Most softcover and hardcover books are bound using an adhesive glue. Spiral bound books, on the other hand, have series of small holes punched into the left-hand side of their pages. A coil is fed through these holes to form the binding. Most spiral coils are made from plastic, but some are bound with a metal coil called Wire-O. Wire-O offers the same level of flexibility with an added touch of sophistication.
An eBook is a digital file of a book designed to be read on mobile devices—think phones, iPads, Kindles, eReaders, and more. For many authors, eBooks are a fantastic distribution tool that can complement other sales avenues.
In 2018, the debate is pretty much over; online sales are a key component of any self-published author's book marketing campaign. Even if you have little to no technical experience, these six steps can go a long way to increasing your online book sales.
Authors with the most success, the larger followings, have their books professionally edited before the text goes into design. Professional editors vary in price and you'll want to be sure you're compatible - the editor knows your style or genre of writing.