Piracy is in the news this week, with file sharing site oceanofpdf taken offline and a new study that posits a direct link between piracy and reduced sales.
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Industry figures show both audiobook sales and ebook library borrows continue to grow rapidly, while the figures on diversity in publishing are less promising.
In this month’s Advanced Self-Publishing Salon from the Alliance of Independent Authors, Orna Ross and Joanna Penn discuss how to assemble a team of professionals. Topics discussed this week include News update from Orna Ross: Drowning in GDPR, but all ALLi sites are updated and there’s a downloadable guide for members. Orna is also setting […]
Welcome to AskALLi, the Self-Publishing Advice Podcast from the Alliance of Independent Authors. This week it’s our monthly Member Q&A in which ALLi Members have their most pressing self-publishing questions analyzed and answered. Join your regular hosts for the Member Q&A: Michael La Ronn and Dan Blank. Questions answered this month include: If I publish a 2nd edition of […]
ALLi’s monthly AskALLi Q&A podcast gives our members the opportunity to put their own queries about the self-publishing process to our resident expert indie authors, who cover a wide range of topics in every show.
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.
Wattpad are giving viewers the chance to decide if they like the look of a series with short pilot adaptations taken from the site, while a court rules if you embed copyright-infringing content from elsewhere on your website, you may be liable, and Book Expo gets a makeover but may have forgotten a key ingredient […]
Amazon has finally opened its first staff-less shop to the public, Wattpad has secured $51m funding to expand its machine learning, and several platforms have expandd their offerings to readers.
New opportunities open up for indies in Arab reading markets while Barnes and Noble have another bad period and a new crowdfunding site launches for author services.
Get the week’s top self-publishing news stories in this handy digest, this week focusing on all things digital, including piracy and copyright issues