Can I use the same ISBN for the same book in two different formats?

No. An ISBN can only be assigned to one book format. You must assign one ISBN to your printed book and another ISBN to your eBook, even if both books have the same title and the same content. It is the format, not the title and content, that requires a unique identifier, which is what […]

I don't have Microsoft Word 2003. May I submit my document in any other format?

SolaPress will only accept your document as a .doc file. Under other services, there is an option to pay an additional fee to have your document converted to to .doc file. If you are using Microsoft Word 2007 or 2010, change the “Save as” type to Microsoft Word 97-2003 and the saved file will be […]

Who sets the selling price of my book?

You set the price of your eBook. Back to the FAQs I’m ready to get started!

How much of my profits does SolaPress keep as its fee?

SolaPress will deduct and keep 10% of your profits of each sale of your eBook. You will have access to an author’s area on SolaPress, so you can monitor your sales, profits and payouts. Third-party providers deduct fees from each sale of your book, and SolaPress has no control over this. The amount you receive […]

Does my eBook have to have an ISBN?

No. Your eBook does not have to have an ISBN, which is why SolaPress offers an option that does not require you to purchase an ISBN for your eBook. There are some retailers, like Apple and Sony, who will not “carry” your eBook without an ISBN. If you want to make sure your eBook appears […]

What if I want to use my own ISBN for my book?

In order to publish your title through SolaPress, you must use an ISBN assigned by SolaPress. This is not optional. At SolaPress, we charge you $50 for an ISBN. The agency that sells ISBNs in the United States will charge you $125, and there is no other agency that is allowed to sell ISBNs in […]

Who owns the copyright to my book?

YOU! Period. No exceptions. Back to the FAQs I’m ready to get started!

Am I allowed to offer my book for free and still use your service?

SolaPress does not allow you to offer your printed book for free. You may purchases as many copies of your printed books as you like, and hand them out for free, but SolaPress will not offer your printed book for free on any sites where your book is listed. However, you may offer your eBook […]

What if I need a book cover?

Creating a book cover for your book is your responsibility. If you’d like SolaPress to create a book cover for you, get more information by going to other services. Back to the FAQs I’m ready to get started!

How will SolaPress market my book?

SolaPress will not take responsibility for marketing your book outside of its site. You can find ways to market your book yourself, or you can find options for marketing under other services. Go there for more information. Back to the FAQs I’m ready to get started!