Why Publish on Apple Books Store With PublishDrive?
Apple Books is the second biggest store in ebook sales after Amazon. Reach millions of readers on their Apple devices all around the world.
Reach over 1.4bn Apple device users
Apple’s reading app was initially called iTunes Books and iBooks. Now, its books app is preinstalled on every iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, or Macbook device.
Don’t miss out on the opportunity to reach over 1.4bn potential readers. With PublishDrive, the publishing process is faster and easier than ever.
Access promotional perks and tools
Featuring: Get listed in Apple’s top charts with exclusive featuring options. PublishDrive can recommend your title to promotional lists curated by Apple editors (we have a 90% approval rate!)
Review Copy: Collecting reviews is crucial to your success as an author. With PublishDrive, send out protected review copies to friends and influencers (free of charge).
Price Promotions: Everybody loves a bargain. Easily schedule and run price promotions with PublishDrive’s nifty tool.
Use the friendliest interface with world-class support
iBook authors and publishers love PublishDrive’s user-friendly interface, broad reach, and fantastic customer support. The team works fast to solve your issues quickly.
It's free to get started with Apple publishing
How to Publish Your Book on Apple Books?
Publishing on Apple is fast and straightforward with PublishDrive. Also, you keep all royalties you earn. That’s 70% of the list price.
PublishDrive is one of the few companies featured by Apple as a trusted partner. Get all the support you need to publish, distribute, and market your book through Apple’s global sales channels.
Step 1: Sign up for PublishDrive
Step 2: Upload your book files
Step 3: Follow PublishDrive’s instructions (e.g. set your price, book cover, etc)
Step 4: Start marketing early on by using PublishDrive’s tools. Set up your book on pre-order, send reviews copies, and much more
Step 5: Track real-time sales and analyze trends on one dashboard
Why Authors and Publishers Love PublishDrive
Industry-standard book review system
Help in improving your book’s metadata with AI support
Comprehensive and trustworthy sales reports
Merchandising and promotional opportunities
Why Now Is the Time to Publish
Digital books have been on the rise. The trend skyrocketed in 2020 as more people sought books online. By the end of 2020, indies saw digital book sales go up by 85% on PublishDrive.
Although book establishments in the U.S. have decreased, ebooks have filled the vacuum. In places like China, the largest market in the world, online bookstores have achieved more than ever. The need for at-home entertainment options (like books) has surged. Schools and educational institutions have transitioned to online solutions.
The digital trend has reached all corners of the publishing world:
- Digital platforms are booming worldwide. In 2020, the majority of PublishDrive’s sales growth came from international markets.
- Online promotional campaigns work (very well). In 2020, PublishDrive indies who ran price promos generated 10x more growth.
- The most successful indies are selling in every space they can. With PublishDrive, tap into not only Apple Books but thousands of other stores.
The Global Demand for Books Is at Its Highest
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