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Best Social Media Sites for Book Marketing | Digital Book World

Best Social Media Sites for Book Marketing | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Everything you can do to market your books, Americans reading fewer books?
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Monday blog: Real numbers — The truth about self-publishing - THE WRITTEN WORD

Monday blog: Real numbers — The truth about self-publishing - THE WRITTEN WORD | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
This past January, Digital Book World reported that nearly 80 percent of self-published authors and more than half of traditionally published authors earn less than $1,000 a year from their efforts. That report has generated a lot of debate.
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From Pequeno Editor, A Book That Grows Into a Tree

From Pequeno Editor, A Book That Grows Into a Tree | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
To educate children, Argentina’s Pequeno Editor published a biodegradable book embedded with jacaranda seeds that can literally be planted after it is read.
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Scribd Brings Bestselling eBooks to Australia

Scribd Brings Bestselling eBooks to Australia | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Australia has proven itself a major growth market for Scribd. Subscriptions have more than tripled in the country in less than a year. This has prompted Scribd
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How to Self-Publish Poetry

How to Self-Publish Poetry. Part of the series: Writing & Publishing. Self-publish poetry by using online tools, such as Lulu.com, hand-printing materials or having ...
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2015 Indie Book Award Winners Announced - PR Newswire (press release)

2015 Indie Book Award Winners Announced - PR Newswire (press release) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
NEW YORK, May 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group has named the best indie...
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Th Self-Publishing Stigma: Gone For Good?

Th Self-Publishing Stigma: Gone For Good? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
As self-published authors command a bigger market share, their respect stock grows too.
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Latin American Digital Markets to Rise 10-15% by 2020 - Publishing Perspectives

Latin American Digital Markets to Rise 10-15% by 2020 - Publishing Perspectives | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
A new report from German ebook distribution platform quantifies the anticipated growth of digital publishing across Latin America.
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Book Regrows into Tree After Being Read - PSFK (blog)

Book Regrows into Tree After Being Read - PSFK (blog) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The Tree Book Tree program produces beautiful children’s books that grow into trees.
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Chlorine concerts and butter books? TTIP tests Germany's cultural values - Deutsche Welle

Chlorine concerts and butter books? TTIP tests Germany's cultural values - Deutsche Welle | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Are literature and live music just banal trade goods? Germany's creatives are concerned that TTIP will knock culture off its pedestal of protection. Here, culture is carefully shielded from the winds of the market.
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Students May Access eBook Libraries Using iPads - Patch.com

Students May Access eBook Libraries Using iPads - Patch.com | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Find new books with 3M Cloud, Axis 360, Follett Shelf and Overdrive.
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When Google is your librarian and Starbucks your WiFi, do we still need public libraries?

When Google is your librarian and Starbucks your WiFi, do we still need public libraries? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
When Google is your librarian and Starbucks your WiFi, do we still need libraries? Book review of "BiblioTech" by John Palfrey
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Aeneas is An Open Source Tool for Syncing Audiobooks and eBooks | Ink, Bits, & Pixels

Aeneas is An Open Source Tool for Syncing Audiobooks and eBooks | Ink, Bits, & Pixels | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Amazon's Whispersync for Voice is one of the niftier features for the Kindle platform. It lets you easily switch from an ebook to a matching audiobook and back without loosing your reading or listening position.
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Richard Nash on the Democratization of Publishing

Richard Nash on the Democratization of Publishing | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Publishing is returning to its pre-industrial state when everyone was a creator, transforming into a network where emotions matter most, says Richard Nash.
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D2C Bookselling Is Not Easy...But Here Are Two Options

D2C Bookselling Is Not Easy...But Here Are Two Options | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Direct-to-consumer bookselling is growing and innovative thinking is helping. Two solutions that are appealing: BitLit ebook bundling and Penguin Hotline.
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Macmillan Adds Kid's eBook Titles to Epic's Subscription Platform | Ink, Bits, & Pixels

Macmillan Adds Kid's eBook Titles to Epic's Subscription Platform | Ink, Bits, & Pixels | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Evidently satisfied with its deals to distribute backlist titles through Scribd and Oyster, on Thursday Macmillan announced an agreement to offer its ebooks through the children’s ebook subscription service Epic.
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15,000 Free e-books Now Available on Entry Level Samsung Phones

15,000 Free e-books Now Available on Entry Level Samsung Phones | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Samsung is trying to make their entry level smartphones viable in Africa. The South Korean company has ironed out a partnership with Worldreader and Jumia to
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ACX-cellent: Audiobooks for the Indie Author | Wise Ink's Blog for Indie Authors about Self-Publishing

ACX-cellent: Audiobooks for the Indie Author | Wise Ink's Blog for Indie Authors about Self-Publishing http://t.co/4vVSMzZJnA via @Wiseink
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Why All Fonts Are Not Created Equal (video) | Ink, Bits, & Pixels

Why All Fonts Are Not Created Equal (video) | Ink, Bits, & Pixels | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Did you ever wonder why Amazon developed a custom font just for its E-ink ereaders in 2012, and then developed a completely different font (Bookerly) or the Fire tablets last year?
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Vook to Relaunch as Free Self-Publishing Platform Pronoun

Vook to Relaunch as Free Self-Publishing Platform Pronoun | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
From a Pronoun press release via Digital Book World: Today Pronoun announces the formation of a new author-friendly platform for book publishing.
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Can you Really Make Money With Amazon Kindle?

Can you Really Make Money With Amazon Kindle? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Indie publishing allows authors much greater earning potential than the traditional route, in terms of…
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Foreign authors warned about book censorship in China - The Guardian

Foreign authors warned about book censorship in China - The Guardian | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Books translated for the fast-growing Chinese market may be censored without the authors’ knowledge, a writers’ advocacy group reports
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PRH to be global publisher for BBC audio | The Bookseller

PRH to be global publisher for BBC audio | The Bookseller | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it

Penguin Random House UK is to become the global publisher and distributor for all BBC-branded physical and digital audiobooks.

The deal signed today with BBC Worldwide extends an agreement signed by Random House Audio and BBC Worldwide in 2013 to sell and distribute BBC audiobooks that had previously been available through the now-defunct AudioGO.

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Macmillan Adds Children's Ebooks to Subscription Platform Epic! - Digital Book World

Digital Book World Macmillan Adds Children's Ebooks to Subscription Platform Epic!
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Microsoft may have a plan for eBooks with HoloLens in the future - WinBeta

Microsoft may have a plan for eBooks with HoloLens in the future - WinBeta | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Undoubtedly, some Microsoft users are bummed that Microsoft hasn’t shown any particular interest in the growth of e-books within the platform. For a moment, there was hope that a mutually beneficial
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Pronoun: Re-branded Vook Promises Authors 100% Royalties

Pronoun: Re-branded Vook Promises Authors 100% Royalties | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Venerable digital publishing platform Vook is no longer, but has been re-imagined and rebranded as Pronoun — a company that will offer 100% royalties.
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