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[ This article is excerpted from BookBaby's free PDF " eBook Publishing: The How-To Guide for Writers " by Steven Spatz.
promoting your ebook
Joe sez: I recently got an interesting email from a library in Texas. In short, they're setting up their own internal check-out system for ebooks, and are seeking to buy ebooks directly from authors and publishers.
If you have ever wanted to write a book and get it published, Apple’s latest— and possibly game changing software–iBooks Author might very well be the easiest and fastest way to get it done. Apple recently introduced iBooks Author in a live presentation at the Guggenheim in New York. The software is aimed at textbook writers and publishers, but it can just as well be used for producing cookbooks, picture books, interactive fiction novels, how-to books, and the like.
iBooks Author, the new ebook authoring app from Apple.
After almost 3 years back in publishing - returning from ecommerce (Borders.co.uk) - I’ve discovered that there are masses of opportunities for publishers to improve the way they sell online.
A press release came across my desk this morning, and while I hesitate to promote one before there’s real public feedback, this new service could be interesting. There’s a company called reKiosk, and they’re launching a digital storefront service next month. According to the press release the service is in private beta today, and it is scheduled to open to the public in mid August. reKiosk isn’t quite offering any of the services I’m used to, so a little background may be in order. When it comes to selling ebooks I’m sure you know that there are a range of options for authors to choose from, with some offering more services (and charging more money) all the way down the line to no-frill ebook distributors (who pay a larger share).
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It’s a milestone for the electronic age that traditional print publishers (specifically those who haven’t embraced electronic publishing) are likely groaning about. The Association of American Publishers announced today that ebooks have now topped hardcover revenues for the first time in history.
Are you struggling to promote your self-published digital book? Thanks to the Kindle Boards , we discovered a long list of places where self-published authors can promote their eBook for free.
Comic books are a wonderful genre, but the cost of paper and printing have driven the price so high that the market is in danger. Digital comics offer one solution to this.
The world doesn’t work through overt gestures, through brute force or heavy-handed manipulation.
Let me tell you a secret: I published a story on Amazon.