epubli is a Berlin based digital printing and eBook platform that offers authors full control of their book’s publication, from pricing to marketing. Launched in 2008, epubli became the first German self publishing platform to sell through Amazon and Apple in 2010, and entered the British market earlier this year. We spoke to Barbara Thiele, Chief Product Officer.
What is epubli and the ethos behind it?
epubli is a new way of publishing. We give authors a platform to independently publish and distribute their print and ebooks. We believe in eAuthors, that is authors who are creatively independent, entrepreneurially minded and digitally savvy. Our platform enables those authors to reach their readers immediately and sell their books with the highest margins ever! We also provide services for ePUB conversions and high-quality print on demand (POD) with state of the art digital printing.
What is epubli’s business model?
Not only do we offer distribution service to all the major retailers such as Amazon, Apple, Google, Kobo, Barnes&Noble and the German Tolino-alliance but we also deliver to brick-and-mortar book stores. The key here is that our business model is set-up such that we only start making money when our authors do, so of course we strive to offer the …read more

Via: The Literary Platform