Self-publishing (194)

Read our articles on self-publishing for beginners and pros. PublishDrive helps you manage, book promotions, book sales, and royalty splitting.

Reignite Reader Interest: How to Relaunch a Book

Launching a book is a thrilling experience, but what happens when the initial buzz…

By Mihaela Bidilică

How to Use BISAC Codes to Increase Your Book's Visibility on Amazon

Metadata in publishing is the information about a book: it includes the author, title,…

By Mihaela Bidilică

How to Write a Book Description (+ Book Description Examples)

How to write a good book description that sells? Below are nine tips on…

By Sarah Yoo

Writers’ Resources: Unlock Your Creativity and Write with Confidence 

Setting out to write a novel may seem difficult even for experienced authors, but…

By Mihaela Bidilică

Creating a Pen Name: Why Writing Under a Pen Name Works

Many authors choose to write under a pen name, seeking a level of anonymity…

By Mihaela Bidilică

27 Top Romance Publishers to Look Out For in 2024

Book publishers know that when love is in the air, there is no off…

By Mihaela Bidilică

Publishing Science Fiction: Two Options

Science fiction and fantasy books are a goldmine. According to Wordsrated, they are among…

By Sarah Yoo

Kindle Unlimited Publishing vs. Publishing Wide

When self-publishing, authors face a critical crossroad: Publish exclusively with Amazon KDP Unlimited or…

By Sarah Yoo

How to Copyright a Book Before Publishing

Do I need to copyright my book? This is something many authors ask themselves.

By Mihaela Bidilică

Top 8 Best Book Formatting Software

Nowadays, ebooks can be as beautiful as physical books. All you need is the…

By Monica Dube

Copyright Protection In the Age of AI

With the launch of large language models such as GPT-4 and other generative AI…

By Mihaela Bidilică

How to: Rapid Release Strategy for Books

A rapid release strategy for books is an established best practice for self-publishing indies.

By Sarah Yoo

Amazon Ebook Market Share 2017-2024

Why sell Amazon ebooks? Because Amazon’s market share is significant around the globe. Amazon…

By Sarah Yoo

14 Best Audiobook Subscription Services [Options for Readers, Authors & Publishers]

Audiobook memberships are a great tool for avid listeners. This is a great opportunity…

By Mihaela Bidilică

How to Get Your Book Noticed on Amazon

So you self-published a book. But in a sea of competition, how to get…

By Sarah Yoo

Guide to Building Strong Author-Publisher Relationships

The relationship between authors and publishers is a cornerstone of success. How can publishers…

By Mihaela Bidilică

Kobo & Kobo Plus: Key Players in Wide Publishing

Wide publishing offers authors the opportunity to maximize their revenue and visibility by distributing…

By Mihaela Bidilică

7 Alternatives to KDP for Self-Published Authors

Authors have a variety of platforms to consider when looking to distribute their books.

By Amalia Mădălina Pop

Baker & Taylor Publishing: Reach the Widest Network of Libraries

Baker & Taylor is a premium book distributor, managing over 1.5 million titles for…

By Mihaela Bidilică

Your Guide to Barnes and Noble Self-Publishing

If you’re thinking about selling books online, Barnes and Noble self-publishing is one to…

By Sarah Yoo

Best Audiobook Services & Audiobook Publishers to Know

Audiobooks are the fastest-growing segment in publishing. And, with the emergence of AI narration,…

By Sarah Yoo

How to Distribute to hoopla Digital Library: Unlock a Wider Audience with PublishDrive

Self-published authors and indie publishers have more options than ever to reach a wide…

By Amalia Mădălina Pop

Crafting Your Voice: A Step-by-Step Guide to Zine Publishing

Zine culture has experienced a renaissance, with creators around the globe embracing the art…

By Mihaela Bidilică

When Is the Right Time to Publish Wide?

