An alarming article is circulating on the web about B&N and Nook. Here are my thoughts on the matter. And, I’m not just talking about nook — but about kindle and an overall retail strategy for authors. We used to think that moving from retailer to retailer was giving authors “control” of their books. The reality is not quite so simple, and, if we’re not careful, authors will be learning that the hard way.
There’s been a recent little dust-up about the best seller list on B&N, especially their Nook best sellers. The accusation that’s floating around is that B&N is deliberately manipulating the data to artificially rank the more expensive main stream publisher books on the list, forcing out the cheaper Indies. I feel pretty confident when I […]
Getting your book onto Amazon’s Kindle is ridiculously easy. All it requires is signing up for the service and uploading your files (ensure they are properly formatted!). If you have your information in place, the entire process will take approximately 15 minutes — no, I’m not kidding. You will need: 1) An Amazon Account 2) […]