Barnes & Noble to distribute Smashwords content

Eoin Purcell

Now this is very cool news
Smashwords have announced a rather great piece of news:

Smashwords has signed an agreement with Barnes & Noble to distribute Smashwords ebooks.
As you might imagine, we’re thrilled.
Until today, it was difficult if not impossible for many independent authors and publishers to gain such mainstream digital distribution. Now with Smashwords, virtually any deserving author, anywhere in the world, can receive broader distribution for their ebook.

Read the rest of the Smashowrds post here and some coverage from Teleread here.

I have much to add here, I’ll post more later today.

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