ISBN and Copyright Information:
US Copyright Office
Many authors rely on the fact that once a piece is published you automatically have copyright. There are special circumstances, so many choose to file copyright to protect their work in a manner that would stand up in court. For more information on the process and cost go to Copyright Office: http://www.copyright.gov/
More information about copyright:
Guides to help students understand copyright laws, plagiarism, and DMCA:
Help to Identify and contact perpetrators of copyright infringement
Blogger’s Guide to Copyright and DMCA
Copyright Laws Do Protect Bloggers ~ Copyright registration and fair use applications ~ Read more at: https://blogging.com/copyright-dmca/
Bowker Identifier Services provides you with the resources that make it easier for your audience to find and purchase your titles. This is the site where you purchase ISBN for the United States. Buy an ISBN for each format of your book
An ISBN is needed for each format of your book – one for hardcover print, paperback print, and digital versions of your book.
(Some authors do not buy ISBN for their eBooks. Check the writer blog sites for arguments for and against purchasing ISBN for eBooks. Things to consider are professionalism, tracking, and meeting standards)
More Information here in a printout: Library of Congress and CIP How To Tutorial
Marketing and PR List here: Marketing and PR Checklist Handout 2
An ISBN makes it easier for your audience to find your book. Click on “My Account” & select your “Manage ISBNs” You provide the details about your book (size, format for each ISBN assigned, cost, edition, series info, distributor and more . . . ) Find other useful marketing tools like widgets, barcodes, electronic sell sheets:
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Our mission is to promote innovation and creativity for the economic, social and cultural development of all countries, through a balanced and effective international intellectual property system.
- What is IP?
- Understanding Copyright and Related Rights ǀ Understanding Industrial Property
- WIPO Intellectual Property Handbook – a comprehensive guide to the policy, law, and use of IP.
Help for your Marketing:
Business Blogs about marketing by Simone, Clark, Morris and more www.copyblogger.com/blog/
Resource to content marketing https://contently.com/strategist/
Foreign Rights article: How to Sell $40,000 in Foreign Rights by John Penberth
International Digital Publishing Forum
An important site for all Authors who publish epub files for digital books