WOWSA! Such a deal … buy your ISBN for only ten bucks … who wants to pay $125? The real questions are: are they legit ISBNs? Or, are they knockoffs? Or, are they a re-sale? And if they are a resale, are they being sold by an approved resale outlet? Are they legit … or are they fake? What’s an author to do?
All authors need to understand this: ISBNs are ONLY ISSUED by Bowker … …
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Ahhh, times have changed—which publishing road does an author take today? With the Internet and today’s technology, traditional publishers are being turned on their heads, self and independent publishers have morphed into new critters—ranging from “Wow—look at these books, they are amazing” to “Wow—these like they were done with Elmer’s Glue at the kitchen table.”
Do authors need ISBNs? If you plan on selling your book, the answer is yes. If you are creating something that is not for re-sale—from the family history to your high school reunion … most likely not. How many should you have … just the one for your book or do you need others? What about eBooks and other book formats?
Books don’t happen overnight. Neither does author success. Too many authors fiddle, sometimes for years, gazing into the belly button of “what ifs”.
Today’s blog has got a lot of questions for you. Let’s start with: How’s your book doing? Is it done? Published? Are you selling copies? Is everything working out as you envisioned … as you planned for you and your book? Would you like to know how to get published? Discover what your …
Move Over Netflix … Here Comes Bookflix
The Buzz Arrives … Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited Lands!
Amazon has a new offering … the dust hasn’t settled but the buzz is flowing. You have heard of Netflix. This is Bookflix.
If you at think about using this program, here’s a HUGE caution:
Indies would do well to avoid Kindle Unlimited for one simple reason: it requires KDP Select exclusivity. For me, doing an exclusive means that there has to be a tremendous …
Twenty plus years ago, one of my author friends coined one of my favorite book titles: Sacred Cows Make the Best Burgers. It’s all about change and slashing through the things that continually hold people and companies back. A few years ago, I ran into Bob Kriegel at a conference we were both speaking at. He was still talking about burgers and he reminded me of a story he told me long ago about surfing …