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Canaries in the Coalmine: Lessons and Insights for Book Publishers from Digital Music, Video and Content Marketing

For the last four years I have presented an annual address on eBooks to the Publishers and Writers of San Diego, a 300+ member organization focused on the business of publishing and an affiliate of IBPA. This year I choose to highlight events, trends and techniques in digital video, music and online marketing and how

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Comparing CreateSpace to IngramSpark: 5 Production Considerations

CreateSpace may dominate the market for POD (print-on-demand) titles from indie publishers, but they don’t offer hardback printing and color printing for large books is expensive. Authors of books with those requirements often turn to IngramSpark, the new indie-focused cousin of Ingram’s Lightning Source (LSI) launched in 2013. (Lightning Source has been re-positioned for medium

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IngramSpark vs. CreateSpace: When Color Printing and Hardcover Editions Are Important

CreateSpace as a POD option for indie publishers is a great solution except when you need a color interior or hardcover edition. Color printing is usually cost prohibitive and CreateSpace just doesn’t offer a hardcover printing option. If this is you then a good solution to consider is IngramSpark, an author-friendly self-service option from book

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