TechCrunch Amazon's Kindle Unlimited is limited; it's missing 5 major publishers Triangle Business Journal (blog) Some authors publish their books under multiple publishing houses, so some titles will still be available.
They're the first major publisher to sign with Bitlit, an app that lets you send a photo of your book's copyright page with your name inked on it in exchange for a deal on the ebook. The Harpercollins pilot includes Neal ...
When we interviewed the guys over at Amazon Kindle on how to publish an eBook onto their publishing platform, they shared a few book marketing ideas with us. (Want to know how to market your #ebook on Kindle?
The Guardian Amazon at 20: billions, bestsellers and legal battles The Guardian In the face of increasing competition from Apple's iBookstore and Barnes & Noble's Nook, Amazon's ebook market share falls from a high of more than 90% in 2010 to 60%.
The subscription debate: Publishing's all-you-can-eat concern
With almost the kind of timing that Amazon Prime promises its members, Len Vlahos' Book Industry Study Group (BISG) has arrived to deepen the debate about subscriptions and their potential in publishing.
Amazon buyers prefer DRM-free e-books, study claims TechHive AuthorEarnings says its study shows that self-published works, which it claims accounts for 31 percent of total daily ebook sales across most genres, actually sell better when they are...
The Mac Observer Kindle Unlimited: Has Amazon Cornered the e-Book Market? Motley Fool With Kindle Unlimited, Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN ) has made 600,000 books (and 8,000 audiobooks) freely available to those willing to paying $9.99 per month.
This set of figures -- introduced with a debate at the House of Commons this week, reported by my colleague Benedicte Page -- is the third wave of what can be considered major "survey events" into author income this year, following the Digital Book World (DBW) survey "What Authors Want" and the launch of the ongoing AuthorEarnings.com by author Hugh Howey.
Reported by The Bookseller's Sarah Shaffi in Typical author earnings 'dropped to £11,000 in 2013, the society's presentation, Jones writes today, noted that the context is not without revenue:
The ALCS pointed to the enormous earnings generated by the creative industries, prompting concern that these earnings are not being passed on. The Society of Authors called for fairer contracts, and greater royalty rates from digital sales. But the author Nicholas Lovell took exception to the idea that authors “deserved to be paid”.
How Kindle Unlimited Stacks Up Digital Book World Two of the biggest such services, Oyster and Scribd, both welcomed the arrival of Kindle Unlimited as a sign that the subscription model is being more widely embraced by publishers, authors and...
In a stunning upset, used ebook marketplace Tom Kabinet has survived its first round of legal battles today. A judge of the District Court of Amsterdam has ruled today that Tom Kabinet can continue to operate while it is being sued in court. Launched just over a month ago, Tom Kabinet enables users to resell …
Dutch courts lets ebook reseller stay online PCWorld Tom Kabinet offers a platform that it says lets users legally sell used ebooks. Sellers have to declare they obtained their copies legally and agree to delete their versions when a sale is made.