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5 Reasons Why I Write Non-fiction eBooks

I have now written over 15 non-fiction eBooks. Some are sold in online stores but most are sold directly through my own websites and online membership portals. I tried my hand at writing fiction

You Will Never Own Your Author Social Media Platform

When it comes to your social media networks you must understand and accept that you don’t own that account, network, user name or platform! You really only 'borrow' your username or page for as long

Enhanced eBooks – Read this Before Creating Your Enhanced eBook

Enhanced eBooks are multimedia books that are available on mobile devices which are designed for watching video and listening to audio. The industry has been waiting many years for the Enhanced eBook revolution

The Case as to Why Publishers Should Sell Direct to Readers...

The Case as to Why Publishers Should Sell Direct to Readers Has Never Been Greater If there was ever a time and reason as to...

The Topic of ‘eBook Discovery’ has Re-entered Mainstream Conversation

The Topic of 'eBook Discovery' has Re-entered Mainstream Conversation The topic of 'eBook Discovery' has re-entered mainstream conversation again with a lot of industry experts...

The Future of Selling eBooks Beyond 2015 is Direct to Customer

The Future of Selling eBooks is Direct to Customer Today we are in an environment where third-party retailers such as Amazon dominate in selling eBooks...

Are Publishers Controlling Online Communities Just to Gain Access to Writers...

Are Publishers Controlling Online Communities Just to Gain Access to Writers and Authors? Are online communities just a new way for big publishers to get...

The Debate of Self-Publishing vs Traditional Publishing is One We May...

The Debate of Self-Publishing vs Traditional Publishing is One We May Not Need At eBookAuthor.com we provide a lot of information for authors who want...

Hey Publishers – Authors Are Your Customers!

Hey Publishers - Authors Are Your Customers! In what now seems a different era, it was once the author chasing, begging and pleading with the...

Are Publishers Controlling Online Communities Just to Gain Access to Writers...

Are Publishers Controlling Online Communities Just to Gain Access to Writers and Authors? Are online communities just a new way for big publishers to get...

What are Kindle Singles?

What are Kindle Singles? The eBook and self-publishing industry has certainly revolutionized the way authors get published. And now Amazon has Kindle Singles. One benefit that...

10 Reasons Self-Published Authors Will Capture 50 Percent of the eBook...

10 Reasons Self-Published Authors Will Capture 50 Percent of the eBook Market by 2020 The following article was written by Smashword's Founder Mark Coker. The...

Is Becoming an Amazon Best-selling Author Based on Luck?

Is Becoming an Amazon Best-selling Author Based on Luck? Every author wants to become an Amazon best-selling author. But I have heard some authors put...

Are They e-Books, eBooks, Ebooks or ebooks?

Are They e-Books, eBooks, Ebooks or ebooks? This article and discussion piece came about because I have often been asked this very question over the...

What is the Future of Publishing? What Publishers Must Do Right...

What is the Future of Publishing? I am often asked about the role and the future that publishing companies will play in the new era...