Glossary of Publishing and Business TermsThere are 59 entries in this glossary.
Self-publishing service providers offer freedom from both the obstacles of traditional publishing and the burden of do-it-yourself publishing. Authors turn to a self-publishing house that provides guidance and expertise in handling their publishing project. A blend of the best of traditional publishing and the autonomy of conventional do-it-yourself publishing, today's new self-publishing houses give authors the advantage of years of experience in the industry, without controlling their manuscripts or limiting their options. When an author chooses to self-publish, he/she assumes all responsibility for the marketing and sales of that book. Author assumes all costs of production and other services.
Search Engine Optimization
These services allow registered users to recommend (for or against) articles that they find almost anywhere on the site. By aggregating their many users’ recommendations, these sites attempt to give an index of the most popular articles across the Internet at a given time. Examples include Digg, StumpleUpon, and Del.icio.us.
The programs required for the computer to perform desired operations.
Software that makes the entire computer system operate sufficiently. It is provided by the manufacturer.