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“An e-Book is a Book” – Nigerian Poet and Linguist - Global Voices Online

“An e-Book is a Book” – Nigerian Poet and Linguist - Global Voices Online | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
“An e-Book is a Book” – Nigerian Poet and Linguist Global Voices Online In March this year, speakers of Yoruba, a language spoken by over 30 million people in Nigeria and in the neighbouring West African countries of Benin and Togo, set Twitter...
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Should You Get Amazon Kindle Unlimited? - Gizmodo

Should You Get Amazon Kindle Unlimited? - Gizmodo | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Amazon's Kindle Unlimited service is now available, offering access to 600000 book titles and 8000 audiobook titles for $10 a month. You can start a free trial today, but if you'd like to know immediately whether this is the ...
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Judge Not a Fan of Apple E-Book Deal - PC Magazine

Judge Not a Fan of Apple E-Book Deal PC Magazine Apple recently agreed to a $450 million settlement in its e-book price-fixing battle, but the judge overseeing the case is not a fan of the deal's fine print.
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There's A Major Revolution In The Book Industry That's Letting Novelists Make A Living

There's A Major Revolution In The Book Industry That's Letting Novelists Make A Living | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
... (Novelists will be able to make a better living for themselves by selling their books on Amazon- http://t.co/78je4yf9HP)
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Apple Adds Another 48 Million E-Reading Devices to Market in Q3 | Digital Book World

Apple Adds Another 48 Million E-Reading Devices to Market in Q3 | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Apple sold another 48 million iPads and iPhones in the third quarter of 2014, according to its latest earnings report. Its year-over-year iTunes revenue also
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Amazon Revenue up as Losses Mount | Digital Book World

Amazon Revenue up as Losses Mount | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Amazon's latest financial figures halfway through a busy year, Amazon helps authors set prices, Scholastic sees growth and expects more, 90% of American libraries now lending ebooks, John Ingram invests in Mediander and much more.
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Amazon facing united front of authors in Hachette e-book dispute - CNET (blog)

Amazon facing united front of authors in Hachette e-book dispute - CNET (blog) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Amazon facing united front of authors in Hachette e-book dispute CNET (blog) Amazon, which by some estimates controls more than a third of the entire book market and more than half of the e-book market, has received backlash over actions some...
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4 Common Kindle eBook Marketing Mistakes | Marc's Blog

4 Common Kindle eBook Marketing Mistakes | Marc's Blog | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
For some people, Kindle eBooks are a reliable source of income that allows them to earn six figures every year. These people have mastered Kindle eBook marketing and know how to get their books sold.
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How much digital reading stays inside you? - Olean Times Herald

How much digital reading stays inside you? - Olean Times Herald | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
How much digital reading stays inside you? Olean Times Herald The book, “Words Onscreen: The Fate of Reading in a Digital World” (Oxford University Press, to be published next year), is by Naomi S.
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ComiXology Will Sell DRM-Free Comics - Den of Geek (US)

ComiXology Will Sell DRM-Free Comics - Den of Geek (US) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
ComiXology Will Sell DRM-Free Comics Den of Geek (US) I'm a renter, same as you are if your comic collection is housed on ComiXology, and that is because of their policy against DRM-Free comics that we could fully download and house on our devices,...
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Google Chromebooks are Outselling Apple iPads in the Educational Market - The Digital Reader

Google Chromebooks are Outselling Apple iPads in the Educational Market - The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Apple released their annual report last night, and mixed in with the generally good news were a few misleading statistics. With revenues of $37.4 billion for the June quarter, Apple generated a profit of $7.7 billion dollars. Apple sold 35.2 million iPhones in the third fiscal quarter, up 13% from last year, and they sold …
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Who's up for an eBook Bundle? How About Three? - The Digital Reader

Who's up for an eBook Bundle? How About Three? - The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
If you’re in the market to buy a lot of ebooks right away then I have some good news for you. No fewer than three different bundles crossed my desk in the past day.
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REVIEW: Liberio eBook Publication Platform - Good E-Reader (blog)

REVIEW: Liberio eBook Publication Platform - Good E-Reader (blog) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
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REVIEW: Liberio eBook Publication Platform
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Whenever a new tool comes along that makes it even easier for indie authors to share their content with a broader audience, it's exciting.
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Oyster Launches New App, Brings eBook Reading to the Web - The Digital Reader

