eBooks

 

I talk to authors every day about distributing their books. One of the key points I try to emphasise is that you need to distribute your book as widely as possible.

Today readers look in lots of places to find new titles; one new avenue is the Apple iTunes store. With iPad sales in excess of 70,000,000 and over 700,000 titles available on the iTunes store, this is a market that cannot be ignored.

Australia, India, the U.K. and the U.S. lead the way in adoption; Brazil and India set for greatest growth

The Woolworths chain, which includes Big W and Dick Smith will be selling the Kindle e-reader in their stores and online from August 29th

We've all been following the success of the eBook and self-published authors in the US but the latest eBook phenomenon is coming from the other side of the water - UK author, Stephen Leather.

We are very excited to announce that Palmer Higgs has been appointed as the Australian content provider for self-published and independently published books for the new Smart TV platform to be launched by the world’s largest electronics companies in 2011.

This great little video is fun and brings the joy of a real book home to all!

 

Here’s a quick summary from their site which provides a brief overview of types of devices at the moment.

eBooks offer great opportunities for self-publishing authors to reach new markets in Australia and overseas.

With the rise of eBooks in the marketplace, many questions are now being posed including the correct usage of the ISBN for eBooks.

In the near future, we will be announcing eBook solutions that offer self-publishing authors a complete eBook service to complement the production and distribution options we offer for printed books.

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