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Automatically Download Metadata for Your Ebooks with Calibre

Automatically Download Metadata for Your Ebooks with Calibre | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it

Automatically Download Metadata for Your Ebooks with Calibre Lifehacker Have you ever found yourself browsing through your collection on an eBook reader when you found a title you couldn't remember?

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YC-Backed Booktrope Rethinks Book Publishing - TechCrunch

YC-Backed Booktrope Rethinks Book Publishing - TechCrunch | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
If you're a writer, you've probably heard horror stories about the publishing industry — books that are rejected by publisher after publisher, books that..
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A record year for ebooks and libraries (infographic)

A record year for ebooks and libraries (infographic) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
OverDrive, a leading distributor of digital content to libraries, has released interesting facts about their record-breaking year. In 2014, more than 136…
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Bite-Size Post: Print vs E-Book

Bite-Size Post: Print vs E-Book | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Now, this must be one of the most unexpectedly fierce debates in the literary world: which is better, e-books or print? The numbers are showing that sales of print books rose 2% in 2014, so maybe t...
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Google to Show Sponsored Apps in Google Play Search Results - Will eBooks Be Next? ⋆ Ink, Bits, & Pixels

Google to Show Sponsored Apps in Google Play Search Results - Will eBooks Be Next? Uncategorized Google has long sold the lead spots in its search results to advertisers, and now they're expanding that practice to Google Play.
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iBooks Bestsellers: 'Fifty Shades' Rules - Publishers Weekly

iBooks Bestsellers: 'Fifty Shades' Rules - Publishers Weekly | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Nearly two weeks after the premiere of the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' film, books in E.L. James’s series continue to dominate Apple’s chart.
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Emma Barnes: Responsibility, Authority, Capability | The Bookseller

Emma Barnes: Responsibility, Authority, Capability | The Bookseller | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it

You can run down a checklist of key publishing tasks and think about whether your company is clear on who's responsible, whether they have the authority and whether they have the capability to be successful. Creating the catalogue, managing metadata, deciding pricing strategies, running digital projects, ensuring contracts are signed before publication, buying paper, doing key customer presentations, managing the company website. All these tasks, and more, require a unified effort to happen efficiently.

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Barnes & Noble Splits off Education Division to Form Standalone Company | Digital Book World

Barnes & Noble Splits off Education Division to Form Standalone Company | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The bookseller takes steps to create a separate education company from its college division, splitting it from from Barnes & Noble Retail and Nook.
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When Discoverability Arrives Too Late | Digital Book World

When Discoverability Arrives Too Late | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
How book publishers can target readers much earlier on using inbound marketing techniques, plus today's top headlines in digital publishing.
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28 (Better) Things No One Tells You About Publishing

28 (Better) Things No One Tells You About Publishing | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The recent Buzzfeed post by Curtis Sittenfeld called 24 Things No One Tells You about Publishing was fun to read. I've written 6 books with two publishers and I agreed with much of what she said. B...
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Libraries Are Concerned About the Lack of New e-books in the Kindle Format - Good E-Reader (blog)

Libraries Are Concerned About the Lack of New e-books in the Kindle Format - Good E-Reader (blog) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Libraries all over the US have expressed concern to Good e-Reader that the vast majority of new e-book titles from Overdrive are not available in the Kindle
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Will Amazon Prime Now Hurt Manhattan Bookstores? - Publishing Perspectives

Will Amazon Prime Now Hurt Manhattan Bookstores? - Publishing Perspectives | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Amazon has made its Prime Now one-hour delivery service available in Manhattan, and the service includes books. How will it impact B&N and other bookstores?
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Android, Apple and Ebooks: The Mobile Outlook for Publishers | Digital Book World

Android, Apple and Ebooks: The Mobile Outlook for Publishers | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Making sense of the Apple-Android footrace for ebook publishers, mobile content sales rising, plus more top headlines in digital publishing today.
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In Search of the Chinese Super Consumer - Publishing Perspectives

In Search of the Chinese Super Consumer - Publishing Perspectives | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
With 800 million consumers, China is a huge opportunity and entertainment is one of the top categories, but you need to know how to market to them.
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The 25 Biggest UK Publishers On Facebook | The Whip

The 25 Biggest UK Publishers On Facebook | The Whip | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
We rank the 25 biggest UK publishers by their Facebook interactions for January 2015.
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Beyond $0.99: New tips on ebook price promotions

Beyond $0.99: New tips on ebook price promotions | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The days when a single Kindle Daily Deal could catapult an unknown book up the New York Times bestseller list are probably behind us now.
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Poster revealed for Children's Book Week - USA TODAY

Poster revealed for Children's Book Week - USA TODAY | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
It's designed by Grace Lee, who illustrates 'Sofia the First' books.
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German Publisher Buys eBookstore, Plans Flat-Rate eBook Service ⋆ Ink, Bits, & Pixels

German Publisher Buys eBookstore, Plans Flat-Rate eBook Service ⋆ Ink, Bits, & Pixels | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
German Publisher Buys eBookstore, Plans Flat-Rate eBook Service ebookstore news, Germany There are many publishers who sell direct, but Bastei Lübbe is going where few have dared tread.

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E-Book Market - Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2014 - 2020 : Future Market Insi, Business

E-Book Market - Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2014 - 2020 : Future Market Insi, Business | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
E-books are electronic books or digitalbooks that consist of content in text, image and tabular form.

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Compete with Amazon by Designing a Better Online Store

Compete with Amazon by Designing a Better Online Store | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Amazon already has your customer in their store. Your customer is already browsing their aisles. Amazon will beat you, not because they have a better store than you, but because they have a bigger store than you. They sell enough things to already have your customer’s attention. It doesn’t matter if they came in to buy socks, if they’re at all likely to buy your thing, Amazon will have an easier time selling it to them because they are already there. So what do we do? Give up? Not just yet...
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The How and Why of Inbound Book Marketing | Digital Book World

The How and Why of Inbound Book Marketing | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
How inbound marketing can create strong, sustained relationships between book publishers and readers that discoverability efforts can't on their own.
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Ted Fujimoto sur Twitter

Ted Fujimoto sur Twitter | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Breakdown of the #writing process! I admire anyone who writes a book. #author #publishing pic.twitter.com/YeKsIricXL
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Record rise in book prices as readers show appetite for printed pages

Record rise in book prices as readers show appetite for printed pages | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The British books market is turning over a new leaf. After two decades of fierce price competition driving shops out of business, prices are rising at their fastest rate since 1997.
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Alternative paths to publishing proliferate but the path for authors most likely to be lucrative is still the oldest one - The Shatzkin Files

The Guardian reports that Big Five British publishers are aggressively courting authors to come directly to them rather than through agents. The specifics cited make this sound more like “toes in the water” than “a change in the value chain”.
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New Delhi World Book Fair Reaches One Million Consumers

New Delhi World Book Fair Reaches One Million Consumers | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The 9-day New Delhi World Book Fair drew more than 1,100 exhibitors and a million visitors to buy books at what has become one of Asia's key book fairs.
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Amazon to Publish First Batch of Kindle Scout Titles | Digital Book World

Amazon to Publish First Batch of Kindle Scout Titles | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The first ten of 21 titles chosen under Kindle Scout, Amazon's ebook crowdsourcing program, will be published a week from today by Kindle Press.
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