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Copyright Registration and Library Catalogue Number – The Real Deals

Copyright Registration and Library Catalogue Number – The Real Deals

At certain times of the financial year, usually Jan/Feb, publishers like all companies take a close look at their budgets. Many will be taking a look and revising them more than once this year. So it came as no surprise to get the following email from Gail Warren of AuthorHouse UK informing me of a

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Author Solutions Purchase Trafford Publishing

Author Solutions Inc has continued its acquisitions of author solution companies with its latest deal. ASI has bought Canadian based Trafford Publishing, adding them to a large stable of companies which now include, AuthorHouse, iUniverse and recently acquired Xlibris. ASI is owned by Bertram Capital, a private-equity management company. The purchase price was not disclosed.

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AuthorHouse UK – Reviewed (Updated, March, 2010)

Amazon.co.uk Titles – 50,000 Amazon.com Titles – 44,100 http://www.authorhouse.co.uk AuthorHouse are one of the largest flagship author solution services with 50,000 plus titles available on Amazon UK. AuthorHouse was founded in 1997 and is owned by Author Solutions US who also own iUniverse and Wordclay. Further expansion in 2009 for Author Solutions has led to

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AuthorHouse USA – Reviewed (Updated, March 2010)

http://www.authorhouse.comhttp://www.authorhouse.co.uk USA & UK based Amazon.com titles – 42,000Amazon.co.uk titles– 49,700 Standard Package starts at $599++ AuthorHouse have been providing self publishing services for authors for many years. They remain one of the heavy-hitters of the self publishing industry, are owned by Author Solutions, who also own iUniverse, and have the largest slice of self

AuthorHouse Courts The Establishment With Referral Program

Over the past few months I’ve noticed that AuthorHouse has been making a particularly worrying use of their Referral Program. This type of program is used by a number of large self-publishing service providers using digital POD (print on demand) to authors. Here is AuthorHouse’s own description of the Referral Program. The following links are from

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Comments on Self Publishing Article – New York Times

“The point may soon come when there are more people who want to write books than there are people who want to read them.” New York Times, January 27th, 2009. This is an opening quote from an article about self publishing in the New York Times this week by Motoko Rich about the rise in

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Author Solutions Purchases POD Publisher Xlibris

Author Solutions, owned by equity investors Bertram Capital, has continued its strategy of development and expansion in the digital print-on-demand publishing world by purchasing Xlibris, a leading publisher in self-publishing services to authors. The purchase was announced yesterday, Thursday, January 8th, by Author Solutions CEO, Kevin Weiss. The purchase figure was not disclosed. “ASI is

The Advance that Never Was

Cate, daughter-in-law of 93 year old author, Lorna Page, yesterday clarified the story which has been filling the media over the past few days. Cate’s original press release is available from the BBC site and clearly shows that no advance was ever claimed to have been paid to Ms Page for her book in her

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