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eBook Availability & Distribution (Adobe PDF) - $100

Schiel & Denver Book Publisher's eBook publishing service is available for both our authors and external authors who would like to distribute their work in the format, under Schiel & Denver's author agreement. (The service costs $245 for external authors)

Your eBook will be available to purchase through a global network of over 25,000+ online stores and eBook sales portals, including popular U.S. eBook stores like Diesel eBooks which regularly sell tens of millions of eBooks per month. For Schiel & Denver authors, the marketing cover to your eBook will be a digitally enhanced version of your main softcover or hardcover edition. You profit with 50% author royalties on each eBook downloaded and sold, anywhere in the world.

Dedicated eBook Publishing Support

Schiel & Denver now has a specialist eBook IT division to ensure that the entire process of converting or making your book into an eBook format is industry standard, right down to ensuring that the final commercial thumbnails of your cover that display in online bookstores to your readers are flawless, and do not undergo any "photoshop" downgrading or blanket "image rasterization" techniques by booksellers, thereby maintaining excellent quality standards in eBook publishing.

Huge Popularity of eBooks

The benefits of eBooks are proven by industry statistics. All book publishers are now selling more eBooks than hardcover or softcover editions, with Penguin and Random House reporting a 250% increase in eBook sales in 2011, and Amazon enjoying sales of $6 billion in Kindle eBook downloads.

The Compelling Benefits of eBook Format
  • Electronic Books (eBooks) promote reading and enable all readers to download the book they want at a moment's notice┬á - without having to wait for Amazon to deliver or physically finding time to go to Barnes & Noble bookstores.
  • With their reduced storage requirements, eBooks allow readers to have an entire library of books, accessible at the touch of a button on their laptop or palm reader; and industry research has shown this improves the sale of paperback and hardback editions of the same work.
  • eBooks also preserve trees and eliminate all the industry manufacturing and transportation costs that are part and parcel of the traditional publishing trade for paperbacks and hardbacks.
You determine your eBook's Digital Rights Management (DRM) status

Schiel & Denver gives you the choice of whether to apply Digital Rights Management (DRM) to your eBook, offering you the option. We do this because some authors strongly favor DRM for copyright protection, whilst others feel it treats their readers like criminals. Therefore, at S&D, we strike an even-handed and fair balance by devolving the option to you.

After you purchase the service, we'll ask you to specifically designate where you are authorizing Schiel & Denver to distribute your book by selecting at least one market. By your selection, you are indicating both that you have the right to sell the book in each selected market and that you are authorizing Schiel & Denver to distribute it in that market on your behalf.

Read Only

The eBook can only be read (not printed, copied, etc).

Read Aloud

This feature allows the reader to highlight some or all of the text in an eBook, and for that highlighted text to be played audibly using relevant software (i.e. Adobe Reader) It is important to note that because the Text-to-Speech feature may violate some audio-rights agreements, external authors should carefully examine their contracts before enabling this feature.

Printing

We allow you to specify both the number of pages and time interval (in days) for which pages of your eBook can be printed. The specified number of pages can only be printed for the specified number of days. After the identified number of days, the consumer will then be able to print another specified number of pages during the next time interval.

How do I purchase this service?

Call Schiel & Denver's friendly book publishing team toll-free at 1-832-699-0264. You can supply your own cover for eBook stores, have one designed by our art department or S&D authors can use their existing paperback cover.

  • Please contact us if you require further information before purchasing.

Schiel & Denver's friendly book publishing professionals are available to help you choose the right mix of book publishing services and products for your book. Open a ticket with our 24/7 author support department to discuss your book publishing options.