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Publetariat: For People Who Publish!

Publetariat Dispatch: Top Self-published Kindle Ebooks of 2011 [Report]

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, publishing and tech pundit Piotr Kowalczyk presents his analysis of the top self-published Kindle books in 2011. Will self-published books continue to expand? Is $0.99  price tag wearing out? Can we expect new success stories from  independent authors? 2011 was an exciting year for publishing, full of events changing the  landscape […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: The Future Makes A Comeback

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author LJ Sellers talks about the rising popularity of sci fi and futuristic, dystopian fiction. This post, by L.J. Sellers, originally appeared on the Crime Fiction Collective blog on 11/4/11, and is reprinted here in its entirety with the author’s and site’s permission. We’ve all seen the ads for the new […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: 6 Tips and Tricks to Use Kindle for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author and digital media watcher Piotr Kowalczyk offers tips and tricks for using the Kindle Reader app on mobile devices. Kindle for iOS has just been updated to version 2.8 (iTunes link), which complies with Apple’s new in-app purchase rules. Kindle Store button was removed from the home page – it […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Amazon Kindle The Fire. Ebooks Go Mainstream.

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author and publishing consultant Joanna Penn posits that ebooks have finally gone mainstream. Ebook sales have been steadily growing over the last 2 years and those of us readers who converted early are almost entirely ebook consumers now. For authors, the global ebook sales market has meant we can sell direct […]

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Publetariat Dispatch – Ebook Pricing: A Rumination

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author and small publisher Alan Baxter discusses the many factors and considerations that go into ebook pricing.   There have been numerous articles, online and off, discussing ebook pricing and I won’t bother to list or link them here – I’m sure you ingenious readers can find them. So why am […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Curation Nation

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, the Copyright Clearance Center presents a Beyond the Book podcast on the subject of curation: separating the wheat from the chaff in publishing. In this new “Beyond the Book” podcast and transcript from Copyright Clearance Center, CCC’s Chris Kenneally discusses the activity of curation with Steven Rosenbaum, author of Curation Nation. […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Self-Publishing, A Source Of Innovative Thinking And How To Benefit From It

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, Piotr Kowalczyk discusses what all of us can learn about innovation from self-publishers. This post, from Piotr Kowalczyk, originally appeared on his Password Incorrect site on 3/3/11 and is reprinted here in its entirety with his permission. The presentation you’ll see below was prepared for Ebook Lab Italia conference. I wanted […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: People Don’t Buy Books Based On The Publisher

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, indie author and publishing consultant Joanna Penn asserts that publisher names don’t matter all that much to readers. Most writers and authors also buy a lot of books. I certainly do, and you probably do too. So what makes you buy a book? I buy books primarily based on the following: Recommendations from […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Good Show, Sir – Bad Book Cover Archive

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, indie author and small press owner Alan Baxter shares the Good Show, Sir website, which showcases truly awful book cover designs. My brother-in-law put me onto this great site (thanks Adrian!) It’s called Good Show Sir and it’s all about showcasing the worst book covers in sci-fi and fantasy. Their explanation […]

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