How Ebook Price Impacts Units Sold

There was a good post by Mark Coker, founder of Smashwords, over at Nate Hoffelder’s The Digital Reader  a couple of weeks ago in which Coker discusses how ebook price impacts units sold and what this means for authors in terms of revenue earned and the number of readers gained. He also gave a presentation […]

Apple’s iBooks Author Tool for Creating Interactive Ebooks

Apple’s has launched a new ebook creation tool, iBooks Author. It is a Mac-only software application for creating media-rich, interactive books for the iPad. This new app was launched by Apple’s Phil Schiller at a special event in New York’s Guggenheim Museum on Thursday 19th January. Apple also announced the release of iBooks 2, an […]

What is Digital Rights Management?

Online ebook piracy remains a major concern for ebook publishers just as it is for the music industry. Without some form of protection it is very easy for people to copy and share ebook files with others. That’s where Digital Rights Management (DRM) can help. Digital Rights Management is technology which can be embedded in […]

A Comparison of Ebook Royalties

We have posted a new comparison chart of ebook royalties paid to self-published authors by the major ebook stores. The ebook royalty shown in the chart is the percentage paid to the publisher – so if you are an indie author that means you. Compare the various royalties here. Related PostsAmazon Announces New Fire HD […]

Random House Ebooks Now in Apple’s UK iBookstore

Random House UK ebooks are now available in the UK version of Apple’s iBookstore.  They have already been available in the U.S. and Canada for a while, but now customers in the UK will have access to ebooks from one of the largest publishers in the world. Around 6,000 additional ebook titles from bestselling authors […]