Choosing A Platform For Your eBook

The Kindle platform is great for many types of content, but not for all. When I offer my presentations and classes, I have a few slides that help walk Authors through the following choices. Your content might work for all platforms, or not. For the sake of simplicity, I break eBook platforms into two major […]

Designing Your eBook Cover

Why are there so many eBook covers that just suck? Here’s how to un-suck yours, and design for digital, not print. It used to be said that you had 6 seconds to sell someone on your printed book in a bookstore. Personally, I think that was an overestimation, and it’s gotten much, much worse in […]

Higher Profit for Kindle Authors?

From The Associated Press today: Amazon offers new royalty program for Kindle books SEATTLE (AP) _ Inc. said Wednesday it will begin offering do-it-yourself authors and publishers a bigger cut of book sales on its Kindle e-reader _ but with strings attached aimed at keeping prices down for consumers. The company said that starting […]