Choose CreateSpace over LSI

As I said in my Publishing & Marketing Realities book: Amazon is an author’s best friend. Hands down. I stick by that statement even two years later. Even though so much has changed in the publishing industry it’s hardly even recognizable from what it was two years ago. Amazon, although it’s had its own changes,…

How is Self-Publishing Affecting the Publishing Industry?

The following is a guest post by Vanessa Lang. Disclaimer, I’m not a fan of Lulu.com for reasons I’ll outline in a future blog. One of the main ones is that CreateSpace does the same thing, does it better, and offers more for the emerging author. —- The growing popularity if self-publishing has people wondering…

Smashwords, LSI, and CS News

Just a few links to actual posts, seeing as how this is obviously not a real post. Smashwords to Start Accepting More eBook Formats in 2012 EXCERPT: Starting in 2012, Smashwords is going to allow everyone to submit other eBook files instead of the DOC file that is used as the source for Meatgrinder. This…

LSI & Amazon: Bad Breakup

In my book Publishing & Marketing Realities for the Emerging Author, I discuss at the length the benefits of Lightning Source for the Emerging Author. We’ve been with LSI for 3 years, and we love them. Although it seems that things are changing. Thanks to a comment by a reader, this article was brought to…