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Why Authors Should Be Shameless About Sales (What's Good For The Goose...)

Christina Larmer | Posted 03.31.2016 | Books
Christina Larmer

I occasionally run workshops on self-publishing a novel and in every class there's at least one set of eyebrows that shoot up at the point where I sta...

How to Sell More Books Without Spending a Dime

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 10.13.2016 | Books
Penny C. Sansevieri

What has changed is the fact that in order to succeed, you must start with a strong strategy. At the end of the day, nothing else you do will matter if these pieces aren't in place.

Why Marketing Metrics Don't Always Matter

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 08.27.2016 | Books
Penny C. Sansevieri

When it comes to book promotion, getting caught up in metrics can be the quickest way to kill any marketing endeavor.

Print Books Are Still Outselling Ebooks, Despite Dire Expectations

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 10.06.2014 | Books

Fans of print books, who have long lived in fear that their neighborhood bookstore will be rendered obsolete by the ubiquity of ebooks in a matter of ...

PRO TIP: The Difference Between Being an Expert and Being a Fan

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 09.14.2014 | Books
Penny C. Sansevieri

I haven't "seen it all" but I have become a tad jaded when it comes to experts versus someone who is a fan. I love fans, don't get me wrong, but it's a big stretch from fan to expert and, if you're publishing a book, you should know why this matters.

Holiday Crunch Time! How to Sell More Books Before Christmas.

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Penny C. Sansevieri

We'd all love to see sales soar on Black Friday or Cyber Monday, wouldn't we? But for many of us the time to market for the holidays has long since co...

E-Books Still Fly Under Sales Tax Radar

SmartMoney | Quentin Fottrell | Posted 07.17.2012 | Money

SmartMoney: Those who order “Fifty Shades of Grey” in paperback generally pay sales tax, but in most of the country the e-book version is tax f...

Reverse Windowing: Publishers Experiment With EBook Releases Before Print

Red Room | Posted 01.21.2012 | Books
Red Room

Like many authors, I've learned to adapt to this new way of thinking. As a collector of books, I have treasured first and autographed editions all over my house, but I'm also a convert to eBooks. I've been reading them on my iPhone and I'm eagerly awaiting delivery of my first Kindle.

Are Paperbacks On Their Way Out?

paidContent | Robert Andrews | Posted 07.10.2011 | Books

All manner of metrics in publishing point to one fact - e-book sales are now beginning to take off in a big way....

eBook Tops All Trade Publishing Categories In February

eBookNewser | Jason Boog on April 14, 2011 11:57 AM | Posted 06.14.2011 | Books

eBooks hit a major milestone in February. According to Association of American Publishers (AAP) sales figures, eBooks ranked as the top format “amon...

Is Print Making A Comeback?

FutureBook | Posted 06.14.2011 | Books

The performance of thriller writer Wilbur Smith's latest book suggests that e-book sales (at very low prices) do not necessarily threaten print book s...

eBook Sales Increase, Paperback and Harcover Book Sales Plunge

eBookNewser | Jason Boog on March 17, 2011 9:52 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In January's Association of American Publishers (AAP) report, they revealed that eBook net sales went from last year's 32.4 million dollars to 69.9 mi...

EU Anti-Trust Against Publishers Setting eBook Prices...Is The US Next? | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

On Tuesday 1 March, several publishing offices in Europe were raided by inspectors from the European Commission. "They burst in like cowboys" said Fra...

British Author Stephen Leather's eBook Sales Rival Stieg Larsson's

Bloomberg | Richard Vines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Two names dominate the Kindle U.K. Top 20 for electronic book sales: Stieg Larsson -- the late Swedish author whose “Millennium Trilogy” has sold ...

Amazon: eBooks Now Outselling Hardcovers | About 15 Hours Ago Adam Ostrow 21 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

E-books have hit a significant milestone. In each of the last three months, Amazon reports that sales of books for Kindle have outpaced the sale of ha...

Children's And YA Still Selling... | Jason Boog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) reported today that hardcover sales for the Children's/YA category rose 19.6 percent compared to the same...

Amazon Says ebooks Outsell Hardcovers: Should We Trust Their Analysis?

CNET Reviews | David Carnoy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In case you missed it, Amazon told the world yesterday that for the last three months it was selling more e-books than hardcover books and in the last...

Amazon: eBooks Now Outselling Hardcovers

New York Times | Claire Cain Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books, one of the nation's largest bookstores, said Monday that for the last three months, sales of electronic books for the Kindle, Amazon's e-r...

Sony Announces 10 Million eBooks Downloaded | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Enabling a revolution in digital reading, Sony today announced that as of May 5, book lovers and eBookworms have downloaded more than 10 million books...

Penguin eBooks Are No. 1 On iPad, But Publisher Gets Zero Love From Amazon

DailyFinance | SARAH WEINMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

On the one hand, Penguin (PSO) has many reasons to feel good right now. A preliminary first-quarter earnings report released by its parent company, Pe...

WWDC 2010: 4 New iPad, iBooks And App Updates Publishers And Readers Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The tech world is buzzing today with news from Steve Jobs's speech at 2010's WWDC -- Worldwide Developers Conference -- but the new iPhone isn't the o...

eBooks Will Overtake Print Sales In Five Years, Says Sony President

Telegraph | Shane Richmond, Head of Technology (Editorial) | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Steve Haber, president of Sony's digital reading business division, said: "Within five years there will be more digital content sold than physical con...

Publishing Sales Are Up For March; eBook Sales Explode

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

May 24, 2010, New York, NY: Book sales tracked by the Association of American Publishers (AAP) for the month of March increased by 16.6 percent at $45...

Are Book Sales Up Or Down? Some Numbers To Settle The Question | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Book sales in November rose 10.9%, to $808.5 million, at publishers who reported to the Association of American Publishers. Sales for the year through...

Cyber Monday Also A Big Day For Book Sales

Christian Science Monitor | Marjorie Kehe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

For some shoppers, post-Thanksgiving shopping means dreams of an Olympus 10.0 Megapixel or a widescreen Bluetooth GPS navigator. But there are also co...