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How to Publish on Smashwords

How to Publish on Smashwords
Publish your ebook to Apple iBooks, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, OverDrive, Flipkart, Oyster, Scribd, Baker & Taylor's Blio and Axis360 (libraries!) and more Earn 60% of List Price from Major Ebook Retailers and 85% Net at Smashwords.com Smashwords Highlights: We make ebook publishing fast, free and easy! World's largest indie ebook distributor Upload your book once and reach multiple retailers. Getting Started is as Easy as 1-2-3: Sign up for your free account. Access These Powerful Publishing Tools from the Smashwords Dashboard: Centralized Metadata Management - This is a huge time saver. Smashwords for Authors, Publishers and Literary Agents Smashwords is the world's largest, and the original, ebook distributor for indie authors. Don't hassle with direct uploads to retailers. Within minutes of uploading your book to Smashwords, it's featured for sale on the home page at the Smashwords store. From your Smashwords Dashboard, you control all aspects of your publishing. Literary Agents! 1. 2. 3. 4.

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Analysis of the Potential Market for Out-of-Print eBooks by Michael Smith, Rahul Telang, Yi Zhang The growth of the electronic book market has allowed publishers to make many previously out-of-print titles available, cost-effectively, in an electronic format. However, as of January 2012, there were still nearly 2,700,000 out-of-print titles that are unavailable as eBooks. The goal of this paper is to generate estimates of how much producer and consumer surplus could be created by making these out-of-print titles available in eBook markets. To do this, we first collect a unique dataset, comprising a random sample of all out-of-print titles that are and that are not available in eBook markets. We then use Bayesian Propensity Score Matching techniques to match books in these two samples based on their observable characteristics. Using these matched titles, we estimate that making the remaining 2.7 million out-of-print books available as eBooks could create $740 million in revenue and $860 million in consumer surplus in the first year after their debut.

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