Allen Lau says Wattpad should attract a billion users across the world ‘without much difficulty’ and they will monetize them through native advertising.
The popularity of online writing sites like Wattpad and Tencent Cloudary across Asia inspired the launch of Ilham, Malaysia’s own online writing community.
A selection of the top ten books that have received five star reviews on IndieReader, a service which reviews self-published books.
Crowdsourced publisher Inkshares has launched a new tool that allows authors to find new potential readers and funders among existing Inkshares users.
IPR License is reporting that demand for self-publishing audiobook rights has risen 58% over the first half of 2015.
Kate Pool of the UK Society of Authors warns authors to look at contracts from digital publishers carefully to compare terms with self-publishing options.
Aija Mayrock, a 19-year-old author, found surprising success when her self-published ‘The Survival Guide to Bullying’ was picked up by Scholastic.
Our July 2015 selection from BlueInk Review, a service which reviews self-published books, focuses on a variety of nonfiction titles.
Josh Brody, CEO of Pronoun (ex-Vook), outlines his company’s aims in refashioning itself as an author-first digital publishing and distribution platform.
After offering indie short form authors favorable royalty rates, Amazon has pivoted to attract bestsellers and bolster sales of Unlimited subscriptions.