Subscription reading and audio services show no sign of slowing down, KDP launches new report features, and Kindle supports Traditional Chinese Language.
500+ bookstores celebrate Indie Bookstore Day, Young Adult fiction sparks sales growth & Kindle store survives Amazon's China retreat.
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.
Writing gives us freedom. Being indies gives us even more freedom. But new research asks how much freedom we really have in this marketplace.
34% of people listened to a podcast last month, and most of them listened to nearly all of it - audio really is the future. And Wattpad remains a great way for authors to develop loyal fans and sell their work.
In this month's Advanced Self-Publishing Salon from the Alliance of Independent Authors, Orna Ross and Joanna Penn discuss Self-publishing 3.0. Topics…
Indie authors' questions answered in this month's AskALLi Q&A include issues about pen names, rights sales, reviewers and translations - and many other aspects of self-publishing. Catch the answers here - and feel free to put your own questions for next time!
Here's a handy checklist of pointers to help you optimise your book's visibility on Amazon - make sure you're not missing out on any of these valuable tips to help you make your book more discoverable and to sell more books!
Michael Alvear is best known for his audacious guidebook, "How to Make a Killing on Kindle" - find out how practising what he preaches has brought him phenonemal sales and professional ALLi member status
Top stories from this week's news round-up include reflections on the 10th anniversary of the Kindle, the future post-Pronoun, and a new study of how readers view Amazon's book pages.
Wondering whether you've got the price right for your ebooks? Check these 8 simple tips to help you optimise sales and profitability.
Our weekly news roundup from Dan Holloway includes updates about the future of ebooks, Digital Rights Management, Geoblocking, the launch of Inara (a new ebook platform whose business model is driven by in-book adverts), Indies and Libraries, Amazon updates in Poland, and the demise of America Star Books.