Publishing wide, which involves distributing a book across multiple platforms rather than exclusivity with…

By Mihaela Bidilică

The Pros and Cons of Self-Publishing on Amazon

Are you ready to self-publish on Amazon but unsure about going exclusive? What’s the…

By Sarah Yoo

What’s an Ebook? Beginner’s Guide to Ebook Creation and Distribution

When discussing electronic publishing, what is an ebook, and how does it work? Exploring…

By Mihaela Bidilică

How to Get a Book Published (DIY)

How to get a book published for the first time, all by yourself? Welcome…

By Sarah Yoo

Complete Guide to Social Media for Self-Published Authors in 2024

Social media has become a part of our daily lives. When we wish to…

By Amalia Mădălina Pop

How to Distribute Crime Fiction Globally

If you’re an author or publisher seeking the best way to sell your crime…

By Sarah Yoo

Book Distribution in Brazil: What to Know

If you want to self-publish in Brazil, good thinking. The demand for digital books…

By Sarah Yoo

How to Run a Self-Publishing Business as an Authorpreneur

Gone are the days of waiting on big traditional publishers to sign your book.

By Sarah Yoo

Book Distributors in the UK. Look Local, Reach Global Readers

In book publishing, distributors ensure that books reach their intended readers. While traditional methods…

By Mihaela Bidilică

Fiction Books? Sell to Dreame Reading App

Are you a fiction writer or publisher looking for a hot market to sell…

By Sarah Yoo

About the Author Page: What to Know About Different Author Pages

Whether you’re a self-publishing company or author, you want to distribute your content…

By Sarah Yoo

How to Get an ISBN for Your Book

Every book has a unique identity in the publishing world, much like a fingerprint,…

By Amalia Mădălina Pop

How to Sell Walmart Ebooks: Everything You Need to Know

Walmart is a multinational retailer in the United States that has expanded into the…

By Mihaela Bidilică

YA Books Unboxed: How To Publish a YA Novel

Thinking about entering the young adults' book category? Good call. The demand for digital…

By Sarah Yoo

How to Write Dark Fantasy. From Fantasy Story Ideas to Publishing Wide

Dark fantasy novels take readers into shadowy realms where the unimaginable lurks. They blend…

By Sarah Yoo

How to Self-Publish on Amazon: Two Options

Finished your first manuscript? Or maybe you’re exploring how to publish a book on…

By Sarah Yoo

Self-Publishing Comics: Tips to Publish a Comic Book and Increase Your Fan Base

Comic book self-publishing is carving a niche in the book market, gaining traction among…

By Mihaela Bidilică

How to Publish and Distribute a Book in India and Go Beyond Traditional Publishing

Indian authors can now share their stories without the help of literary agents, thanks…

By Mihaela Bidilică

How to Get Your Books Into Libraries (Go Digital!)

Wondering how to get your books into libraries? Smart move. Libraries are more popular…

By Sarah Yoo

New Store Available: Repro India – Expand Your Print-on-Demand Distribution to New Markets

We know how important book distribution is for our indie authors and publishers. The…

By Amalia Mădălina Pop

Authors Earn More With Subscription-Based Aggregation, Securing 100% Net Royalties

That’s right. Authors earn more with subscription-based aggregation as opposed to royalty-share aggregation. It’s…

By Sarah Yoo

Guide to Self-Publishing in Australia. How Indie Authors Can Reach Worldwide Readers

Self-publishing has become one of the go-to options for authors who want to take…

By Amalia Mădălina Pop

Switching To PublishDrive: Should You Go For Ebook Distribution Aggregators?

Should you be switching to an aggregator? Authors always seek efficient, cost-effective ways to…

By Mihaela Bidilică

How To Write A Romance Novel: Tips For Getting A Romance Novel Published

If you're looking to delve into the realm of passion, yearning, and happily-ever-afters, you're…

By Sarah Yoo

How to Sell Audiobooks on Amazon & Beyond

Wondering how to sell audiobooks on Amazon? Smart move. If you’ve got a manuscript…

By Sarah Yoo

Self-Publishing Success Stories You Need to Hear About

It goes without saying that the publishing market is evolving with the help of…

By Mihaela Bidilică

Book Serials vs. Book Series. What’s the Difference?

Writers have the ability to construct characters that stay in the minds and hearts…

By Mihaela Bidilică

How to Co-Author a Book: Tips for a Successful Co-Authoring Process

Whether you are a bestselling author with a large backlist or a debut author,…

By Mihaela Bidilică

How to Publish a Poetry Book: Guide to Publishing and Promoting Your Poems

Poetry has the power to make us see the world in new and…

By Amalia Mădălina Pop

How to Publish on Scribd: A Simple Guide to Scribd Publishing

When it comes to bookworms, you are either a hoarder or a Marie Kondo…

By Mihaela Bidilică

How to Publish an Anthology

There are several reasons why writers and publishers consider anthologies. Writing and publishing an…

By Mihaela Bidilică

Top 7 Book Aggregators Compared

Up until a few years ago, authors relied on traditional publishing for print, distribution,…

By Mihaela Bidilică

How Much Does It Cost to Publish a Book in 2024?

