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London Book Fair saw an emphasis on audiobooks, big data, and blockchain. And Amazon runs into problems with scammers while Kobo expands its audiobook offering to France.
Here’s a handy checklist of pointers to help you optimise your book’s visibility on Amazon – make sure you’re not missing out on any of these valuable tips to help you make your book more discoverable and to sell more books!
Debut novelist Jo Ullah shares the success story of how a Kindle Scout win has got her self-publishing career off to a great start, and includes top tips on what she’s learned from the experience to help you do the same.
Streetlib launches a marketplace for authors and service providers, the Audible Romance controversy rumbles, on, and we look at the differing trends in ebooks across the globe.
If you write books in a series, are you making the most of sales opportunities by listing them correctly on Amazon? A startling number of authors miss this trick – don’t be one of them! Simple instructions in this post by series author Debbie Young.
Initial royalty payments from Audible Romance are distinctly underwhelming, Amazon sponsors DigitalBookWorld, and Publica announces a blockchain-based alternative to DRM.
Hachette’s CEO claims that ebooks are a stupid product but admits publishers are partly to blame, while Amazon’s own imprints look strangely dominant in its bestseller charts, and sales of ebooks in Germany stagnate.
Amazon moves into from-your-doorstep delivery and releases a WordPress plug-in to turn your blogs into podcasts, the EU fails to do away with geoblocking, and earning a living through self-publishing non-fiction on Medium proves tricky.
Eyewatering sales figures for Amazon and Apple, new EPub possibilities with Libre Office, new features from Barnes and Noble, and independent bookstores in the UK talking about forming an alliance.