Print On Demand offers advantages that make selling printed books a reality – and a potentially lucrative endeavor – for today's self-published author.

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BookBaby news alert! Our 2017 survey is asking over 1,000,000 writers to share opinions, experiences, and goals in the self-publishing environment.

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Even though they’ve been around for almost 10 years, a lot of folks are still trying to understand the world of eBooks. Our BookBaby publishing specialists field dozens of questions about eBooks every day, and any question, no matter how basic, deserves a good answer.

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If you want to publish in time for the holidays, your plan should include room for all the production processes and your publicity push. This self publishing timeline will get you published and ready for holiday sales.

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BookBaby's BookShop helps self-published authors unlock the full profit potential of Print On Demand by keeping books stocked 24/7/365, paying authors more per sale, and paying faster than the big online retailers.

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What makes a great BookShop page?A potential reader has landed on your BookShop page by either: * linking from a website, email newsletter, or social. * searching for you, your book, or related subject matter online. Now it's time to make a great first impression, and a sale!

How to optimize your BookShop page to capture the most sales

1. You need a striking book cover It’s the first thing someone sees — because it's HUGE. And that’s good. BookShop puts the attention where it should be, on YOUR book. Hopefully your book cover makes people want to read more about it. If so, well done. If not, you still have time to capture a visitor's imagination when you…

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BookShop: How to sell more eBooksBookShop — the free direct-to-reader sales-tool created by BookBaby to help independent authors sell more eBooks

In a nutshell, BookShop is your eBook's online home; it provides you with a webpage for your book AND a robust ecommerce solution all in one place. All your book's vital info is showcased within BookShop's elegant design; BookShop takes just minutes to set up; and you can make updates whenever you want. That being said, it's not like you're going to just turn the switch and start selling millions of eBooks through BookShop overnight (unless you already have millions of readers eagerly awaiting your next release). Yes, BookShop makes your job as an author easier (allowing you to streamline some of your promotional and retail efforts), but it can't do all the work for you. That's why we put together this list of ways to make sure you're getting the most out of BookShop — because when you're promoting your book effectively, we want you to be set up to capture every sale possible.

12 ways to boost your book sales with BookShop

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