Tag Archives: POD

One More Day of Heavy Printing

Then… less printing. Price to print stuff is really, really right ’til April 1. Then it’s just very right. I don’t think it’ll ever again be not-right. /Sleepy.

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If You’re in the EU

Looks like you’ll soon be able to get Disruptive Publishing titles shipped to you within 24 hours. This has been a goal of ours for around 5 years now.  We’ve tried everyone, even Newsstand, and, well, just got a fun … Continue reading

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Some Pre-Frankfurt POD News

Per an email, LightningSource is gonna be demoing the Espresso portable Print-on-Demand Machine at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Also, Amazon UK is rolling out a POD service, in Milton Keynes–real real close to where Lightning UK hangs (and other distributors … Continue reading

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Things It Would Have Been Better To Know Before I Printed 47 Books last Wed.

Amazon’s CreateSpace division has pushed back the deadline for free pro set-up ’til the end of the year.  Now, CreateSpace does some things well, particularly for smaller imprints, rumor has it with nice print costs, downside being when you get … Continue reading

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38 Minutes to Spare

For the record, I did manage to update Munsey’s tonight, at 11:22 pm.  Give or take.  Won’t be able to tell tomorrow, but there it is. … also put another 50 books into CreateSpace, mostly Silk and later Black Mask. … Continue reading

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Now It’s Really Hard to Exclude LSI Books

Ingram is consolidating its book division with LSI.  Ya wonder if, in the future, the whole “XxxxxSource” nomenclature for various initiatives disappears.

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Redoing Pulps all month

Here’s Cain.  More Cain next week.  Notify–oh, you know. In other news, Lightning is now sending out UPS’d examples of their great color capabilities.  Err, and, err… … well, I said I was gonna double my sales by the end … Continue reading

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Bezos on POD: “We’re willing to be misunderstood”

Linkie. Semi-related, CreateSpace’s now giving free pro-setup through July 31, and are lowering their prices thereafter.  The CreateSpace experience can be easier for smaller LSI publishers, though short-discounters are still out of luck. More interesting, of course, is that Mr. … Continue reading

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Well Yeah, but 75k of ‘em Are Kessinger Reprints of Google Books

Waiting, Godot-like, for anything .epub to mock, I saw this story on PW. …output of on-demand, short run and unclassified titles soared from 21,936 in 2006 to 134,773 last year, according to preliminary figures released Wednesday by R.R. Bowker. Sales … Continue reading

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Something Tells Me Ingram “Scan to Print”

is going to get a lot cheaper. PW’s got more on the end of Live Search for books. I can’t say this was a surprise, Live had been down for like a month there, but I really loved the professional … Continue reading

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