The Print-on-Demand company associated with Amazon.  They are currently working on combining their e-book and print divisions to all fall under the KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing) name, but it is still in beta version and no target date has been given.  Experts are predicting it will likely be later in 2018 or even 2019 before it is ready.

For now, CreateSpace works well for print editions of your books.

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Ingram Book Content Group is the major distributor of books to bookstores and online retailers, such as Amazon.  The IngramSpark division serves self-publishers as a Print-on-Demand service and uses the Ingram overall as distributor for these books.

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KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing)

The division of Amazon that publishes e-books.

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Provided by many Print-on-Demand companies at no extra charge

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Additional Experts in Self-Publishing


Jane Friedman

Author resources, including marketing, blogging


Melinda Tipton Martin, Martin Publishing Services

Book designer, including covers and inside formatting

Administers the Self-Publishing Support Page on Facebook

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Shayla Raquel

Editor and Book Launch Consultant


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