The IngramSpark Guide to Independent Publishing, Revised Edition

The IngramSpark Guide to Independent Publishing, Revised Edition

by Brendan Clark




Self-publishing can be daunting if you don’t know where to start. That’s where IngramSpark comes in, providing you with the easiest way to self-publish your book with affordable, high-quality book production and distribution to thousands of retailers worldwide.

For those who have a manuscript ready but no idea how to get it out into the world, this newly updated edition of The IngramSpark Guide walks you through the book production process from start to finish: from editing, designing, printing, and marketing your manuscript to other abundant services IngramSpark offers to independent authors everywhere. You’ll learn how to enhance the visibility of your book through metadata tips, get the most out of your publishing budget, convert your physical book into digital e-book form, efficiently fulfill orders for your book, and generate buzz beyond your local community of acquaintances.

This guidebook is not just a manual for utilizing IngramSpark but also a crash course in the intricacies of becoming a successful independently published author.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781513261478
Publisher: Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company
Publication date: 05/01/2018
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 118
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Brendan Clark graduated from Western Washington University’s English Department, where he studied creative writing, technical writing, and world religions. He is a speculative fiction writer as well as the publishing director at Village Books in Bellingham, Washington, where he designs books for independent local authors and consults with them on using IngramSpark to print and distribute their titles.

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