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Mini-Quiz: Print-on-Demand (POD) Options

by Ron Kurtus (11 April 2014)

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

1. What is a big advantage of using CreateSpace?

Your book is immediately placed in Barnes & Noble bookstores

Your book is printed for free

Your book is immediately posted in

2. What is the difference between Lighting Source and IngramSpark?

Lighting Source is for large publishers while IngramSpark is for small and independent publishers

They use different quality paper

Lighting Source and IngramSpark are exactly the same

3. What is the advantage of the Espresso Book Machine?

You get a free cup a espresso with each book printed

You can get your books printed immediately

It is much cheaper than having your books printed elsewhere

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.

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Resources and references

Ron Kurtus' Credentials



Lightning Source



Espresso Book Machine

Espresso Book Machine - at Powell's Book Stores

Espresso Book Machine - Wikipedia (includes listing of schools and libraries with machine)

Publishing Resources


Top-rated books on Self-Publishing

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Mini-Quiz: Print-on-Demand (POD) Options

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Initial considerations

Write book

Select publishing route

Start publishing business


Structure of book

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Design cover

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Prepare to market

Convert format

Check Copy in eReader

Distribution and sales

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