All PublishingWithLove Articles.
This section is being overhauled, and many of the articles rewritten. Still, some great information here, if a bit unpolished.
We recommend starting with our “How to Start Publishing” guide if you are new to publishing.
A 17k word birds-eye guide that will serve as a general introduction to the publishing landscape for publishers and self-publishers. Start here if you’re new!
Comparing the top 4 book distributors, PublishDrive, Draft2Digital, Ingram & Smashwords using data.
A thorough debunking of “Author Earning Reports” data and Paul Abbassi in general.
Kindle Unlimited prices in all countries that KU is available in.
An explanation of the various types of eBook file types, and some pros and cons.
A guide to quickly and easily getting a Google Play Publishing account for free in 2019.
A thorough list of all banned Amazon keywords, as well as an explanation of the Amazon review process and practices to avoid.
My review of Streetlib, and why I will never use their services again as long as I live. A horrible experience.
My experience with the AlphaSmart 3000, as well as the manual, and an in-depth comparisons to a modern FreeWrite.
How to select a profitable writing niche that won’t leave you bored or broke.
Guidelines to picking your books sub-category. This article is for you if you already know the main niche you want to write in, but you need to narrow down and define your specific genre. This article tells you how to find out what people are searching for, and how to capitalize on market trends.
My review of KDP Wizard, by far my favorite publishing software, with the most useful feature set I’ve ever had the pleasure of using. Brilliant!
The most thorough and complete eBook industry analysis on the internet. We analyze market share broken down by retailers, categories, price points, and more.
We compare GetBookReport vs BookCore vs BookTrakr vs AKReport vs KDPWizard. One is the best by far, and free too!
How To Create A Book Cover That Actually Converts To Sales When I give advice to authors about publishing, the most common issue I discover – and the one that I get the
Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) platform is a Godsend to authors. Still, since Amazon is one of the world’s largest companies, bureaucracy is inevitable. Sometimes a simple solution that would take 5 minutes
Better Basics: What is an ISBN, and do they matter? There’s countless articles explaining what an ISBN is, but many new authors and small publishers have to wonder – do they even matter?