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Digital startups in publishing prepare e-book subscription services that echo Netflix

Digital startups in publishing prepare e-book subscription services that echo Netflix | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Digital startups eReatah Inc. and Oyster plan to introduce rival e-book subscription services this fall. If successful, the new services could pose fresh challenges for brick-and-mortar bookstores.
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A Social Ebook Reader Glose Is Now Behalf On An...

A Social Ebook Reader Glose Is Now Behalf On An... | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Gloseis a social reader and buy ebooks from the store, has now reached on Android App. You can collect a bundle of paid and free books this will be a function
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BookExpo America 2015 Elicits Mixed Emotions

BookExpo America 2015 Elicits Mixed Emotions | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
BookExpo America 2015 felt like even more of a marketing event with literature firmly pushed aside in favor of pure commerce.
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Amazon: Typography Rules!

Amazon: Typography Rules! | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Amazon has done us all a favor and added hyphenation and a new font (Bookerly), and has refined its support for drop caps. Professional typesetting standards are now supported! We can provide high-...
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Do Publishers Innovate too Slowly? Can Start-ups Help? | Digital Book World

Do Publishers Innovate too Slowly? Can Start-ups Help? | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Weighing how innovation takes place in publishing, several start-ups at BEA15 explain how they help traditional publishers adapt to change more rapidly.
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Amazon Now Blocking Publishers (but Not Retailers) From Emailing eBooks to Your Kindle? | Ink, Bits, & Pixels

Amazon Now Blocking Publishers (but Not Retailers) From Emailing eBooks to Your Kindle? | Ink, Bits, & Pixels | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
When I reported yesterday that Baen Books was going to drop the email delivery option from its ebookstore, I downplayed the story by pointing out the context that other retailers and publishers still offered this feature.
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Want to Succeed in Self-Publishing? Write for Yourself: Tips From an Indie Author - Publishers Weekly

Want to Succeed in Self-Publishing? Write for Yourself: Tips From an Indie Author - Publishers Weekly | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Indie author K.P. Ambroziak urges self-publishers to worry less about reviews and making mistakes along the way.
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UK custom publisher Caspian Media launches stand-alone app for Professional Engineering

UK custom publisher Caspian Media launches stand-alone app for Professional Engineering | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
magazine, B2B, Professional Engineering, Caspian Media, PugPig, trade magazines, iPhone, iPad

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IDPF Holds Conference on "Putting Reader First", Neglects to Put Any on Panels | Ink, Bits, & Pixels

IDPF Holds Conference on "Putting Reader First", Neglects to Put Any on Panels | Ink, Bits, & Pixels | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Thursday marks the second and final day of the IDPF's conference this year, and as I get caught up on coverage I've found an article with highlighting. The Bookseller summarized yesterday's sessions with an inadvertently funny roundup post this morning. Tell me if you can spot the incongruities: The theme of the International Digital Publishing Forum... Read More »
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Appeals court denies Apple's bid to remove antitrust monitor in e-books case

Appeals court denies Apple's bid to remove antitrust monitor in e-books case | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Apple's efforts to have antitrust compliance monitor Michael Bromwich removed from oversight of its business were denied on Wednesday, as an appeals court said the iBooks operator lacked sufficient reasoning to have him replaced.
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Report Surveys Opportunities for English-Language Writers in China

Report Surveys Opportunities for English-Language Writers in China | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
China offers significant opportunities for English-language writers, says a new report produced by Nesta, The Literary Platform and Douban Read.
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Why I Believe in Indie Authors - ETP Writers Community

Why I Believe in Indie Authors - ETP Writers Community | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
With the advances in technology, it is now possible for anyone to become an Indie author and publish a book. Gone are the days when we had to send manuscripts to publishers, only to be at their mercy every step of the publishing way.
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Glose Launches an Android App, Adds Excerpt to Its eBookstore | Ink, Bits, & Pixels

