New EU rules over VAT on eBooks in 2015

The new legislation on the taxation of digital products (including eBooks) became effective with the new year: Since 01.01.2015, the country of the customer – and not any longer, where the company is settled – has been relevant for the VAT. What are the consequences for self-publishers? ...

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10 questions to … Douglas Smith

Canada’s award winning writer, Douglas Smith, talked with XinXii about his personal experiences in self-publishing. Read about his success strategies and gain precious insights and tips on marketing, cover design or eBook pricing. ...

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What the Color of Your Book Cover Reveals

The symbolics of colors is no secret. But what does this mean especially concerning book covers? What is the effect of a red book cover on your readers and to which genre cliche does it correspond? Find it out with our infographics: ...

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10 Questions to … Jen Minkman

Dutch Indie Author Jen Minkman talked with XinXii about her experiences in self-publishing. Find out how reviews, advertisments and prices oriented on her target group have helped her to become a bestselling YA author. ...

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