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Caught between madmen and mercenaries

Caught between madmen and mercenaries | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
This is not a comment on the recent court ruling on Apple, agency contracts, and price fixing. But a cursory glance at the history of ebook retail makes one conclusion crystal clear: On one side you have self-destructive madmen like the big publishers who have done the following lovely things to their ebook retail partners
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Libraries Opening to Self-Published Authors

Libraries Opening to Self-Published Authors | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
There is no question that public libraries are in a difficult position. They're charged with providing valuable technology resources, learning opportunities,
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Getting to 5 Million: HathiTrust's Collection of Open Books | HathiTrust Digital Library

Getting to 5 Million: HathiTrust's Collection of Open Books | HathiTrust Digital Library | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
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eBook (ePub) Reader iOS Template + iAd

Turn your Books into iOS Apps with this eBook (ePub) Reader Template! http://bit.ly/1x4sATk ePub Reader is a full iOS App template to create your own eBook ...
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The secrets to self-publishing young adult books successfully: S.R. Johannes

The secrets to self-publishing young adult books successfully: S.R. Johannes | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
In 2014, Young adults were up over 20% and adult sales were down 3%. Young adult books are hotter than ever. Many think YA books dumb down or are easy to write. But this in not the case. Teens toda...
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London Book Fair's Evolution Reflects Publishing's New Ecology

London Book Fair's Evolution Reflects Publishing's New Ecology | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The London Book Fair has evolved to reflect the 'new ecology' of publishing and shift in confidence, says Faber's Stephen Page.
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Amazon Textbook Creator Now Supports Enhanced Media - Good E-Reader (blog)

Amazon Textbook Creator Now Supports Enhanced Media - Good E-Reader (blog) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Amazon has enhanced their Texbook Creator app with the ability to embed audio and video. Publishers will be able to include image pop-ups and have their final
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Unlimited, DRM-Free eBook Access

Unlimited, DRM-Free eBook Access | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
JSTOR to Offer DRM-Free, Unlimited-User Access for All eBooks JSTOR announced today that all 25,000 titles offered in its ebook program are now available exclusively in a DRM-free, unlimited-user model.
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How APIs Can Make Publishing More Efficient | Digital Book World

How APIs Can Make Publishing More Efficient | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Bibliocloud's Emma Barnes explains how application programming interfaces, or APIs, can help streamline the ways publishers share data and content.
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Updated: The Key Book Publishing Paths in 2015 [Chart]

Updated: The Key Book Publishing Paths in 2015 [Chart] | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Should you self-publish or traditionally publish? This infographic will help you determine the best choice for you and your project.
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Kindle Cover Disasters validates the existence of Tumblr, self-publishing - The Verge

Just like nobody can hear you scream in space, nobody can see what book you're reading on your Kindle. It's one of the reasons 50 Shades of Grey blew up. Who knew that letting readers ingest their...
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Self-Publishing Platforms: Women's Playground or Last Resort? - Huffington Post

Self-Publishing Platforms: Women's Playground or Last Resort? - Huffington Post | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Literary publishing is a notoriously cutthroat business. The industry is alarmingly subjective and there are an increasing number of books published each year.
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Self Publishing in Switzerland, Germany and Austria: JJ Marsh

Self Publishing in Switzerland, Germany and Austria: JJ Marsh | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Key factors 40 Million Germans speak English fluently. Germany is the second biggest market for sales of American books in print and the third biggest market for sales of American ebooks. Many succ...
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The Crackdown on Fake Amazon Book Reviews Has Begun

The Crackdown on Fake Amazon Book Reviews Has Begun | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
In a move that can easily be categorized under "omg it's about freakin' time" (considering Amazon posted its first-ever book review twenty years ago), the
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Borrowing ebooks from a library (infographic)

Borrowing ebooks from a library (infographic) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Libraries are access points to ebooks for many communities. The only problem is that borrowing ebooks is still too complicated. If I had…
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Too Many Books? - The New York Review of Books (blog)

Too Many Books? - The New York Review of Books (blog) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Is there a relationship between the quantity of books available to us, the ease with which they can be written and published, and our reading experience?
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How To Market A Book In 2015 - The Top Ten Ideas

How To Market A Book In 2015 - The Top Ten Ideas | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Top 10 ways to market a book in 2015 from the leaders. Get beyond the hype and hearsay and develop a professional level marketing plan to sell books in 2015
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Playster Streaming Service to Offer Simon & Schuster Ebooks

Playster Streaming Service to Offer Simon & Schuster Ebooks | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Playster, a digital multimedia streaming platform, will now sell ebooks from Simon & Schuster on a subscription basis.
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Off the Page: Age-Appropriate eBooks for Readers with Obstacles

Off the Page: Age-Appropriate eBooks for Readers with Obstacles | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Having been a teacher of at-risk high school students, I'm going to go out on a limb and declare a recent innovation by two teachers from New Zealand to be the
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London Book Fair 2015: Self-Publishing Smashes Through

London Book Fair 2015: Self-Publishing Smashes Through | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
With self-publishing now a popular part of the London Book Fair, PW checks in with Smashwords founder Mark Coker about what the future holds.
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Sony Digital Paper

Sony Digital Paper | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it

In a world overwhelmed with paper, Sony introduces a revolutionary way to work. Digital Paper from Sony...


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How to Submit a Book for Publishing: 5 Steps (step by step)

Want to submit your book for publishing? Here's how to!
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Free Publishing Resources For Writers: Your Tool Kit Essentials

Free Publishing Resources For Writers: Your Tool Kit Essentials | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Indie and Self-Publishing Resources. #writingbiz #indiepublishing
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Firms Link for US, UK and Chinese Book Market Insights - Daily Research News Online

Firms Link for US, UK and Chinese Book Market Insights - Daily Research News Online | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Firms Link for US, UK and Chinese Book Market Insights Daily Research News Online According to Yanping Jiang, General Manager of Openbook, the collaboration will create new services for the Chinese book market: 'Openbook will benefit from the...
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International Markets and Indies- Indie Recon 2015

Digital distribution is changing the nature of the publishing industry while ebook adoption rates are on the rise worldwide. Come learn what you need to know ...
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Twitter Advice for Indie Authors

Twitter Advice for Indie Authors | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Indie authors often make the cardinal sin of promoting their latest book and nothing else. Most authors see Twitter as a vehicle to drive sales to whatever new
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