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If the Kindle fails so will ebooks

I don’t get why anti-Amazon people get up in arms whenever they find an author who links to the Amazon pages for their books. Or whenever a publisher out there seems to favour the Seattle Beh...
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"Even if every publisher, every author, and every editor out there studiously avoided sending traffic to Amazon in any way, that wouldn’t even cause a measurable dent in Amazon’s book or ebook revenue.

People go to Amazon, they aren’t sent there.

Pointing people anywhere else will only result in lower affiliate fees for the author or publisher as people follow the link, close the tab, and then go to Amazon directly to buy it there anyway."

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How Writers Can Work with Games Developers : Publishing Perspectives

How Writers Can Work with Games Developers : Publishing Perspectives | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
At the London Book Fair last week experts in video games development shared their insight on how writers can break into the lucrative and growing industry.
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Papering over e-books

Papering over e-books | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
ONE might easily think that print publishing is a fussy business: all of that preparation to put ink on paper seems rather last century—or last half millennium....
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Sullivan Street Press Announces Sale of Books on Kobo and Ingrams - DigitalJournal.com

Sullivan Street Press Announces Sale of Books on Kobo and Ingrams DigitalJournal.com Having successfully sold only e-books since its founding in 2009, the company will be expanding its outreach to readers and new writers by using the Kobo...
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Creating and publishing a collaborative ebook - Book Creator app | Blog

Creating and publishing a collaborative ebook - Book Creator app | Blog | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
A fascinating and detailed account of how librarian Karin Hallett used Book Creator with her students to publish history ebooks. A must read for teachers! (@KelScholten Hi Kelly thanks for following.
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World Book and Copyright Day | 23 April

World Book and Copyright Day | 23 April | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
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The Future of the Book is Social : Bob Stein's insights

The Future of the Book is Social : Bob Stein's insights | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
On Monday, 7th of April 2014, the Labo de l’édition welcomed for the second time the computer pioneer and visionary Bob Stein to benefit from his forward-thinking experience in digital publishing. ...
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What’s a Multimedia eBook? | The DAM Book

What’s a Multimedia eBook? | The DAM Book | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
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Ways to Publish and Sell Your eBook: INFOGRAPHIC - GalleyCat

Ways to Publish and Sell Your eBook: INFOGRAPHIC - GalleyCat | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
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Kindle Direct Publishing adds new reports

Kindle Direct Publishing adds new reports | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Kindle Direct Publishing has released new reports and graphs for authors. They are a big step up in allowing authors to monitor their sales and royalties.
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Thai Publishers Using Social Media to Find Readers & Writers : Publishing Perspectives

Thai Publishers Using Social Media to Find Readers & Writers : Publishing Perspectives | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The Bangkok Post looks at how Thai publishers are leveraging social media and online video to promote titles to younger readers and reach a wider potential audience.
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Ways to Publish and Sell Your eBook: INFOGRAPHIC - mediabistro.com

Ways to Publish and Sell Your eBook: INFOGRAPHIC - mediabistro.com | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Ways to Publish and Sell Your eBook: INFOGRAPHIC mediabistro.com graphic Self-publishing a book requires a lot of work from idea generation to marketing and every step along the way.
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Libraries matter: 10 fantastic library infographics

Libraries matter: 10 fantastic library infographics | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
An updated list of best library infographics, showing that libraries in digital times are needed more than ever.
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Female Authors Dominating Smashwords Ebook Bestseller Lists | The Passive Voice | A Lawyer's Thoughts on Authors, Self-Publishing and Traditional Publishing

Female Authors Dominating Smashwords Ebook Bestseller Lists | The Passive Voice | A Lawyer's Thoughts on Authors, Self-Publishing and Traditional Publishing | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
From the Smashwords blog: Each month, Publishers Weekly publishes the Smashwords Self-Published Ebook Bestseller List. We report our bestsellers based on dollar sales aggregated across the Smashwords distribution network which includes retailers...
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Children’s Ebook Publisher Xist Creates Vouchers for Library Summer Reading Programs | Digital Book World

Children’s Ebook Publisher Xist Creates Vouchers for Library Summer Reading Programs | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
[Press Release] Xist Publishing releases eBook Certificates as Summer Reading Program Incentives for Libraries New Partnership will make eBooks available
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What Types of E-Books Are Best for Young Readers? - Capital Notes (blog)

What Types of E-Books Are Best for Young Readers? - Capital Notes (blog) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Capital Notes (blog) What Types of E-Books Are Best for Young Readers?
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Self-Published Authors Don't Need a New Term - Huffington Post

Self-Published Authors Don't Need a New Term - Huffington Post | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Self-Published Authors Don't Need a New Term Huffington Post A lot of the comments, especially those that stirred me up, had to do with terms -- who gets to call themselves what; how She Writes Press is or isn't different from self-publishing.
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Spanish Language eBook Market Comes Into Its Own

Spanish Language eBook Market Comes Into Its Own | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
When ebooks first began their accelerating trend, they were a decidedly English-based reading habit. Other markets began the adoption, but it was largely US...
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The Netflix of Books?

The Netflix of Books? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
During this most recent epoch of the digital age, it seems that the all-you-can-eat buffet is trending among content consumers. These days, we are shying away from menu line-item purchase models li...
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Scribd & Oyster: Netflix for Readers

Scribd & Oyster: Netflix for Readers | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Recently, a new subscription service has emerged: the one for readers. For about $9 a month, readers can access ebooks on their phones and computers. The two main competitors are Oyster Books and S...
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Number of independent booksellers growing each year

Number of independent booksellers growing each year | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The independent bookselling industry is growing again, according to a recent article published byNPR.
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Self-Published Authors: Amateurs or Professionals? | CCC's Beyond the Book

Self-Published Authors: Amateurs or Professionals? | CCC's Beyond the Book | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
For everyone from romance writers to cookbook creators, self-publishing today is easier and more affordable than ever. Certainly, the book-reading public has...
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Did Apple, B&N and Kobo Miss the Boat on Comixology?

Did Apple, B&N and Kobo Miss the Boat on Comixology? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Comixology is the largest digital comics distribution platform on iOS, Android and Windows 8. The company has been going strong since 2007 and their
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Is the Kindle Better than Real Books?

Is the Kindle Better than Real Books? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
When I first wrote this article I was not sure that Kindle, and other eBook readers would rule the world and destroy the traditional print and publishing industry. A year on and I am convinced of that. The delivery method for reading material is so convenient – to buy and consume –... http://1hairstyle.net/is-the-kindle-better-than-real-books.html
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How To Publish, and Sell Your Kindle E-Book for Profit

Publishing a Book: E-Books and Other Things When you start writing a book, the plan that you, will have something you will eventually have written, and edited and published– then you will need to create an e-book. Then you sell it and hopefully make money from the earnings through the... http://1hairstyle.net/how-to-publish-and-sell-your-kindle-e-book-for-profit.html
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Library users to get new access to songs, audio-books and movies via digital streaming

Library users to get new access to songs, audio-books and movies via digital streaming | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
What do "The Big Lebowski," episodes of "Curious George," Deepak Chopra's books and the "Frozen" soundtrack have in common? They can all be enjoyed or reviled, depending on your taste, starting Mon...
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