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CreateSpace will Close its eStore from the end of October

CreateSpace will Close its eStore from the end of October

Few self-published authors ever report many sales from the CreateSpace online store to TIPM. Indeed, very few physical retailers go to the trouble of creating a trade account with CreateSpace to order books for customers. So, it is no surprise that Amazon has decided to pull down the shutters from the end of this month (October,

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Consider These 6 Options Before Publishing a Book – Alice Clarke | Guest Post

Publishing a book provides exciting opportunities to share your talent with the world, lay the foundations of a solid career and make some money along the way. Before publishing a book, however, there are a number of options you’ll need to consider. Going through standard publishing channels will make things a bit more challenging. This

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CreateSpace Now Offer Expanded Distribution for Free

CreateSpace has announced that it is waiving the fee charged to authors who enrol books in its Expanded Distribution program. The Amazon-owned self-publishing platform posted the news to its website yesterday and many authors with CreateSpace accounts have reported receiving the following email: Hello XXXX XXXXXX, We’re excited to announce Expanded Distribution is now free! You recently

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CreateSpace – Reviewed (Update Feb 2017)

CreateSpace is the publishing engine of global online retailer and publisher Amazon, the company everyone either wants to love or hate. Createspace began life in 2002 as CustomFlix Labs (DVD), originally intended to make widespread distribution easier for independent filmmakers by providing on-demand DVD production. In 2000, a small group of writers pooled resources to form Booksurge

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CreateSpace, Smashwords and Author Solutions Dominate Self-Publishing Market | Bowker

Bowker Press Release: [Editor’s Note:  Bowker annually release figures and reports like the one referred to in the press release below, however it should be noted that Bowker only rely on titles with an ISBN, and given that Amazon KDP lists over 200k self-published titles and Smashwords lists 60k titles for 2011 (against Bowker’s claimed

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Onward and Upward For CreateSpace Author

An imaginative book trailer by Dallas-based children’s fantasy author, Kevin McGill has captured interest beyond his home and locale. McGill quite literally launched his first book, Nikolas and Company: The Merman and The Moon Forgotten, into space aboard a high altitude balloon. He explained his motivation and his unique marketing idea during the launch of the book

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Amazon launches CreateSpace in Europe | The Bookseller

Amazon launches CreateSpace in Europe | The Bookseller “Amazon has launched its CreateSpace today (17th May) in Europe, which means that authors who self-publish in the UK can have their books accessed in European countries and the US. Amazon’s CreateSpace platform, which has been running in the US since 2007, will now allow self-published authors

Publishing Horizons: An Overview of Independent Publishing in the Netherlands

Mijnbestseller (My Bestseller) could be called the Dutch Lulu, with no upfront costs and 50% profits, and with a Lulu-like user dashboard, community and book reviews are at the forefront of Mijnbestseller’s program. What is striking on their main webpage is the request for book reviewers as much as authors looking to circumvent the traditional channels

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ShopMyBook (Unibook) – Reviewed (Updated, May 2012)

We previously reviewed Unibook here on TIPM. This publishing service has since changed its trading name to ShopMyBook. The company is owned by Peleman Industries, a manufacturer of binding, laminating and presentation products for nearly seventy years. Unibook, formerly known as WWAOW, have offices in Europe (Belgium) as well as the USA (Georgia). ShopMyBook aims

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Bubok UK – Overview

Bubok is an online self-publishing service and bookstore founded in 2007 and has just launched a dedicated UK service this week. Bubok is marketing to the DIY self-publishing area and files uploaded must be in a PDF or doc format. Yet, the online download advice conflicts with what is stated in the press release (PDF,

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