Every author wants to know how to get the word out about his or her book. The most effective marketing that an author can do doesn’t involve paying money.
It’s been a couple of years, so let’s revisit online ebook conversion tools available through the major retailers and aggregators.
We sure spend a lot of time finding just the right fonts for our print books. And we want our ebooks to look just as good, don’t we?
Who owns the copyright to a book that’s been uploaded to Amazon’s KDP? It’s important to understand the difference between copyright and a license.
PublishDrive’s new plan expands their business model from a traditional ebook distribution setup to include a subscription option.
I was delighted to listen to Joanna Penn and Dave Chesson mention my article Words Gone Wild! as part of their discussion about Amazon and keywords.
I recently had to revise my understanding of how Amazon KDP handles keywords–those essential pieces of metadata that help readers find your book.
When I pronounced that a PDF isn’t an ebook, but an ePub is, I didn’t mean that ePubs are somehow better than PDFs. I love PDFs. I love ePubs.
You’ve finished your manuscript and gotten it into a format ready to be uploaded for sale. For most of us, Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing or KDP is the first and most important retailer we submit our ebooks to.
A lot of publishers selling ebooks decide to put all of their eggs in the Amazon basket. I don’t, I sell wide — that is, at as many retail and distribution outlets as possible.