Digital Publishing News for 4 April 2016

Here is a quick roundup of some of the latest digital publishing news for early April 2016. There’s No One Way to Sell an Ebook At Publishers Weekly, a survey of independent digital-first publishers reveals a wide array of growth strategies. Interviews with these five independent publishers show a range of publishing practices with the e-books […]

Indie Publishing in 2015 – What Do You Need To Do?

“It’s that season when people love to post resolutions and predictions for the year ahead. Along with others in the publishing industry I have been reviewing “where we’re at” and “where we’re heading” as an industry in 2015. When considering where we’re at it’s helpful to remember just how far self-publishing has come in the past decade. It’s just over 7 years since Amazon launched […]

New Release: The Indie Author’s Guide to Publishing Ebooks, 2nd Edition

I am very pleased to announce the release of “The Indie Author’s Guide to Publishing Ebooks, 2nd Edition“. It also reveals my new strategy, or recommended path, for creating ePub and Mobi formats as easily and painlessly as possible!The first edition was released in December 2011 and has helped many writers to self-publish their own […]

How to Add Soundtracks to Your Stories

Plus don’t miss the opportunity to win prizes in the Halloween Short Story Contest further below… Most of us already know about how to get a book published, and we’re becoming more familiar with how to publish ebooks and audiobooks, but have you ever thought about adding a soundtrack to your story? With a soundtrack, the […]

Digital Publishing Hackathon Aims to Improve Discoverability

On 18th-19th May a group of hundreds of digital designers, engineers, programmers, and entrepreneurs spent 36 hours in a Publishing Hackathon. The mission? To develop new approaches to digital book discovery. “How do we help people find the right book at the right time? “Book discovery needs innovation. It’s never been easier to get a book […]