Selling Your Book Directly Without Using An Aggregator

There are quite a few options to sell your ebook without the benefit of an aggregator: You can create an account and load your book into one of the following websites, these websites charge a commission on the sale of each book. They do not ship your book anywhere and they do not sell your book for you. Your book is available for sale on their website but you need…

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Breakdown Of Where Aggreggators / Retailers Ship Their eBooks

Reminder: Make sure that you don’t duplicate your books in the ebook stores. Keep track of your books and try to sell in as many places as possible but make 100% sure that the various aggregators do not ship your book to the same places. Smashwords (free of charge) Smashwords website Apple Baker & Taylor Blio Baker-Taylor Axis360 Barnes & Noble Diesel Flipkart Kobo Library Direct OverDrive Oyster Page Foundry…

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The Future Of eBooks Versus Traditional Printing

About this spreadsheet:  This spreadsheet was created by Mark Coker, founder of Smashwords, to help publishing industry participants model the implications of the simultaneous convergence of three powerful trends: 1. The decline of print as a reading format. 2. The rise of ebooks as a reading format. 3. The rise of self-published ebooks, enabled by democratized publishing tools and distribution. Specifically, it provides a tool to estimate the percentage of…

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Aggregators Who Will Really Sell Your Books

First things first – what is an Aggregator? Aggregators will sell your book to companies such as Apple, Barnes & Noble, Kobo etc. In my past experience, the following aggregators are great to work with: Smashwords – eBooks only – http://www.smashwords.com Google Play Pothi – eBooks and Print on Demand Lulu – eBooks and Print on Demand Amazon Kindle – eBooks and Paperbacks Createspace (belongs to Amazon) – Print on…

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How To Convert Your Book Into An eBook

One of the big questions that many authors may ask….. How do I convert my print book into an e book or how do I write an ebook and sell the ebook online? Well there are 2 steps to answering this question. 1) You need to decide where you are going to sell the book. 2) You will need a well formatted document as per the aggregator’s / ebook store’s…

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