Facebook Announces Platform to Support Writers and Journalists

Facebook has announced a platform to help writers and journalists monetize their content at a time when news and media are under siege.

Aspiring Authors Looking To Self-Publish Have A New Option In Nook Press

Self-publishing is increasingly becoming the norm, instead of the exception, in today’s digital world. Services like Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing and Apple’s Breakout Books make it easy for new authors to publish their books and get plenty of exposure. Now…

Guy Kawasaki On The Benefits Of Self-Publishing

Guy Kawasaki, the former Apple evangelist, who is now advising Google’s Motorola group on product design, recently co-authored a book with Shawn Welch, called APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur–How to Publish a Book, aimed at helping people understand the self-publishing process.…

Kindle Owners Really Love Their Exclusive Books

Being a Kindle owner definitely has its perks. Amazon has an extensive collection of Kindle-exclusive books that you can’t read anywhere else. As it turns out, that exclusivity is a real money maker. Amazon announced today that the 180,000 books…

Exclusive Interview: Self-Published Author Kerry Wilkinson Outsold Patterson, Stieg Larsson

Kerry Wilkinson was the best-selling ebook author on Amazon for the last quarter of 2011. And, Kerry Wilkinson does not have a publisher. Let’s take a moment to let that process. Kerry Wilkinson is a self-published author. And, in the…

Self-Publishing Vs. Traditional Publishing

The publishing industry has witnessed significant changes over the past few years thanks mostly to the Internet. Consumer behavior has drastically shifted from offline consumption of news and information to online consumption. As a result, traditional publishers such as newspapers have been labeled “dead” and more and more bookstores are closing their doors.