Book Printing Blog

RSS Grab the Country Press Inc. RSS Feed

Authors Choosing to Self-Publish Books More and More

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, October 15, 2013

If you are an author interested in self-publishing, now is the time. Self-published books are experiencing unprecedented popularity. Books get an ISBN number, which are owned by the publisher. With self-published books, the author owns their own ISBN number. Through these numbers, self-published books are counted.

An analysis of U.S. ISBN data revealed that the number of self-published titles in 2012 jumped to more than 391,000, up 59% over 2011 and 422% over 2007. Ebooks continue to catch up to print, comprising 40% of the ISBNs that were self-published in 2012, up from just 11% in 2007.

The analysis shows the growing prominence of publishing companies that offer publishing services to individual authors. Self-published titles come to market with support from publishing companies that offer self-publishing services. Self-Publishing can be a virtual minefield if you are not careful.

The research on self-publishing includes surveys of authors that provide insight into where the market is going and services required by these writers. Those who intend to self-publish most often plan to bring fiction to market, followed by inspirational works, books for children and biographies. The majority of self-published authors site finding a traditional publisher as an obstacle, and they also feel challenged by marketing. The Country Press will take you through the process step-by-step.

For more information contact the Country Press.

Statistics - econtentmag.com

Self Publishing is Often the Best Option for Authors

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, June 26, 2012

In the past, the general feeling towards self publishing was leaning toward negative. There was, and still is in some cases, a certain level of trepidation when approaching a book that has gone straight from the author to the consumer, skipping the middle man entirely.

Mainly, this negativity stems from the belief that authors opt to self publish if they have been unsuccessful with traditional publishers. But today, this is less true as self-publishing has gone from the last option to the best option.

For one thing the book market has been on a steady decline with the revolutions of the technology market, and one of the developments that has kept reading relevant is eBook readers.

With e-books potentially leading the market from now on, traditionally published and self-published writers are on a level playing field.

In such a case, self publishing can hold many advantages above traditional publishing; a larger margin of the profit will make its way to your pocket for one thing, and there's also a certain level of freedom that accompanies managing your own book publishing.

Self-publishing allows book writing to be approached on a more personal level, even if the books aren't likely to achieve commercial success, authors can still connect with an audience on a much smaller scale.

If you, as an author, find yourself opting for or leaning toward self-publishing, contact The Country Press.

The Citizen

The "Golden Age" of Self Publishing

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, June 05, 2012

The self-publishing seminar attracted panels and exhibitors offering the latest developments in the self-publishing field. At the seminar, the “The How, What, Where, and When of Print and EBooks” session heard that 2012 is part of the “golden age of self-publishing.” And there are stats to back that claim.
 
According to the newest figures of self published books produced, last year there were 211,269 self-published titles released, up from 133,036 in 2010.

The most popular genre in units sold is fiction (45%), but the nonfiction genre leads in sales (38%).

While e-books sold more of the percentage of books, paperbacks and hard covered books have the large percentage of sales.

Although the dream of most writers is to be signed by a major publisher and becoming a bestseller, more authors are becoming successful through self-publishing. Rather than carrying a stigma like in the past, self publishing portrays that an author wants to take things into their own hands.

Now that self-publishing can be profitable, and since it has been made more convenient, thought leaders, entrepreneurs, and story tellers have more means than ever to get their word out. To get your word out, contact The Country Press.

Self Publishing Gets Your Story Told

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, March 29, 2012

Got a story to tell, a biography you want read, a cook book to share? There's a self-publishing service for you.

The Country Press will help you make a book. We provides hands-on custom service, and we are designed to ease, streamline and speed up the self publishing process. We will take you through the process step-by-step.

Self publishing grew out of what was once called vanity publishing - small private printings geared for friends, family and professional colleagues. With readily available technologies for making books emerging in tandem with online markets for selling books, self-publishing has become a great way for self publishers to get their books out there. Self publishing is creating a huge number of additional authors who want to be heard.

Self-publishing inverts the longstanding publishing model: Where authors have traditionally been paid by publishers. Have you got a book you want published, contact us.

