The new year is often full of organizational announcements; here are the latest to be aware of.
Next week, Reedsy will debut its new Editor tool, and CEO Emmanuel Nataf has given us a sneak preview.
The Bookseller in London has given us advance word of its rollout of a new call for voluntary ebook sales data sharing among UK independent authors.
We recently discussed Amazon’s new plan to implement tougher formatting standards on self-published ebooks uploaded via Amazon KDP.
Last week, news broke that Amazon is seeking to hire 100 people worldwide for Audible (the audiobook company), which it acquired in 2008.
It’s now roughly the two-year anniversary of Author Earnings, first launched in February 2014 by indie author Hugh Howey and “Data Guy.”
The second book in a series, Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Olympics has been described as an ode to libraries and literature; it includes puzzles for readers to solve.
Nielsen BookScan recently released a report measuring print book sales growth globally.
The Hot Sheet Index reviewed the number of Facebook and WhatsApp users and the average revenue per user in key countries.
The New York Times has a long profile of successful self-published romance novelist Meredith Wild, who now operates her own publishing house, Waterhouse Press. Her success grew out of an ability to invest in and market her own work. The Times says, “Before [her first] book was even released, she began buying online ads targeting … Read more