Smashwords Announce Barnes & Noble Distribution For Premium Catalog Ebooks

Smashwords have just announced an expansion in their ebook distribution network with online retailer Barnes & Noble. Ebooks included in Smashwords ‘Premium Catalog’ will be made available for listing and sale from the giant online retailer. This will come as a huge bonus to self-published authors who have signed up to Smashwords. authors should be aware that there are specific formatting criteria for listing as part of Smashwords ‘Premier Catalog’ and details can be found here.

“Smashwords is a publishing platform, online bookstore and ebook distributor for indepedent ebook authors, publishers and readers. We offer multi-format, DRM-free ebooks, ready for immediate sampling and purchase, and readable on any e-reading device. Authors and publishers retain full control over how their works are published, sampled, priced and sold. If an author wants to charge one dollar or ten thousand dollars, or give it away for free, they have that freedom. Smashwords began beta testing new publishing options for publishers who want to publish and centrally manage two or more authors. The Publisher solution went public and was announced in May.”

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