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Their true share might well be even lower. If anything, we think Kobo has actually grown some since then. Our focus, however, is always take-home author earnings, rather than gross consumer dollars.
The Big Five, on the other hand, are letting themselves progressively get squeezed out of nearly every English-Language ebook market. To completely ignore a retail channel of that size makes zero sense. The US currently leads the world in both ebook penetration rate and the indie share of that market, but other ebook markets are starting to catch up: They only have a real success with maybe 1 in Publishers spin the wheel in both territories.
These long-established megasellers such as Patterson, Roberts, King, Baldacci, and Rowling who, incidentally, held on to her digital rights and self-published her ebooks and audiobooks through her own Pottermore imprint are truly international best sellers in every book format.
One of the other interesting implications of this is that authors in the UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand have the most to gain by indie-publishing their digital editions.
In other words, albeit slowly now, the overall US ebook market is still growing.Your social media presence is really important as an author as that’s how your readers find out what you’re up to.
In fact, it’s important for all businesses. But it’s so easy to run down the rabbit hole and spend hours trawling through Facebook or Twitter when you should be writing. Beverly Cleary is the author of BEEZUS AND RAMONA, MOUSE AND THE MOTORCYCLE, and Newbery award winner of DEAR MR.
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Read Beverly Cleary author bio here. Print bookselling remains artificially silo’d by country even today, for variety of legacy historical and logistical reasons.
But by contrast, the global ebook marketplace is a seamlessly international one. Describe your favorite books growing up.
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