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US eBook Market Grew by 5% in Q1 2013, AAP Reports

US eBook Market Grew by 5% in Q1 2013, AAP Reports | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
In spite of the spectacular growth of ebooks in 2008 to 2011, we all know that eventually the ride would come to a stop as the growth of ebook market share slowed. TBH I didn't expect it to happen so quickly.
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ComiXology Will Sell DRM-Free Comics - Den of Geek (US)

ComiXology Will Sell DRM-Free Comics - Den of Geek (US) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
ComiXology Will Sell DRM-Free Comics Den of Geek (US) I'm a renter, same as you are if your comic collection is housed on ComiXology, and that is because of their policy against DRM-Free comics that we could fully download and house on our devices,...
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Google Chromebooks are Outselling Apple iPads in the Educational Market - The Digital Reader

Google Chromebooks are Outselling Apple iPads in the Educational Market - The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Apple released their annual report last night, and mixed in with the generally good news were a few misleading statistics. With revenues of $37.4 billion for the June quarter, Apple generated a profit of $7.7 billion dollars. Apple sold 35.2 million iPhones in the third fiscal quarter, up 13% from last year, and they sold …
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Who's up for an eBook Bundle? How About Three? - The Digital Reader

Who's up for an eBook Bundle? How About Three? - The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
If you’re in the market to buy a lot of ebooks right away then I have some good news for you. No fewer than three different bundles crossed my desk in the past day.
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REVIEW: Liberio eBook Publication Platform - Good E-Reader (blog)

REVIEW: Liberio eBook Publication Platform - Good E-Reader (blog) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
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REVIEW: Liberio eBook Publication Platform
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Whenever a new tool comes along that makes it even easier for indie authors to share their content with a broader audience, it's exciting.
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Oyster Launches New App, Brings eBook Reading to the Web - The Digital Reader

Oyster Launches New App, Brings eBook Reading to the Web - The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The US-centric subscription e-reading service Oyster revealed today that they have broken free of Android and iOS. Oyster has launched a browser-based reading app which will enable users to access Oyster’s large catalog of ebooks. According to the press release the app is supposed to be available for “web and mobile web browsers” today, but …
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How to Use Data to Make Publishing Decisions | Digital Book World Store

How to Use Data to Make Publishing Decisions | Digital Book World Store | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
How to Use Data to Make Publishing Decisions webcast with Digital Book World (Hi editors, marketers and indie authors: Join this webinar to learn how to incorporate data in your decision making.
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Oyster Goes Browser-Based, Now on All Mobile Devices - Digital Book World

Oyster Goes Browser-Based, Now on All Mobile Devices - Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Oyster Goes Browser-Based, Now on All Mobile Devices
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Oyster, the unlimited ebook subscription service, today announced the launch of its web and mobile web reader.
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So Kindle Unlimited Gives Traditionally Published Books an Advantage – What Else is New?

So Kindle Unlimited Gives Traditionally Published Books an Advantage – What Else is New? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it

Kindle Unlimited may have only launched on Friday but it’s already having an affect on the Kindle Store rankings. A check of the Kindle Store “paid” best seller list this morning has revealed that 45 of the top 100 titles on the...


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New BISG Study Shows 80% of Publishers Believe Digital Book Subscription is Inevitable But Responses Vary by Market Sector Inbox | LJ INFOdocket

New BISG Study Shows 80% of Publishers Believe Digital Book Subscription is Inevitable But Responses Vary by Market Sector Inbox | LJ INFOdocket | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
New BISG Study Shows 80% of Publishers Believe Digital Book Subscription is Inevitable... | LJ INFOdocket http://t.co/JRNMBzzWUy
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What Authors Want: Understanding Author Priorities in the Self-Publishing Era | Digital Book World

What Authors Want: Understanding Author Priorities in the Self-Publishing Era | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
This webcast will look into that study at how authors are building their social media platforms, what they think about advances, royalties, and more. (RT why do only 57% of #authors have a #goodreadsaauthorprofile?
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Survey: Book Buyers Leaving Amazon Because of Hachette Dispute - Forbes

Survey: Book Buyers Leaving Amazon Because of Hachette Dispute - Forbes | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Survey: Book Buyers Leaving Amazon Because of Hachette Dispute
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The Codex group also found out where those book buyers were going.
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Liberio Says It Lets You Create eBooks From Google Drive

Liberio Says It Lets You Create eBooks From Google Drive | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Liberio is a new tool that says it will let you turn any Google Drive document into an eBook. It also says it lets you upload and use a document from your computer. That could be a very useful. How...

