American author R.J. Huenke discusses his efforts to publish his new novel Cyberwar through Spanish self-publishing crowd-sourcing service Pentian.
With Pentian’s model for crowdsourcing books, it turns the backer into a self-interested investor. But like with any investment, one must be willing to gamble.
Spain’s Pentian crowdfunding platform for books offers a new business model: paying 50% of profits from book sales to backers of the book and 40% to the author.
Adam Gomolin, a cofounder of Inkshares argues crowdfunded publishing provides its own legitimate filter, because it relies on a scarce resource: people’s money.
UK design studio turned publisher FUEL discuss how Kickstarter is helping fund their latest cult project: Russian Criminal Tattoo Police Files.
A look at how and why Texas’ tiny Cinco Puntos Press are using crowdfunding to finance and publish their latest book of poetry — and how it can expand audience.
France’s Allary Éditions and Sweden’s Haute Culture Books promise a return to the ‘essence’ of publishing, producing books with greater care and exuberance.
Instead of mining data or listening to a chorus of friends, Describli founder Laura Fredericks says we should look at how people found books in bookstores.
Startup Crowd the Book launched in March, is using selective, online marketing to try and ‘create a wildfire around great books published by small presses.’
At the 7x20x21 panel at BEA yesterday, speakers focused on themes of entrepreneurism, crowdsourcing/crowdfunding, cats (or sheep), and, of course, sexual deviation.