The Basic ISBN Service is by far our best-seller and offers a fast, reliable and affordable ISBN solution for independent authors and publishers. ISBNs included in this service may be used for print and ebook projects as well as DVDs, CDs, pamphlets and many other types of media.
|Quantity||Price per ISBN|
|Book Data Registration||Books In Print and Bookwire.com registration Included with purchase and available through your My ISBNs page|
|Usage||Print books, Ebooks, CDs, DVDs, Calendars, Board Books, Articles, Notes and more.|
|Publisher listed in ISBN database||Primedia eLaunch LLC|
|Available to||Authors with a valid U.S. address|
|Incompatible Services||Kindle Direct Publishing (print editions), Lulu, Amazon Seller Central/FBA, IngramSpark/Lightning Source[/tooltip]
If you need to use one of the incompatible services, our Custom ISBN Service ($109.99) is compatible with all publishing services, including the ones listed above, and comes at a $40 discount off retail pricing (retail price is $125 for 1 ISBN and $25 for barcode).
What is an ISBN?
ISBN stands for International Standard Book Number and is a 13-digit number that uniquely identifies books and writing-related products.
How many ISBNs do I need?
A single ISBN will cover 1 format of 1 book. So if you’re publishing 1 book in paperback and ebook format, you’ll need 2 ISBN numbers.
Do ISBNs Expire?
ISBNs do not have an expiration date. Once you purchase an ISBN, it will stay in your account forever.
I’m planning to publish in the future. Should I buy my ISBN now, or wait until I’m ready to publish?
You can purchase the ISBN at any time.
Is the charge for the ISBN a recurring or one-time fee?
ISBN only require a one-time fee. There are no recurring charges.
I’m not from the United States, can I take part in the Basic ISBN package?
No, the Basic ISBN is only available to authors with a valid U.S. address.
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