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New Smashwords Survey Helps Authors Sell More eBooks

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May 8, 2013 ... How many words are the bestselling authors selling for a penny? ... Shorter Book Titles Appear to Have Slight Sales Advantage ... How Price Impacts Unit Sales Volume: Lower Priced Books (usually) Sell More Copies .... Last year's presentation on Slideshare has already been viewed over 75,000 times ...

Ebook Publishing Gets More Difficult from Here - Here's - Smashwords

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Nov 19, 2014 ... The biggest threat to every indie or traditionally-published author is the glut of .... Many series writers don't yet link their series books in Smashwords Series ..... passed on the paperback copies of the first six books that I had given her. ... Luckily, I never stop selling, maybe because I have been publishing ...

Smashwords: 2016 Smashwords Survey Reveals Insight into the ...

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Apr 17, 2016 ... The secret to selling more books is to adopt dozens of best practices while ... Bestsellers have a greater social media presence - It's not a huge .... to the smarts of our bestselling authors, many of whom have now been doing .... am experimenting now on a book that has already sold over 10K copies at 2.99).

Smashwords – About Smashwords

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Most of our books are affordably priced and multi-format. ... services and books to authors, Smashwords earns all its income selling your ebooks to readers. ... Many Smashwords authors have been previously published in print through mainstream ... Ebook Publishing Best Practices (learn the secrets of the bestsellers)

Help! My Book Isn't Selling. 10 Questions You Need To Answer

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Oct 12, 2012 ... My Amazon #1 bestselling book, How To Market A Book covers everything in ... There has been an influx of ebooks (and print books) self-published in the last .... and a lot of fiction is under $7.99, with many indie books being under $5. .... So please, if your book is not selling any copies at all, go through this ...

Smashwords Authors - Writing and Publishing: Have you ever felt ...

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Jul 26, 2014 ... I'm actually thinking about not selling through smashwords anymore. ... have chosen Nook or Kobo (which happens to be the most popular eReader abroad) that ..... I agree that there are too many free books out there. ..... Now newbie as I may have been to publishing years ago when the 'Publish on Kindle' ...

There's a $3 Sweet Spot For eBooks, But $6 eBooks Earn More ...

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Apr 26, 2012 ... The slides are available online, and I've been taking looking them ... It will sell more than 6 times as many copies and make 86% more per title. ... For example, Mark also plotted the average length of ebooks vs the number of copies sold. Smashwords' bestsellers (the top 50) generally averaged a length ...

"Amazon Is Playing Indie Authors Like Pawns," says Smashwords ...

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Oct 22, 2012 ... Every indie should get their books distributed to as many retailers as possible. ... Apple's the dark horse in this race, and probably the biggest single threat to ... Having books on Amazon has been more painful than profitable. And it's .... In 4 days I've sold 41 copies of my latest Zombie Thriller on Ama...

smashwords – CATHERINE RYAN HOWARD

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You are selling copies of your book through the decisions you make every step of the way. .... All of these websites—CreateSpace, KDP and Smashwords—have sales reports ..... I've never “interruppted” their Amazon ranking, and as sales rank history is ... As has been pointed out in many blog posts on the subject of Kindle ...

October 2015 – Apple, B&N, Kobo, and Google: a look at the rest of ...

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Oct 9, 2015 ... Between 14% and 25% of all ebooks sold at Apple, Nook, and Kobo store lack .... Like the Amazon store, Apple has many category bestseller lists and sub-lists ... and 6 times as many copies as those published through Smashwords. ... Luckily, just like in the iBookstore, most Top 50 books also appear in ...

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Smashwords: Six Tips to Bring Your Book Back from the Doldrums ...

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Mar 2, 2013 ... The #1 bestselling book today at Apple is Never Too Far by Abbi ... If your book has been out for more than three months and it's not selling well and ... a few copies a day is way above average for most authors). .... Your readers, through their word of mouth, will determine how many other readers you reach.

Smashwords: 2014 Smashwords Survey Reveals New ...

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Jul 6, 2014 ... For the many Smashwords authors who are reluctant to experiment with ... Although the bestselling books tend to be over 100,000 words, ... The big publishers have been caught with their pants down and are now re-evaluating. .... that longer-form has because those top sellers are selling so much more ...

Smashwords – About Smashwords — Support FAQ

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Most Smashwords books are readable on any e-reading device. ... over 300,000 original ebooks, including many New York Times and USA Today bestsellers. ..... For example, a $10.00 ebook sold at one of our retail partners earns you $6.00 and .... Smashwords has been distributing ebooks to Barnes & Noble since 2009.