Kansas City Star


Recent Posts


Tags

recycled paper on demand printing The Country Press Inc. perfect bound books with soft covers Kodak EX150 digital printing system self publish short run printing services The Country Press Country Press Printing Inc. original graphic designs bound book galleys stock paper digital printers book printers, MA Happy Thanksgiving printing short runs short run printing short run book printers, MA facebook like digital printing for books printing services The Country Press, Inc. high quality book galleys choosing self publishing, Boston short run book printing, MA Self-publishing services in Boston, MA short run book publishers self published authors, MA book printer, MA digital book printing printing on demand (POD) authors, MA cookbook printing in Newton, MA full-service publishing in Boston, MA printed manual magazine binding services perfect bound book printing Country Press, Inc Digital book printing in Newton, MA Country Press’ digital printing services 50 Shades of Grey publishing companies digital short run book printing Kodak digital printer smaller book printing companies print on demand services, MA books for book signing, MA bound galleys with high-resolution prints self publish, MA POD, Newton, MA book self publishing self-publishing for business publishing Country Press, Inc. book printing companies benefits of short run book printing, MA Perfect bound books printing in Boston, MA print books on demand, MA benefits of short run printing short run book printing personalized cookbook printing and reprinting in Boston, MA conventional commercial printing printing on-demand Short-Run book Printing bound galleys ARC books Self-publishers in Boston, MA short run book publishers, MA printing Advanced reader copies Digital book printers in Boston, MA printing bound galleys Self-publishing print on demand self publishing services for self publishing authors printing needs short run book publishing publishing services publishing deadlines smaller publishing houses Perfect-bound short run printers Bound galleys in Newton, MA self publishing mistakes author and publisher bound galley services country press Short run printing in Newton, MA digital print on demand services Cookbook printing and binding advantages of short run book printing, MA how to self publish Short run book printing in Boston, MA Short Run Printing in Atlanta, GA short run printing self-publishing services on-demand book printing advanced reading copies, MA self-published author School books Digital-printing Self-publishing in Newton, MA sustainable and local enegery how many books should you print ARCs printing short run book printing, Boston advanced reader copies common mistakes of self publishing digital publishing, MA long run books short-run book printing service digital short run printing self-publishing, MA reduces greenhouse gas emissions short run prints, MA book printing for self-publishers self-publishers, MA gift of business commercial printing short-run and on-demand printing manual printing digital book printing, MA short run printing, Boston short run production free holiday gift printing soft cover school books Country Press, Inc Manual printing services in Boston, MA editors for self-publishing Book printing and binding printed manuals publishing services for authors self publishing authors independent publishing companies Country Press short run printing, MA bound galley printing professional quality printed books annual town report ARCs on-demand printing soft cover textbooks university publishing services small presses small publishing companies, MA Self-publishers book printing short run book printers press independent presses vanity publishing, Boston bound galleys, MA advanced copy books short run printers, Boston town municipality report printing rosters warrants self-publising books self published books difference between self publishing and traditional publishing Manual printing services The Country Press’ digital printing services The Country Press, Inc publishing companies, MA The Country Press’ digital printing services here in Boston, MA cookbook printing in Boston, MA Printing and binding in Boston, MA digital printing for manuals advanced copies advantages of short run book printing self publishing service, MA bound galley books small publishing houses print small quantity of books MA advanced reading copies short run digital printing book publishing in Boston publishing companies that offer self publishing services print books on demand in Boston, MA Kodak EX150 Digital Printers short run book printing services self publishing self-publshing commercial short run book printing self short run short-run publishing the country press boston ma self publish how to promote your book printing, MA self publishing glossary Digital book printing in Boston, MA book printing The Country Press print on demand in Newton, MA town report certified Ecologo full service self publishing advance copy books, MA self publishing acronyms print on demand in Newton, MA short run printing self-publishing services the country press American Library Association digital printing e-book self publishing, MA reprinting school books advantages of self publishing Biogas book binding self publisher advantages of print on demand, MA book printers digital printing for cookbooks print on demand, MA publishing services to individual authors printed galley Pre-publication book printing in Boston, MA