Tag: self-publish

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Justice Department confirms e-book pricing investigation (Digital Trends) 2. Mathew Ingram: What purpose do book publishers serve? (GigaOM) 3. Which online retailers do the best job of helping sell your e-books? (Online Journalism Review) 4. Amazon to publish children’s e-books for Kindle Fire (paidContent) 5. Amazon expands Kindle [...] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Barnes & Noble invests in e-books, losses narrow (Crain’s New York Business) 2. New publisher of technical books embraces e-books and authors, not DRM (VentureBeat) 3. Self-publishing books not without pitfalls (ABC 7 News) 4. Air travelers still must turn off devices, but it’s [...] more »

by Carla King

With triple-digit growth in self-publishing services, technologies evolving weekly, and advertising hype, it’s tough for authors to figure out which vendors to choose for which services. In the coming weeks, I’ll be looking at three popular paths to get your print and e-book to online retailers and brick-and-mortar stores, without going through the subsidy presses. [...] more »

by Carla King

With big publishing buying only the crème de la crème of books, and more authors turning to self-publishing, many literary agents are getting squeezed right out of the middle. But some savvy agents are acting as literary consultants to help their authors self-publish, a role that offers up new opportunities and challenges for everybody in [...] more »