Resources

CreateSpace

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.

General Information:

http://www.createspace.com/

Pricing and Royalty Information:

https://www.createspace.com/Products/Book/

 

IngramSpark

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.

General Information:

http://ingramspark.com/

Pricing and Royalty Information:

https://myaccount.ingramspark.com/Portal/Tools/ShippingCalculator

 

KDP (Kindle Direct Publishing)

The division of Amazon that publishes e-books.

General Information:

http://kdp.amazon.com/

Pricing and Royalty Information:

https://kdp.amazon.com/help?topicId=A29FL26OKE7R7B

 

Copyright Information

http://copyright.gov/eco/

 

ISBN Information

Bowker

https://www.myidentifiers.com/.

 

Barcodes

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

Or purchase from Bowker

https://www.myidentifiers.com/barcode/main

 

 

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