How much does it cost to publish a book in 2024? The cost of…

By Sarah Yoo

Top Print-on-Demand Companies to Know in 2024

Are you interested in selling print versions of your book but not sure if…

By Sarah Yoo

How to Self-Publish Internationally: Sell Your Books to a Global Audience

As an author, you may have heard about “publishing wide,” selling internationally, and expanding…

By Sarah Yoo

Sell Audiobooks on Spotify with PublishDrive

Spotify now sells audiobooks! This is terrific news for indie authors and publishers looking…

By Sarah Yoo

How to Self-Publish a Book [The Ultimate Indie Author Guide]

You’ve probably done your research and realized you’re one of those authors who can…

By Sarah Yoo

Top Book Distribution Companies

Like most tasks in self-publishing, authors are in charge of distributing their own books.

By Sarah Yoo

Historical Fiction: Your Guide To Writing and Publishing Historical Novels 

I remember watching period dramas on television as a small child. There was something…

By Mihaela Bidilică

How to Publish on Google Play Books in 2024 [Two Options]

Almost every search query on the internet is performed on Google. For any question…

By Amalia Mădălina Pop

How to Design a Book Cover That Stands Out

You know the saying: don’t judge a book by its cover. Well, those people…

By Mihaela Bidilică

7 Reasons to Write a Short Story [Marketing Tips Included]

Whenever I begin another short story collection, I remember my first encounter with the…

By Mihaela Bidilică

Best Self-Publishing Software and Tools for Indies

For a fellow indie author or publisher, resourcefulness is key. When running their own…

By Sarah Yoo

8 Best Free Self-Publishing Sites [2024]

You’ve embarked on the road of self-publishing. Whether you’re in the process of writing…

By Sarah Yoo

Team Royalties & Abacus: Your Solutions for Splitting Co-Author Royalties

Many authors decide to co-write a book. While that can take the workload off…

By Amalia Mădălina Pop

How Print-on-Demand Works: Reach Worldwide Readers with Your Printed Books

Today’s printing technologies make print-on-demand a viable and sustainable publishing strategy by eliminating the…

By Amalia Mădălina Pop

What Is an Advance Reader Copy? Build Your ARC Team and Get Book Reviews

Reader reviews are crucial for boosting ebook sales for self-published authors. They can: While…

By Monica Dube

How to Self-Publish a Children’s Book

The marketplace for children’s books has shifted positively for self-publishing indies in the last…

By Sarah Yoo

Fantastic Children’s Book Illustrators and How to Find Them

When it comes to children's books, there are some absolute truths we need to…

By Mihaela Bidilică

Self-Publishing vs. Traditional Publishing: Which One Is the Best for You?

When you finish writing your book, you inevitably face the question: self-publishing or traditional…

By Amalia Mădălina Pop

How to Publish a Graphic Novel

The first graphic novel I read was Frankenstein. In French. I was studying the…

By Amalia Mădălina Pop

How to Create a Graphic Novel [Graphic Novel History Included]

Wherever you turn, there is a graphic novel sparking joy for someone. They have…

By Mihaela Bidilică

Frankfurt Book Fair 2022 Recap

My team and I at PublishDrive have been attending as many book events as…

By Kinga Jentetics

PublishDrive at NINC2022: Here Are The Highlights

Kinga here, PublishDrive’s co-founder and CEO. My team and I attended the NINC Conference…

By Kinga Jentetics

War and Books: How Book Sales Trends Changed in 2022

Russia invaded Ukraine on 24 February, disrupting millions of lives and industries, and causing…

By Kinga Jentetics

Christmas Book Publishing Tips For The Holiday Season

Every holiday season is a busy one for authors, with most book sales happening…

By Kinga Jentetics

How to Format a Manuscript for eBook Conversion

While several excellent ebook writing and conversion apps are available—from free to hundreds of…

By Monica Dube

Pinterest for Authors: Your Essential Guide for 2024

You may use Pinterest for recipes or fashion ideas, but did you know that…

By Monica Dube

Guide: Amazon Self Publishing Pricing & Royalties

You want to self-publish on Amazon KDP, the largest book retailer on Earth. Well,…

By Sarah Yoo

How to Write a Synopsis for Self-Publishing

Know what a synopsis is? And is it needed for your self-published book? If…

By Sarah Yoo

Navigating the PublishDrive Platform (Easy Peasy!)

