The market for eBooks is on a cusp. It is changing rapidly and key pieces are beginning to come together. Change is in the air. But for the moment the traditional channels still rule. And that can mean profit for you.
Traditionally, almost all book sales went through the Publishing House – Bookstore channel. However, a number of years ago printing technology came together and a new type of publisher appeared — the on demand press. Not quite a vanity press, it allowed sales and printing to become closer together. And it put the self-publishing industry out of the realm of vanity press and into the world of the small press.
And worse, these new publishers were open to eBook sales since they saw no real difference between the electronic file they were printing from and the electronic file they sold as an eBook.
What this meant to … Read More