David is the author of the Countdown to Book Launch® series of publishing guides and workbook, and the author of the first LinkedIn Learning course on the topic of self-publishing.
He is a frequent speaker and trainer, including presentations for the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA), the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi), the Independent Writers of Southern California, and the Santa Barbara Writers Conference.
Before founding AuthorImprints.com in 2011, David worked for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee, the Los Angeles Times, and was co-founder and COO of the first online publisher of sports team branded websites known today as the CBS College Sports Network.
A native of Los Angeles, David and his family live in Carlsbad, California.
Register Your Book: The Essential Guide to ISBNs, Barcodes, Copyright, and LCCNs (Countdown to Book Launch, book 2)
“Straightforward and easy to digest, this is one how-to that every new author or publisher should have in their arsenal!" —Brooke Warner, Publisher of She Writes Press and author of Green-Light Your Book: How Writers Can Succeed in the New Era of Publishing
Save money, save time, protect your investment, and improve your marketing.
-Reference essential metadata details for ISBNs, barcodes, LCCNs, copyright.
-Avoid legal headaches, missed deadlines, and expensive fees.
-Learn how to publish as a professional, not an amateur.
-Protect your book’s hard-earned reader reviews.
-Ensure your freedom to use any book printer.
-Include your book in the directories used by major publishers.
-Keep your options open to use any book distributor.
-Prevent your advance reading copies from being re-sold online.
Your guide to professional self-publishing.
Awards and Recognition
- 2020 Gold Medal Winner—Readers' Favorite Book Awards. For My Publishing Imprint: How to Create a Self-Publishing Book Imprint & ISBN Essentials, Countdown to Book Launch 1