“Habitat helps turn your concept into a final product. Plan your Inkling title, then convert your assets into HTML5 and CSS for use in Habitat. Once your content is inside Habitat, enhance, proofread and publish your title to multiple platforms with a click!”
“reKiosk is a network of user-curated digital storefronts where anyone can sell music, books, and other digital files, of their own designs or of someone else’s.”
Create digital magazines and newsletters with Readz.
“There are just so many books to love. So why shouldn’t they love each other, and create other books that combine the best unique features of each, and continue a beautiful bloodline of new books for readers everywhere to devour? Exactly, there is no reason. And that is why …
“Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble and all the others have a new competitor to worry about: Samsung. The company is set to make a strong push into the ebook retail market through its popular line of smartphones, tablets and “phablets,” a new device category between phone and tablet.”
“eBookBundles.com is the parent site of a new network of e-book retail storefronts focused on genres—including retail sites for sci-fi, romance and fantasy–that offers bundles of titles by a variety of authors at an economical price. Bundles start at $4.99 and typically include three to six titles from well-known authors …
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“Self-publishing services platform Lulu has partnered with book data firm BookLamp to offer self-publishing authors a deep, data-driven view into what is really inside their manuscripts. Dubbed Helix, the new service allows Lulu customers to send their book manuscripts through BookLamp’s data machine which tells them how much their book …
“Ingram Content Group Inc., today announced the launch of its Life PrintSM program, a comprehensive solution for publishers to manage the complete life cycle of print books.”
StoryNexus, a platform to create interactive elements of a story.
Newspapers big and small are releasing ebooks and returning to serialization.
Kobo is promoting Dan Brown’s The Inferno with three short stories, an unsolved puzzle, and a $5,000 prize.
Kindle has released a comic creator, that allows PDFs, jpgs, epub, mobi files and more to be uploaded and turned into digital comic books.
Bibliocrunch lists helpful sales tracking tools to determine the success of a book’s marketing plan and/or promotions.
Add a “Send to Kindle” button to your blog so readers can download and read your posts on their Kindle when they want.
One author’s success story using KDP Select.
Guidelines for publishing on Amazon’s Kindle platform.
Distribute your e-book via Smashwords.
How to set up an account and sell books on iTunes.
A free guide from Vook on ebook distribution for self-published authors.
Experimenting with sales and Amazon KDP in 2013.
According to Publisher’s Weekly, it takes 300 sales per day to reach Amazon’s top five list.
“The Japanese Agency of Cultural Affairs conducted an experiment in regards to e-books to analyse the patterns of distribution for better usage. […] The most downloaded digital book is “ERO ERO Soushi (Erotic Erotic Book)” by Sakai Kiyoshi (11,749 downloads).”
E-book devices and distribution, according to Aptara.
Create and distribute audiobook versions of your ebooks.
Libraries are important. They can help with book discovery and boosting sales.