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19
Dec

Our Word to EPUB Conversion Tool is Here!

One of the most common challenges new authors face is ebook conversion. You may have spent months (or years!) writing your first book – it’s frustrating to have yet another task before you can hit “publish.”

Some authors use ebook conversion software, while others pay someone else to do it – but these options cost money.

We’re excited to announce that PublishDrive now offers FREE automatic ebook conversion directly through the platform. While the platform previously offered ebook conversion, the process took a few days to complete.

Our new ebook converter is super easy to use, instantly produces an EPUB file, and will help streamline your publishing journey.

Here’s how it works:

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13
Dec

Top 3 Ways of Boosting Your Author Career Through Writing Conferences

Top 3 ways of boosting author career with writing conferences

You’ve probably heard that conferences are essential to your writing career development, but do you know why?

The PublishDrive team attended several conferences this fall where we either gave a talk or simply had the chance to mingle with writers. As the number of author-related conferences grows rapidly year by year, you may be wondering which ones are best for you. In this article, I summarize various types of author-related conferences and my personal takeaways.

To sum up, I’ve attended the following conferences: Digital Book World (Nashville), Romance Con (Richmond), National Writers Union Conference (New York), Las Vegas Book Festival (Las Vegas), 20booksto50k (Las Vegas), YALLfest (Charleston), and Miami Book Fair (Miami) – I’ve definitely compiled a list of thoughts!

Here are my top three recommendations for leveraging the power of conferences in the publishing industry:

  • Attend the conference that fits your publishing journey.
  • Learn from other writers and attendees and collaborate with them.
  • Prepare for conferences accordingly and have fun! 🙂

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07
Dec

PublishDrive Now Offers Ebook Distribution to Bibliotheca

At PublishDrive, we’re always seeking new opportunities for indie authors to access global sales channels and increase their readership. As our list of 400+ online stores continues to grow, we’re excited to announce our newest distribution channel: Bibliotheca.

What Is Bibliotheca?

distribution to bibliotheca

Bibliotheca operates a lending platform called cloudLibrary™, which targets the library market in different countries around the world, including the U.S., the U.K., Canada, and Australia.

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