We mention how easy it is to self-publish with PublishDrive, kinda all the time.

By Sarah Yoo

Empik: Sell to Poland’s #1 Online Book Retailer

PublishDrive is expanding its self-publishing platform full speed ahead! Our newest addition is Empik,…

By Sarah Yoo

Voxa: Be the First to Reach Romania’s Digital Book Market

Our team has been working hard to expand PublishDrive’s distribution network. In recent months,…

By Sarah Yoo

iReader: Reach Over 70 Million Readers With Your Book

Following our recent announcement about adding Ingram to PublishDrive’s distribution network, we have yet…

By Sarah Yoo

How to Publish a Music Book Online

Did you create your own music book you’d like to make money off of?…

By Sarah Yoo

Self-Publishing New Adult Books, Easily

Authors are self-publishing New Adult books to help niche their market. Wherever you are…

By Sarah Yoo

All-in-One Self Publishing Platform: PublishDrive

PublishDrive is an all-in-one self publishing platform that has helped 18,000+ indies publish 100K+…

By Sarah Yoo

Free Self Publishing Services to Know

Thinking about publishing a book yourself, without spending a dime? You’re in luck: there…

By Sarah Yoo

How Quinn Loftis Runs Her Best Business With PublishDrive

“You guys do make our lives much, much easier...You guys have helped grow our…

By Sarah Yoo

10 Ways to Make a Living Through Self Publication

This article is written by Taylor Payne from Scribe Media. Her team helps…

By Guest Author

How Lauren Smith Makes 1/4th of Her Income With PublishDrive

“PublishDrive is actually about 1/4th of my monthly income at this point. Which is…

By Sarah Yoo

Self-Publishing Your Book [Ultimate Indie Author Guide]

Self-publishing is tough, but not impossible. This short article will demonstrate what you should…

By Sarah Yoo

December 2020 Book Sales Update: Best Book Genres & More!

Everything has changed. What hasn’t changed is our mission to help authors make more…

By Sarah Yoo

November 2020 Book Sales Update: Best Book Genres & More

Digital has dominated in 2020. In the United States, book establishments have decreased due…

By Kinga Jentetics

PublishDrive Review For 2020: Digital Wave

In 2020, digital dominated the publishing world. From launching audio and print distribution to…

By Kinga Jentetics

Selling Books In China: What To Know

China is the largest market in the world, with 60% of the population regularly…

By Sarah Yoo

October 2020 Book Sales Update: Best Book Genres & More

Digital books are in demand this year. Especially for those in traditional publishing, transitioning…

By Kinga Jentetics

How to Self-Publish Audiobooks in Stores like Amazon in 2021

Digital publishing soars in 2020, and audio is the fastest growing segment. In the…

By Kinga Jentetics

Top 5 Things To Do Before Book Publishing

Book publishing can feel like a maze, especially for indie authors. With different publishing…

By Kinga Jentetics

Ultimate Marketing Plan for Authors in 2021

Whether you already published or not, you need a solid marketing plan. As an…

By Kinga Jentetics

September 2020 Book Sales Update: Best Book Genres & More

We are paying close attention to the book market this year. Although there can…

By Kinga Jentetics

August 2020 Book Market Update: Best Book Genres & More

We are paying close attention to the book market this year. Although there can…

By Kinga Jentetics

Correct Manuscript Format & More By Pros

Before publishing, get your digital book corrected and polished within one to two business…

By Sarah Yoo

July 2020 Book Market Update: Best Book Genres & More

We are paying close attention to the book market this year. Although there can…

By Kinga Jentetics

Bulk Import Ebooks for Publishing a Book: Updates

The Bulk Import feature in PublishDrive allows book publishers and authors to upload ebooks…

By Sarah Yoo

New Abacus Features: Royalty-Splitting Tool for Co-Authors

PublishDrive Abacus is the only service out there for efficiently splitting book royalties among…

By Sarah Yoo

June 2020 Book Market Update: Best Book Genres & More

Since the pandemic and numerous shutdowns worldwide, we are paying close attention to the…

