Announcements

Self-Publishers Claim Amazon Represents 85% of their eBook Sales

Some of the most difficult eBook research statistics to verify are the market share numbers for the various online retailers, in particular Amazon, Apple and Barnes & Noble. Late last year there were reports that eBook market share for the three was 55%, 15% and 14% respectively. Then this spring Apple self-reported a 20% market …

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eBook Publishing Boot Camp 2013-14 Workshops from the Digital Publishing Café

The constant in eBook publishing is that one never stops learning. The market is moving fast with new techniques, new services and new opportunities presenting themselves almost daily. In this six day online event attendees have a chance to learn from a variety of experts in the entire range of eBook development and promotion. Event …

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Our 10 Year Anniversary and a New authorimprints.com Website Design

Our 10 Year Anniversary and a New Sellbox.com Website Design

It was more than 10 years ago when I first came up with the idea for Sellbox (since re-branded as AuthorImprints). I reserved the domain name on September 10, 2002 and the website launched a few weeks later (this screen shot was the first home page). The original intent—still true to large extent—was to provide turnkey, …

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Successful eBook Publishing: The Complete How-to Guide for Creating and Launching

Announcing Successful eBook Publishing: The Complete How-to Guide for Creating and Launching Your Amazon Kindle eBook

[Note: this book is now available] I am pleased to announce that I am releasing a new book titled Successful eBook Publishing: The Complete How-To Guide for Creating and Launching Your Amazon Kindle eBook in October 2012. It is written for self-publishers—individuals or businesses—who wish to produce quality eBooks for sale on Amazon.com. The book …

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Publishers & Writers of San Diego (PWSD) Presentation

This past Saturday I was invited to the monthly Publishers & Writers of San Diego meeting to speak on the topic of ebook publishing. PWSD is a professional association of the San Diego publishing community dedicated to educating business-minded self-publishers and authors through networking, guest experts, open discussions, and field trips. A number of people …

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Announcing a Kindle Publishing Meetup

We are organizing a Meetup for businesses and individuals interested in publishing in the Kindle format (which also works on PC, Mac, iPhone/Pad/Touch and Blackberry devices).  I am interested in fostering discussions about production, marketing, collaboration and networking. So far we have seven members and our first meeting is June 21st. Even if you are not in the San …

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