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Many self-publishing platforms, such as CreateSpace and Smashwords, offer free ISBN numbers to customers who publish through their imprint. A free ISBN number often comes with restrictions on the marketing and distributi... More »

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The International Standard Book Number on a book is located on its bar code, which is typically located on the back side of the book or on the title page. It can also be located on a book's copyright page. More »

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Authors can self-publish a book by purchasing an ISBN number and formatting the book for online sales or contacting a publisher to create hard copies of the book. Authors must pay for the printing and determine how to di... More »

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