Smashwords now delivering to German e-book store cooperative Tolino

E-book aggregator Smashwords just announced three new partnership, the most important being the distribution to the German e-book store cooperative Tolino featuring stores as Thalia, Weltbild, Hugendubel or eBook.de. All titles will begin shipping in early 2016. The announcement sets Tolino’s market share at 37 percent. 30 percent of all Tolino e-books are sold, Smashword says, […]

Major German newspaper / tabloid BILD weekly prints Amazon.de’s combined e-book and printed book charts

Quite a huge success for Amazon.de: The major German newspaper / tabloid BILD today started printing weekly fiction and non-fiction charts, based on combined e-book and printed book sales on Amazon.de. BILD sells around 2.2 million copies daily, and the online version bild.de has around 18 million unique visitors per month. The online version of […]

Tolino sells ten bestselling self-published books in their bookstores

The german Tolino project just announced that they will bring ten indie-authors in many bookstores all over Germany: They selected ten bestselling e-books from their self-publishing portal Tolino Media and produced print editions. These will be sold starting from November 15 in stores of the Thalia, Weltbild, Hugendubel and Osiander chains. If successful, Tolino is planning […]