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How to Set Up a Title with IngramSpark - Part 1

Your IngramSpark account setup is complete – now what? The first step in moving forward is uploading a book into your account, so here’s how you would go about doing that!

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IngramSpark Self-Publishing Podcast: Author Spotlights

One of the best ways to learn how to publish successfully is to listen to those who have gone before. Six successful authors recently shared their stories on the IngramSpark self-publishing podcast, Go Publish Yourself.

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Special Tip to Help You Sell More Books with IngramSpark

Global book distribution can often be one of the most daunting prospects for independent and self-publishers. You may be sitting in your small town when you decide to publish a book and you think you'll sell it online and perhaps to your local bookstores and libraries, but there's actually a world of possibilities available to you that you may not be taking full advantage of.

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The Pros of Hardback Books

While choosing a paperback format is the most common route for self-publishers when releasing a new title or edition, it is important to remember the merits of hardback books as well. Here are a few reasons to consider printing a hardback book.

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Benefits of Self-Publishing in Today's Market

Self-aware authors know they're taking on a challenge when they choose to self-publish a book, a rewarding and exciting challenge, but a challenge nonetheless. With advancements in technology and opportunity and a lessening of the bias against self-publishing, every author now has a chance to succeed in the publishing space doing it on their own.

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BookExpo and BookCon 2018 Offers

We have some special opportunities to help you get the most out of BookExpo and/or BookCon 2018 at the Javits Center in New York, NY, May 31 – June 3! How does your own personal consultation sound? Or perhaps reading from your work on stage?!

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IngramSpark Promo Codes Available Now!

What can we say? We’re celebrating some author appreciation with a few really big promotions. If you're subscribed to our emails, you already know about these, but this blog is our public service announcement! Here are the IngramSpark promo codes you should be aware of right now with details of what’s included and expiration dates!

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Free Self-Publishing Courses

You can write the absolute best book in the world, have top-of-the-line book distribution and quality, but another essential part to being a successful publisher is taking the time to invest in expanding your publishing knowledge and expertise, because, at the end of the day, your book’s success needs your input.

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Update Your Web Browser Before June 11, 2018

In an effort to ensure IngramSpark’s platform remains as secure as possible, older and less-secure website browsers will no longer be supported after June 11, 2018. While this change should affect a very small percentage of users, we ask that you test your website browser’s compatibility now to ensure you're able to access your IngramSpark account when changes go into effect June 11, 2018.

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Why Should I Self-Publish?

There are many reasons an author might decide to self-publish instead of pursuing traditional publishing, beyond the facts that the barrier to entry is much lower and the opportunities for print quality and book distribution are level. Here are a few answers to the question: Why should I self-publish?

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