The Ebook Publishing Quick Reference PDF has been Updated

There is now a new version of my ePublishing quick reference tool. The Ebook Publishing Quick Reference PDF is a handy reference tool for writers who are self-publishing ebooks. At a glance you can see: Main Ebook Formats Major Ebook Stores Ebook Royalties Chart for Each Store Ebook Aggregator Comparison Chart Ebook Revenue Growth Chart eReaders & […]

It’s Read an Ebook Week

It’s Read an Ebook Week from 3 – 9 March, 2013, and the entire month of March is known as Read an Ebook Month. This event, running annually since 2004,  is supported by various artists, publishers, formatters, manufacturers, distributors and retail outlets. So what can you do during Read an Ebook Week? Read an ebook, of […]

E-Publishing News Roundup for 22 January

Here is a quick roundup of some the latest news in ebook publishing. Nate Hoffelder at The Digital Reader discusses a press release reporting that Kobo has nearly doubled ebook sales year on year and claims to have 20% of the e-reader market worldwide. Of more importance, Mr Hoffelder points out, is their market share […]

Amazon Kindle Celebrates 5th Birthday

Happy Birthday to the Kindle e-reader! The original Kindle was launched five years ago on 19th November, 2007. The original Kindle was only for sale in the United States and despite being priced at a hefty $399 it still sold out within five and a half hours. Despite the success at the launch many people […]

Indie Publishing Roundup for 28 September

There have been a number of important developments in the publishing world recently. I haven’t had a chance to cover each of these in separate posts so I’ll round up these news items here. Amazon Announces 70% Royalty Option for Sales to Customers in India An email from Amazon received on 19 September announced, “We […]