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Can I abandon the Createspace ISBN I first published my paperback under and create a new book with Ingram Spark? At the time I published, I was just trying to keep costs low, but now I regret that. I have ISBNs already from Bowker.
 

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ruecole said:
Not sure what your plan is, but in case you didn't know, you can use the same ISBN for both Ingram and CS. You just can't use a CS ISBN at Ingram (or anywhere else). Also don't enroll your CS version in Expanded Distribution or Ingram will tell you it's already in use.

Hope that helps!

Rue
Yeah, I did know that, but I used a free Createspace ISBN when I first published my paperback last year. Now I want to use one from my block of ISBNs instead.
 

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ruecole said:
Okay, cool. I know some people were saying you should use two, but I don't quite understand why that would be beneficial.

Hope that helps!

Rue
Marina Finlayson said:
Rue, do you know if it's possible to use Createspace's expanded distribution at first, then take it out of there and use Ingram for expanded distribution instead? With the same ISBN?
If you purchased the ISBN, then yes, you can do this. You can turn off channels in Createspace.
 
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