As independents, we must all look to the future. I’ve certainly not heard of some of these sites, but I will try to find the time to check them out. Thanks to ebookbargainsuk for the post and tip-off.
Indies, we never know where our books might take off. I know I’m still waiting for my sales to explode in Japan as readers there are said to adore British mysteries. But perhaps they prefer books about a Britain as it was in the Golden Age?
Can anyone enlighten me if this is true?
We all know the ebook market is going global. But for most indie authors it seems we’re still partying like it’s 2009. Many of us are still exclusive with one store, or in so few other outlets that we may as well be.
Meanwhile that international ebook market just keeps getting bigger and bigger.
So just how many global ebook stores can we indie authors get our ebooks into without taking out a second mortgage and busting a blood vessel?
How does over 300 sound?
Amazon has eleven Kindle sites, but readers in Ireland, Belgium, Monaco, St. Marino, Switzerland, Austria and New Zealand can buy from neighbouring Kindle stores without surcharges, as can South Africans. So effectively nineteen outlets covered there.
NB In theory many other countries (by no means all – over half the world is blocked totally) can buy from AmCom, but sending readers to Amazon US…
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