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Uncovered Books - A new way to discover amazing eBooks

Get Uncovered Books - A new way to discover amazing eBooks on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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How True An Account Is The Book 'Accidental Billionaires' By Ben Mezrich? - Forbes

How True An Account Is The Book 'Accidental Billionaires' By Ben Mezrich? - Forbes | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
How True An Account Is The Book 'Accidental Billionaires' By Ben Mezrich?
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Le French Book Partners with Bookshout! For Ebook Promotions - Broadway World

Le French Book Partners with Bookshout! For Ebook Promotions - Broadway World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Le French Book Partners with Bookshout! For Ebook Promotions
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BookShout! Is a direct-to-consumer ebook platform focussed on creating new sales channels and powering ebook sales from nearly any website.
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There Is One New Book On Amazon Every Five Minutes | TechCrunch

There Is One New Book On Amazon Every Five Minutes | TechCrunch | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
In an interesting post, writer Claude Nougat estimated the total number of books on Amazon - about 3.4 million at last count (a number that could include..
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The Literary Agent's Indie Ebook Roadmap

This presentation by Mark Coker of ebook distributor Smashwords provides literary agents a detailed roadmap to help them create an indie ebook services strateg… (Good overview of changes in #publishing and #litagents opportunities therein by @markcoker...
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A Brave New World of e-Publishing Confronts the Old

A Brave New World of e-Publishing Confronts the Old | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
letters in The Wall Street Journal e-publishing, marketing books, Amazon.com, Steve Cohen, authors, publishers (Letters: A Brave New World of e-Publishing Confronts the Old http://t.co/lwqcaMJV1d...
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Consumers Aren't Buying Most of Their Digital Content, But They Are Buying eBooks and Music. Why? - The Digital Reader

Consumers Aren't Buying Most of Their Digital Content, But They Are Buying eBooks and Music. Why? - The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
A new survey from the UK crossed my desk yesterday which shows that consumers are adapting their pre-internet buying habits to the digital content they consumer online. A couple days ago eMarketer posted the results of an April 2014 consumer survey by Ipsos MORI which showed that far more people consume content online than pay for it. A third of the …
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How to Establish Robust Trade in Emerging Ebook Markets : Publishing Perspectives

How to Establish Robust Trade in Emerging Ebook Markets : Publishing Perspectives | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
For an ebook distributor to succeed in a developing market they need to adapt to methodologies, in particular payment mechanisms, already prevalent in that market.
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With Print, Amazon Challenges Brazil’s Bookselling Establishment : Publishing Perspectives

With Print, Amazon Challenges Brazil’s Bookselling Establishment : Publishing Perspectives | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The Seattle giant has started selling print books in Brazil, demanding good metadata and creating better customer service. This move could raise the bar for the rest of the Brazilian book industry.
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New Ebook Production Tools Heighten Focus on Quality - Digital Book World

New Ebook Production Tools Heighten Focus on Quality - Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
New Ebook Production Tools Heighten Focus on Quality Digital Book World Changes in ebook production and conversion technologies are opening up new opportunities when it comes to digital content.
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The history of printed word (infographic)

The history of printed word (infographic) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it

Electric Literature shared an informative timeline of printed word, from a first known printed book, to 3D printing, complete with how particular technologies work. 

The infographic was created by the design company Mediaworks for Cartridge Discount.

