The post I’m sharing today contains information from an informal survey of 33 different authors who self-publish. They respond using the format below, and some also comment about marketing tips that helped their sales. I think you’ll find this a constructive post to read if you are wondering about sales.
Total number of self-published titles:
Total number of self-published sales in 2010:
Total number of self-published sales in 2011:
Total number of self-published sales in 2012:
Total number of self-published sales so far in 2013:
Most successful book in 2012 and how many sold: Book ###
Another great post from an author about the realities of publishing, traditional or indie. The weight of marketing is on the author’s shoulders.
A look at the penetration of eBooks.
Print is still king, but eBooks are gaining.
We haven’t reached the tipping point (yet).
Wednesday focus on Self-Publishing: LA Times-“The paradox of self-publishing”