Posts tagged: BookBaby


Our “best practices” for general market book publishing in mid-2013

Isn’t the idea to get your book out right now so the words are available for immediate purchase by others? Your PDF ebook downloads first, the Kindle-Nook kind of reader ebooks can see light in minutes once their submission is completed. And your core printed paperback, plus CreateSpace’s version, are a week or two behind. […]

How to find your 2012 earnings from CreateSpace, Kindle, Nook, Smashwords, and Bookbaby…

If you had Kindle, Nook, Smashwords, or BookBaby publish or sell your ebooks (or CreateSpace sell your paperbacks) in 2012, how can you find out how much you earned, how many books of each title you sold (and the total income for each), and in which countries your masterpieces sold? All of the firms send […]

Can you earn much from “open published” ebook nonfiction?

“Open publishing” means the houses that will publish your submissions free and make them accessible to the public for purchase, like Kindle, Nook, Smashwords, Blurb, Lulu, Scribd, LSI, and BookBaby. (We call it ancillary publishing.) Let’s follow, say, the Kindle path. You write the book; get a front cover prepped; put the whole book in […]

BookBaby and publishing your ebook

Half of the reason I went to hear Brian Felsen give a 2 1/2-hour program on June 9, sponsored by BAIPA (Bay Area Independent Publishing Association), was to hear what additional magic he was going to unravel about this out-of-the-woodwork e-publishing phenomenon. Just months back who had heard of BookBaby? Now, who hasn’t? It’s the […]