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    Ebook Distribution: Google Play

    by Sabrina Distribution

    There’s a lot going on with Google Play lately, at least when it comes to ebooks. About a month ago, Google Play shut down its book publisher program, at least temporarily, to new users while they sort out all the accusations about pirated ebooks on the platform, according to GoodeReader. It’s a shame, and hopefully […]

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    Smashwords: An Indie Author Guide

    by Sabrina Distribution

    Smashwords is a retailer and an ebook distributor, and a great choice for indie authors. Why? Because the platform lets you upload once and sell on multiple outlets, saving authors a lot of time, and it offers a number of marketing options. If you want a step by step on how to upload and distribute […]

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    Comparing the Ebook Submission Process: Self-Publishers v. Publishers

    by Sabrina Distribution
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    I recently wrapped up a freelance project with a small publisher, where I uploaded/submitted ebook files and metadata to Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, and Google. In the process, I thought about the similarities and differences between how a self-publisher would go about distributing an ebook versus a publishing company that is submitting files […]

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    POD – What does it really mean?

    by Sabrina Distribution
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    By Bethany Brown – The Cadence Group Print on demand is becoming more and more common, especially for indie authors. Bethany Brown, from The Cadence Group, a dedicated team of publishing professionals, has written a great, in-depth article explaining the ins and outs of POD. Read on. If you are self-publishing your book or thinking about […]

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    Smashwords: An upgrade to help indie authors sell better ebooks

    by Sabrina EBook Conversion

    On the last day of 2012, Smashwords made an exciting announcement: authors can now directly upload epubs to the site. This might not sound like a big deal, but it kind of is. According to the Smashwords blog, as of December 31, 2012, Smashwords became “the world’s largest distributor of ebooks from self-published authors and […]

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    Self-publishing ebooks: Why maximizing distribution matters

    by Sabrina Distribution

    New technologies and startups have made it easier than ever to self-publish ebooks. But they don’t make it any easier to make a living writing. The most important thing you can do as a self-published author, however, is to make sure your ebook is available through as many retail channels as possible. (FYI, ebook sales […]

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    Self-publishing ebooks: An Overview

    by Sabrina Information
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    Fact: Self-publishing is growing. In 2011, according to BISG, over 200,000 books were self-published. Ebooks are also growing. By 2016, ebooks will account for 50% of book sales, and the book market will be worth $21 billion. 

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    An Interview with Mark Coker, CEO of Smashwords

    by Sabrina Publishing

    I was very fortunate to be able to sit down and talk with Mark Coker, CEO of Smashwords. Smashwords is a site where you can convert ebooks and distribute them through at least seven outlets, including the Smashwords ebookstore. We spent the last hour of BEA discussing self-publishing, the beginnings of Smashwords and where it’s […]

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    DBW12 – eBooks for Everyone Else

    by Sabrina Publishing

    The second day of DBW12 had a few interesting on-going series. The one I chose to listen to was eBooks for Everyone Else, which had panels for design, marketing, and distribution.

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