By Kinga Jentetics

May 2020 Book Market Update: Best Book Genres & More

Since the pandemic and numerous shutdowns worldwide, we started paying close attention to the…

By Kinga Jentetics

Let’s chat! Webinar on How to Sell Books during COVID-19

If you’re a publisher, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted your business like many sectors…

By Kinga Jentetics

April 2020 Book Market Update: Best Genres & More During COVID-19

COVID-19 has affected communities of every size and function; from large institutions to small…

By Kinga Jentetics

10 Rules for Money Management Indie Authors Should Follow

Money can sound like a boring or even taboo topic for artists and creatives.

By Kinga Jentetics

Publish Ebook, Print & Audio Under One Roof!

As pioneers in self-publishing, we’ve done it again. We’ve expanded PublishDrive’s capacity and added…

By Sarah Yoo

Self-publishing companies 2020 - Top 5 myths you get wrong

Self-publishing is a hot trend in the publishing industry. There are more tools to…

By Kinga Jentetics

PublishDrive’s Yearly Market Review 2019

The self-publishing market in 2019 showed that there has never been a better time…

By Kinga Jentetics

Self-Publishing Market Review 2019

The self-publishing market in 2019 showed that there has never been a better time…

By Kinga Jentetics

20Books Vegas 2019 Is a Wrap! Here's What You Missed...

The PublishDrive team is back from 20Books Vegas 2019, and we’re excited to tell…

By Kinga Jentetics

Self-Publishing Success Stories: "How I Achieved My Writing Dream"

This self-publishing success story is brought to you by Claire Culliford. Claire is a…

By Guest Author

How to Publish an Ebook on PublishDrive

Have you decided to finally publish that ebook you’ve been working on? That’s great!…

By Monica Dube

Email Marketing for Self-Published Authors: Top 3 Tips for Success

"Email Marketing for Self-Published Authors: Top 3 Tips for Success" was written by Ash…

By Guest Author

Finding Your Voice as a Writer: How and Why to Do It

“Finding Your Voice as a Writer: How and Why To Do It” was written…

By Guest Author

Thinking about Switching to an Ebook Aggregator from Direct? Read This First!

When going wide (instead of remaining exclusive to Amazon), self-published authors typically do one…

By Monica Dube

The Royalty Splitting Solution Your Indie Publishing Company Needs: Q&A with Michael Anderle

*Note: This post contains an affiliate link. Indie publishing companies are faced with a…

By Monica Dube

The Most Profitable Option for Aggregated Ebook Distribution is Here!

Previously, there were two main options available for independent ebook distribution: While both of…

By Monica Dube

Writers Conference Tips: 5 Print Materials to Bring to Your Next Conference

“Writers Conference Tips: The 5 Print Materials You Should Bring” was written by Jessica…

By Guest Author

Recognizing and Respecting Writer’s Burnout: Tips From Author Jeffe Kennedy

"Recognizing and Respecting Writer’s Burnout” was written by Jeffe Kennedy, an award-winning, best-selling author…

By Guest Author

The full version of PD Abacus is now live! See what’s new…

After our beta launch of PD Abacus last month, the PublishDrive team has been…

By Monica Dube

Recap of the RWA 2019 Conference in NYC

The PublishDrive team just wrapped up a week at the Romance Writers of America…

By Monica Dube

How to Build a Coaching Program Around Your Non-Fiction Book

“How to Build a Coaching Program Around Your Non-Fiction Book” was written by…

By Guest Author

The Ultimate List of Self-Publishing Resources

One of my favorite things about self-publishing is the community. While there’s no guidemap…

By Monica Dube

How to Write and Finish Your Novel: My 5-Step Method

“How to Write and Finish Your Novel: My 5-Step Method” was written by globetrotter…

By Guest Author

Instagram for Authors: Top 7 Tips for Growth

Instagram is a great platform for indie authors to increase readership and engage with…

By Monica Dube

Debunking The Top 5 Self-Publishing Myths

After working hard to finish writing your book, it can be discouraging to read…

By Monica Dube

Alternatives to MailChimp: Which Email Service Provider is Best for Authors?

This article was written by New York Times and USA Today best-selling author, Marina…

By Guest Author

Self Care for Authors: How to Prevent Writer Burnout

We live in a culture where we’re considered productive if we work fourteen hours…

By Monica Dube

The 2019 Nebula Conference is a Wrap!

