Bestselling author Neil Gaiman has embraced piracy on the basis that it has helped his sales. So could your ebook marketing be aided by pirates? In an interview with Rich Millington from ORGZine, Gailman talks about books, piracy, copyright and the internet. He draws a comparison between piracy and lending, saying that he asks audiences at [...]
As part of my ebook marketing efforts I spent part of the weekend revising The Rocks, Sydney — A Self-Guided Walking Tour, one of my self-published Kindle ebooks. My main goal in this part of my ebook marketing plan was to get more Amazon reviews, the lifeblood of sales to new readers. I also wanted [...]
This week’s round-up of the self-publishing news that’s relevant to Kindle authors.
Our weekly rundown of Kindle and ebook news for self-publishing authors.
Amazon’s biggest-selling item keeps getting bigger.
How do you choose between Amazon’s 35% and 70% royalty options for Kindle books?
Another week, another avalanche of good news for self-publishers and, as always, especially for those whose ebooks are on Amazon’s Kindle. Numbers of the week Writers Forbes extrapolates that over a million ebooks were written last year. The post actually says that over a million authors published ebooks last year but it seems that the [...]
It was a week you’ll remember for Amazon’s announcement that Kindle books now outsell print books and how one plucky author found a way to put more of herself into her books.
A rundown of some interesting data on ebooks for authors who self-publish.
It was a week you’ll remember for Taleist getting a new logo; and for finding out you can buy promotional stockings but wondering if you have the legs for them.