Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart.com has entered into a distribution deal with US-based aggregator and digital distributor Publish On Demand Global (PODG) to enable US independent authors and publishers gain access to readers in India.
There is no doubt that eBooks are here to stay as they continue to grow in popularity.
It’s been years since the onset of the most recent digital publishing and e-reading revolution, and the results are still reporting that print is a favored mode for reading among consumers, but that ebooks are still on the rise. According to data released yesterday from Nielsen, ebook sales in the UK alone increased by 20% last year.
The future of publishing is entering a new golden era that will make publishing available to more people. Twitter, new long-form content distributers and an increase in digital ad spending will support this new era.
All self-publishing authors dream of success for their book. However, the difference between success and failure is a fine line. Attention to detail is key.
Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Agency (SBPRA), an independent publishing company, has now revealed the top editing mistakes self-publishers make that can sabotage their book’s success.
Bottom line: self-publishers be aware.
“Indie authors are outselling the big five. That’s the entire big five. Combined. Indie and small-press books account for half of the ebook sales in the most popular and bestselling genres on Amazon,” writes Howey in his report, which has been described as “the most penetrating, ground-breaking, explosive article about publishing in memory.”
Via Alison Flood @ The Guardian