The Best Self-Publishing Guide Books

If you follow our blog, you’ll know we already wrote a blog about the very best books for writers—regardless of what publishing route those writers choose. However, for self-published writers, additional reading may be required. Here at DiggyPOD, we think of ourselves as educators: we want you to have all the information you could possibly…

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10% Off Hardcover Book Binding

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DiggyPOD is running a 10% Discount for Hardcover book printing until the end of February. To take advantage of this discount, the order must be placed, and paid for before the end of day on February 28th, 2017. Enter this Promo code: HARDCOVER217 into the Promotion box on the checkout page and make sure to…

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What Costs to Expect When Self-Publishing

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Though self-publishing saves you time in comparison to traditional publishing, it may not save you money. There are certain costs you’ll need to expect and accept when it comes to self-publishing. In order to produce the very best and professional product you can, you’ll need to invest a little bit in your book. But why wouldn’t…

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Press Release – Vareo PUR Perfect Binder

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Tecumseh, MI:  DiggyPOD, an industry-leading digital book Print on Demand and Self-Publishing Company in southeast Michigan, has recently purchased the Vareo PUR Perfect Binder, a Muller Martini product that maximizes binding quality by using PUR glue instead of an EVA hotmelt glue. In publishing, perfect binding is a bookbinding process that glues the pages rather…

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Self-Publishing Your Family Genealogy

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Self-publishing isn’t just for novelists or poets. Anyone can self-publish, and self-publishing a genealogy is a great way to get into the industry. A genealogy, or a family history book, is not only a creative and fun way to record your family’s history, it’s a creative and fun way to learn more about your ancestors…

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How to Get Over an Editing Block


Writer’s block is talked about all the time—how frustrating it can be to stare at the blank page for hours upon hours and not be able to come up with a single, satisfying paragraph to fill it. There are tons of blogs dedicated to overcoming writer’s block, including one by DiggyPOD. Less talked about, however,…

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Book Publishing 101: Contracts, Advances, and Royalties

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If you keep up with our blog, you’ll know we’ve mentioned contracts, advances, royalties several times. If you don’t know much about the book publishing world, chances are you aren’t familiar with these terms. Even though with DiggyPOD you’ll never sign a contract and you’ll always keep 100% of your profits, we still believe it’s…

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How to Sell Your Self-Published Book Online

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So you’ve finally finished your self-published book: it’s printed and in your hands, and now it’s time to sell it. When choosing how to sell your book, make sure you choose wisely. Your self-publishing journey hasn’t led you this far just for you to lose your rightfully earned money. There are many, many ways for…

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Creating an Author Brand

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The concept of an author brand may be foreign to you. It may sound strange, as if you were some product to be marketed. In a way, that’s true. You, as an author, are a promise to your readers: you offer them something they can only get from you. Marketing your book is obvious: you…

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How to Write a Memoir


As we leave 2016 behind, you may be reminiscing on the year, getting nostalgic for all you’ve done both during 2016 and your life as a whole. Perhaps that nostalgia has driven you to write a memoir. Memoir-writing is a unique experience: it’s all about you and the nitty, gritty truth. When writing fiction, you…

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