When it comes to selling ebooks, many view Apple Books as Amazon’s main competitor. And that hunch is backed up by the numbers. A 2015 analysis by the (now defunct) Author Earnings website showed that Apple Books’ market share in the US was bigger than that of Barnes & Noble, Kobo, and Google Play combined. ... read more »
In a writer’s eternal quest for productivity, one cannot overstate the value of a solid piece of writing software. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of great novel writing software out there — including Novlr, an online writing app that’s been built “by writers, for writers,” according to the site’s tagline. Novlr has made a decent name ... read more »
Google is the world’s leading search engine, as you probably already know. A lesser known part of Google is its very own online bookstore — Google Play Books — which is integrated within the broader Google Play store. If you’re one of the 2.5 billion people who own an Android device, you’ll know what we’re ... read more »
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Note: This white paper was first published in May 2017 The freelance workforce is developing rapidly, as is the publishing industry’s reliance on outsourced professionals. To derive benefit from this evolving publisher–freelancer relationship, structural changes need to be made in-house to accommodate “out-of-house” employees. This white paper examines the publisher–freelancer relationship from the creative, management, ... read more »
Over the last two decades, Lulu has become one of the biggest self-pub platforms in the business. Lulu publishing, or “Lulu Press” as the company is now called, offers both print-on-demand and distribution services for books. And they're a popular choice among self-publishing authors for POD — in terms of notoriety, Lulu is right up ... read more »