How Much Will it Cost to Ship Your Book?

How Much Will It Cost to Ship Your Book?If you are printing a book that you will need to ship to individuals, Amazon, or other sales channels, you’ll need to figure out much shipping costs are before you price your book, or trips to the post office might eat up all of your profit. Fortunately for authors and publishers, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is your best friend in saving you a lot of money on shipping. Since the beginning …

Traditional Publishing vs. Self-Publishing: What’s the Best Fit for Your Book?

In my career as an author I have published two books – one years ago with Time Warner Books (a large publishing house) and more recently, I published a book by starting my own publishing company and using Amazon as my primary means of promoting and selling my book. In the first part of this article, I review my experience with traditional publishing. In the second half, I’ll review the pros and cons of self-publishing.