Morning Roundup: Book Promotion, Indie Bookstores, Self-Publishing Segregation? and more

Why Kobo, Amazon and Barnes & Noble Need Dedicated Self-Publishing Sections (GoodeReader)
All of these stores have a single thing in common, they list self-published titles side by side with traditionally published books. This is not a viable long-term strategy and these stores need to revise their approach.

Four Ways for Authors to Reach the Right Audience for Your Book (Digital Book World)
You’ve spent months (or years) writing and producing your book. It’s for sale online and … crickets. Nothing but chirping insects piercing the silence, far, far away.

Iceland: Where 1 in 10 People Will Publish a Book (BBC)
Iceland is experiencing a book boom. This island nation of just over 300,000 people has more writers, more books published and more books read, per head, than anywhere else in the world.

Six Things an Author Should Look for in an Indie Bookstore (The Digital Reader)
If you’ve been reading the ebook news lately then I’m sure you know all about the reaction by Kobo, Amazon, and B&N when “news” broke that they were selling adult content.

Kindle Daily Deals: The Song of the Spirits (and 4 others)

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