Self-publishing News

The Current Trends in Self-Publishing You Should Know About

Self-publishing is constantly changing, adapting to new technologies and evolving to accommodate the author. New technology is constantly entering our world which continues to...

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

Don’t Be Surprised By these 10 Things When Self-publishing

Don't Be Surprised By these 10 Things When Self-publishing Are you about to embark on a journey in self-publishing your eBook? Our Academy strives to...

Self-Published Authors – Pre-order eBooks in Kindle Stores

Amazon now provides the opportunity for self-published to utilize the 'pre-order' feature through Kindle Direct Publishing. This is another step forward for self-published authors as the opportunity to sell eBook 'pre-publication'

Smashwords Survey Sheds Light on eBook Sales from Self-published Authors

Smashwords Survey Sheds Light on eBook Sales from Self-published Authors Smashwords' Mark Coker has just released the 2014 Smashwords Survey which provides some interesting insight...

Self-publishing is Booming in the UK as Market Share Grows...

Self-publishing is Booming in the UK I recently came across an article in The Guardian about how self-publishing in the UK has  exploded with 18m...

Goodreads Ask the Author – Connecting Readers and Authors

Amazon's reading and book social media site 'Goodreads' has just announced on their blog that they have added a feature that allows users to directly interact with their favorite authors via a new feature If you are just starting out in writing, or a seasoned author, you will want to make sure you join Goodreads. Goodreads which was been acquired by Amazon is

Kobo Reviews – A Review System for Books

Reviews have long been a vital element in the success of any eBook. Amazon has flourished in part due to the weight these reviews carry among readers. One of Amazon's main competitors is Kobo who up until now

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...

New BookBaby eBook Store for Direct Sales for Self-Published Authors

New BookBaby eBook Store for Direct Sales for Self-Published Authors Although most self-published authors have chosen to use the services of Smashwords to distribute their...

Add eBooks You Purchased from Amazon to Goodreads

As we know, Amazon owns Goodreads so it is only an expected step that Amazon wants you to connect more with the books and eBooks you have purchased from them. Goodreads Add Your Amazon Books feature

Kindle Direct Publishing Now Offers up-to-date Sales Data

Kindle Direct Publishing Now Offers up-to-date Sales Data Authors are constantly complaining about the lack of data available from the online eBook retailers. To know...

Long eBooks and Short Titles Sell Best on Smashwords

Last year Smashwords CEO Mark Coker released the results from data that was mined during an 11-month period from May 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013. This data studied trends of more than $12 million in sales

Author Earnings by Hugh Howey

Author Earnings by Hugh Howey Self-published author Hugh Howey has certainly ruffled some feathers in the eBook and publishing world with his Author Earning’s report...