Category Archives: Smashwords

A win for the indies

I’m not one to get in the mix of controversy… but in the past month, there has been a huge uproar about the changes that PayPal had made to their TOS.  Primarily, it dealt with certain subjects that were often … Continue reading

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In the wake

We all know last week was wild.  The announcement of KDP Select doesn’t give us a right or wrong answer, and why should it? I fully believe that too many people rely on Amazon, thinking of them as a partner … Continue reading

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Interview w/ author William Esmont

Today, I had the chance to talk to William Esmont, who just crossed the amazing sales mark of 20,000 ebooks… I’m sure that’s just the start of his future… Tell us about your journey, when did you decide to indie … Continue reading

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eBook sales rise, duh. Paperback… not sure

I love paper.  I love paperback books.  I hold them.  I cuddle them.  I smell their pages… don’t lie, you do too. But the ebook format has swept in and is not going away.  With it comes a new rush … Continue reading

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Looking beyond Amazon

You all know how much I enjoy Amazon… as a company, as an innovator, the whole package.  I enjoy them and what they’ve done – and it’s not all related to publishing.    While Amazon is the biggest kid on … Continue reading

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Smashwords vs PubIt! – what one to use?

Posted from my old blog – I recently ran into two situations involving Smashwords and PubIt!.  First and foremost, both these were solved by the awesome members of Kindleboards. -Why publish on PubIt! when you could just have Smashwords take … Continue reading

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