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Scribd cuts off romance and erotica

Scribd, the subscription-based content platform has apparently alerted its publishing partners that it will be dropping a number of romance and erotica titles from its ebook catalog.  Smashwords CEO Mark Coker announced the news on the Smashwords website yesterday, along with the estimate that Scribd will drop 80-90% of the Smashwords romance and erotica titles.  Mark […]

Smashwords Year in Review 2013 – Indie Authors the Stewards of Publishing’s Future

Mark Coker has posted another Smashwords “Year in Review” article over at the Smashwords blog.  From the article: Welcome to my annual Smashwords year in review. It was another amazing year. On behalf of all employees at Smashwords, I want to start by thanking every Smashwords author, publisher and agent that publishes and distributes with […]

Smashwords Signs Distribution Agreement with Scribd

Smashwords has announced they’ve signed a distribution agreement with publisher Scribd.  From the article: Smashwords today announced a distribution agreement with Scribd, which operates one of the world’s largest publishing platforms and online reading communities.  Scribd receives over 80 million monthly readers to their platform according to their website. There are two distribution components to the […]

Question: What is the hardest thing about publishing an ebook?

This question was recently asked in a group I’m part of.  Here’s the whole question: Question: What is the hardest thing about publishing an ebook?  I’m curious what problems here people have had with publishing ebooks themselves. i’m currently working on two books that I want to release as ebooks, but I’d like to avoid […]