Booksellers stand up to Amazon and force a backdown over the withdrawal of the Abebooks website from several countries. Smashwords celebrates its half millionth title with a radical site overhaul.
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It’s too easy to remember the bad reviews and forget the good ones – so here’s how and why to keep track of all your best reviews and how to use them to advantage both for personal motivation and for book marketing.
In this week’s Self-publishing News Round-up, we hear how more audiobooks are available for library borrowing, Amazon’s recruiting speaks volumes about the future of work, and we say goodbye to the founder of the Little Free Library.
Amazon’s share price took a plunge but what exactly does this mean for indie authors? Amazon also seems to have been removing authors’ titles seemingly at random.
Subscription services are the talk of Frankfurt Book Fair while Comic Con’s success demonstrates the continued rise of graphic literature. Amazon faces increased postal costs while Barnes and N oble Press has something new.
Nervous about moving your CreateSpace books to KDP? It’s easier than it looks! Here’s everything you need to know about the switchover.
In this month’s Advanced Self-Publishing Salon from the Alliance of Independent Authors, Orna Ross and Joanna Penn discuss tips and tools for launching a book. The AskALLi podcasts are sponsored by Damonza: Books Made Awesome. Topics discussed this week include An update from Orna Ross on ALLi’s activities. Joanna Penn updates us on her writing […]
There is a new campaign to promote bricks and mortar bookstores, but many indie bookstores are at odds with indie writers over Amazon.
I’m about to say something with which just about every other person in the publishing industry will disagree. In fact, most will strongly, passionately, with much snooty sarcasm, disagree with what I’m about to say. Ready for it? Everybody has a memoir in them. Not only that, but everybody should write one. There, I said […]
The European Union’s copyright reform legislation passed last week. Many bodies representing authors and publishers are delighted. Many internet freedom campaigners are devastated. What does this mean for you. Also, interesting developments at Amazon.