design 5, publishing business

How much does it cost to publish your own book?

Submitted by MMD on Thu, 04/07/2016 - 23:04

While traditional publishing is difficult to get into most authors today are looking towards self-publishing their book. However, there are several factors to know before you decide on self-publishing. Without a publisher indie authors have to pay out of pocket for the same services:

  • Editing
  • Cover Design
  • Formatting
  • Getting an ISBN number
  • Distribution (Can be free)
  • Reviews
  • Marketing


Design Challenge 5: What to Think about BEFORE Setting up a Publishing Company, Part 1

Submitted by jao on Sun, 04/03/2016 - 08:47

According to Dave Chesson (an entrepreneur specializing in marketing e-books)'s blog post entitled, “How to Start a Book Publishing Company,” there are several important considerations that you will want to have decided before you actually go through the process of setting up your very own publishing company.