By Jason Matthews | Monday, June 1, 2015
Writers in the digital age must make a sustained effort to sell ebooks. The reason: explosive competition. Self-publishing behemoths like Amazon and Smashwords have created millions of new titles in a few short years.
Some authors enjoy the ease of selling ebooks exclusively through Amazon’s KDP Select program, an optional 90-day agreement where you only sell through Amazon.
Others sell ebooks from as many major retailers as possible. That’s a smart approach since Apple’s iBooks Store distributes to 51 territories (countries mostly) and Google Play to a whopping 65 nations.
Plus there are great companies you may not have heard of like Kobo, Scribd, and Oyster, in addition to well-known names like Barnes & Noble.
But how best to get your book to a dozen or more retailers? It’s all about which ebook distributor you choose …
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