Marketing Director Susan Stitt explores—and simplifies—the complex world of codes that sort millions of books into topics readers can readily find in online bookstores. Today’s industry standard is the set of BISAC codes, which are regularly updated to help readers find emerging topics. Susan offers 5 Tips for finding the right BISAC codes.
Just as important as the text inside your book are the words you choose as an introduction to potential readers. Editor David Crumm offers helpful tips for writing crucial summaries called Short and Long Descriptions, which show up prominently on bookstore websites.
Metadata might only have 8 letters, but it’s a huge topic in book publishing. Front Edge Publishing Marketing Director Susan Stitt begins a series of columns about the many crucial choices authors face in creating successful metadata for new books. She also shares links and recommendations for further reading. Got a specific question after reading this column? Please—ask us!
A big part of Front Edge Publishing’s service is fulfillment and distribution of books through Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com, assorted eBook retailers and worldwide partners through our print-binders: Lightning Source Ingram. Worldwide fulfillment is a gold standard in publishing because it enables readers to find and read any printed or eBook edition anywhere, on any device. Listing […]