The PublishDrive team spent an amazing 4 days (May 16-19) at the Science Fiction…

By Monica Dube

Distribution to Google Play: Aggregator or Direct?

As many indie authors and publishers recently found out, Google updated their policies for…

By Monica Dube

Goodreads for Authors: Top Tips for Success

As a reader, you may have participated in a Goodreads challenge, using it to…

By Monica Dube

Top 5 Tips to Leverage LinkedIn as an Indie Author

This article was written with the help of Gary Collins, bestselling author of the…

By Guest Author

SFWA Nebula Conference 2019: What You Need to Know

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America’s 54th annual conference and Nebula Awards…

By Monica Dube

Exploring the Power of Stories at the 2019 San Diego Writers Festival

I recently attended the first annual San Diego Writers Festival at the beautiful Central…

By Monica Dube

Meet the PublishDrive Team at This Year’s Writing Conferences!

Writing conferences are essential to your career as an author: you can attend informative…

By Monica Dube

The Top Writing Conferences You Don’t Want to Miss as an Indie Author or Publisher

Networking at conferences is an essential part of an author’s career. It allows you…

By Kinga Jentetics

Upcoming Free Webinar: Sell More Books with Public Speaking!

For many authors, public speaking is a source of anxiety. But effective communication skills…

By Monica Dube

Announcing Exciting Updates to the PublishDrive Platform!

You may have noticed we recently rolled out some improvements to the PublishDrive platform.

By Monica Dube

PublishDrive’s Amazon Ebook Advertising Tool Is Better Than Ever

PublishDrive recently became the first self-publishing platform to offer a built-in Amazon ebook advertising…

By Monica Dube

Your Comprehensive Guide to Amazon Pricing on PublishDrive

Back in April of 2017, our partnership with Amazon changed, giving our users better…

By Monica Dube

Amazon Advertising for Ebooks is Now Available through PublishDrive

Amazon’s Sponsored Products ads are among the most powerful marketing tools for authors who…

By Monica Dube

Royalty Share vs. Subscription Pricing for Self-Published Authors – Which Option is Best?

PublishDrive offers two pricing options: Royalty Share and Subscription Pricing. These flexible options allow…

By Monica Dube

Case Study: PublishDrive’s Subscription Pricing Increases Take-Home Royalties for Authors!

When we rolled out Subscription Pricing last October, some were hesitant to give it…

By Monica Dube

Don’t Miss Our Free Webinar – Self-Publishing 102: Book Marketing Basics

Marketing is one of the most important elements of an indie author’s career. The…

By Monica Dube

Introducing PublishDrive’s Free Public Ebook Conversion Tool

Our free ebook conversion has been a huge help for PublishDrive authors, but our…

By Monica Dube

Our Word to EPUB Conversion Tool is Here!

One of the most common challenges new authors face is ebook conversion. You may…

By Monica Dube

Top 3 Ways of Boosting Your Author Career Through Writing Conferences

You’ve probably heard that conferences are essential to your writing career development, but do…

By Kinga Jentetics

Self-Publishing Dictionary: A Beginner’s Guide

Authors tend to sum up their experiences regarding self-publishing somewhat like this: “I had…

By Monica Dube

How to Write a Book Description that Sells

Any quick online search will give you slews of experts sharing how to write…

By Guest Author

The story behind subscription pricing of PublishDrive

Bradley Matrock from Score Publishing and Digital Book World asks Kinga Jentetics, CEO of…

By Kinga Jentetics

PublishDrive’s AI helps you find categories for your book

Metadata is very important. We know this. The title, cover image, subtitle and description…

By Monica Dube

Automatic ebook conversion from docx

PublishDrive accepts docx as the source file. Good news for those authors who are…

By Monica Dube

Self-publishing books as a business: Become an author entrepreneur

Being an author is like being an entrepreneur (“authorpreneur”) – you have to think…

By Kinga Jentetics

Writer’s Digest Annual Conference 2018 – Key Takeaways

Attending industry events (both writing and publishing conferences) is an important part of our…

By Kinga Jentetics

Create An Author Website For Free Using Wix

This week’s guest post by author Jules Fier underlines the importance of creating an…

By Monica Dube

GDPR for Authors: Are You Compliant?

