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Growth in ebook market creates a new breed of publishing house
The UKs first dedicated, direct eBook Publisher and Distributor - Autharium - launched the first “direct to Author” beta website this week. Autharium.com is a new kind of book publisher who are focused on the rapidly expanding ebook market.
Autharium beta live – press release (@Autharium)
London, United Kingdom (AUTHARIUM) September 5, 2011
-- the UKs first dedicated, direct eBook Publisher and Distributor—
In addition to the rapid route to market, ease, and convenience, authors will also receive 85% of net royalties! Some 17 times a typical royalty share.
“We felt that—given the wealth of creative writing talent within the UK and the huge growth in the popularity of ebooks—there needed to be a new way to get these and future books to market, not just within the UK but globally. So we created Autharium.com. In addition to the Publishing side of Autharium, Authors can use the social marketing tools to promote their work to grow their reader-bases for free”.
COO Matt Bradbeer (previously head of online at Waterstones)
The Autharium beta version enables authors to become published and have their ebooks distributed and put on sale through the world’s largest ebook retailers, to a global audience - for free whilst in beta. http://www.Autharium.com
"We’ve been working on the Autharium digital printing press for the last year and a half. To our surprise and delight authors have already contacted us to publish their ebooks before we’ve even launched. For us this is very exciting as this is what we have been working towards for sometime now. The first of these ‘The Chronicles of Eternity’ series by J.A. Gordon are real page-turners and John Lawrie-Welsh’
CEO Simon Maylott
About Autharium Publishing:
Autharium Publishing (part of eGurus Ltd) was created in Notting Hill, London, UK. They create, publish, distribute and manage the royalty gathering and payment process for authors’ ebooks through their distribution network.
Autharium ebooks are retailed directly through: the Autharium website, Amazon, Waterstones, Barnes & Noble, WHSmith, Foyles, The Book Depository, Blackwells, and many, many others. Autharium ebooks are also distributed to thousands of libraries.
A member of the Independent Publishers Guild, Autharium combines the best of traditional publishing with the expertise and benefits brought about by Internet ingenuity.
Consistently at the forefront of developments online, Autharium’s founders have been delivering innovative solutions for Brands, Media companies, Publishers and Retailers since the late 90’s.
They have worked with both large, well-known brands, and start-up companies —enabling them to take advantage of the changes brought about by the evolution of the Internet.
By leveraging the same foresight that enabled them to grow those businesses, they have been able to create a new world of publishing for the era in which we live.
Press & Media Contact:
11 Snarsgate Street
tel: 0785 2297277
fax: Not since the early 90’s
To find out more visit http://www.Autharium.com for more details.
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the UKs first dedicated, direct eBook Publisher and Distributor—