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Kobo Writing Life Introduces Free eBook Download Tracking

Kobo Writing Life Introduces Free eBook Download Tracking | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Kobo Writing Life is a self-publishing platform that has been going strong for the last year. It appeals to authors who want to sell their books i
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Books on the Web, Part 3: Current Tools

Books on the Web, Part 3: Current Tools | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
In part 1 of this series we looked at the benefits of putting books on the web. In part 2 we discussed some of the things that still need improvement for books to thrive on the web.
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ALM's Chief Digital Officer: Publishing's Future is Digital AND Data-Driven

ALM's Chief Digital Officer: Publishing's Future is Digital AND Data-Driven | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
ALM Media's Jeff Litvack is bullish on digital magazines.
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App Shopper: TotalReader for iPhone - The BEST eBook reader for epub, fb2, pdf, djvu, mobi, rtf, txt, chm, cbz, cbr (Books)

App Shopper: TotalReader for iPhone - The BEST eBook reader for epub, fb2, pdf, djvu, mobi, rtf, txt, chm, cbz, cbr (Books) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Mac Apps, Mac App Store, iPad, iPhone and iPod touch app store listings, news, and price drops
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Story2go

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Story2Go is a platform that provides INTERACTIVE elements to your work. You can now make a comic book, with moving parts, or write a ghost story, with a mobile atmosphere around it's pages. You can create a magazine with pictures reacting to the user's touch, or a family photo album, where your summer vacation comes to life interactively. 

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OverDrive Announces Growth in K12 Market - Good E-Reader (blog)

OverDrive Announces Growth in K12 Market - Good E-Reader (blog) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Good E-Reader (blog) OverDrive Announces Growth in K12 Market Good E-Reader (blog) eBook adoption in school libraries stands to result in a significant savings for both public and private centers' budgets, given the typically lower cost of titles...
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Kindle Keyboard Firmware Update Fixes Web Browser Issues | The eBook Reader Blog

Kindle Keyboard Firmware Update Fixes Web Browser Issues | The eBook Reader Blog | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The Kindle Keyboard is over 4 years old now, but that hasn't stopped Amazon from issuing a software update to fix some problems with the web browser. The new
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How Alliances Bolster Latin American Independent Publishing

How Alliances Bolster Latin American Independent Publishing | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
A quintet of editors from Argentina and Mexico discuss the boom and future of independent publishing in Latin America.
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Review: Reading e-books on different devices tough - Chicago Daily Herald

Review: Reading e-books on different devices tough - Chicago Daily Herald | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
While Amazon hasn't, other companies have embraced a format called EPub. In theory, that means books bought for one non-Kindle device can be read on another. But trying to move my EPub books around gets frustrating.
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Reedsy Launches Its Marketplace For Indie Authors To Unbundle Traditional Publishing Houses

Reedsy Launches Its Marketplace For Indie Authors To Unbundle Traditional Publishing Houses | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Meet Reedsy, a new startup that wants to unbundle the good old publishing company and provide all the services you need to self publish a book. As an author,..
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How to sync bookmarks, notes, and collections with iBooks for iPhone, iPad, and Mac

How to sync bookmarks, notes, and collections with iBooks for iPhone, iPad, and Mac | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
In addition to letting you buy and read ebooks, iBooks lets you make notes, highlight text, save bookmarks, and even organize your books and PDFs into collections.
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Authors Playing the Long-Game in Tough Book Market, Survey Finds | Digital Book World

Authors Playing the Long-Game in Tough Book Market, Survey Finds | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The 2015 Digital Book World and Writer's Digest Author Survey finds few authors earning much money but lengthening their business outlooks in response.
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Share Kindle books with your family - Komando

Share Kindle books with your family - Komando | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Back in the day when books were printed in actual ink on real paper, it was a cinch to pass books around the family. I vividly recall my sisters and me sharing the latest Nancy Dre...
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Mixed Results for Bricks-and-Mortar Stores with Digital Content

