Should I use Draft2Digitl or Smashwords to Promote my Book? The following study was carried out over four weeks with the same book listed on two separate platforms. Both Amazon and ebook selling platforms were assessed. There are newly emerging platforms that offer distribution to various websites, such as, iTunes, Barnes and Nobles, Kobo, and… Continue reading Which is Better Draft2Digital or Smashwords
What You Should Know About Illegal Amazon Marketing I received a disturbing email from an author that claimed my analysis of the Kboards article was inaccurate because Amazon does not allow advertisement on third-party platforms. I am here to tell you she is 100% wrong and kboards is 100% acceptable to use for advertising. I will… Continue reading Amazon- Ebooks- Audiobooks- False Reviews and New Policy- What You Should Know!
When you are non-exclusive with Amazon, this does not mean that your book is no longer viewed by the listed territories they offer. Let me dive into the logistics of the matter... Listing your ebook(s) across a variety of platforms can be an excellent strategy. The more platforms you are on--, the more exposure you receive.… Continue reading Amazon and The Territories They Provide
They charge e-books based on megabytes. This means that it is not worthwhile to publish books on Kindle that contain a lot of pictures or graphs. Their fees for file size can get costly and eliminate your income. Meanwhile, websites like Apple's iBooks allow up to 2 Gigabytes of data without penalty. AND YES! What… Continue reading Ebooks From Amazon and Crazy Facts!
This is a field that needs monumental attention. In the past year, audiobooks have grown big time! It is estimated that 26% of the American public has listened to an audiobook in the last 12 months. In fact, it has turned into a 2.5 billion dollar industry. In the last several years this industry has increased production of audiobooks by 29%. However,… Continue reading Audiobooks and Where They Are Heading