Google Books accepts new authors to its Google Play Books Partner Program occasionally with strict guidelines that makes publishing on Google Play Books directly a bit complicated and long, meanwhile it is a profitable channel for many publishers by selling millions of books every day.
Why Google Books? - Publish on a Lucrative Channel!
1. Rank higher on search terms
Google is the world’s largest search engine - if authors use their store in the right way, they can boost discoverability for organic search or online advertising purposes as well. It’s no surprise that books published on the Google Play store help you rank higher in search results in the United States that results in more people buy the book.
Also, a dedicated page in Google Books’ search helps your book stand out. Google Books app is a huge digital library project, including book titles that are in the public domain. All titles published on the Google Play Books store will be automatically enrolled into Google Books as well.
With PublishDrive’s artificial intelligence robot, Savant, authors can find the best category for their books. Savant, is the AI book categorization tool to help authors appear in the right genres and help the search engines do their job. PublishDrive makes publishing super easy, so your book can get the best treatment in search engines to boost your books’ visibility. GoogleBooks only work for ebook and audio (no print books yet).
2. Reach over 2.5bn potential readers on android devices
Android devices are in the hands of over 2.5bn people from the United States to Europe and in emerging markets like India having the Google Play Books app preinstalled! Authors have 2.5bn more potential readers through PublishDrive’s streamlined process by publishing to Google. PublishDrive is the only trusted partner of Google being accelerated in Silicon Valley to help more authors and publishers sell more books internationally.
3. Get free promotions: author pages, review copies and price promotions
Marketing is the key to your book’s success and with PublishDrive you have tremendous options to choose from such as getting featured in stores or in email newsletters as one of the books to read.
Send free samples with DRM protection to book reviewers or run scheduled price promotions with PublishDrive. On other platforms, you might need to start with a few dozens of reviews to keep the algorithms interested, but on Google Books, you are good to go with only a few!
How to Publish a Book on Google Play Books?
Step 1: Sign up to PublishDrive
Step 2: Upload your book (ebook or audiobook)
Step 3: Follow PublishDrive’s instructions to start publishing on Google Play Books
PublishDrive is an all-in-one self-publishing platform to distribute and promote an ebook, audiobook, and print-on-demand formats. Enjoy the network of over 400 online stores and 240K digital libraries. Our global network includes retailers like Amazon, Apple, Google, and hard-to-reach markets like China.
We’d love you to join us and the other thousands of authors and publishers publishing:
from 180+ countries
in 65+ languages