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.
What is the difference between different formats of ebooks? We’ve talked about the difference between mobi and ePub. But what about the other major format labels and specifically, what’s the difference between ePub2 and ePub3?
So you’ve finished your book and you’re almost ready to hit PUBLISH, but you’re down to the very last choice… What price are you going to sell your ebook at?
If you want to make purchasing your ebook as easy as possible then you want to use a universal link to your buyer’s favorite store.
Most retailers require some form of validation to be sure converted ebooks will meet their standards and display properly on their ereaders.
To an indie author, metadata is probably the most important part of your book — aside from the book itself. Let’s talk about what metadata actually is.
This time around, I’ll be discussing two new ebook aggregator/distributor sites and their conversion options: Pronoun and PublishDrive.