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Print 2-Sided Color Book Covers on Your POD Paperback

IngramSpark duplex book covers printing both sides

IngramSpark can now print color pages on both sides of your book cover with duplex printing. Imagine the kind of information you can provide on the inside cover: art, images, testimonials, book description, contact information! I like IngramSpark for distributing trade paperbacks, hardbacks, and ebooks via the wide Ingram distribution network. (More info on book aggregation […]

Make Pre-Orders Part of Your Book Launch Marketing Strategy

Print book preorders IngramSpark self-publishing Carla King

This week, Smashwords announced what they say is its most ambitious feature ever, assetless preorders. I always encourage authors to use Smashwords, the largest ebookseller in the world, to publish and distribute their ebooks to the widest network possible. If you’ve got Smashwords and Kindle, then you’ve got the ebook market covered. Not to mention app stores and libraries. […]

BookBaby adds POD Distribution – How do they compare with IngramSpark and others?

BookBaby POD Printing On Demand Carla King Announcement

Today BookBaby announced print on-demand (POD) distribution services, which means that now they offer possibly the most complete solution available for authors who are self-publishing. They have long offered short run printing services – which meant that you could get a bunch of books delivered to you (or another address) – along with print book […]