KDP Print (formerly CreateSpace) vs. IngramSpark – From the Indies Unlimited Blog

Author Don Massenzio

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Last month, I wrote a refresher post comparing Smashwords and Draft2Digital. This month, I think it’s probably time for a refresher post comparing KDP Print and IngramSpark.

First up, KDP Print

Owned by Amazon, KDP Print is possibly the most popular U.S. site for distributing self-published paperback books.

Pros:

  1. Publishing through KDP Print is free.
  2. The publication process is outlined in several easy-to-follow steps.
  3. KDP Print has a free online cover-creator. If one of their many templates doesn’t meet your needs, they also provide free downloadable cover templates you can use to build your own cover.
  4. Paper choices are either cream or white, and paperback cover finishes are either matte or glossy.
  5. KDP Print also provides free downloadable templates to ensure your manuscript is properly formatted for printing. (Note:  This template also works for IngramSpark.)
  6. KDP Print offers the option of using your own purchased ISBN or using a…

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About Anna Dobritt

Anna Dobritt is an independent eBook author and an indie publisher of RPG PDFs and fantasy maps through Cartography Unlimited for RPGs. She loves to read and write, and lives in Michigan. Anna enjoys watching Dr. Who, both the classic episodes from the 1960s-1980s and the current episodes. Anna has three trilogies in the queue: Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe – Volume 1: The Beginning has been released, and Volume 2: Discovery, is going through the editing and revision process, with plans to self-publish in 2016. Volume 3: Truth is currently being written. Two other trilogies are The Archivist — Lenara Lenquil Adventures, and the Guardian Blades Trilogy. Anna has self-published Volume 1 of the Ravynwyng Chronicles Universe titled The Beginning; three short stories: The Hunter, First Raven, Raven Voice; a novelette titled Raven Flight, and a collection of short fiction titled Whispers from Within. Where the imagination soars on glowing wings! May the words ever flow!
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1 Response to KDP Print (formerly CreateSpace) vs. IngramSpark – From the Indies Unlimited Blog

  1. Thanks for sharing this, Anna.

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