Category Archives: Bookland EAN

Strippable Books Vs. Non-Strippable Books: A Guide For Self-Publishers

Strippable” simply means that a book’s cover can be torn off, or stripped off, by the book retailer or distributor, and sent back to the book publisher for a credit or refund. The book publisher tells the book retailers and distributors which books that it will allow to be stripped, and which books cannot be stripped. Each publisher has it’s own rules and guidelines about which books can be stripped. Continue reading

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Book Industry Product Identifiers: ASIN, EAN, GTIN, And ISBN: A Guide For Self-Publishers

Here is a quick primer on the different book identification numbers and barcodes that self-publishers need to know about. Each one is used throughout the world as a way to identify a specific book. Continue reading

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