As a designer, I meet a lot of authors that are confused as to their publishing options. Not a surprise. Publishing has changed dramatically. My primary advice is “Do your homework BEFORE you sign on the dotted line!” Jane Friedman has done an excellent job in simplifying the various publishing paths. She has provided a […]
One of the four largest Christian Book publishers in the country, Baker Publishing Group admits the word ‘publishing’ is changing rapidly and they worked hard in 2010 to catch up with digital demand. With the popularity of e-readers, Baker Publishing now produces new and old titles in digital format.
Have the publishers finally joined the bandwagon of digital eBook publication? Well, yes, and no. Out of the 600 publishers Aptara surveyed in the summer of 2010, only 64% (384) are offering eBook titles. While this figure is up 11% from an earlier 2010 survey, Aptara shows the majority of publishers are “struggling to maximize profits” from the eBook market.
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