Every once in a while, the two major self-publishing/print-on-demand (POD) platforms, Kindle Direct Publishing and IngramSpark, seem to make a slew of changes. This year has been one of those times, so in this article I simply want to alert you to some of the biggest changes. Kindle Direct Publishing Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) is […]
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