Top independent publishers join the crowd to raise cash

Two leading independent publishers are running unusual crowdfunding campaigns which are proving to be very successful.

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Kindle Unlimited KENP rate for June 2018 rises to $0.0046

The Kindle Unlimited KENP rate for June 2018 rose slightly to $0.0046 from $0.0045 in May while the KDP Select…

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KDP Print now features Expanded Distribution to bookstores

KDP Print is now offering Expanded Distribution for self-published paperbacks to bookstores, online retailers and distributors in the US.

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Amazon upgrades Kindle ebook image quality but watch out for effect on delivery charges

Amazon has upgraded its conversion process for images in Kindle ebooks so there is no longer any downscaling of images,…

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Draft2digital widens ebook library distribution with Bibliotheca and adds new royalty-per-loan option

Draft2digital has expanded its ebook library distribution by adding Bibliotheca's CloudLibrary to its range of channels and is offering a…

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How self-publishing opened up a whole new universe for science fiction and fantasy authors

Self-published authors have revitalized the science fiction and fantasy sectors over the past decade and now dominate the ebook SF&F…

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Amazon adds feature for buying multiple copies of an ebook

Amazon has added a new feature to its Kindle store on Amazon.com to enable authors or readers to buy multiple…

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