Tag Archives: e-reader

E-Reading Escalates

Chances are good that you’ve already got an e-reader. Maybe a Kindle, a Nook, an iPad or another tablet or smart phone. Do you read books on it? If you do, you’ve probably got more reading material than you even anticipated you’d have when you first downloaded a title. There are a lot of people […]

E-Book Pricing and Browsing

I take advantage of free book downloads. You should, too. It’s a good way to see what the marketplace is like. Smart authors are constantly playing with prices to find the ideal one that will move traffic. Smart authors who self-publish, that is. Other authors, those who are published by traditional publishers, don’t have control […]

The Rising E-Book Wave

E-book sales continue to grow at a remarkable rate, especially for fiction. A BookStats survey – compiled by the Association of American Publishers and Book Industry Study Group – has found that sales of fiction e-books rose 42% last year, representing sales of $1.8 billion. Nonfiction sales grew too, albeit at a smaller rate. Sales […]

E-books: What’s the Deal? Part 2

By Aaron Hierholzer Last time around, we identified the main problem with e-books. There are too many formats, too many e-readers, and too many FAQs you have to pore over before successfully accessing them. Say, for instance, you’re a fan of Stephanie Laurens’s Bastion Club series and you’re dying to read the latest installment, Beyond […]