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People-Powered Publishing Is Changing All the Rules

People-Powered Publishing Is Changing All the Rules | Interactive E-books | Scoop.it
Authors are actively choosing to self-publish books, giving them better control over rights, distribution, pricing and resurfacing trends like serialization.
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Not an article on interactive ebooks, but a great overview of where ebooks and self-publishing are at currently.

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Why tablet magazines are a failure

Why tablet magazines are a failure | Interactive E-books | Scoop.it
Dedicated magazine apps for tablets may look good, but I fear they’re headed straight to oblivion.
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Digital Enhancement: Bringing Multimedia to Book Readers | Digital Book World

Digital Enhancement: Bringing Multimedia to Book Readers | Digital Book World | Interactive E-books | Scoop.it
Kelly Leonard is a member of the Digital Book Awards panel of judges. The 2014 Digital Book Awards (formerly known as the Publishing Innovation Awards) are now
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This article uses two good examples (including Breaking Bad) to illustrate the difference between what publishers are offering readers, and what cable TV is offering its viewers.

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This Is the Future of Book Marketing

This Is the Future of Book Marketing | Interactive E-books | Scoop.it
A Croatian author experiments with a new storytelling method. His tools: a fictional Twitter account, a movie-like trailer and a virtual Minecraft city.
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Hard to know whether to position this article under transmedia or social media - it traverses all. But it's essentially a book - not necessarily an enhanced ebook , but the majority of the narrative is in book form.
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App Annie - App Ranking, Analytics, Market Intelligence

App Annie - App Ranking, Analytics, Market Intelligence | Interactive E-books | Scoop.it
We provide app ranking data and high quality mobile analytics - app store download, app store sales and other insightful app store data for iOS & Android.
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Tracks app data (useful if enhanced ebook is sold as an app rather than ebook)
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Ebook Revenues Rising Abroad For American Publishers | Digital Book World

Ebook Revenues Rising Abroad For American Publishers | Digital Book World | Interactive E-books | Scoop.it
Ebook revenues for American publishers selling the digital content abroad are rising -- both in aggregate and as a percentage of overall international book
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The future of digital stories - thoughts from the Futurebook Innovation Workshop 2013

The future of digital stories - thoughts from the Futurebook Innovation Workshop 2013 | Interactive E-books | Scoop.it
Last Thursday I attended the Futurebook Innovation Workshop - a very interesting afternoon of presentations and workshops on what I will call "digital storytelling" (although one of the recurring t...
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A good overview from recent conference
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Six Steps to Take Before You Write An eBook

Six Steps to Take Before You Write An eBook | Interactive E-books | Scoop.it
Most writers simply begin writing the moment they come up with an ebook idea, but to give your book a head start, follow 6 steps before you write an ebook.
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Bob Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone' Interactive Video Mimics TV Surfing

Bob Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone' Interactive Video Mimics TV Surfing | Interactive E-books | Scoop.it
Bob Dylan's 1965 hit "Like a Rolling Stone" just got its first video. It allows you to use your keyboard to flip through 16 channels that mimic TV tropes.
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Award-Winning Publishing: Wine Simplified From Open Air Publishing | Digital Book World

Award-Winning Publishing: Wine Simplified From Open Air Publishing | Digital Book World | Interactive E-books | Scoop.it
As e-reader adoption in the U.S. wanes and consumers buy more tablet computers, publishers are scrambling to provide the enhanced, innovative reading
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Protein One | Brand Integrity + Digital Media

Protein One | Brand Integrity + Digital Media | Interactive E-books | Scoop.it
Protein {an essential organic component that makes you stronger} Protein are a digital innovation studio in Sydney, Australia.
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Creators of Dandelion app/ebook (presented a workshop at #xmedialab Syd13). They also do brand, web, IOS apps and have a clear briefing form on their site.
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Why Genre Rules e-Books, and What the Big Publishers Are Doing About It

Why Genre Rules e-Books, and What the Big Publishers Are Doing About It | Interactive E-books | Scoop.it
The future of book publishing is increasingly digital -- and increasingly tilted towards genre fiction.
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A List of the Best Free Digital Storytelling Tools for Teachers

A List of the Best Free Digital Storytelling Tools for Teachers | Interactive E-books | Scoop.it
via Educatorstechnology.com Digital storytelling, the practice of combining narrative with digital content, is gaining more ground in the educational field. Many schools and educational cent...
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