Category Archives: electronic publishing

4th Annual Global Ebook Awards – 2014

If you have published an eBook with a copyright of 2012 or later, you are eligible to submit for the 2014 Ebook Awards competition sponsored by self-publishing guru, Dan Poynter. Submissions open September 1, 2013. This is another way to increase your … Continue reading

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New Smashwords Research Helps Authors and Publishers Sell More Ebooks

Okay I admit it…with creating content for three blogs and working on a rewrite of my customer service textbook, I have fallen behind on my reading.  That is too bad since there is a lot of interesting things happening in … Continue reading

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Trade publishing (general-interest fiction and non-fiction for adults, children and young adults and religion) experienced significant growth since 2011

  Good news for nonfiction writers and publishers according to the Association of American Publishers growth in the nonfiction publishing area has grown since 2011. “The increases were fueled by a year of strong new releases, particularly in the romance … Continue reading

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Audiobooks Are More Popular in Germany than eBooks

Digital book adoption rate is growing in Germany with many people now own a dedicated e-reader or at least are considering buying one. In a recent annual survey conducted by the Allensbach Institute, one very interesting factor is evident: Germans … Continue reading

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Florida Authors and Publishers Association (FAPA) Annual Conference

Authors and self-publishers have a valuable resource in the Florida Authors and Publishers Association (formerly Florida Publishers Association).  FAPA is focused on providing its members and the general public with educational opportunities to learn about the publishing industry, including editing, book design, printing, print-on- demand, … Continue reading

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