An Introduction to Publishing with Kobo Writing Life

I have wanted to post about Kobo Writing Life ever since they launched but I have delayed this several times. Their original launch was delayed by several weeks and then I read reports of authors still having difficulties getting books published through the portal. Finally I have decided to go ahead and give you the […]

Ebook Publishing Quick Reference Card Giveaway

I have updated the Ebook Publishing Quick Reference Card (PDF).  This is an excellent resource for indie authors and ebook publishers who would like to be able to see at a glance: The Main Ebook Formats The Major Ebook Stores Ebook Royalties Chart for Each Store Ebook Aggregator Comparison Chart (including 6 major aggregators) Ebook […]

The Ebook Royalties and Aggregator Charts have been Updated

I have updated our Ebook Stores & Royalties Chart and Ebook Aggregators Chart. You can click the links for the latest versions, plus there will be an updated version of my Ebook Publishing Quick Reference Card available within the next few days. A summary of the latest changes follows. Key changes to the Ebook Stores […]

What is Barnes & Noble’s Nook First?

Nook First is a program from Barnes & Noble’s Nook store that gives Nook readers an opportunity “to be the first to get access to some hot new books”. As part of the program a handful of new books are made available exclusively to Nook readers for a 30 day period before they are made […]

Kobo Announces New Publishing Portal, Kobo Writing Life

Last week at Book Expo America in New York there was yet another significant announcement from Kobo. Their new self-publishing portal for independent authors and publishers, Kobo Writing Life, will be available at the end of this month. Kobo has been steadily expanding into international markets for some time. Now, according to their press release, it […]