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The royalty process at UK Book Publishing

This article explains how our royalty processes work at UK Book Publishing. Publisher compensation As a publisher, we receive “publisher compensation” payments from our distributors such as Amazon and Lightning Source. These are the ‘gross’ or total royalties covering sales for all titles we have published. This is paid to UK Book Publishing after (net […]

What are the ‘Legal Deposit Libraries’?

In the UK, it’s every publisher’s obligation to send at least one copy of a published book, free of charge, to the British Library. This has been in English law for printed books and papers since 1662 (and for electronic publications since 2013). Since then, five more libraries have been added to the list, making […]

How to read a .mobi ebook on a Kindle

Kindles are great. But did you know you can use your Kindle to read ebooks that weren’t bought through Amazon? If, for example, you’ve purchased and downloaded an ebook from somewhere other than Amazon, and you want to read it on your Kindle, here’s how to do it: First, you’re going to need the ebook […]