Self Publishing Journeys

Episode 39: Andrew Bromley

How To Use Vellum On A PC

Andy Bromley

If you want to get your books ordered by traditional bookshops and libraries, then you need an alternative solution to publishing via Amazon's Createspace.

It's all to do with the ISBN numbers and the distribution channels, and it's a topic that confuses and trips up new indie authors time after time.

Put simply, you need to use a service like IngramSpark – in conjunction with Nielson for your ISBNs – to access the traditional distribution channels.

As the Marketing Manager at Ingram Content Group, Andrew Bromley is familiar with every question that indie authors could possibly ask about printing on-demand with the company.

Episode 39, release date Monday 28th November, 2016

Find Out More:

IngramSpark: https://www.ingramspark.com/

Lightning Source: https://www.ingramcontent.com/publishers/lp/lightning-source

IngramSpark on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/IngramSpark

IngramSpark on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IngramSpark

IngramSpark on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ingramspark

IngramSpark resources: https://www.ingramspark.com/resources/tools [Very useful!]

IngramSpark blog: https://www.ingramspark.com/blog [Recommended!]

Talking points:

Nielson UK ISBNs: https://www.isbn.nielsenbook.co.uk/controller.php?page=121 [You can now purchase ISBNs online]

Createspace: https://www.createspace.com/

Bertram Books: https://www.bertrams.com/BertWeb/welcome.jsp

Gardners: https://www.gardners.com/gardners/default.aspx

How to embed fonts in a Microsoft Word file: https://www.howtogeek.com/106681/how-to-embed-fonts-in-a-microsoft-word-document/

About iPage: https://www.ingramcontent.com/retailers/ordering/ipage

 

 

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This Week’s Self-Publishing News

The Alliance of Independent Authors news update for Tuesday 29th November 2016 : https://selfpublishingadvice.org/self-publishing-news-a-new-home/ [Note: As ALLi has changed its news publishing schedule, this link will also appear in next week's show notes to accommodate the new publishing cycle.]

Coming up on Self-Publishing Journeys ...

Monday 1st October Clare Sager [Take 2] Tips for a First-Time Book Launch - find out more here.

Monday 8th October Linzi Drew-Honey [Take 2] - 2nd Time Erotic Fiction Book Launch here.

Monday 15th October Nathan Burrows - First Time Author Writing Thrillers based in East Anglia here.

Monday 22nd October Jonathan de Montfort - first-time author and creator of De Montfort Literature here.

Monday 29th October Jon Evans - Space Marine author who co-writes with his brother here.

Monday 5th November Julie Stock - indie author of contemporary romance from around the world here.

Monday 12th November Shaun Stevens - self-published fantasy author here.

Monday 19th November Tim Lewis [Take 2] - moving from fiction to non-fiction and how to set up a great non-fiction launch here.

Monday 26th November Clare Lydon [Take 2] - creating a major breakthrough as a writer of lesbian fiction here.

Monday 3rd December Alissa Grosso - writing YA and non-fiction here.

From Monday 3rd December, interview episodes revert to monthly.

Recommended for listing on Google Play and distributing books to China ...

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