Self-Publishing Intelligence Report for May 2013

By Jason Boog Comment

We spend a lot of time covering independent authors on GalleyCat, bringing news from the self-publishing world every week.

In an effort to consolidate our reporting, we will release a monthly Self-Publishing Intelligence Report that links to all of our resources for indie authors. Below, we’ve linked to our bestseller lists and the top news stories about this booming corner of the publishing industry.

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Self-Publishing Intelligence Report for May 2013

Bestsellers for the Month

Week one rankings: Seinfeld 2000 eBook Rises on Self-Published Bestsellers List

Week two rankings: Barbara Freethy Tops Self-Published Bestsellers List

Week three rankings: Hugh Howey Leads Self-Published Bestsellers List

Week four rankings: Amy Harmon Leads Self-Published Bestsellers List


Genre Fiction Charts for April 2013

Top Mysteries & Thrillers by Self-Published Authors

Top Science Fiction Bestsellers by Self-Published Authors

Top Children’s Book Bestsellers by Self-Published Authors


Self-Publishing News for May 2013

How Many Copies Make a Self-Published Bestseller?

Book Publishing Paths Infographic

What Upstream Color & Walden Can Teach Us About Self-Publishing

Bestselling Indie Author: ‘DO NOT READ YOUR REVIEWS’

The Cover That Launched a Thousand iBookstore Sales

Download Free eBooks To Play Kobo’s Online Game


Author Resources

Free eBook Formatting & Marketing Guides for Writers

Self Publishing Tutorial Videos

How To Budget for Your Book

Free Sites to Promote Your eBook

How To Sell Your Self-Published Book in Bookstores

How to Pitch Your Book to Online Outlets

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