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With New E-Book Service Amazon Plays Waiting Game With Publishers ... - Forbes

With New E-Book Service Amazon Plays Waiting Game With Publishers ... - Forbes | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
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Book News: Amazon Exec Says Hachette Is Using Authors 'As Human Shields' - NPR (blog)

Book News: Amazon Exec Says Hachette Is Using Authors 'As Human Shields' - NPR (blog) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Book News: Amazon Exec Says Hachette Is Using Authors 'As Human Shields' NPR (blog) Amid the ongoing dispute between Hachette and Amazon, Amazon executive Russ Grandinetti has proposed paying Hachette authors normal royalties while donating the...
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How much digital reading stays inside you? - Fort Morgan Times

How much digital reading stays inside you? - Fort Morgan Times | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
How much digital reading stays inside you?
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The book, "Words Onscreen: The Fate of Reading in a Digital World" (Oxford University Press, to be published next year), is by Naomi S.
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The Future of Ebook Subscription Services

The Future of Ebook Subscription Services | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Yesterday's post on ebook subscription models made me realize that there are many ways to offer all-you-can-read services. Here's what they could look like. (RT @MichaelLaRonn: The Future of Ebook Subscription Services.
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Amazon Adds Pricing Suggestions to KDP - The Digital Reader

Amazon Adds Pricing Suggestions to KDP - The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it

The service draws on Amazon’s vast database of past sales data and analyzes the relationship between price changes and number of copies sold. KDP Pricing Support factors in each title’s length, category, rank, reviews, price history, and its author’s related sales in order to provide a suggested price range for a newly listed ebook.

The price suggestion is shown as a graph which reflects how many sales would be made at each price point...

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Book cover clichés: why using them will actually help you sell more books

Book cover clichés: why using them will actually help you sell more books | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Recently I've seen some articles circulating about "Book Cover Clichés" which put a handfu...
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The evolution of comic books in the digital age - CBS News

The evolution of comic books in the digital age - CBS News | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The evolution of comic books in the digital age
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Nationally, comic books sales are expected to bring in $800 million dollars this year, that is up from nearly $700 million in 2011, according to the market research firm IBISWorld.
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Wattpad Announces Creative Commons Agreement

Wattpad Announces Creative Commons Agreement | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it

“Copyright is a hotly contested issue facing both authors and the publishing industry, as rights holders work to strike a balance between safeguarding content and sharing it across a variety of platforms to reach as many readers as possible.”


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Policy Recommendations 1st edition

Policy Recommendations 1st edition | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The first edition of policy recommendations, giving the publishing and technology sectors a common base at European level to foster and sustain innovation, has
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How Kindle Unlimited Is Changing the Amazon Kindle Best-Seller List | Digital Book World

How Kindle Unlimited Is Changing the Amazon Kindle Best-Seller List | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Kindle Unlimited is minting best-sellers.
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Reading between the lines: books and digital not so incompatible - Roy Morgan Research

Reading between the lines: books and digital not so incompatible - Roy Morgan Research | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
With Rare Book Week currently taking place in Melbourne, Roy Morgan Research examines the state of Australia’s reading habits, and how the internet has impacted on them.
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For Subscription Ebooks, Great Expectations But Few Guarantees - Digital Book World

For Subscription Ebooks, Great Expectations But Few Guarantees - Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
UK Progressive Magazine For Subscription Ebooks, Great Expectations But Few Guarantees Digital Book World A report released today by the Book Industry Study Group (BISG) finds that 80% of publishers believe subscription ebooks becoming a major part...
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Who's stealing eBooks? (and why you shouldn't worry about piracy)

Who's stealing eBooks? (and why you shouldn't worry about piracy) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The following infographic provides some fascinating stats on eBook piracy, DRM, and other publishing industry efforts to combat file sharing.
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