Sony Reader Store to Close on 20th March

It is now more than a month since Sony announced their plan to close the Sony Reader Store  in the U.S. and Canada and it is only a few days until the closure takes place. Here is a quick heads up for those who need to take any further action. It is sad to see […]

E-Publishing News Round-Up for 10 August

Here is a quick round-up of some of the news in ebook publishing over the past week. 5 Reasons Social Media Will Always Sell More Books …brought to you by multi-channel marketer and digital strategist Peter McCarthy who has more than 15 years experience in publishing. Read more >> Amazon Releases New Updates for Kindle […]

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 […]

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 PostsBarnes & Noble Announces Nook […]

How to Publish an Ebook

Every day I receive multiple requests from authors around the world who are looking for assistance or more information on how to self-publish an ebook. And the answer today is very different than when our Publish Your Own Ebooks website started back in 2003. Then, your best option was to get your ebook into PDF […]