Does Amazon have a winning hand or do they need to draw more cards to stay ahead in the game? Amazon is the dominate player in the ebook industry, hands down. In fact, they are so strong that they can sell some products at a loss and still win the hand. They can do this [...]
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Longtime Los Angeles indie rock musician Bill See just released his new coming of age “docu-drama” memoir “33 Days.” This is a recent quick Q & A with him from his Miracle Mile home. Q. How did you come to self-publish? Did you try to get published traditionally? A. D.I.Y. is in my blood from [...]
Via PR Newswire: BookBaby throws open the doors to the electronic publishing and distribution world for independent authors, offering the highest pay-out rate for eBook distribution in the industry. Authors will receive 100% of their net sales revenue – paid weekly – generated through all BookBaby’s retailer network, including all the major retailers including Amazon, [...]
Now that your book is published, you want to use every means to promote and sell it. A book widget is a compact and convenient visual to add to your web site/blog and e-mail signature line that attracts viewers to explore and buy your book. I found my choice for a free book widget at [...]
Everybody knows about Amazon. Most know about Smashwords and the assorted channels available through their Premium Distribution. I’m here to tell you about a brand new distribution option for indie authors: SpringBrook Digital. They’re a new company distributing both ebooks and audiobooks. They not only sell through their own website, but they also have contracts [...]
So many self-publishing houses; so many empty promises… In the past year since my own self-published book, The Victor, was released, I have met many authors who have gone the self-publishing route and have learned many important things that they should have given thought to but didn’t even know to ask and are now kind [...]