The latest tweets from smashwords (@smashwords) world's largest ebook publishing and distribution platform for indie authors smashwords news, authors and ebooks. Mark coker is the founder of smashwords, an ebook publishing and distribution platform he’s also an author, entrepreneur, angel investor and advisor to technology. Learn about working at smashwords join linkedin today for free see who you know at smashwords, leverage your professional network, and get hired. You must log in to continue log into facebook log in. When i entered the self-publishing business, i was working with an author who signed up with smashwords (sw) and was determined to join the many authors who believe.
Self-publishing site smashwords unveils new website redesign and huge scribd deal. Lulu created two ebooks for me but they are not on sale i too could not get the smashwords meatgrinder to accept my files easily (took many attempts) and then hardly. Smashwords #69 on the forbes america's most promising companies list. Founder, smashwords books the battle cry of the romance authors by elise sax, contributor author, an affair to dismember books why the kindle is better than the nook.
Since i started text formatting services a few years ago, the question i get asked most is what is the difference between smashwords and amazon and do i. Self publish your book at smashwords 3 introduction author's note there is a wide variety of e-book formats that can be divided into 2 categories. Publishing history this is a chart to show the when this publisher published books along the x axis is time, and on the y axis is the count of editions. Unlike some other ebook self-publishing services, smashwords allows its authors a great measure of control over pricing, and over access to the work.
This from the smashwords blog: smashwords plans for 2017 in broad strokes, below is what you can expect from smashwords in the coming year if some of this looks. Smashwords has introduced new classification requirements for erotic fiction starting today, when a new erotic fiction book is uploaded to smashwords, or when. Smashwords is one of the world’s largest distributors of independent and self-published e-books with over 200,000 titles in its retail catalogue worldwide the. Smashwords has 23 employees and an estimated annual revenue of $15m check out smashwords' profile for competitors, acquisition history, news and more. Smashwords is the world's largest distributor of indie ebooks we make it fast, free and easy for any author or publisher, anywhere in the world, to publish.
Online shopping for kindle store from a great selection of literature & fiction, foreign languages, romance, religion & spirituality, children's ebooks, business. Smashwords is the leading ebook publishing and distribution platform serving indie authors and small publishers smashwords makes it fast, free and easy for any. Smashwords style guide - how to format your ebook (smashwords guides 1) - kindle edition by mark coker download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones. There are so many freebies from smashwords (almost 2000 here on b&n) that i don't bother listing them in my freebie lists but some of them deserve a.
It is not either/or i publish on both amazon and smashwords smashwords publishes for all formats (including epub and mobi) and also has sales agreements with barnes. More background on smashwords ----- we're excited about the opportunity digital books present to the world's readers, authors and publishers. Over 10,000 authors and publishers around the world now use smashwords as their ebook publishing and distribution platform i'm thrilled with the growth we've.