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Comparison of Eight Publishing Platforms

Macklin, Ben. “Self-Publishing Platforms Compared – Kindle Direct Publishing, Smashwords, Lulu, BookTango, eBookIT!, BookBaby, Vook, PressBooks.”BWMBooks. n.p., Aug. 2012. Web. 10 April 2014

Macklin compares eight different publishing platforms, including ones that offer paid services as well as free. 97 more words



Smashwords is a platform that helps self-publishers convert, publish, and distribute their work. Authors can offer their work on the Smashwords site. The site also distributes e-books to major e-book retailers including Apple iBooks, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, Flipkart, Oyster, Baker & Taylor’s Blio and Axis360, and more. 566 more words


NoiseTrade Books

NoiseTrade Books is a platform aimed at helping authors and publishers distribute their work for free in return for the customers’ email address and postal code. 325 more words


Barnes & Noble's NOOK Press

Barnes & Noble has its own publishing platform called NOOK Press. This platform allows the author to write, edit, and publish his or her work as a NOOK book. 308 more words


Kindle Direct Publishing

Here are the basics of Kindle Direct Publishing. The following information comes from the Kindle Direct Publishing help page, which contains an array of information on every topic and aspect of using KDP to self-publish your book. 424 more words


Beginning this Research Journey

Hey guys! In the time following all these posts in this category will cover the different types of publishing platforms available to those writers wanting to self-publish their work. 15 more words

Publishing Platforms