Why do contracts last so long?

The question that concern all of our collaborators. Why do contracts last so long? Can the author quit earlier? Tektime reserves the exclusivity of the distribution of translated books and audiobooks for a period of five and seven years, respectively. In this way the translator and the narrator can regain translation and narration costs, as ... Read More

Ebook vs paperback

The first paperback was published in 1841, but didn’t get any popularity. The world continued to market hardcover books. Paperbacks went out to a mass market only in the 1930s. They were low cost books. The idea of electronic books arose at the same time, but it took a while to realize the project. The ... Read More

How to layout an E-book

If you are wondering what are the fundamental elements that you have to keep in mind when formatting your ebook, this post is for you. We are going to find out what are the main elements to include in this phase. To format your ebook correctly, you must include: THE TITLE PAGE Within your eBook ... Read More

Benefits of audiobooks

Listening is one of our primary skills: when we were babies the first thing that we learnt was to listen.  Audiobooks changed the way we listen and learn. They both simplified and improved our lives. When we have a long ride we can listen to audiobooks instead of the radio. When we are jogging, audiobooks ... Read More

Websites to create a book cover

The final step in your book creation is the cover. Some authors rely on graphic designers and some prefer to do it on their own. The book cover may say a lot about your book and should respect established standards (for EPUBs, for paper books and for audiobooks). So we advise you to pay a ... Read More

Publish a book exclusively on Amazon or go wide?

Open your mind and go wide! After writing your first book you have to choose the right publishing strategy and there are a lot of options to think about. If you write your book in English potentially you can reach about 379 millions of native speakers and about 753 millions of non-native speakers, that makes ... Read More

How to increase your book sales

Starting your career as an indie writer you have to know not only how and where to publish your book, moreover you need to know some marketing strategies. And marketing work never stops. Here are some ideas on how to increase your book sales. Create account on different social channel Mostly self-published authors choose to ... Read More