace decided to eliminate this option as of 10/31/17. You can no longer offer a coupon to sell your books at a discounted rate, directly to the customer. However, you can […]
There are three elements that identify a book as yours, and yours only. The first is the copyright. Your work is automatically copyrighted. However, this doesn’t mean that the copyright is protected. In order to protect your copyright, you have to register it! In addition to the copyright, your book will be assigned an […]