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BookBaby is a haven of self-publishing expertise, and we share everything we know here on the BookBaby Blog. If you’re an independent author with questions about self-publishing, you’ve come to the right place.

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10 Self-Published Authors to Learn From

Any stigma that surrounded self-publishing is gone — it is a legitimate and desirable career path. Discover the top self-publishing authors and their success stories.
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5 Audiobook Benefits to Consider for Your Readers

If you've published a book, you should consider converting it into an audiobook! Learn about audiobook benefits and how to make one with BookBaby.
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How to Self-Publish an Audiobook

Do you want to reach new listeners with your audiobook? Read on to learn everything you need to know about self-publishing your own audiobook.
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What is Print-On-Demand Distribution?

Print on demand is a game-changer for self-published authors who seek the widest book distribution possible. I submit that the self-publishing revolution has been powered by two distinct technological advances: eBooks and print on demand.
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How to Self-Publish a Book

For all the work, the writing was the easy part for many self-published authors. Now it's time for the next leg of your journey. How do you self-publish a book?
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Why BookBaby Built A Print-On-Demand Solution

The short answer to why we built our print-on-demand facility (right here in New Jersey) is because self-publishing authors asked us to.
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When’s the best time to publish your book? Now!

BookBaby publishing specialist Alli Henderson gives some practical advice about the best time to publish your book. Spoiler: if your book's ready, it's time to publish!

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