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For most of you embarking on indie publishing, the biggest return on investment for you in ebook sales will be to upload your book onto Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing. While their market share is shrinking, they still hold over 60% of it. And be sure you do the uploading yourself, not through a “service.” It’s super easy, and you’ll earn the highest possible royalty that way. KDP requires .mobi files, but you can upload different file types for conversion. You may recall that I use PressBooks to create my ebooks (they are also styling themselves into a sales outlet, and their services are a’changing, as are their prices — currently, you can create five books there for free for conversion and publication elsewhere), and their epub uploads and converts through KDP beautifully.
Kindle is not the end-all, be-all, however. There are other important sales outlets for ebooks and the ranks swell daily. Here’s a few more to add to your list, in priority-ranked order:
Well, I’m not going to tell you here. If you want to know, click on over to the original post on SkipJack Publishing, entited “Ebook sales outlets: who, how, and why.”
Have a good week, y’all.