Oyster Launches New App, Brings eBook Reading to the Web - The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The US-centric subscription e-reading service Oyster revealed today that they have broken free of Android and iOS. Oyster has launched a browser-based reading app which will enable users to access Oyster’s large catalog of ebooks. According to the press release the app is supposed to be available for “web and mobile web browsers” today, but …
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Amazon, Oyster Battle for Ebook Dominance - Boston.com

Amazon, Oyster Battle for Ebook Dominance - Boston.com | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Headlines & Global News Amazon, Oyster Battle for Ebook Dominance Boston.com Oyster, which offers an ebook subscription service similar to Amazon's Kindle Unlimited, announced the launch of its web and mobile web reader Thursday.
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5 Steps to Writing a Best-Selling Book - Entrepreneur

5 Steps to Writing a Best-Selling Book - Entrepreneur | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Entrepreneur 5 Steps to Writing a Best-Selling Book Entrepreneur Which is all to say -- I was astounded, and very flattered, when the publishing company McGraw-Hill called me a few years ago and asked if I would like to write a book.
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For Subscription Ebooks, Great Expectations But Few Guarantees | Digital Book World

For Subscription Ebooks, Great Expectations But Few Guarantees | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
A report released today by the Book Industry Study Group (BISG) finds that 80% of publishers believe subscription ebooks becoming a major part of the...
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American Library Association: 90% of Libraries in U.S. Now Lend Ebooks | Digital Book World

American Library Association: 90% of Libraries in U.S. Now Lend Ebooks | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
See bolded area in the release below. [Press Release] Libraries Support Digital Readiness with Tech Training, STEM Programs, More Robust Online
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Subscriptions are in the news this week - The Shatzkin Files

Subscriptions for ebooks are certainly in the news this week. Amazon just announced their Kindle Unlimited offering, taking its place beside Oyster and Scribd as a “one price for all you can eat” Netflix- or Spotify-for-ebooks program.
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Authors Guild Blog Post on Amazon-Hachette Raises Hackles From Authors | Digital Book World

Authors Guild Blog Post on Amazon-Hachette Raises Hackles From Authors | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Some authors think that the Authors Guild would be more aptly named the Publishers Guild these days. A blog post on the Authors Guild website this week
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The Future of E-Book Borrowing - Slate Magazine

The Future of E-Book Borrowing - Slate Magazine | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Slate Magazine The Future of E-Book Borrowing Slate Magazine Most of the books in Kindle Unlimited are self-published or published through Amazon's imprints. No, it won't include that $250 physiology textbook you need.
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Are e-books reading's promising future or the death of book publishing? - The Times-Picayune

Are e-books reading's promising future or the death of book publishing? - The Times-Picayune | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Are e-books reading's promising future or the death of book publishing?
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Book News: Amazon Exec Says Hachette Is Using Authors 'As Human Shields' - NPR (blog)

Book News: Amazon Exec Says Hachette Is Using Authors 'As Human Shields' - NPR (blog) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Book News: Amazon Exec Says Hachette Is Using Authors 'As Human Shields' NPR (blog) Amid the ongoing dispute between Hachette and Amazon, Amazon executive Russ Grandinetti has proposed paying Hachette authors normal royalties while donating the...
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How much digital reading stays inside you? - Fort Morgan Times

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How much digital reading stays inside you?
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The book, "Words Onscreen: The Fate of Reading in a Digital World" (Oxford University Press, to be published next year), is by Naomi S.
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The Future of Ebook Subscription Services

The Future of Ebook Subscription Services | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Yesterday's post on ebook subscription models made me realize that there are many ways to offer all-you-can-read services. Here's what they could look like. (RT @MichaelLaRonn: The Future of Ebook Subscription Services.
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Amazon Adds Pricing Suggestions to KDP - The Digital Reader

Amazon Adds Pricing Suggestions to KDP - The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it

The service draws on Amazon’s vast database of past sales data and analyzes the relationship between price changes and number of copies sold. KDP Pricing Support factors in each title’s length, category, rank, reviews, price history, and its author’s related sales in order to provide a suggested price range for a newly listed ebook.

The price suggestion is shown as a graph which reflects how many sales would be made at each price point...

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