When it comes to publishing, self-publishing can be a great option for authors. However, when self-publishing, you have to think of yourself as running a business. That means taking into consideration things like the cost of publishing (editing, design, marketing, etc.) and what the price of your book will be. And when pricing your book, remember to factor in how much other … [Read more...] about Do You Want To Sell Print Books? A Quick Overview of Considerations and POD Platforms
When it comes to selling books, most people think of Amazon and Kindle. Although Amazon may be the biggest ebook distributo r, it's not the only option for indie authors. Ebook Retailers Ebay. An unconventional way to sell ebooks. Feedbooks. An ebook retailer designed for mobile reading. Google Play Books. Though the platform is currently not allowing new people … [Read more...] about Indie Authors: An Overview of Book Distribution Options
For indie authors, it’s good to have options. This means making your book available in multiple formats: ebook, audio, and print. Just a few years ago, financing your own print books would have been either very expensive, take up a lot of garage space, or both. But now there are companies that offer short runs or print on demand, which significantly cuts down costs and … [Read more...] about Indie Authors: Print on Demand (POD) Options
By Bethany Brown – The Cadence Group Print on demand is becoming more and more common, especially for indie authors. Bethany Brown, from The Cadence Group, a dedicated team of publishing professionals, has written a great, in-depth article explaining the ins and outs of POD. Read on. If you are self-publishing your book or thinking about self-publishing your book, the term … [Read more...] about POD – What does it really mean?
Today I was a volunteer for Digital Book World 2011, an annual conference that discusses the changing technologies of the publishing world. It was cool--I got to meet people in the industry, and for about five hours I handled their coats. Yeah, that's right: coats. It was actually a great way to meet new people, since nobody wanted to carry around their drippy, snowy, heavy … [Read more...] about Digital Book World 2011