What Trim Size Should Your Book Be?

What Trim Size Should Your Book Be?

The height and width of your book may not seem like a crucial detail when designing your book. But look around any bookstore and you’ll quickly realize how uniform each shel seems to be. You’ll probably also notice that each genre section of said bookstore has its own unique look and feel, including the physical size of the book. In case you were wondering what those sizes where, here is a list of the most popular trim sizes by genre, according to IngramSpark, the leading book printer in the industry.

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Read Pages from 7 Costly Mistakes When Choosing a Publisher

Read Pages from 7 Costly Mistakes When Choosing a Publisher

Are you confused about the differences between Self Publishing and Traditional Publishing? Our book 7 Costly Mistakes When Choosing a Publisher: Self-Publishing Secrets That Will Save You Thousands shows you how to avoid major publishing mistakes by reading the tips and secrets on choosing a publisher.

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Remarkable Elite Books of 2018

Remarkable Elite Books of 2018

Remarkable Elite Books of 2018

Once stated by Mark Twain, “his death had been greatly exaggerated,” and so it seems with the publishing industry where book sales and the number of books being published continue to climb.

In fact, Bowker, the official ISBN agency in the U.S., reported in October 2018, that since 2012, the number of ISBNs assigned for self-published titles has grown 156 percent. And in 2017, that number went over the 1 million mark.

This past year, 2018 was the fifth straight year of print growth, and that fact was echoed as National authors released many books — a wild and wonderful array of both fiction and nonfiction works. Read more

Book Sizes: How to Pick the Right Size of Book

Book Sizes: How to Pick the Right Size of Book

Book Sizes: How to Pick the Right Size of Book

One of the many questions we often asked is about what size of book should they do. I found a wonderful articles that describes this perfectly so thought to share with all of you.

As soon as you get serious about self-publishing a book, you are confronted with the choice of what size your book ought to be.

For instance, if you want to get a price on how much a book will cost to print, the first thing you need to know is the size.

Some pricing on digital books is in a range of sizes rather than having a different price for every different size, but that only helps a bit.

If you plan to print offset, you’ll need to specify the exact size in your request for an estimate. So one way or the other, it’s good to figure out near the beginning of your planning. Read more

Author Steve Knowles Hits #1 Bestseller List on Amazon

Author Steve Knowles Hits #1 Bestseller List on Amazon

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Author Steve Knowles hits #1 Bestseller in
two Amazon.com categories.

35 Missions, The Frank Boyle Story: The True Story of an American B-17 Ball Turret Gunner Over Europe During World War II

Fairfield, CT – Tuesday, November 13, 2018 –Elite Online Publishing, today announced it’s newest bestselling author Steve Knowles, who’s recently released book, “35 Missions: The Frank Boyle Story” quickly climbed the charts to become a number one bestseller on the day of its release, November 13, 2018.

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Author Nicole Black hits #1 Bestseller on Amazon

Author Nicole Black hits #1 Bestseller on Amazon

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Author Nicole Black hits #1 Bestseller on Amazon.
“Fat Shame: Ditch the Shame, Get Confident, and Claim the Life You Deserve”

 

Santa Barbara, CA – Friday, October 26, 2018 – Elite Online Publishing, today, announced it’s newest Bestselling Author, Nicole Black, who’s recently released book Hit #1 on Amazon. “Fat Shame: Ditch the Shame, Get Confident, and Claim the Life You Deserve”, was released October 23rd, 2018 by Amazon.com – the nation’s #1 place to buy books.

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How to Succeed at Self-Publishing

How to Succeed at Self-Publishing

More and more writers are self-publishing to tell their unique stories, share their life story or share their business.  Many long to have their work distributed through a regular publishing company, but that dream means having less control over your work.

Ownership is great and being online helps open you up to the other options out there. When self-publishing you may experience struggles with getting your books enough exposure. However, the costs and experience of putting the book together can bring about many revelations. Here are a few keys to success: Read more