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Just the Kindle: Why I've Been Carrying an Ereader Instead of a Tablet - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Just the Kindle: Why I've Been Carrying an Ereader Instead of a Tablet - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it

I’ve written several posts lately about switching from iOS to Android, but I’ve made another switch lately that bears some discussion here. In short, I’ve stopped carrying a tablet on my daily commute to work, and have resumed carrying my Kindle instead.


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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

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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

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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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Penguin Random House Might Not Understand the Subscription Market, But They're Getting Into It Anyway | Ink, Bits, & Pixels

Penguin Random House Might Not Understand the Subscription Market, But They're Getting Into It Anyway | Ink, Bits, & Pixels | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Penguin Random House UK CEO Tom Weldon might not have understood the subscription business model in November 2014, but that hasn't stopped him from signing a deal to distribute audiobooks to Scribd as well as the Danish subscription ebook service,...
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Penguin Random House Tries Subscription Audiobooks with Scribd - Digital Book World

Penguin Random House Tries Subscription Audiobooks with Scribd - Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
A week after throwing in with Oyster's a la carte ebookstore, Penguin Random House adds 9,000 audiobooks to Scribd's subscription-based catalog.
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Self-Publishing Platforms: Women's Playground or Last Resort?

Self-Publishing Platforms: Women's Playground or Last Resort? | 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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LBF Emphasizes Mexico's Under-appreciated Literary Heritage

LBF Emphasizes Mexico's Under-appreciated Literary Heritage | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The London Book Fair underscored how Mexico — the 2015 Market Focus — offers a 'treasure trove' of writers barely known to the English speaking world.

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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

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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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Kindle Textbook Creator Now Lets You Embed Audio & Video | Ink, Bits, & Pixels

Kindle Textbook Creator Now Lets You Embed Audio & Video | Ink, Bits, & Pixels | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Amazon released the first major update for their three-month-old textbook creation app today, and it's finally getting useful.
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Solutions to the Top Ebook Production Challenges - Digital Book World

Solutions to the Top Ebook Production Challenges - Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
This week's Digital Book World Best-Seller List doesn't yet reflect HarperCollins's return to agency ebook pricing, but average prices still rise.
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Google debuts platform for publisher website payments | What's New in Publishing

Google debuts platform for publisher website payments | What's New in Publishing | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Google has just debuted Contributor, an experimental platform that lets people pay publishers for visiting a site. Instead of buying a subscription, readers put $1 to $3 a month into an account that is used to pay publishers on a per-visit basis.

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