eBook Publishing and Online Distribution Service
E-book Device & Store Availability
We upload your eBook to major retailer sites such as:
The devices listed above are “the big three,” representing a vast majority of where e-book sales are made for every one of the largest market-share devices. Your book will also be featured on the e-bookstore websites of these same firms.
Timeframe for eBook Creation
The distribution system for each firm has particular gateways, quality control systems, and operations that are required to take an e-book through the creation process until that title is “live” and available for sale. This process can take up to 12 weeks.
It is expected that over the next few months, this timeframe will decrease. But there may be peak traffic times as the industry experiences present explosive growth.
What to Expect?
If you have never been a part of a new and exploding industry, you are in one now. All the particulars are changing at a very quick pace; it is the nature of a new and exploding industry. You must be aware that all the details listed above are subject to change without notice. There is no way around this in an industry that is evolving so quickly.
eBook retail prices are half of the paperback retail price rounded to the next $0.99 and not to exceed $9.99. Visit our Royalties section for eBook royalty details.
Production time may take between 10-12 weeks.
Please be advised that current eBook devices on the market do not support specific fonts/characters from languages other than English. Therefore, Xulon cannot guarantee that these special fonts/characters will come across correctly on devices after your file has been converted. Also note, references to other pages within your book will not correspond to the correct page in the eBook version. The reason being, eBook files do not have page numbers.
Apple reserves the right to accept or deny content for availability on the iBookstore.