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Enhanced ebooks v. Collector's Hardcovers

Enhanced ebooks v. Collector's Hardcovers | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Enhanced ebooks have been the talk of publishing for quite some time, primarily because I believe publishers thought that they could halt price erosion with the promise of a book that had extras. E...
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Amazon-Hachette fight deepens as authors take sides

Amazon-Hachette fight deepens as authors take sides | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
As Philip Pullman, Stephen King and James Patterson back traditional publishers, self-published authors support retail giant
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So You Want to Get Rich Self-Publishing an E-Bestseller - DailyFinance

So You Want to Get Rich Self-Publishing an E-Bestseller - DailyFinance | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
So You Want to Get Rich Self-Publishing an E-Bestseller DailyFinance In the days before the Internet and e-readers, most readers and booksellers derided self publishing as the "vanity press," although a few famously successful books were...
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The Humble Sci-Fi eBook Bundle Is An Amazing Bargain For Book Lovers - io9

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The Humble Sci-Fi eBook Bundle Is An Amazing Bargain For Book Lovers
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For just $12, you can get 11 science fiction books right now, by authors including Alan Dean Foster, Barbara Hambly, Harlan Ellison, Greg Bear and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough.
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Digital publishing: Ghana, Africa lagging behind - Biztech Africa

Digital publishing: Ghana, Africa lagging behind - Biztech Africa | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Digital publishing: Ghana, Africa lagging behind Biztech Africa Although internet usage in Africa has grown by a whopping 3 606%, compared to the world average of 566%, the continent's digital publishing industry is still underdeveloped and lagging...
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World Cup Indreases E-Reading About Soccer in Football-Crazed Countries - Digital Book World

World Cup Indreases E-Reading About Soccer in Football-Crazed Countries - Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
World Cup Indreases E-Reading About Soccer in Football-Crazed Countries Digital Book World Brazil: The World Cup host country was reading the A grande historia dos mundiais series, chronicling World Cup tournaments throughout the last eight...
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Amazon Shelves French Book Discounts - Wall Street Journal

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Amazon Shelves French Book Discounts
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The new law, which went into effect Thursday morning, essentially forbids online booksellers from applying government-regulated discounts to the cover prices of books.
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Publishing 'Mein Kampf' in Germany - New York Times

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Publishing 'Mein Kampf' in Germany
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Let's not forget that book burnings and the banning of ideas that ran contrary to the Nazi Party line were a regular feature of the Third Reich in the years leading up to World War II.
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Amazon tells Hachette authors it'll give them 100% of e-book sales ...

Amazon tells Hachette authors it'll give them 100% of e-book sales ... | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
How about 100 percent of the revenue from all Hachette-published e- book sales — at least for the duration of the Amazon/Hachette fight. The news comes from a letter that Amazon exec David Naggar sent to a small group of ...
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Bulk sales set to increase eBook sales growth in South Africa - Bizcommunity.com

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Bulk sales set to increase eBook sales growth in South Africa Bizcommunity.com The publishing industry will yet again see a readjustment as year-on-year eBook sales fall for the first time, announces Nielsen Research; publishers are not seeing the...
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How Amazon Is Changing the Book Publishing Business - Bloomberg

How Amazon Is Changing the Book Publishing Business - Bloomberg | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Slate Magazine (blog) How Amazon Is Changing the Book Publishing Business Bloomberg July 9 (Bloomberg) -- Robin Warner, managing director at DeSilva and Phillips, discusses how Amazon is changing the business of book publishing with Trish Regan on...
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Review: Unlimited e-book services offer plenty - WRAL.com

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Review: Unlimited e-book services offer plenty
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Apps for both services offer features typical for e-books. You can start a book on one device and pick up where you left off on another, though I've often run into syncing problems with both.
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Smashwords CEO on Why He as an Indie Author Supports Hachette Against ... - Digital Book World

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Book publishing platform Tablo scores $400k seed funding - BRW

Book publishing platform Tablo scores $400k seed funding - BRW | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
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Book publishing platform Tablo scores $400k seed funding
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The biggest complication of e-publishing today is its technical complexity, Davies says.
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Traditional publishing is 'no longer fair or sustainable', says Society of Authors - The Guardian

