Tag: kobo

Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Indie Publishing with Pamela Fagan Hutchins

If you follow this blog, you know I’m a big fan of Kobo, for their international presence, their forward-mindedness with indie authors, and the human touch to their service. You can read about those things HERE and HERE. I am also blessed to have spent time with Christine Munroe with Kobo Writing Life. She presented at the […]

How Bookbub and Permafree Changed My Life Last Week

So if you follow this blog, you know a) I’m a huge proponent of Bookbub and b) I’ve been lucky enough to have them feature my books three times, the third being Friday June 27. I wrote about the first two times HERE and HERE. They were great. This third time literally is a game […]

Does the early bird get the worm with indie book pre-orders?

A nifty way to generate rankings for your books at its launch is by offering pre-orders. As an indie, you can do this for both ebooks (easy) and paperbacks on Amazon (complex).  Pre-orders allow people to place orders as soon as they decide they want your book, when you begin pre-launch promotion. Without pre-orders, people […]

Interesting, and not in a good way: sales crash post KDP Select.

The latest tale in the saga of our indie publishing is a tragedy, not a triumph. We plan to turn it around, and you’ll get a ring side seat, but here’s the scoop for now. Some of you may recall that we had a tremendous run on KDP Select with Saving Grace, first as a free […]