The new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming to effect shortly (May…

By Monica Dube

Google’s Talk to Books: Will it Improve Ebook Sales?

I’m all for AI and chatbots – I even designed one! -, but every…

By Monica Dube

Self-publishing Sci-fi and Fantasy: Interview with Joseph Malik, Author of Dragon’s Trail

Sci-fi author Joseph Malik has not only collected favourable reviews on his first release,…

By Monica Dube

Brazilian Ebook Market in 2017: Trends and Predictions

To help us understand the Brazilian ebook market, we asked newcomer Pablo Araújo (straight…

By Monica Dube

Amazon CreateSpace Stops Offering Author Services: What are the options?

Not long after Macmillan closed Pronoun, another publishing giant decided to step down. Amazon…

By Monica Dube

Faster Publishing Time on Amazon: How to do it?

In a world where we want everything ready as soon as possible, a lot…

By Monica Dube

The Self-Publishing Journey: How to Self-Publish an Ebook

It takes a village to raise a child. Similarly: writing a novel is never…

By Monica Dube

Everything about exclusive distribution: definition and examples

Going wide or KDP only? Today’s article is covering exclusive distribution definition, examples and…

By Monica Dube

What is the Secret of a Successful Ebook Launch

Are you ready to get published? Great! Why not throw a party? A book…

By Monica Dube

Ebook Pricing for a Foreign Market – Pricing an Ebook in Southeast Asia

It is difficult enough already to price an ebook for your home market: how…

By Monica Dube

How to Publish Internationally – Author’s Tips

Nobody knows better how self-publishing works than our self-published authors. In our series, Self-Publishing…

By Monica Dube

Ebook Pricing for a Foreign Market – East Asia and India

This article is the second part of our series, Ebook Pricing for a Foreign…

By Monica Dube

Self-Publishing Podcasts: Everything You Wanted to Know

Podcasts are like Marmite: love it or hate it. With an overwhelming the majority…

By Monica Dube

Ebook Pricing for a Foreign Market – Eurozone and Eastern Europe

It is always exciting to read and write about faraway lands and cultures. But…

By Monica Dube

From Draft to Bedside Story – PublishDrive’s Guide to Self-Publishing a Children’s Book

Writing for children is rewarding, heartwarming and something to be proud of. No wonder…

By Monica Dube

What’s the Best Ebook Publishing Platform for You

Self-publishing is on the rise, especially in countries where English is a primary or…

By Ramona Tanay

Everything You Need to Know About Self-Publishing Comics

Comic books represent a huge part of our modern pop culture. We all know…

By Ramona Tanay

How to Self-Publish a Cookbook

Our new series explores the advantages and disadvantages of self-publishing in different genres and…

By Monica Dube

Five Reasons to Self-Publish

When I started writing fiction, I assumed that there is not a single writer…

By Monica Dube

Coverage of London Book Fair 2017

Book fairs play a vital role in publishing and allow publishers, authors, industry professionals…

By Kinga Jentetics

How Self-Publishing Works in India

There’s a lot of innovation and experimentation happening in the Indian book publishing…

By Ramona Tanay

The Ultimate Guide to Self-Publishing Costs

Self-publishing is portrayed as a free or low-cost alternative to traditional publishing. But is…

By Monica Dube

ISBN Lookup for Ebooks

You wrote a book and decided to go into the publishing industry your way.

By Monica Dube

Sales analytics in PublishDrive

We have new, detailed sales analytics in PublishDrive! Our objective is to increase your…

By Kinga Jentetics

Negotiating techniques for publishers

If you do business in the publishing industry, you have to develop your own…

By Kinga Jentetics

How to Effectively Promote Your Ebook on Social Media

PROMOTE YOUR EBOOK ON SOCIAL MEDIA For self-published authors and writers of any kind,…

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Ebook Marketing Tips for Beginners: The Starter List

Publishing an ebook worldwide does not guarantee that your potential readers will know about…

By Ramona Tanay

Ebook Pricing Guide for Different Markets

When selling your book online, it's important to know about different ebook pricing business…

By Ramona Tanay

PublishDrive CEO in panel about self-publishing at Frankfurt Book Fair 2015

Book fairs are the gathering points of book industry professionals such as investor events…

By Kinga Jentetics

IPG UK Quarterly Event by PublishDrive

Publishing industry is centered in London and New York where you can be in…

By Monica Dube