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General Information

  • Why choose Trafford?
  • Who we are
  • Cost of publishing
  • Ownership of rights
  • Contact a PC or MC
  • And more...
Printing and Publishing

  • Supported self-publishing
  • Print-on-Demand (POD)
  • Offset printing
Trafford Web Site

  • Author Log In problems
  • Supported Browsers
Copyright and Libel

  • What is content evaluation?
  • Best practices of content evaluation
  • Difference between U.S. Copyright protected and U.S. Copyright registered
  • What is U.S. Copyright infringement?
  • And more...
Manuscript Formatting

  • Formatting tips
  • Table of contents
  • Copyright page/ ISBN
  • Fonts to use
  • Image resolution
  • And more...
Image Formatting

  • Advice about images
  • Color mode
  • Illustration Services
  • Timelines and Processes
  • And more...
Book Marketing Strategies

Pricing and Royalty Payments

  • Selling price androyalty rate
  • Paying royalties earned
  • General Tax Information
  • 1099
  • And more...
Book Sales and Ordering

  • Book cost to purchase
  • Order/shipping timeline
  • Distribution and sales
  • Where it's available
  • And more...
Digital Formatting and Distribution

Online Bookstore

  • How do I get my book featured in the bookstore?
  • How are "Bestsellers" determined?
  • How do I edit the information on my book detail page?
  • What are the features of my book detail page?
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Prepare for Publication

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