The Most Popular Book Formats for Indie Publishers

By the time you take into account print books, ebooks and audiobooks there are so many different formatting options available. This infographic is designed to provide a quick overview of the most common formats.

Kindle Matchbook: Amazon Will Bundle Ebooks With Print

Amazon has announced a new service called Kindle Matchbook where customers can buy discounted ebook versions of print books they purchase or have purchased in the past. “For thousands of qualifying books, your past, present, and future print-edition purchases will soon allow you to buy the Kindle edition for $2.99, $1.99, $0.99, or free.” Did you […]

Self-Publishing With Print-On-Demand

In the following YouTube video author Joanna Penn discusses why she has returned to printing books using a Print-on-Demand solution. In addition to explaining why you should be offering a print version Joanna has some good advice on timing. She suggests that you wait a while after your ebook version is published before you do […]

Identify Any Font With These 3 Tools

Have you ever noticed a nice font or typeface and thought “I’d love to use that on my next book cover”? The problem, of course, is identifying the typeface that you saw. I never cease to be amazed at how many different “hats” we need to wear as indie authors. There’s our writing hat of […]

Welcome!

Hi, and welcome to Indie Publishing. This new blog will deliver the latest news, information and resources for indie authors. Despite being frowned upon just a few years ago, independent publishing or “self-publishing” has now become a viable and respected option for authors. We’ll be covering independent publishing as it applies to print books, ebooks […]