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Step 6 – The ebook: Digital Rights Managment (DRM)

You may never have heard of digital rights management (often known as DRM), but you will be familiar with the concept. Ebooks are subject to copyright concerns in ways that printed books are not: like any computer file, an ebook can simply be copied! This is an issue that has also troubled the music, television, […]

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Step 6 – The ebook: what price should my ebook be?

Ebook pricing is a tricky issue. Unfortunately, the wave of ebooks priced from 99¢ to $2.99 has led to many readers not expecting to pay too much for ebooks. The reasoning seems to be that because the publisher didn’t have to pay for printing, the ebook should be much cheaper than the print version. But […]

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Step 6 – The ebook: Distribution

Earlier this year we looked at the different types of ebook formats; now we’ll take a look at how to distribute your ebook. The number of ebook stores has grown rapidly in recent years. Some volatility has also occurred, with takeovers, mergers and collapses. You can manage your ebook distribution in two basic ways: like […]

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Why I chose self-publishing: A case study

John Matthew’s book The 10 Seeds You Must Plant to Grow Your Business is for those contemplating business, start-ups, and owners of emerging businesses who want to improve the performance of their existing enterprise. Here John talks about why he chose to self-publish his book rather than use a traditional publisher. John Matthew – The […]

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