Kickstart your publishing journey

Publish your books using our easy-to-use and affordable ISBN service.

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How our ISBN registration works

At ISBNdirect, we’ve streamlined the ISBN registration process to make it hassle-free for authors and publishers. Follow our user-friendly guide below to buy your ISBNs with ease and take the first step towards publishing success.

Purchase ISBN

Select the ideal ISBN package to suit your needs and complete the purchase through our secured payment gateway.

ISBN registration

Your ISBN will be instantly assigned to your account, ready to accompany your next masterpiece on its journey to success.

Submit Details

Provide all book information and metadata. Your book’s details will be submitted to the official ISBN database.

On the radar

Maximize visibility by creating a Bookwire profile, connecting you with potential readers, distributors, and retailers.

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Personalize your experience

Find the perfect ISBN package that matches your unique needs and publishing goals. Choose your path below and unlock your potential with ISBNdirect.

As an author, get the perfect ISBN package to protect and identify your literary creations. Publish with confidence and control.

Discover our white-label platform tailored for small publishers. Elevate title management, expand your brand, and increase your profit margins.

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Your Publishing Hub

Enter our user-friendly portal, where simplicity meets efficiency. Purchase ISBNs instantly, register book details effortlessly, and open doors to readers and retailers. 

Manage Bookwire Profile

Get a Bookwire profile for your book, boosting visibility with potential readers and distributors. Edit it easily through our portal to expand your reach.

AI-enabled tools

Utilize AI tools for precise genre selection, reaching your ideal readers, and generating barcodes, book descriptions, and author bios automatically.

Also included with our ISBN service

Our complete toolkit is designed to fuel your book’s journey, providing the essential resources to enhance your publishing success.

Barcode Generator

Generate ISBN barcodes for your books and export in the format of your choice: PNG, JPG or SVG.

Cover Designer

Design compelling book covers with ease using our intuitive drag-and-drop cover designer tool.

Multiple Books

Efficiently handle all your books from one account, streamlining your publishing workflow.

24/7 Support

Tap into the expertise of our team for personalized and knowledgeable support every step of the way.

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