Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Major milestone

10,000 downloads to date!

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Another milestone

'Meddlers in Time' has passed the 5000 downloads mark, with 9000 downloads for the series coming up fast.

I don't know what has happened, but downloads have shot up over the last few days- from the usual 5-7 per day to 50 so far today.

I hope this is more than just a blip in the stats!

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Smashwords 2011 in review

"Welcome to my annual Smashwords year in review.

2011 was another strong year for Smashwords and our authors.

We're ending the year with over 92,000 titles published, up from 28,800 at the end of last year.

In my 2010 year in review post, 75,000 was my stretch goal for this year, so we beat it by a good margin.

Smashwords today supports over 34,000 authors and small publishers around the world, up from 12,000 a year ago.

I launched Smashwords four years ago with a crazy idea to change the way books were published, marketed and sold. I believed authors should have the freedom to publish directly to their readers without the interference of publishing gatekeepers. My ideas were not unique. The great Dan Poynter has been evangelizing the virtues of self-publishing for over 30 years..."