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Title: The Fine Print of Self-Publishing: A Primer on Contracts, Printing Costs, Royalties, Distribution, E-Books, and Marketing
Author: Mark Levine
Description: Includes a better understanding of self-publishing companies' services, contract terms, printing markups, and royalty calculations. This latest edition includes new chapters on e-book publishing and book marketing, as well as updated head-to-head comparisons of major self-publishing service providers, including free book-publishing companies to consider and self-publishing companies to avoid. Revised edition.
Publisher: Bascom Hill Publishing Group
Publication Date: 2014 

Title: Indie Publishing: How to Design and Publish Your Own Book
Author:Ellen Lupton
Description: akes readers step-by-step through the process of designing a book to give it personal style as well as visual coherence and authority. Design principles such as scale, cropping, pacing, and typography are explored in relation to each example, along with commentary on how to create effective title pages, tables of contents, captions, and more. Provides examples of print projects similar to those they might undertake on their own.
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Publication Date: 2008

Title: Pocket Guide for Self Publishing for Artists
Author: E. Brady Robinson
Description: Includes a discussion of photography books, exhibition catalogs, and artist books. Books. Available in print and digital formats.
Publisher: The Professional Artist 

Title: Self-Publishing Books 101: A Step-by-Step Guide to Publishing Your Book in Multiple Formats
Authors: Shelley Hitz and Heather Hart
Description: Covers everything from the different companies and costs, to copyright information and book design.
Publisher: Body and Soul Publishing
Publication Date: 2014


Title: Aaron Shepard’s Publishing Page.
Description: Contains free resources and advice on self-publishing, and a free download of author’s book Aiming at Amazon: The New Business of Self-Publishing, or How to Publish Books for Profit with Print on Demand by Lightning Source and Book Marketing on 

Title: The Ultimate Guide to Print-on-Demand Resources
Description: An interview with Mike Savad. The Abundant Artist 

Title: “What’s the Best Print on Demand Service for Self-published Paperbacks?”
Description: Written by Jay Artale, Self Publishing Advice Center, Alliance of Independent Authors, June 21, 2016 


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Title: Alleviating Prepress Anxiety: How to Manage Your Print Projects for Savings, Schedule and Quality
Author/Editor: Ann Goodheart
Description: Includes information on how to plan a project, select paper, envelopes, type faces, prepare a budget, evaluate a printer, and more.
Publisher: Leaping Antelope Productions
Publication Date: 2000
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Title: Getting It Printed: How to Work with Printers and Graphic Imaging Services to Assure Quality, Stay on Schedule and Control Costs
Author/Editor: Mark Beach and Eric Kenly
Description: Revised edition. It includes tips and advice from industry experts, checklists and illustrations.
Publisher: North Light Books
Publication Date: 2004
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Website Designers

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New York
William Lombardo, Skyhook Studios, 491 Broadway, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10012,
Telephone: 212-226-3471 Cell: 917-841-046 Fax: Not Supplied
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Specializes in Provides site construction from idea to implementation, graphics, 2D + 3D animantions and Flash. Programming for Perl, CGI, HTML. Designer of the Artist Help Network site.


Website Design


Title: Internet for Artists: Why We Only Recommend Two Website Services 
Description:  Creative Capital's recommendations. .

Title: LiveBooks
Description Offers very flexible website templates geared to photographers and designers.

Title: Squarespace
Description: Offers very flexible templates for website design.

Title:  Successful Art and Artist Websites. Do's and Don'ts. How to Build a Website that Works. Description: Penned by Alan Bamberger. 

Dscription: Offers very flexible templates for website design.