Here, publishers and self-publishers can learn more about getting an ISBN number, getting an LCCN, and other publisher registrations that are required to become a legitimate book publisher.
So what numbers and information do you need? Listed in this section are the most essential requirements for publishing. Basically, libraries need categorization info, and distributors and retailers need numbers and codes. Let's find out exactly what you need to legitimize your efforts...
This free book publishing getting started guide will lay the groundwork for building your book AND the steps you'll take to become a publisher and to later market your book. In this Smart Start excerpt, you'll explore the vital considerations in self-publishing a book. Lots of info on preparation, getting ISBNs, getting LCCNs, other publisher registrations, and creating a book publishing plan. Below is a list of the topics covered in this excerpt.
This FREE Smart Start excerpt PDF e-book download includes:
As a publisher or self-publishing writer, you are a business person. You are going to write your book; obtain book editing, book design, and book layout; manage your publishing affairs; distribute your book; become a book marketer; promote your book; and sell your book. Therefore you must take some very simple and intuitive steps to launch your publishing business start-up. As a part of that activity, you will obtain your "publisher registrations" -- ISBNs, LCCNs, PCIP or CIP, EAN, UPC, ABI, BIP, and more.
These publisher numbers are required for publishing a book and are essential for positioning your book within the booktrade.
Learn more about these vital publisher registrations and getting ISBNs, CIP data, and more. View our FAQ page to get answers your questions about needing these numbers to publish a book.
Pneuma Books offers several very inexpensive solutions for obtaining your ISBN numbers, LCCN numbers, and other publisher registrations.
Below is more info on your publisher registration options...
Do-It-Yourself Prelim Kit Lite Registration Toolkit
Just need ISBNs, LCCN, CIP, etc? Understand it all? Use just the stand-alone toolkit to quicklink and file your applications. All the links to becoming a publisher are right here in this PDF toolkit. Explanations of ISBN, LCCN, CIP, ©, etc., and why they are important accompany the hotlinks directly to the agency websites for fast completion of the forms. Only $79.95. Upon receipt, a download link and password will be emailed to you.
Advice & Help with Do-It-Yourself Prelim Kit Registration Toolkit
The Do-It-Yourself Prelim Kit comes with 2 hour of professional publishing consultation with a publishing expert here at Pneuma Books. You may tailor your consultation to discuss whatever aspect of your publishing project you may need help with. Schedule a two-hour afternoon with an expert or in 15 minute blocks for quick answers as you go. Upon receipt, a download link and password will be emailed to you.
Basic Publisher Registrations: ISBNs, LCCN, PCIP, Copyright Application
Don't want to do this dirty work yourself? Pneuma Books will file the basic publisher registrations required for you to become a legitimate publisher. All registrations are in your publishing company name. Pneuma Books has no ownership of any of the numbers obtained for you.
This package covers the basics -- ISBNs, LCCN, PCIP, and Copyright. With these numbers, you will be able to put your book into the marketplace. Vendor costs are included and they are not marked up.
Upon receipt, we'll contact you with a simple questionnaire to obtain your bibliographic info so we can register you. Easy! Become a legitimate publisher now!
Premier Publisher Level 2:
Publisher Registrations & Book Title Positioning
Pneuma Books will file the basic publisher registrations required for you to become a legitimate publisher. Additionally, we'll file applications and register you for the other publisher activity that makes you a well-positioned publisher in the booktrade. All registrations are in your publishing company name. Pneuma Books has no ownership of any of the numbers obtained for you.
Vendor costs are included and they are not marked up. Here is a list of activity included:
Copies of all applications and registrations will be emailed to you. Agency fees comprise $754 of the total cost. Agency fees are not marked up.
Upon receipt, we'll contact you with a simple questionnaire to obtain your bibliographic info so we can register you. Easy! Become a legitimate publisher and get better booktrade presence now!
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