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Self-Publishing Intelligence Report for February 2013

We spend a lot of time covering independent authors on GalleyCat, bringing news from the self-publishing world every week.

In an effort to consolidate our reporting, we will release a monthly Self-Publishing Intelligence Report that links to all of our resources for indie authors. Below, we’ve linked to our bestseller lists and the top news stories about this booming corner of the publishing industry.

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Self-Publishing Intelligence Report for February 2013

Bestsellers for the Month

Week one rankings: 99-Cent Boxed Sets Lead Our Self-Published Bestsellers List

Week two rankings: Space Marine Tops Our Self-Published Bestsellers List

Week three rankings: Marie Force Returns to Our Self Published Bestsellers List

Week four rankings: Sandi Lynn Rises on Self-Published Bestsellers List


Genre Fiction Charts for the Month

Top Mysteries & Thrillers by Self-Published Authors

Top Science Fiction Bestsellers by Self-Published Authors

Top Children’s Book Bestsellers by Self-Published Authors


Self-Publishing News for the Month

Sylvia Day Sold Five Million Books in Seven Months

STARZ Options Lisa Renee Jones Series

ABC News Features Colleen Hoover & New Adult Fiction

Fifty Shades of Alice in Wonderland’s Impressive Sales


Author Resources

Free eBook Formatting & Marketing Guides for Writers

Guy Kawasaki on How To Budget for Your Book

Free Sites to Promote Your eBook

How To Sell Your Self-Published Book in Bookstores

How to Pitch Your Book to Online Outlets

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