Stephanie Dagg

7 Flips | 1 Magazine | @thebookfarmer | Keep up with Stephanie Dagg on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Stephanie Dagg”

Publishers Are Responding to Brands’ Viewability Concerns

Viewability has been one of the hotter topics in the digital marketing space this year, and at the heart of the chatter is the Media Ratings …

Why Amazon Terrifies Publishers: Let's Look At Royalty Statements

Like many authors, I’ve been struggling to decode all the noise coming from Amazon and traditional book publishers, in hopes of figuring out which side is right in this long-running quarrel. The breakthrough moment for me came earlier this month, with the arrival of a new royalty statement from my …

Self-publishing boom lifts sales by 79% in a year

Self-published books' share of the UK market grew by 79% in 2013, with 18m self-published books bought by UK readers last year, according to new statistics.<p>With print sales falling by 10% last year, and book purchasing as a whole down 4%, ebook sales continue to grow, according to Nielsen's …

Self Publishing And Being An Indie Author

On going beyond self-publishing to being an indie author. Why self-publishing is now a mainstream publishing choice, and accepted by the media. The pros and cons of self-publishing. Combining both traditional publishing and independent publishing in a hybrid model. The key book publishing paths. …

Should a First-Time Literary Novelist Self-Publish on Amazon?

The Guardian reported recently on Amazon's latest Author Earnings Survey, which suggests that self-published ebooks now account for 31% of the …

Self-publishing surging to 31% of ebook market, claims report

A new report claims that self-published authors have surged to 31% of ebook sales on Amazon.com, and are now earning more ebook royalties than writers published by the "Big five" traditional publishers. Despite research published earlier this month finding professional UK authors' incomes plunging …

The costs and benefits of publishing your own books

<b>The home of author Nick Spalding is striking, owing to the lack of books.</b><p>There is no sign of the bulging bookcases and reams of paper you might expect in a writer's den. Instead, a tablet computer lies on an armchair - a virtual library of Mr Spalding's required reading and 11 of his own works.<p>It …