“Self-Published Authors = 50% of the EBook Market by 2020″

Mark Coker, founder of Smashwords, has made the prediction that self-published books will account for 50% of ebook sales by 2020. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US Publishers, Authors, Booksellers Call Out Amazon’s ‘Concentrated Power’ in the Book Market

American professional associations for authors, publishers, and booksellers write to the House subcommittee on antitrust issues about Amazon. The post US Publishers, Authors, Booksellers Call Out Amazon’s ‘Concentrated Power’ in the Book Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-17 14:51:35 UTC ]
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European Publishing Associations on Geo-Blocking, Ebooks, and the Digital Single Market

On the European Commission's geo-blocking regulations for ebooks, the Italian, Greek, French, and European publishing associations issue words of caution. The post European Publishing Associations on Geo-Blocking, Ebooks, and the Digital Single Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Census: 'self-published writers to grow ebook market share'

Self-published writers and digital only publishers will continue to grow their share of the digital content market while traditional publishers over-price ebooks, according to early results of the FutureBook Census, launched ahead of this year’s FutureBook Conference, taking place on 2nd December. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-published titles '22% of UK ebook market'

Sales of self-published ebooks accounted for 22% of the digital book market in the UK last year, the Nielsen BookInsights Conference today was told, although growth in overall ebook sales is slowing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-publishing surging to 31% of ebook market, claims report

Hugh Howey says his study, based on calculation of Amazon sales, shows 'real progress' for authors who have chosen to go it aloneA new report claims that self-published authors have surged to 31% of ebook sales on Amazon.com, and are now earning more ebook royalties than writers published by the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cuban Publishers Eager to Embrace Ebooks, Open US Market

Ebooks will bring Cuba's isolated publishing industry and authors to a wider audience across the Spanish-speaking world, but also the US, under the radar of the trade embargo. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-published authors’ market share surges

As much as a quarter of fiction ebooks sold in the UK could be from self-published writers, as... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are Self-Published Authors Still Indie Authors?

The publishing landscape is rapidly changing—as is the way self-published authors are viewed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Scotland reveals International Publishing Fellows for 2020

Publishing Scotland has announced its new International Publishing Fellows for 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 10:20:39 UTC ]
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Area man attempts to sell self-published book to 50 bookstores in 50 days, learns lesson along the way.

As reported in The Republic, Columbus, Ohio’s Mason Engel had already tried to get his self-published reboot of Orwell’s dystopian classic, 1984, into the hands of New York literary agents—like, right into their actual hands. After reaching number one in Amazon’s dystopian fiction category,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-25 15:11:55 UTC ]
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The publishing company that's only publishing female authors in 2018

One publishing company has taken up a challenge to put out only books by female authors this year. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ether for Authors: Are Publishers on a Tightrope with Author Solutions?

In Ether for Authors, Porter Anderson looks at the ties many publishing companies have with Author Solutions, at Amazon debates, and at drinking on the job. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Perspectives Talks: Italian Book Market Narrows Losses to 7 Percent

The Italian Publishers Association joins us today at Frankfurter Buchmesse Special Edition talking about its 'New Books From Italy' program. The post Publishing Perspectives Talks: Italian Book Market Narrows Losses to 7 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-15 15:25:47 UTC ]
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Amazon Publishing launches first UK ad campaign for celeb author

Amazon Publishing is launching its first ever ad campaign for a celebrity in the UK, rolling out digital signage across 100 London bus stops for essay collection Nothing Like I Imagined by US actress Mindy Kaling. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-13 00:14:33 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse Online: Our Publishing Perspectives Talks 2020

The trio of Publishing Perspectives Talks this year brings together some of the sharpest players in their respective sectors for agile debate. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse Online: Our Publishing Perspectives Talks 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-12 02:42:40 UTC ]
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These Authors Are MacArthur Fellows for 2020

National Book Award winning author Jacqueline Woodson, acclaimed sci-fi author N.K. Jemisin, and novelist Cristina Rivera Garza were among the handful of authors chosen to receive this year’s 21 John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fellowships. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Worry as Ebooks Fly off Libraries' Virtual Shelves

Checkouts of digital books from a popular service are up 52 percent since March. Publishers say their easy availability hurts sales. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2020-10-01 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers and authors show support for Tsitsi Dangarembga

A growing number of publishers and prominent authors have added their voices of support for Booker Prize-shortlisted author Tsitsi Dangarembga, who was arrested in Harare in July.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-24 09:46:55 UTC ]
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ACFW 2020: Christian Publishers Aim for a New Normal

Industry experts weighed in on the state of the Christian publishing industry during the virtual American Christian Fiction Writers Conference on Sept. 18. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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