It’s backed by a Skype co-founder:. To date, CEO and co-founder Maris Dagis tells me that Sellfy is seeing the most traction in the eBooks segment with many authors preferring to sell via Sellfy rather than Amazon because of much lower transaction fees — Sellfy takes a highly competitive cut of just 5% of each transaction, compared to Amazon’s Kindle … Read More
With New E-bookstore, Read First, Pay Later
via Mashable-bookstore: One-Liner Pitch: An e-bookstore and e-reading platform that lets you pay only for what you read. Why It’s Taking Off: Total Boox lets you sample e-books, and take in single pages or chapters, without forking over the full purchase price.
This Author Self-Published and then Sold the Same Book to a Traditional Book Publisher
Judy Mandel describes her experience: It was Christmas when I noticed some weird deposits in my bank account online. Again, I absolutely forgot that I had arranged direct deposit for the e-book sales. It turned out I was selling around 4,000 e-books a month.
New Self-Publishing Service from Simon & Schuster
Via Digital Book World: Simon & Schuster is joining Penguin and other full-service publishers in entering into the self-publishing business. In partnership with Author Solutions (now owned by Penguin), the company is launching Archway Publishing, “a new self-publishing service with a focus on fiction, nonfiction, business and children’s categories,” … I hope they accept books in epub format, so that … Read More
New: Riffle – a Kind of Pinterest for Book Readers
Is Riffle a New Kind of Pinterest And Will It Save Books? – Forbes. It’s early days for Riffle but my early impression is a good one – I want to find books that are going to help me develop rather than the ones I choose to stay in the status quo and to do this I need new communities.
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The WordPress Bestseller List.
I just moved this blog to the awesome Medialayer web host. They have great support and very fast servers. All the memory is SSD – solid state drives rather than old and tired hard drives. Pretty cool, yes?
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