April 23, 2013 in Nook Press
Nook Press is a new platform I’m using to sell my self-published books. It is much like publishing for Amazon’s Kindle. Both are electronic formats and both have dedicated document readers including apps for customers to read these electronic books even if they don’t own the devices from Amazon or Barnes & Noble. So in my quest to expand my readership, I recently uploaded my first book to Nook Press.
As far as I know, Barnes & Noble doesn’t offer free giveaways like Amazon does. I usually do free book giveaways on Amazon to generate more buzz. But without that feature, I had to Read the rest of this entry →
April 19, 2013 in Nook Press, Self Publishing
This is just a quick post to let you know that my new Nook Press vendor account has been approved! This means that I can now publish my first book on the Barnes & Noble Nook. In my previous post, I mentioned that I should’ve applied for my vendor account first before I started editing my manuscript. That’s because I can start building my book on Nook Press even before I get approved. So I could’ve let B&N work on my approval while I worked on getting my book ready… which actually took a few days. Read the rest of this entry →
April 18, 2013 in Kindle Publishing, Nook Press, Self Publishing
Barnes & Noble just announced the launch of their Nook Press platform for independent publishers. This new tool is designed to compete directly with Amazon’s Kindle and offer similar services for ebook publishers and readers. I haven’t published with Barnes & Noble before but it has always been in the back of my mind. However, now that Nook Press is here, I will start using their service soon! (Keep reading for information that could prevent you from using Nook Press) I’m actually glad I didn’t publish on the Nook before because prior to Nook Press, publishers used their outdated PubIt interface. B&N is now phasing that out and requiring all publishers who want to continue to sell on B&N to transition their account to the new Nook Press. Here’s what B&N had to say: Read the rest of this entry →