For the next edition of the Alliance of Independent Authors International Insights hosted by Mark Williams of The New Publishing Standard, we’re moving on to global book distributors. Specifically, Apple, Google Play and Nook.
James Daunt commits to ebooks and Nook, what's happening with Independent Bookstore Day, Spotify moves into audiobooks.
Barnes and Noble struggle with royalties to ebook distribution platforms, Patreon lays off staff, and good news for bokosellers might not be what it seems.
The fate of audiobooks during the coronavirus crisis is unclear: some publishers are very concerned but in Europe streaming is booming. And Publishers Weekly launch #booksareessential
the book world moves to online events, Barnes and Noble warns of delays to royalty payments, and libraries turn to ebooks
Internet Archive and its National Emergency Library sparks piracy claims, print sales in crisis while Storytel capitalises on digital boom
Educational publishing offers opportunities for indies, as does the changing way people are reading - more on mobiles, less on ereaders.
James Daunt officially takes over at Barnes & Noble, announcing a new Nook, and a new campaign seeks to cut tax on ebooks.
Bookselling chain Barnes and Noble has found a buyewr and will be run by James Daunt, who is also the CEO of Waterstones in the UK.
Amazon remains tight-lipped after leaking many of its customers emails, but opens up its US store to Australian customers once again.
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.
Our weekly round-up of top self-publishing news includes new offerings from KDP Print and Buk, Overdrive's new service for libraries, and an inspiring role model via Wattpad.