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 […]

Weekly News Roundup for 12 December 2014

Here is a quick round-up of some of the news in digital publishing over the past week or so. Barnes & Noble strikes deal to buy Microsoft’s stake in Nook Media LLC This paves the way for the bookseller to spin off its e-reader and digital content division… Read more >> The Best Books Of 2014, […]

7 Reasons Why Amazon’s Kids Fire HD is a Game Changer

The release of the new Kids Fire HD tablet by Amazon is not only a clear indicator that the company wants to encourage kids to read… it also shows that Amazon is smart enough to recognize the huge market represented by millions of kids around the world and the demand for good kids’ content. After many years working full-time as a […]

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 […]