Mixed Results for Bricks-and-Mortar Stores with Digital Content | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
For many bricks-and-mortar bookstores, 2014 was a banner year, helped by the overall improvement in the sale of print books.
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Authors Playing the Long-Game in Tough Book Market, Survey Finds | Digital Book World

Authors Playing the Long-Game in Tough Book Market, Survey Finds | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The 2015 Digital Book World and Writer's Digest Author Survey finds few authors earning much money but lengthening their business outlooks in response.
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Blinkbox Books Closing Next Month, Kobo to the Rescue? | The eBook Reader Blog

Blinkbox Books Closing Next Month, Kobo to the Rescue? | The eBook Reader Blog | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
UK-based Tesco has announced that they will be closing their blinkbox branded ebook store at the end of February 2015, according to a report by The
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Running up that hill | The Bookseller

Running up that hill | The Bookseller | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it

The audiobook streaming service Bardowland the e-book platform Blinkbox Books were to close: the former because it simply ran out of steam, the latter because Tesco refused to back it further and a sale to Waterstones fell through. In both cases their demise was lamented not so much because of a loss of business, as one might regret the closure of a bookshop, but because the smart ideas underpinning these enterprises never got the chance to breath.

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Boundless Post Textbook World Report

Boundless surveyed nearly 650 college students about how they study, the high cost of textbooks, and exactly how they feel about the move to digital alternatives. We found that digital learning alternatives are quickly becoming as popular, and even overcoming, traditional resources. These trends are leading us closer to a post-textbook world, where physical reference materials give way to digital resources that deliver better education with greater access.

For more information on Boundless and the report, visit www.boundless.com.
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Authors Recalibrate for Tight Book Market | Digital Book World

Authors Recalibrate for Tight Book Market | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Why some indie authors with an eye on the long game are satisfied with lower earnings, Tesco gets out of ebooks and more news in digital publishing.
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iBooks Author and Curating Classroom Resources - Tech Educator Podcast - Instructional Tech Talk

iBooks Author and Curating Classroom Resources - Tech Educator Podcast - Instructional Tech Talk | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Episode 51 of the Tech Educator Podcast (airs Sundays at 7EST) talks all about iBooks Author and how teachers are starting to find value in curating their own resources and textbooks using multitouch technology.

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Jaipur BookMark Estimates Indian Publishing Worth $20bn

Jaipur BookMark Estimates Indian Publishing Worth $20bn | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Organizers of the Jaipur BookMark estimate the Indian book market is worth $20 billion, while noting that ebook sales were down 20% this past year.
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Thousands of Enhanced Digital Books | The Future in Reading

Thousands of Enhanced Digital Books | The Future in Reading | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Are your #students fans of graphic novels? Contact @myONreader to get their favorites in your classroom! http://t.co/4E59OQKdEV #reading
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Self-Publishing the Family Cookbook - Good E-Reader (blog)

Self-Publishing the Family Cookbook - Good E-Reader (blog) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
When the digital revolution kicked off, it sparked a wave--for better or for worse, depending on which supporter or critic you ask--of self-publishing
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Here's How To Be The Best Book Club Member You Know - Huffington Post

Here's How To Be The Best Book Club Member You Know - Huffington Post | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Like any gathering of people, book clubs can be tough to sustain. They depend on the entire group's ability to play by the rules and honor the mission of their club.
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Tesco to close ebook-selling service - Financial Times

Tesco to close ebook-selling service - Financial Times | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Tesco is to close its ebook-selling service as it admitted it had been unable to find a buyer, despite holding talks with Waterstones, Britain’s biggest chain of bookstores.
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15 signs to prove you're a book addict - The Guardian

15 signs to prove you're a book addict - The Guardian | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Ever worried you might be generally addicted to books? If you have any of these 15 warning signs, you’re definitely a bookaholic too! But don’t worry about kicking the habit. Books are awesome
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