HP and Lightning Source Ink Supplies Partnership

Lightning Source to deploy 24 PageWide Web Presses to deliver speed, quality, and efficiency to their publishers News highlights: Lightning Source names HP PageWide preferred inkjet press provider through 2024 with order of 24 new HP PageWide T240 HD color & mono digital presses, with services and supplies Multi-million dollar deal over seven years is […]

Consider These 6 Options Before Publishing a Book – Alice Clarke | Guest Post

Publishing a book provides exciting opportunities to share your talent with the world, lay the foundations of a solid career and make some money along the way. Before publishing a book, however, there are a number of options you’ll need to consider. Going through standard publishing channels will make things a bit more challenging. This […]

Reading and Writing for Pleasure: A Visit to IngramSpark – Douglas Burcham

Douglas continues his writing and reading for pleasure series for May 2016 with ideas for publishing success and an account of an eagerly awaited visit to IngramSpark/Lightning Source in Milton Keynes.   When I pushed through the exit doors of BBC Broadcasting House, I felt elated. I did not need to pay for the enormous […]

Ingram Announces a New Custom Publishing Solution for POD & e-Books | Ingram Construct

Ingram Content Group announced its new web-based custom publishing solution yesterday. Ingram Construct will allow publishers to customise their existing titles into specific editions or bundles in print or digital form for end users. I guess this could be useful for limited editions, book club editions or book samplers and promotional teasers. Curiously press release doesn’t really have a […]

Publishing Service Index – April 2013 | TIPM

This is the PUBLISHING SERVICE INDEX for APRIL 2013. This update reflects some review updates and the collapse of Vantage Press last November. TIPM received a very high volume of feedback on services since the last index at the end of January, both positive and negative, and this is also reflected in the latest index […]

TIPM Publishing Service Index: February 2013

This is the PUBLISHING SERVICE INDEX for FEBRUARY 2013 and the first one issued for this year. This update reflects some review updates and the collapse of Vantage Press last November. TIPM received a very high volume of feedback on services during the previous two-month period, both positive and negative, and this is also reflected […]

Who Needs Poorly Written Huffington Post Articles?

Published! (Photo credit: patries71) This article appeared a couple of days ago on The Huffington Post entitled, Who Needs Publishers and Bookstores? Writers, Readers & Everyone Else. Sometimes you just can’t let an article go without pointing out the horrors it tries to perpetrate. Thanks to The Passive Voice for plumbing from the depths where it […]

Publishers Lunch | ASI-Pearson Deal – Related Links

Publishers Lunch » Penguin Acquires Self-Publishing Service Author Solutions For $116 Million One significant area this Publishers Lunch coverage does raise is the argument that the POD bubble may be on the wane. ASI has put a great deal into the launch of Booktango, as an ebook self-publishing platform, and the sale of ASI may […]