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Authors Cannot Ignore ePub Readers

I’m sharing information about the importance of ePub (ebook) readers that I learned on my journey with the hope aspiring authors will pay attention since the ePub (ebook, i.e. Kindle, Nook) readers is my largest audience.  John and I don’t read on devices but many folks do in the United States.  I didn’t realize, until I saw it with my own eyes, and with my own book, how many people don’t purchase hard copies of books.

So what’s my point?  The fact that the ePub market for authors cannot be ignored if you want your book to be successful.

Here is a breakdown of units sold for Watching Their Dance, my nonfiction/memoir, in the last eight months to back up this statement regarding ebooks:

Since April 2017, I have sold (approximately as the numbers are always changing):

To offer your book on Amazon  Kindle Direct Publishing  program you need to convert the file to a MOBI file. I didn’t know how to do this, so IngramSpark converted my file to an ePub and then my book designer converted the ePub into a MOBI file.  It cost me approximately $400.00 to have it converted and downloaded on Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing.  It was totally worth it.  Kindle 

If you are not an ebook reader here is an article that explains electronic books.    http://www.explainthatstuff.com/ebooks.html    

Watching Their Dance: Three Sisters, a Genetic Disease and Marrying into a Family At Risk for Huntington’s, a nonfiction/memoir, can be purchased on Therese’s author website        Amazon     B&N       &  Kindle, Kobo, Nook, and iBooks format.

We can never lose Hope………………..Therese

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