Traditional publishing is 'no longer fair or sustainable', says Society of Authors - The Guardian | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The Guardian Traditional publishing is 'no longer fair or sustainable', says Society of Authors The Guardian Nicola Solomon, who heads the 9,000-member strong Society of Authors, said that publishers, retailers and agents are all now taking a...
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Half year results show print decline slowing

Half year results show print decline slowing | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Marianela Camacho Alfaro's insight:

"It has been a pretty decent year on the shop floor and in publishing boardrooms thus far in 2014. As we reveal in greater detail in our Review of the Half Year, the physical market for the first half of 2014 fell 2.4% to £526m through Nielsen BookScan. A decline, yes, but the shallowest one in the first half of a year since the market began contracting in 2008."

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Are iBooks Bestsellers Different From Kindle Bestsellers? - Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Are iBooks Bestsellers Different From Kindle Bestsellers? - Wall St. Cheat Sheet | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Are iBooks Bestsellers Different From Kindle Bestsellers?
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Apple's list of iBooks bestsellers is the least unique, sharing all but one book with at least one of the other lists.
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Authors Guild Dismisses Amazon Offer - Wall Street Journal

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Authors Guild Dismisses Amazon Offer
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"It is worth stating that we are not anti-Amazon, or anti-e-book, or anti-indie-publishing," stated the letter. "Nor are we taking Hachette's side in the present dispute.
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Oyster and Scribd Unlimited Ebook Services Review - NDTV

Oyster and Scribd Unlimited Ebook Services Review - NDTV | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
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Oyster and Scribd Unlimited Ebook Services Review
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Oyster and Scribd let you read as many books as you want for a monthly price - $10 for Oyster and $9 for Scribd. I was skeptical at first.
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Smashwords Releases 2014 Indie E-book Sales Survey - Publishers Weekly

Smashwords Releases 2014 Indie E-book Sales Survey - Publishers Weekly | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Smashwords Releases 2014 Indie E-book Sales Survey Publishers Weekly Although Coker cautions that his interpretations of the data are based on averages, and that the indie/self-published e-book market is also dominated by the romance genre, he...
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HarperCollins Launches Yet Another eBookstore - The Digital Reader

HarperCollins Launches Yet Another eBookstore - The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Evidently pleased with the success of niche ebookstores like Narnia.com (launched last October), HarperCollins launched a new ebookstore today at HarperCollins.com. The new store sells paper books, ebook, and even audiobooks (when available).
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Amazon Dangles E-Book Offer Amid Hachette Dispute - Wall Street Journal

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Amazon Dangles E-Book Offer Amid Hachette Dispute
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Amazon is pushing for a greater share of e-book revenue and lower e-book prices.
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Amazon offers authors e-book proceeds amid Hachette dispute - Moneyweb.co.za

Amazon offers authors e-book proceeds amid Hachette dispute - Moneyweb.co.za | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Amazon offers authors e-book proceeds amid Hachette dispute Moneyweb.co.za Amazon sent a letter to authors, including Douglas Preston, proposing to take them out of the middle of the spat by giving them all of any e-book revenue, Preston said in an...
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The French Do Buy Books. Real Books. - New York Times

The French Do Buy Books. Real Books. - New York Times | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
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The French Do Buy Books. Real Books.
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This has prompted soul-searching over Amazon's 41 percent share of new book sales in America and its 65 percent share of new books sold online.
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Oceano Moves Into Ebooks, Mines Smaller Spanish Markets ...

Oceano Moves Into Ebooks, Mines Smaller Spanish Markets ... | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
For Oceano, ebooks should offer an added value to the print book market. Such is the case, for example, of a fashion book already in print, La mejor version de tí, by Argentinian writer Gisela Mendez — the ebook version now ...
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How to sell your books via the iBooks store | Self-Publishing Advice

How to sell your books via the iBooks store | Self-Publishing Advice | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
British children's indie author Karen Inglis shares her top tips for getting self-published books in the spotlight in Apple's growing iBooks store.
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