Chorine free digital short run printing, MA printing services here in Boston, MA Perfect bound book printing in Boston, MA advantaages of self publishing short run printing for books, MA Bound Galley self-publishers perfect bound books e-book formatting, MA self-publishing digital book printing short run printing, Newton, MA cookbooks soft cover school books print on demand books, MA self publishing, Boston indie publishing self-publishing steps annual town reports short run printers, MA small publishing companies self publishing books book promotion publishing your cookbook short runs, MA short runs want to self publish a book digital printing service book printing options short-run printing self-publishing in Boston, MA self publishing e-books, MA print-on-demand The Country Press short run books, MA universities recycling programs galley books The Country Press digital printing services The County Press, Inc. - MA print on demand in Boston, MA Bound Galley made in Boston, MA Country Press Printing Printing on demand advanced copy book printing nnual town or government report printing services in Boston, MA, The Country Press, Inc. short run printing services, MA Print-on-demand services in News Port, VA client review digital printing in Newton, MA high-quality manual printing print on demand book printing, Newton, MA why short run book printing, MA advantages of short run printing, MA short-run book publishing promoting self published books Short run printing in Boston, MA customized cookbook printing Short-run book printers in Boston, MA self publishers print on demand publisher Kodak EX150 digital production system digital printers in Boston, MA printing finishing POD book printing commercial printing company printing ARCs publishing, MA publishers advance copies of books, MA self-publishing for businesses Perfect binding publishers, MA perfect bound book large publishing firms self-publishing a book process of digital printing Kodak EX150 digital printer benefits of short run printing, MA book printing, MA government printing services print books on demand in Newton, MA quote for book printing self publishing services for authors galleys digital print on demand Rolland Opaque commercial short run printing perfect binding method printing hard copies of school books digital printer creating ebooks short run book printer, MA self-publishing books Short-run book printers paper print on demand (POD) Country Press Inc. print on-demand publishing company, MA short run book publishing, MA traditional or self publishing, Boston book printing on demand short run books Country Press Printing, Inc. print-on-demand (POD) short run printing services publishing companies that offer self publishing Self Publishing statistics self published books, MA Printing in short runs book publishing perfect bound books in Boston, MA American Library Association Annual Conference print and publish books Happy New Year benefits of short run book printing Country Press printing services promoting your book, MA short run publishing small publishing company digital printing process short run book publisher, MA how many books should i print The Country Press’ cookbook printing service in Boston, MA self-publishing short run book printers, Newton, MA short run book printing, Newton, MA digital printing in Boston, MA self-publshed authors perfect bound books printer digital printing services ARC printing self publishing glossary of terms The Country Press Inc self-publising non-fiction books Digital printing Digital book printing in Boston, MA Digital book printing Country Press Printing Inc digital printing, MA digital printing equipment Kodak EX150 Country Press Inc Short-run book printing in Boston, MA advantages of self-publising books short run printing applications bound manuscripts marketing self published books, MA and publishing books Cookbook printing self published book promoting, MA annual and periodic recurring report printing digital book publishing short run book printer how many books to print, MA book galleys self publishing, MA print on demand books manuals traditional publishers cookbook layouts self-publishing editors Soft cover perfect bound books advance book copies, MA independent publishing short run book printers, Boston self publishers, MA Digital book printing in Newton, MA full service publishing books for book fair, MA bound galleys in Boston, MA high quality bindings publishing services in MA for universities self publishers government publishing houses

Archive

PUBLISHERS

Publishers

Are you late with titles for the current season? Are you trying to make that upcoming book show? Do you need dependability? Where do you need your books shipped to? Look no further than Country Press.

UNIVERSITIES

Universities

Country Press has a long history of supplying printed material to our nations Universities and Colleges. If any one or more of the following scenarios apply, we are the one to turn to.

SELF-PUBLISHERS

Self-Publishers

Self-Publishing can be a virtual minefield if you are not careful. To make this an efficient process and successful endeavor you need to understand some of the “Basics” of Publishing and the definition of Self-Publishing.

TOWN/GOVERNMENT

Town/Government

We have been assisting Cities and Towns throughout New England in the design and production of their Annual Town Reports and Warrants. We offer a full range of services from typesetting, design, manufacturing and delivery.