Best POD Publisher articles




October is the first month that Lightning Source has been knocked off the top spot. A surge in titles being published through CreateSpace and continued strong email feedback has led to their jump from the number 4 spot on the index. Other notable surprise mover on the up is Xlibris, up ten places, again based


Troubador Withdraw Matador’s ‘Michael Jackson’s Dangerous Liaisons’ Book

June 7th should have marked the official release of Michael Jackson’s Dangerous Liaisons, written by Carl Toms, and published by Matador (256.20), a self-publishing imprint of Troubador Publishing UK. However, on May 27th, Troubador Publishing announced the following: “Troubador has ceased distribution of a self-published book written about Michael Jackson. Following new information that came to


Raider Founder Sets About Putting Things Right

Raider International Publishing (RAI 208.16) has been in the author solutions service business for five years. Actually, May 31st was the exact date of their foundation. Company owner and founder, Adam Salviani, made his annual address, and you can find that here. I have a lot of time for Raider International Publishing – their core approach


Lightning Source – Reviewed (Updated June, 2011)

Lightning Source has become synonymous with authors pursuing what is described as ‘true self-publishing—whereby an author sets up their own imprint, purchases a block of ISBN’s and uses Lightning Source’s global print and fulfilment services to publish and make their books available for distribution. Lightning Source US Lightning Source UK “Lightning Source, an Ingram Content


Self-Publisher Experience Days: (Author’s Choice) – Overview

The Author’s Choice Partnership is a an endeavour set up by UK self-publishing service, Matador (imprint of Troubador Publishing), and MPG Biddles (MPG Books Group), a book manufacturer specializing in short-to-medium print-runs (lithographic and POD). Although both companies operate in the print and publishing industry independently, Author’s Choice will offer a host of bespoke self-publishing