A perennial problem for indie authors is the interplay between Amazon and IngramSpark, where POD titles by Ingram are marked on Amazon as requiring days, weeks, or even months for fulfillment; or they are shown as "out of stock" entirely. Today, John Doppler ALLi's Watchdog and Adam Croft, discuss the issue of Amazon and IngramSpark delays.
On the ALLi Twitter chat (#indieAuthorChat) this week we asked questions about Using KDP to make a book available on Amazon
While the aim of many indie authors is true independence, at the moment, many of us still rely heavily on one particular store: Amazon. Which is why when you receive a threat from them, like having your publishing account closed, or your affiliate account shut or that they're going to pull your book unless you can prove you own the rights, it's scary. In this post, the Alliance of Independent Authors AskALLi team looks at what you can do if Amazon ask you to prove your publishing rights.
On the ALLi Twitter chat (#indieAuthorChat) this week we asked questions about Using Amazon Live with Jim Fuhs and Chris Stone
What the EU Copyright Directive (Article 17) means for indie authors, and Bologna Children's' Book Fair puts self-publishing centre stage.
AuthorSHARE will pay royalties to authors for sales of second hand books. Amazon faces antitrust lawsuit over marketplace.
This post marks the first in what will be a series of update post combining the most important news and information as the campaign progresses.
No decision on how London Book Fair will go ahead, more price fixing claims against Amazon; and Maryland libraries win first step in ebook case.
Today, we will talk about Amazon's attack on libraries, pay homage to the late Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and answer the question, "What…
Amazon will not supply books it publishes to libraries, Scribd Audio offers $9.99 a month audiobook subscription.
Today's authors can be creative business owners building independent publishing enterprises based on intellectual property (IP). Yet many independent authors forgo their independence, and compromise the value of their IP, by signing or assigning their books exclusively to another business without due diligence. This post explores the important principle of publishing inclusivity for authors and the dangers of going exclusive with one publisher or one self-publishing service.
Today, we're going to talk about Findaway Voices, an audiobook service that's an alternative to Audible, which is causing headaches for indie authors after the Audiblegate controversy. We'll also talk about something called social reading. And we'll look back on the legacy of Jeff Bezos at Amazon.