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Self-publishing platforms used by authors in the U.S. 2018

This statistic shows the most popular self-publishing platforms among authors in the United States in 2018. The findings show that 37.2 percent of surveyed U.S. authors said that they used Kindle Direct Publishing, making it the most used self-publishing platform among authors who participated in the survey. CreateSpace ranked second, and it was also revealed that just 0.4 percent of authors used Amazon to self-publish.

Most popular self-publishing platforms among authors in the United States in 2018

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Release date

January 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

June 7 to August 21, 2018

Number of respondents

5,067 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

among professional U.S. writers including those living abroad

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