List of Topics

SfC Home > Entrepreneurship > Self-Publishing >

 

Mini-Quiz: Purchasing an ISBN Block

by Ron Kurtus (revised 26 August 2011)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. What type of self-published book would not need an ISBN?

A book intended for personal use or sold independently

A textbook used in schools

A book to be printed in China

2. How can you tell the country where the book was published?

The name of the country is included in the ISBN

The ISBN starts with certain digits indicating the country

You can tell by the language in which the book is printed

3. What is a disadvantage of buying a single ISBN for a hardcopy book?

You can only use the number on ten books at a time

Bowker wants you to pay before you get the number

It is not cost-effective if you will have other versions of the book

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Self-Publishing. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


Aim for success


Resources and references

Ron Kurtus' Credentials

Websites

International ISBN Agency

Bowker Identifier Services

Publishing Resources

Books

Top-rated books on Self-Publishing


Questions and comments

Do you have any questions, comments, or opinions on this subject? If so, send an email with your feedback. We will try to get back to you as soon as possible.


Share

Click on a button to bookmark or share this page through Twitter, Facebook, email, or other services:

 

Students and researchers

The Web address of this page is:
www.school-for-champions.com/publishing/
mini-quiz_purchasing_isbn_block.htm

Please include it as a link on your website or as a reference in your report, document, or thesis.

Copyright © Restrictions


Where are you now?

School for Champions

Self-Publishing topics

Mini-Quiz: Purchasing an ISBN Block




Self-Publishing topics

Initial considerations

Start publishing business

Pre-production

Structure of book

Design book

Design cover

Publish hardcopy book

Publish e-book

Prepare to market

Convert format

Check Copy in eReader

Distribution and sales

Sell books

Also see


Let's make the world a better place

Be the best that you can be.

Use your knowledge and skills to help others succeed.

Don't be wasteful; protect our environment.

You CAN influence the world.





Live Your Life as a Champion:

Take care of your health

Seek knowledge and gain skills

Do excellent work

Be valuable to others

Have utmost character

Be a Champion!



The School for Champions helps you become the type of person who can be called a Champion.