BookBaby vs Booktango

BookBaby makes self-publishing easy: from cover design, book printing, eBook conversions, distribution, website creation, and more. BookBaby offers you the largest eBook distribution network, including Amazon, Apple, Kobo, Barnes & Noble, Sony, and many other popular retailers in over 170 countries around the globe. It’s now possible for you to reach a worldwide audience, keep 100% of your book’s net earnings, retain the rights to your work, and maintain total creative control. BookBaby provides everything you need to professionally publish and distribute your book, without ever having to sell-out to ‘big publishing.’
Booktango is the latest e-book publishing innovation from Author Solutions — the world leader in indie book publishing. We’ve already helped more than 140,000 authors self-publish, promote, and bring to market more than 170,000 new titles. Gone are the days when you have to struggle through confusing e-book publishing tools that force you to either give up all control or figure everything out by yourself. With Booktango, we give you access to DIY ingenuity, the right mix of time-saving professional services, and a network of the most popular online retailers, so you can finally publish an e-book that rocks.

Latest news about BookBaby and Booktango:

17.07.16. BookBaby launched e-Book editing service. BookBaby launched a new editing service for self-published authors. They will copy edit a 60,000-word eBook for under $1,200, which is 50% lower than other competing premium offers. Finding a good e-book editor can be daunting for a debut or first time author. Many end up Googling around to try and find someone on the cheap or sometimes find themselves dealing with Author Solutions who employ aggressive up-selling. “Every book needs editing–that’s an established fact,” says BookBaby President Steven Spatz. “Now every author can get the kind of top-notch editing they need. Our goal was to provide a cost-effective solution for self-publishing authors while maintaining the quality that they expect and deserve.”

07.05.14. BookBaby allows authors to sell books directly to users. Self-publishing provider BookBaby is opening new service BookShop that allows authors ell their eBooks directly to readers through their own free BookShop e-commerce pages, earning more money per sale and getting paid faster than ever before. BookBaby authors can sell ePub and .mobi versions of their eBooks directly to their readers (earning 85% of the gross selling price) AND also link fans to their eBook on popular retail sites such as iBooks, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and others. What’s more, instead of holding onto authors’ money for weeks or even months like other distributors and retailers, BookBaby pays its authors within one week of the sale. BookShop is free to every BookBaby author, including writers who are now taking advantage of the company’s new FREE eBook publishing package. Authors can upload ePub files directly to BookBaby for worldwide distribution without any upfront costs.