Category: Publishing Trends

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Who publishes Muslim books these days?

As the fasting month of Ramadan approaches, the world’s nearly 2 billion Muslims are preparing to focus, once again, on the Quran. Nightly gatherings of the faithful are a widespread tradition—especially to hear the Quran recited by a qari, or expert at chanting the Quran for audiences following traditional styles. Islam, after all, is a […]

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I’m a published author, now: How can I market my book?

These days, marketing budgets even for the Big Five publishers have dwindled to the point that today’s question is one of the most popular topics at publishing conferences around the globe. Unless you’re among the elite of best-selling authors, you’ll find that promotions like publisher-paid launch events and author tours are nostalgic memories of an […]

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Monitoring Amazon’s Buy Buttons: Why is someone else selling my book?

Here’s the first question we hear from authors, when their books first appear on Amazon: “Why is someone else selling my book?“ Answer: Amazon is designed to encourage individuals and companies to market products on the vast retail platform. Perhaps you’re a registered seller on Amazon yourself. You’re not alone! More than 2 million registered […]

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What is Hybrid Publishing?

Through the turbulent changes in the publishing industry over the past decade, promising new models are emerging including one that we embrace here at Front Edge: hybrid publishing. The hybrid publishing model combines the best of both traditional publishing and self-publishing.

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