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Self-Publishing Part 5 – Formatting and Finishing Touches

Self-Publishing Part 5 – Formatting and Finishing Touches (via Spirit Authors Marketing & Publishing Tips for Authors) Book marketer Lynn Serafinn shares her tips for making a professional-looking book layout that creates an enjoyable experience...
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15 diagrams that show how a book is made

15 diagrams that show how a book is made | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
These book diagrams show the parts of the print book, different bookbinding types, and step by step instructions on how to bind a book.
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Afghanistan book market is dominated by the Iranian works - Iran Book News Agency

Afghanistan book market is dominated by the Iranian works - Iran Book News Agency | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
IBNA- Afghan poet and the deputy of Afghanistan’s House of Literature in Iran Mohammad Sorour Rajayi says that book market in his country is dominated by the Iranian works.
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Amazon in India, the World's Most Avid Readers

Amazon in India, the World's Most Avid Readers | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
. . Who Spends the Most Time Reading in the World?  INDIA  It took the Western world a bit by surprise, that the most avid readers can be found in India. See the info-graphic by Publishing Perspect...
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Can Technology Replicate Word-of-Mouth Book Marketing?

Can Technology Replicate Word-of-Mouth Book Marketing? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Ferol Vernon of Written Word Media argues that online, email book marketing is at its most effective when addressing readers in precise verticals.
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Simon Collinson: Surveying small publishing's data on ebooks | The Bookseller

Simon Collinson: Surveying small publishing's data on ebooks | The Bookseller | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it

When questioned about their ebook businesses, many small publishers report that they have little confidence that they're following best practices in production, design, or marketing, partly a result of the dearth of reliable information. When it comes to small publishing, a number of important questions could be examined:

How much are small presses paying to have their ebooks made? And by what means — in-house preparation? outsourced formatting?How do they feel about DRM?Through which retailers are they selling their ebooks, and in which territories?
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The Future of E-book Subscriptions

The Future of E-book Subscriptions | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
In the wake of the announcement that Entitle is folding and that Scribd will remove a sizable portion of its romance and erotic fiction titles, a publishing services company takes the long view.
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B&N Completes College Group Spinoff

B&N Completes College Group Spinoff | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Barnes & Noble has completed the separation of its retail operation from its college business.
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Consumer Websites Are Book Marketing's Future

Consumer Websites Are Book Marketing's Future | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
This must be the book industry’s year of consumer-facing websites. The latest publisher to join the trend is Simon & Schuster with their pop-culture, “binge-worthy” website Glommable, run by its Touchstone Books imprint. According to the site’s description, it’s the place to find content from the most “innovative, inspiring, and forward-thinking creators.” That content includes …
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College Textbook Prices Have Risen 1,041 Percent Since 1977

College Textbook Prices Have Risen 1,041 Percent Since 1977 | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Students hitting the college bookstore this fall will get a stark lesson in economics even before they've cracked open their first chapter.
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Book Distributor NBN International Speaks Up!

Book Distributor NBN International Speaks Up! | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Matt Devereux of NBN International in the UK wants publishers to better understand the book distribution business and has turned to social media to help.
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How Analytics Will Change Publishing - Digital Book World

How Analytics Will Change Publishing - Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Jellybooks founder Andrew Rhomberg discusses how analytics will allow publishers to better understand their audience.
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Women Authors Need Your Support. Here's Why - Huffington Post

Women Authors Need Your Support. Here's Why - Huffington Post | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Thanks to the change-inspiring VIDA count, we already know men are disproportionately represented in major book reviews, with some outlets covering four times more books by men than by women.
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Growing U.S. Support for Book Banning and Book Ratings Systems - Reason (blog)

Growing U.S. Support for Book Banning and Book Ratings Systems - Reason (blog) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Could the rise in conservative views toward censorship be coming from millennials of the left?
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Writers Who Rocked Self-Publishing

Writers Who Rocked Self-Publishing | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
PW Select checks in with three writers who saw significant success with their self-published books, to see what they’re up to today.
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Digital dominates the conversation, but for the publishing industry in 2020, print will still dominate revenues

Digital dominates the conversation, but for the publishing industry in 2020, print will still dominate revenues | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
It is rare for an executive in the publishing industry, when contemplating the next five years, to talk positively about print.
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Why Digital Comics Are Great For Kids, Plus 5 Ways to Discover and Read Them | Learning

Why Digital Comics Are Great For Kids, Plus 5 Ways to Discover and Read Them | Learning | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Comics are a terrific way to introduce kids to storytelling. Not sure where to start? We've got 5 ways to discover and read kid-friendly digital comics.
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Are content curators becoming more important than content creators?

Are content curators becoming more important than content creators? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
I’m sure most of you bristle at the thought of curators being more valuable than creators. After all, the former have no job without the latter. I agree, but it’s not as if the content creation population is declining. In...
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Why Apple And Amazon Choose To Be 'Frenemies'

Why Apple And Amazon Choose To Be 'Frenemies' | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
New research reveals why it sometimes makes sense for fierce competitors like Apple and Amazon to work together.
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The Future Is Freelance | Digital Book World

The Future Is Freelance | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
In the debate over keeping work in-house or outsourcing, John Bond advocates for publishers to do what they do best and offer the rest to someone else.
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Ingram Content Group Launches 1440 Accelerator to Find Innovations to Shape the Future of the Publishing Industry | BookBusiness

Ingram Content Group Launches 1440 Accelerator to Find Innovations to Shape the Future of the Publishing Industry | BookBusiness | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Up to 10 Publishing Startups to Receive Equity Investment and Mentorship

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today, Ingram Content Group announced the launch of its new accelerator program, 1440, named for the year Johannes Gutenberg perfected his printing press technology. Built on the belief that publishing innovation has the power to change the world, 1440 aims to find and accelerate startups creating the next breakthrough innovations in the publishing industry.

“At Ingram Content Group, we pride ourselves on constantly looking for innovative technologies and ideas to help our customers improve their business,” said John Ingram, Chairman and CEO of Ingram Content Group and Chairman of The Nashville Entrepreneur Center. “We’re excited to collaborate with the EC and Jumpstart Foundry to advance the publishing industry.”

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Open Textbook Library

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Open Textbook Library

As an instructor, you want your students to have the best textbooks possible. Unfortunately, not all students can afford the high cost of traditional textbooks.
You can change that!

You can ensure that ALL of your students will have access to your course textbook content. In addition, you can edit the textbooks to fit your courses and best meet the needs of your students.

Open textbooks are real, complete textbooks licensed so teachers and students can freely use, adapt, and distribute the material. Open textbooks can be downloaded for no cost, or printed inexpensively.

This library is a tool to help instructors find affordable, quality textbook solutions. All textbooks in this library are complete and openly licensed.

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Tablet to Tablet: What Hasn’t Changed in Publishing — and Should

Tablet to Tablet: What Hasn’t Changed in Publishing — and Should | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Bob Pritchett, CEO of Faithlife, creator of Logos Bible Software, uses the history of the tablet reader to discuss changes in digital publishing today.
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World's first braille smartwatch is an ebook reader and more

World's first braille smartwatch is an ebook reader and more | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
On the surface, Dot sounds like a fairly standard smartwatch: It resembles a Fitbit and features a messaging system, navigation functions, Bluetooth 4.0,
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