Audible, the dominant retailer of audiobooks, has been actively encouraging customers to return audiobooks in exchange for new audiobooks.
The vagaries of the reflowable ebook introduce uncertainty that doesn’t work for all ebooks. But with fixed-layout ebooks those uncertainties can be eliminated.
PublishDrive has shifted completely to a subscription-based model for all new accounts, completely eliminating the “pay as you go” plan for new accounts.
When selling an ebook through a commercial retailer, the options for adding enhancement to your ebook are limited and may not be worth the trouble.
Everyone considers using a nom de plume or pen name. I am going to offer an argument for not using a pen name — or, at least, for sticking to just one.
Someone reminded me, recently, that I’ve forgotten one easily accessible tool for converting Word documents into ebook format: Google Docs!
Reading ebooks on a Kindle means varies a lot more than you may realize. Understanding those variations a little is important for an ebook publisher.
This is an update of a very popular post I wrote a few years back; it adds some updated info and refines some of the techniques I used back then.
I was asked recently what factors affect the price that I give a book. Here are the considerations I take into account when pricing a book.
In Part 1, we discussed how to hook your readers with book descriptions. Now, let’s talk about how to tease your readers once they’re hooked.