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Elly's Choice Offers a New Book Club Style eBook Subscription Service in the Netherlands - The Digital Reader

Elly's Choice Offers a New Book Club Style eBook Subscription Service in the Netherlands - The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
All you can read subscription plans like Kindle Unlimited may be getting all the press but that’s not the only idea being tested right now. A new service launched today in the Netherlands, and it plans to update the old book club idea for the ebook  era. Elly’s Choice offers a simple and cheap subscription plan that …
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Combating the Higher-Ed Used Book Market

Combating the Higher-Ed Used Book Market | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Roughly $5.5 billion of the over $8 billion higher education textbook market is caught in the secondary market.
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Used eBooks Now Illegal in Germany - The Digital Reader

Used eBooks Now Illegal in Germany - The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The German consumer rights group VZBZ suffered a legal defeat this week in their fight to get readers more rights over their purchases. For the past few months VZBZ has been fighting a legal battle similar to the one which they initiated last year over the sale of used computer games. The Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverbandes has argued that …
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Bookless library opened by new US university - The Guardian

Bookless library opened by new US university - The Guardian | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The Guardian Bookless library opened by new US university The Guardian "The ability to read, absorb, manage and search digital documents and conduct digital research are skills of growing importance in industry," she said, with the new digital-only...
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Library lending drops, ebook demand soars - The Dominion Post

Library lending drops, ebook demand soars - The Dominion Post | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
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Library lending drops, ebook demand soars
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Wellingtonians are going online to find their latest reading material, with fewer visiting the city's libraries while the number of ebooks being downloaded soars.
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dotEPUB — download any webpage as an e-book

Tool for automatic conversion to the main e-book formats: bookmarklet, Chrome and Firefox extension, widget and API (Create an epub book from a webpage for free, no registration needed.
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Compare Book Prices - Android app on AppBrain

Compare Book Prices - Android app on AppBrain | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Get the Compare Book Prices Android app (★★★, 50+ downloads) ⇒ An app to compare books prices available on Sell or Rent on different Vendors like...
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You can try to be the next Hemingway -- for $6,000

You can try to be the next Hemingway -- for $6,000 | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Self-publishing has made it possible to get your writing out in the world.
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Delaware Passes Law Which Makes eBooks and Other Digital Content Inheritable - The Digital Reader

Delaware Passes Law Which Makes eBooks and Other Digital Content Inheritable - The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Do you know that clause in the TOS for the Kindle Store and many other digital content stores which says that the content is licensed to you and is nontransferable? The state of Delaware just negated that clause (in part). Last week Governor Jack Markell signed House Bill (HB) 345, “Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets and Digital Accounts Act”, giving …
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The Future of Fixed-Layout Ebooks | Digital Book World

The Future of Fixed-Layout Ebooks | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
How ebook designers can impact what comes next, Amazon widens cloud storage access and gains support for drone delivery, Audible gets into discovery, digital opportunities in Latin America and more.
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Amazon in Brazil and the Tropical Agency Model : Publishing Perspectives

Amazon in Brazil and the Tropical Agency Model : Publishing Perspectives | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Amazon's negotiations with publishers in Brazil have led to surreal pricing, while some advocate for passing a fixed-price law to defend against the Americans.
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20 things you need to know before you self-publish

20 things you need to know before you self-publish | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Following our live chat, where our panel of experts explored the hows and why of self-publishing, we now round up the top 20 things you need to know for academic self-publishing success (Guardian article for scholars: "Twenty things you need to know...
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Meet The Publisher Who Ditched Amazon And Is Selling More Books Than Ever

Meet The Publisher Who Ditched Amazon And Is Selling More Books Than Ever | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
How one small publisher ditched Amazon and is having its best year ever.
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Amazon's UK Best Seller List Affected By Free eBook Offer - What, Again? - The Digital Reader

Amazon's UK Best Seller List Affected By Free eBook Offer - What, Again? - The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
So Porter Andersen reported on Friday that a free Kindle ebook promotion sponsored by a telecom was playing merry hob on the UK Kindle Store’s best seller list: Amazon officials confirm to The FutureBook that downloads of #Kindle ebooks from Amazon...
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Self-Publishing Series Case Study: Will bookstores sell your indie books? | Claire McKinney Public Relations, LLC

Self-Publishing Series Case Study: Will bookstores sell your indie books? | Claire McKinney Public Relations, LLC | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Do bookstores want to sell your #indie books? from our blog: http://t.co/tz1t5eazrH
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