KDP lets you print hardbacks, and PublishDrive adds distribution through Ingram as the global supply chain for print books run into problems. Meanwhile Audible Plus continues to expand.
A perennial problem for indie authors is the interplay between Amazon and IngramSpark, where POD titles by Ingram are marked on Amazon as requiring days, weeks, or even months for fulfillment; or they are shown as "out of stock" entirely. Today, John Doppler ALLi's Watchdog and Adam Croft, discuss the issue of Amazon and IngramSpark delays.
What are the best time management tips for authors? Our Member Q&A is hosted by Michael La Ronn and ALLi Director Orna Ross.
Subscription reading platforms continue to grow, but they remain small and vulnerable to Amazon. Ingram's print on demand grows as print sales rise.
Wholsealer Bertrams confirms its future is uncertain as owner of Barnes and Noble buys its online bookstore, UK cuts sales tax on ebooks
Nora Roberts takes on Amazon's most infamous plagiarist, while Creative Commons makes over 300 million free-to-use images searchable.
Amazon is set to open its first airport bookstore. The EU's new sales tax rules come into force, meaning member countries do not have to charge sales tax on ebooks.
Are you planning to attend Digital Book World this October? If so, don't miss this opportunity, available exclusively to ALLi members, to take a guided tour of Ingram's nearby printing plant to gain fascinating insights into how print-on-demand works.
IngramSpark has since its inception been a valued Partner Member of ALLi, and a generous supporter and sponsor of our activities.…
Interested in a new scheme that might help you get your self-published books into bricks-and-mortar stores? Read what Marina Aris has to say about what she describes as a win-win set-up for indie authors and booksellers with DartFrog Books
How Ingram Contents ipage (R) service offers indie authors a great way to work more effectively with bricks-and-mortar bookstores to their mutua benefit.
A valuable insight into how booksellers view self-published books, by successful US indie author Karen Myers