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Watchdog: Review of Draft2Digital

  We covered a lot of aggregators in the “Choosing a Self-Publishing Service” book, released in the Spring, documenting the pros and cons of each one. Draft2Digital was mentioned, but at the time they only had a few channels of distribution. We were pressed for time, so I didn’t dig into what they offered. During […]

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Publishing: New Free Service from BookBaby

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 […]

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The Future of Digital Publishing by Bob Mayer

Where Are We? It’s been a while since I’ve blogged about the publishing business.  I used to blog a lot about it.  I used to make predictions.  I used to argue with people.  I used to contradict people. I’ve surrendered. I’ve got probably two hundred blog posts at Write It Forwardstacked up.  Feel free to […]

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The Self Publishing Roadmap from our Advisor Joel Friedlander

Joel Friedlander, author of A Self-Publisher’s Companion and book design advisor to the Alliance (ALLi), always impresses with the depth of his knowledge, not just on design matters but everything to do with self-publishing. He’s releasing a series of training videos, called The Self Publishing Roadmap, packed with useful information and tips — and  is […]

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The History of Self-Publishing

1. From Bard to Scribe Publishing began with the transition from oral to written culture. In traditional society, bards were renowned and respected and supported themselves by travelling and sharing their stories and information with the community at large. This spoken tradition shaped the way words were heard, held and passed on for centuries, probably millennia […]

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