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Walmart is going into the ebook market in a big way including audiobook subscription, thanks to a new partnership with Rakuten’s Kobo and Overdrive. And Amazon has finally merged KDP Print and Createspace.
With apologies, I turn once for inspiration again this week to the world of endurance running (don’t worry, next week I enter the powerlifting stage of my training season!). I apologise also for any delirium, brought to you by industrial quantities of painkillers after running 100 kilometres in 19 hours. While I was running my own […]
Each month, Orna Ross, ALLi Director, invites a special guest into the indie author hot seat to answer ALLi Members’ self-publishing questions. This month’s special guest is ALLi Member Paul Teague. Paul hosts the Self-Publishing Journeys Podcast which features discussions with other indie authors who talk about their approaches for self-publishing and reaching readers using inventive strategies that […]
OK, wars is too strong a word, but this week, the predominant theme I have been coming across is that of digital and physical, and the relation between the two. It’s a perennially fascinating thing to get played out, and this week was given some added interest by the fact I took part in a […]
Valerie Shanley brings you the latest indie author news from ALLi’s partners and friends. Apple Has a Bite of the iBook Production Pie Apple has released a basic how-to guide with its new iBooks Author Starter Kit. The DIY kit takes users step-by-step through detailed activities with all of the necessary materials including author templates to create a basic, […]
ALLi Watchdog Giacomo Giammatteo announces exciting news of the latest big player to offer print on demand (POD) services to self-publishing and indie authors. BookBaby Enters the Print on Demand (POD) Market For what seems like the longest time, the POD market has been controlled by two players: CreateSpace and IngramSpark. Not that there haven’t […]
EBook Distribution Options Is Free eBook Distribution At An End? Everyone knows that the publishing industry is experiencing massive changes and at the center of that is ebook distribution. For a long time (as measured in the rapidly changing self-published market) Smashwords dominated ebook distribution. Soon enough though, the growth of the industry attracted competition. […]
As part of our regular monthly self-publishing Watchdog series, our official ALLi Watchdog Giacomo Giammatteo turns the spotlight on Bookbaby and investigates what this well-known service provider’s recent changes mean to indie authors wishing to use its distribution services. We covered a lot of aggregators in the “Choosing a Self-Publishing Service” book, released earlier this year, […]
Earlier this week digital book distribution service Bookbaby launched BookBaby Free, the first of its services to be available without requiring the payment of an upfront fee. Here’s a summary of what it offers the self-published author. Since 2011, BookBaby, the digital book distribution service, has offered self-published authors and publishers the facility to get […]