Kobo eBooks Subscription Service Adds AudioBook Catalog

Rakuten Kobo have just announced that they have added audiobooks to its iOS app catalog which will be rolled out in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Australia, and New Zealand. A 30-day free trial is also on offer for users

Writers Conference and Publishing Events Calendar

Writers' conferences and festivals are increasing in popularity. In Australia, there is the Sydney Writers' Festival which attracts an audience of more than 85,000 in hundreds of events that take place across Sydney

Indian eBook Authors – Amazon India’s Pen to Publish Contest

eBook sales in India are growing at a rapid rate as more and more Indians are connecting to the internet. Self-publishing an eBook in India is now a viable option for all writers who wish to see their eBooks being sold

Smashwords Survey Analyzes eBook Sales – the Results!

Each year, the Smashwords Survey analyzes eBook sales aggregated across the Smashwords distribution network. They are looking to identify potential data driven insights that can help authors and publishers make their books

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

Bloomsbury Acquires Military and History Publisher Osprey

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Monday said it has completed the acquisition of Osprey Publishing Ltd, an Oxford-based military and natural history publisher, from private equity ownership for GBP4.6 million in cash

eBooks for Christmas

Looking for a great eBook to buy as a present for Christmas? Apple's Top Listed Fiction eBooks for 2014 Will Help You Out.Apple's iBook store recently announced their top fiction titles for 2014

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

Imminent Court Ruling in Tom Kabinet Case to Decide on Future...

Imminent Court Ruling in Tom Kabinet Case to Decide on Future of Used eBooks While many of us will be running around trying to do...

Book Expo America Makes Big Changes

Say it aint so! Book Expo America has announced that they will no longer be opening up the doors to the general public. But don't worry, they are just splitting the event into two separate events. BookCon will

Mark Coker – the Future of eBook Publishing for Indie Authors

Smashwords Founder Mark Coker had provided some candid views on the current state of eBook publishing as well as what direction he sees the eBook publishing industry taking for independent authors

Amazon and Hachette End their Long Running Battle on eBook Sales

The world's biggest eBook retailer Amazon.com and one of the largest publishers Hachette have reached a multi-year agreement for eBook and print book sales after their very long and public dispute which has

eBook Market Set to Top $16 Billion By 2020 and Continue...

The growth in eBook sales, proliferation of eBook reading devices and the increasing popularity of reading eBooks in the Chinese and Indian markets will drive eBook sales to top $16 billion by 2020.

Wiley Teams Up with Safari

Wiley Teams Up with Safari to Deliver the Next Generation in Digital Reference Platforms for Students. Leveraging its award-winning publishing platform 'PubFactory,' Safari’s Client Services

HarperCollins Partners with JD.com to Sell eBooks in China

HarperCollins and JD.com partner to sell eBooks to a massive and ever-growing Chinese market. Over 800 backlist eBook titles will be available in English. Some of these titles available include Divergent and The Alchemist.