Glose Launches an Android App, Adds Excerpt to Its eBookstore | Ink, Bits, & Pixels | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The second coming of Readmill has been quite popular since it launched last November, but it was missing something: support for Android. That changed today. Glose has launched a new Android app which brings its social reading platform to Android.
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How to make an eBook with iBooks Author

http://www.lynneknowlton.com/blogging/ is the link to the ebook showing my insider blogging secrets on how to be a kickass blogger. It will give you an example ...
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HarperCollins Tries Mobile Marketing with Shazam | Digital Book World

HarperCollins Tries Mobile Marketing with Shazam | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
In a new partnership with Shazam, HarperCollins checks off several boxes in the mobile book marketing playbook. More on that plus top BEA news.
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Authors Guild Pushes for Book Contract Reform | Digital Book World

Authors Guild Pushes for Book Contract Reform | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Launching the Fair Contract Initiative, the Authors Guild aims to empower authors and agents to win better contract terms from publishers.
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Kobo Implements Visa Checkout for e-books and e-readers

Kobo has just signed a deal with Visa Checkout, that allows people to buy e-readers and e-books. If you use this new alternative to Paypal, you will gain $10 in
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Showrooming is on the Rise and Bookstores Suffer

Showrooming is on the Rise and Bookstores Suffer | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Showrooming is the process in which people visit their local bookstore to snap a picture of a book or scan a barcode to find it cheaper online. The average
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The Authors Guild Breaks Up With Vanity Press Author Solutions | Ink, Bits, & Pixels

The Authors Guild Breaks Up With Vanity Press Author Solutions | Ink, Bits, & Pixels | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The Authors Guild is turning over a new leaf this week.
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Broadband providers to block ebook piracy sites - Broadbandchoices News

Broadband providers to block ebook piracy sites - Broadbandchoices News | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
A High Court order obtained by the Publishers Association has required that broadband providers must block access to seven ebook piracy websites.
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The Authors Guild to Take on Boilerplate Publishing Contracts With Fair Contract Initiative | Ink, Bits, & Pixels

The Authors Guild to Take on Boilerplate Publishing Contracts With Fair Contract Initiative | Ink, Bits, & Pixels | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The Authors Guild frequently gets called a puppet of the major publishers, and now they have a chance to prove just how wrong that label is. They've just announced a new educational initiative which will focus on dissecting the boilerplate terms common to standard book publishing contracts and (I hope) detail which terms are appropriate, exploitative, or negotiable. To... Read More »
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HarperCollins Partners with Shazam on Interactive Mobile Marketing | Digital Book World

HarperCollins Partners with Shazam on Interactive Mobile Marketing | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Partnering with the digital recognition app Shazam, HarperCollins launches a mobile marketing program to deliver interactive content to readers.
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Elsevier clashes with researchers over open access publishing for academic texts

Elsevier clashes with researchers over open access publishing for academic texts | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Academic publishing is a multi-million dollar business dominated by just a few major publishing houses. Many academics and open access advocates believe that’s unfair—publishers simply take researchers’ work and sell it back to them, they say. Stan Correy takes a look at the state of play.
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B&N Partners With Bublish for a Free Two Month Trial Through Nook Press | Ink, Bits, & Pixels

B&N Partners With Bublish for a Free Two Month Trial Through Nook Press | Ink, Bits, & Pixels | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Here's a freebie for those authors who still have an active Nook Press account. I just came away from the Bublish table in the innovation zone here at BEA 2015. It hasn't been widely announced, but Bublish was pleased to share the news that they had signed a promotional deal with Barnes & Noble. Authors... Read More »
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Scientific publishing: how have changes over the last 50 years affected ... - The Guardian

Scientific publishing: how have changes over the last 50 years affected ... - The Guardian | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Julie McDougall-Waters: Scientific publishing has been transformed over the last half century, by technology and the pressures of modern academia.
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Top 7 websites for self-publishers - The Times (subscription)

Top 7 websites for self-publishers - The Times (subscription) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Publishers Weekly reported last year the self-publishing industry grew 60 percent in 2012. The trade magazine predicted independent publishing will see widespread acceptance and a "maturing" of the industry in the future.
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