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Simon and Schuster Opens Select eBook Titles to Public School Classroom Use

Simon and Schuster Opens Select eBook Titles to Public School Classroom Use | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it

Once the current digital revolution took hold, a future focused on digital reading seemed to be a possibility. The education sphere, to be sure, was eager to embrace the portability, the durability, and–perhaps above all–the cost effectiveness of ebooks. Unfortunately, buying digital editions for public school classrooms isn’t as streamlined as it is for the general public.


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Marketing Your Indie Book - A Rough Nautical Map In A Sea Of Advertising Options

Marketing Your Indie Book - A Rough Nautical Map In A Sea Of Advertising Options | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
So you’ve published your book! Congratulations! All your hard work is now... beginning. That's right, folks: it’s now time to sell your book. So roll back your sleeves, grab a sweatband, pull on th...
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Between e-books and Amazon, how do authors get paid?

Between e-books and Amazon, how do authors get paid? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Last week, Canada's biggest authors penned a strongly-worded letter to the country's biggest library.
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OverDrive Reports the Kindle eBook Issue Has Been Fixed ⋆ Ink, Bits, & Pixels

OverDrive Reports the Kindle eBook Issue Has Been Fixed ⋆ Ink, Bits, & Pixels | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
OverDrive Reports the Kindle eBook Issue Has Been Fixed Amazon, library ebooks, overdrive This is just a quick note to let you know that OverDrive says that they've fixed that annoying Kindle book availability issue: Earlier this week, we became...
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How to send your Kindle clippings to Evernote

How to send your Kindle clippings to Evernote | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
I'm very good at highlighting useful passages in ebooks, but not so great at remembering to do anything with them. Occasionally, it occurs to me to copy and paste them into Evernote but, as a geek,...
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The Top 10 Things All Authors Should Know About Amazon

The Top 10 Things All Authors Should Know About Amazon | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Your Amazon ranking has nothing to do with sales.
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Israel's book market in 2015

Israel's book market in 2015 | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
How is Israel's book sector performing?2013 and (especially) 2014 were very bad years. We had a difficult, extended price war between the two chains that control 75% of Israel's book market.
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Why photobooks are booming in a digital age - FT.com

Why photobooks are booming in a digital age - FT.com | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Self Publish, Be Happy, the online platform for self-published artists’ books, is based in a rundown building in Dalston, an area that has, over the past decade, seen a generation of young Londoners move east.
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Amazon Watch: Launching Soon in South Korea?, Swahili Now Supported in Kindle Store

Amazon Watch: Launching Soon in South Korea?, Swahili Now Supported in Kindle Store | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Local sources are reporting that Amazon is in a hiring spree in Seoul, South Korea. The Korean language news site Donga reports that the retailer is hiring up to 300 positions in anticipation of a launch in March.

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Barnes & Noble Splitting Into Two Companies - PYMNTS.com

Barnes & Noble Splitting Into Two Companies - PYMNTS.com | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Barnes & Noble will spin off its college bookstore business, but hang onto its Nook e-book reader, the company announced on Thursday (Feb. 26). That's
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Sorry, Ebooks. These 9 Studies Show Why Print Is Better

Sorry, Ebooks. These 9 Studies Show Why Print Is Better | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Don't lament the lost days of cutting your fingers on pristine new novels or catching a whiff of that magical, transportive old book smell just yet! A slew of recent studies shows that print books are still popular, even among millennials. What's mor...
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Kobo Glo Discontinued, New 300 ppi Kobo Alyssum to Take it’s Place? | The eBook Reader Blog

Kobo Glo Discontinued, New 300 ppi Kobo Alyssum to Take it’s Place? | The eBook Reader Blog | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Earlier in the month Kobo teased us with some "big news" that we thought could have meant that Kobo was getting set to release a new ebook reader or two, but
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Wattpad Launches App for Erotic Fiction ⋆ Ink, Bits, & Pixels

Wattpad Launches App for Erotic Fiction ⋆ Ink, Bits, & Pixels | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Wattpad Launches App for Erotic Fiction ipad app, iPhone app, Wattpad Wattpad is heating things up this week with the launch of After Dark, a new free iOS app which offers an adult reading experience curated for fans of roman
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Why EBooks Are Recording Information About Your Reading Habits

Why EBooks Are Recording Information About Your Reading Habits | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
When you go on holiday this year, will you be reading a Kindle on the beach, or perhaps by a lake?
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Student Groups Pressure Colleges Over the Insane Cost of Textbooks

Student Groups Pressure Colleges Over the Insane Cost of Textbooks | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Students can spend $1,300 per year on textbooks, but online textbooks could ease that burden, a new analysis finds...
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E-readers vs print books – which is a more eco-friendly choice? (infographic)

E-readers vs print books – which is a more eco-friendly choice? (infographic) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
To say e-readers are more eco-friendly than print books is not exactly true, when you count in more factors than just the…
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iPhone/Android Users: How To Convert MP3s Into Audiobooks

iPhone/Android Users: How To Convert MP3s Into Audiobooks | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Do you have an audiobook in MP3 format that you would like to listen to on your iPhone and Android (while always having your last spot bookmarked)?
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Amazon and Overdrive Giving Up on Kindle e-books in Libraries?

Amazon and Overdrive Giving Up on Kindle e-books in Libraries? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Overdrive has been delaying the Kindle editions of e-books in the United States on titles from major publishing companies. No new Kindle edition has been...
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How Authors Can Build Content Communities | Digital Book World

How Authors Can Build Content Communities | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
There's an enormous amount of digital content that doesn't make it into finished ebooks, which authors can repurpose to build reader communities.
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The Few, the Proud, the Independent Bookstores - Daily Beast

The Few, the Proud, the Independent Bookstores - Daily Beast | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Contending first with the chains and more recently with Amazon, independent booksellers find survival tough but not impossible, and lately new stores are thriving.
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Four Reasons to Self-Publish Your Children's Book - Huffington Post

Four Reasons to Self-Publish Your Children's Book - Huffington Post | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
If you have a story to tell, it's a wonderful time to be alive. Self-publishing gives authors creative control....
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InDesign Secrets: Tips for Naming EPUB Files

InDesign Secrets: Tips for Naming EPUB Files | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
File names with spaces and special characters will get your EPUBs rejected by ebook retailers. Get tips for naming your EPUB files — with InDesign Secrets.
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The Best e-Readers and Tablets to Read PDF Files

The Best e-Readers and Tablets to Read PDF Files | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
A very common question we receive at Good e-Reader is what is the best tablet, e-reader or app to view and edit PDF files. Today, we look at the very best

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OverDrive Blames Kindle eBook Problem on Technical Snafu ⋆ Ink, Bits, & Pixels

OverDrive Blames Kindle eBook Problem on Technical Snafu ⋆ Ink, Bits, & Pixels | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it

OverDrive Blames Kindle eBook Problem on Technical Snafu overdrive If you've been checking ebooks out of your library over the past month, you may have noticed a certain problem with OverDrive. Numerous library patrons...

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