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Old 10-05-2013, 08:33 AM   #1
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Question Publishing ebooks on Google Play

Has anyone done this? I tried to figure out how to do it, but came up empty both in searching the site and in broader searches. Trying to find youtube videos on "publish ebooks google play" turns up nothing but app discussions (which I gather is the big thing there).

They do HAVE books, so there must be a way to publish, but I'm stumped. Anyone have any advice (even if the advice is "don't bother" )?
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That might be of some help :
http://dawnsmithbooks.blogspot.fr/20...ogle-play.html
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Old 10-06-2013, 01:54 PM   #4
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Most Indy's I talk to caution against publishing there as they have a habit of randomly slashing ebook prices by 30, 40% or more. Then of course Amazon matches that price and pretty soon across the board you priced out of your profit. Should you wish to continue, here is the info from Google on how to publish:

http://www.google.com/googlebooks/partners/
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I'm never really considered it, but I'm only on Amazon for now anyway.

of course Amazon does the price match thing, but they too can change/discount the price should they deem to.
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I'm never really considered it, but I'm only on Amazon for now anyway.

of course Amazon does the price match thing, but they too can change/discount the price should they deem to.
They can, ALL ebook stores reserve that right, but they do not have a reputation for doing it in large amounts. Google does.
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Good info everybody, I really appreciate it.

Given this informative bit of advice, I think I'll be skipping google play for now.

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