What is ISBN and why is it important for my book?


Book publisher or author, reader or distributor? You would be interested in the International Standard Book Number (ISBN), a recommended requirement for your international listing. Trust us at Purushottam Publishers, for each and every one of our books has an ISBN when it is required. Essentially, this 13-digit number identifies the country that your book is from, the number allotted to the publisher, and the book itself.

Why is the ISBN so important? The thirteen digits of the ISBN provide an International Publisher’s Identifier machine readable number. It uniquely identifies any book in order to run electronic point of sale system in bookshops, including for online sales. That means the ISBN is essential for the book trade ˗ not only for authors, publishers and editors, but also for printers, booksellers and distributors.

Do you have that gut-feel about being an author and are looking for a publisher? Else, you could be that special person young or old, looking for a real book in real time. Time to consult with us at Purushottam Publishers. We are a prominent publishing and book distribution house with our headquarters in Kolkata, India. Our major speciality is as School Textbooks Publishers. If ICSE or CBSE School Textbooks with a recognised ISBN through a recognised publisher is what you would like to look for to buy, Purushottam Publishers is the place to go to.

But just a second. That is not all that Purushottam publishes. Well-known and award winning authors of academic papers, children’s book writers and even writers of popular fiction and classical entertainment have also scored laurels on our publishing platform. None had to ask separately; the ISBN was assured once they contacted Purushottam Publishers.

Purushottam’s textbooks and Reference materials for junior and senior school students are hugely popular not only among those who recommend them for students – teachers and parents, but the pupils themselves. Pupils, as we know, categorise themselves widely – the studious and good, the quick readers and preparers, and everyone in-between. If you are a school student, ask yourself where you stand. You would rank among those aiming to get ready for State Boards. Where would our multitudes go to get through these all-important end-of-school examinations?

Purushottam students do know a thing or two. Authors too – You would have the world at your feet with that ISBN. A book can be sold through a bookshop or through online superstores like Amazon, Flipkart, Purushottam Bookstore. etc. We at Purushottam Publishers are proud to have all our titles available across leading online and offline bookstore chains. Moreover, the best of libraries are bound to stock a book with an identifiable ISBN. Libraries do, for Purushottam Publishers.

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