Delisting an ebook from Draft2Digital or Smashwords is necessary if you want to enrol your title with Amazon KDP Select. I have written before about Draft2Digital and Smashwords and how both platforms have advantages when it comes to open publishing. While Draft2Digital shines with its interface and automatic end-matter, Smashwords has a far wider distribution network and its own ebook
Many authors are unaware that KDP charges for each Kindle ebook delivery, which reduces your royalty Hidden deep in Amazon KDP Terms and Conditions is a table of delivery charges for Kindle Ebook delivery. So deep in fact, that the breadcrumb to it looks like this: Kindle Direct Publishing > Legal > Kindle Direct Publishing > Terms and Conditions > Pricing
Sales of e-reader devices are falling rapidly E-reader devices such as Kindle, Nook and Kobo are all suffering from a rapid drop off in sales, yet readers are still buying and reading e-books. So what is going on here? First, in a report on The Demographics of Device Ownership in the US, Pew Research offer the following summary of e-reader device ownership.
The easiest way to add images to an ebook is by using Microsoft Word Did you know that you can add images to your ebook manuscript? You can, and it is very simple. Your images can be in colour, but depending on what device a reader uses, your images may change to black and white on devices such as Kindles.
Sales of self-published ebooks, in particular, have dropped suddenly and alarmingly. But Why? After years of steady growth, e-book sales for indie authors have hit a problem. The most recent data from Author Earnings in their latest quarterly report gives ample proof of the drop off in sales and earnings. While the data is clear, the reason or reasons why indie