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Friday, September 15, 2017
Smashwords Implements New Classifications for Erotic Fiction
Smashwords has introduced new classification requirements for erotic fiction. Starting today, when a new erotic fiction book is uploade...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Smashwords Introduces Global Pricing Control – Set Custom Prices in any Country
Smashwords today introduced Global Pricing Control , a new feature that gives authors and publishers control over their ebook pricing in 2...
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Smashwords Introduces “Special Deals”- Automated Merchandising of Onsale Ebooks
Smashwords today announced Special Deals , a new merchandising feature at the Smashwords Store that showcases onsale books. Effective im...
Friday, June 23, 2017
2017 Smashwords Survey Helps Authors Sell More eBooks
Welcome to the sixth annual Smashwords Survey! Each year for the Smashwords Survey, I analyze ebook sales aggregated across the Smashwor...
Ninth Annual Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale Kicks off July 1 - Enroll Your Books Now!
It's summer in the Northern Hemisphere and winter in the Southern Hemisphere. This can mean just one thing: It's time for th...
Friday, March 31, 2017
Fahrenheit 451 Meets April Fools
April 1 is April Fools Day, a raucous day of silliness when otherwise trustworthy people and companies are granted tenuous permission to i...
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Read an Ebook Week Kicks off Sunday March 5
The 9th annual Smashwords Read an Ebook Week promotion kicks off this Sunday March 5 and runs through end of day March 11. Thousands of ...
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Smashwords to Supply Nearly 300,000 Titles to Bibliotheca CloudLibrary
Smashwords today announced a distribution relationship with bibliotheca , operator of the cloudLibrary™ digital lending platform which se...
Saturday, December 31, 2016
2017 Book Industry Predictions: Intrigue and Angst amid Boundless Opportunity
If you could see into the future, what would you do to change it? Each year I polish off my imaginary crystal ball and attempt to divine...
Smashwords Year in Review 2016 and 2017 Preview
Welcome to my annual Smashwords year in review for 2016 and preview of the year ahead. I want to start with a big THANK YOU to Smashword...
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