Smashwords Signs Distribution Agreement with Sony
Sony is the third major online ebook retailer to distribute Smashwords ebooks. In January, Smashwords announced a distribution agreement with Lexcyle, now owned by Amazon, where Smashwords ebooks are listed in the native ebook catalog of Stanza, the e-reading app used by over two million iPhone and iPod Touch customers. Earlier this month, Smashwords announced a distribution agreement with Barnes & Noble, which now distributes Smashwords ebooks to multiple B&N properties including BarnesandNoble.com, Fictionwise and the popular eReader app.
Authors and publishers who wish to publish with Smashwords can learn more at http://www.smashwords.com/about/how_to_publish_on_smashwords
About Smashwords, Inc.
Launched in 2008, Smashwords is a publisher and distributor of multi-format ebooks. The free Smashwords ebook publishing platform puts authors and publishers in full control over the pricing, sampling and distribution of their works. Authors and publishers receive up to 85 percent of the net proceeds from sales of their works. Smashwords books are distributed via leading online retailers such as Sony and Barnes & Noble, and via leading mobile e-reading apps such as Stanza on the iPhone/iPod Touch and Aldiko and Word Player on Android phones. Smashwords, Inc. is based in Los Gatos, California, and can be reached on the web at http://www.smashwords.com/ Visit the official Smashwords blog at http://blog.smashwords.com/ or follow Smashwords' founder, Mark Coker, on Twitter at http://twitter.com/markcoker.