Monthly Archives: March 2011

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The Fine Print of Self-Publishing (Fourth Edition) by Mark Levine | Reviewed

The Fine Print of Self-Publishing (Fourth Edition) by Mark Levine | Reviewed

Since I dispensed with short trousers, Lego and dreams of becoming a Formula 1 driver, I’ve always immersed myself in the book and magazine publishing world. When I put the Lego away and hung up my fantasy helmet—all l wanted to do was write and see my books published. It took many years to achieve

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POD TV | Some Shorts From Publishing Revolution

I’m currently working through a review of Mark Levine’s The Fine Print of Self Publishing (Fourth Edition) and came across his blog, Publishing Revolution. So, while the late night candle burns and I continue to tap away tirelessly, enjoy these: Related articles Shopping Online But Don’t Have Time To Read The Fine Print? (labnol.org) Lawyer

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SELF-PUBLISHING INDEX – April 2011

The SELF-PUBLISHING INDEX for author solutions services is something we have been working on for most of 2010 and June 2010 marked the first month of flotation. Here is the latest index, April 2011. (Click image to enlarge) The most asked question we get at POD, Self-Publishing & Independent Publishing is often along the lines of; ‘What self-publishing

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Ingram To Open Lightning Source Plant in Melbourne This June

The Ingram Content Group today announced that it would be opening a Lightning Source plant in Melbourne, Australia this June. Ingram confirmed in September last year that they would open an Australian plant but had not at that stage chosen the exact location. From the press release: NASHVILLE, TN – Ingram Content Group Inc. today announced Melbourne

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Three truths that publishers should try to understand about readers | TeleRead

This is a terrific piece by Joanna over on TeleRead called ‘Three truths that publishers should try to understand about readers.‘ I particularly agree with her point about publishers needing to understand the shift between bookstores as customer and the reader as customer. “The big shift that ebooks are bringing to the market is not necessarily the

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Lulu CEO Bob Young on The Telepathy Standard

Lulu CEO Bob Young on The Telepathy Standard for authors imparting content to readers. Learn why telepathy is the gold standard by which authors transfer content to their readers and how we are getting closer to that standard every day using the internet. Related articles The Telepathy Standard (lulu.com) Digital Book Printing Forum to be

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Google Books Settlement Statement

Google Books Settlement Statement Reaction from the Association of American Publishers… Washington, DC, March 22, 2011 —Speaking on behalf of the publisher plaintiffs (The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.; Pearson Education, Inc; Penguin Group (USA) Inc.; Simon & Schuster, Inc.; John Wiley & Sons, Inc.; Association of American Publishers, Inc.; Harlequin Enterprises Limited; Macmillan Publishers Limited; Melbourne

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