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4% of Readers Read eBooks Exclusively - Good E-Reader (blog)

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4% of Readers Read eBooks Exclusively
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eBook reading is on the rise, primarily due to the sheer amount of e-readers and tablets being adopted.
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The Best e-Readers and Tablets to Read PDF Files

The Best e-Readers and Tablets to Read PDF Files | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
A very common question we receive at Good e-Reader is what is the best tablet, e-reader or app to view and edit PDF files. Today, we look at the very best

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OverDrive Blames Kindle eBook Problem on Technical Snafu ⋆ Ink, Bits, & Pixels

OverDrive Blames Kindle eBook Problem on Technical Snafu ⋆ Ink, Bits, & Pixels | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it

OverDrive Blames Kindle eBook Problem on Technical Snafu overdrive If you've been checking ebooks out of your library over the past month, you may have noticed a certain problem with OverDrive. Numerous library patrons...

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Between e-books and Amazon, how do authors get paid?

Between e-books and Amazon, how do authors get paid? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Last week, Canada's biggest authors penned a strongly-worded letter to the country's biggest library. Writers like Margaret Atwood and Vincent Lam were rattling their pens in protest over a policy that allowed the library system in Toronto to purchase used copies…
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In Germany: Ebooks Less Than 10% of Market, Tolino Grows

In Germany: Ebooks Less Than 10% of Market, Tolino Grows | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Ronald Schild Germany's MVB discusses developments in German ebook sales — with still just a single-digit marketshare — and the Tolino ebook platform.
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How a book club is helping to keep ex-offenders from going back to jail - Washington Post

How a book club is helping to keep ex-offenders from going back to jail - Washington Post | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
After joining a book club while behind bars, three D.C. men are now relying on it as an unlikely lifeline.
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YC-Backed Booktrope Rethinks Book Publishing

YC-Backed Booktrope Rethinks Book Publishing | 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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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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Wattpad Launches App for Erotic Fiction ⋆ Ink, Bits, & Pixels

Wattpad Launches App for Erotic Fiction ⋆ Ink, Bits, & Pixels | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Wattpad Launches App for Erotic Fiction ipad app, iPhone app, Wattpad Wattpad is heating things up this week with the launch of After Dark, a new free iOS app which offers an adult reading experience curated for fans of roman
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Should Europe Develop a Pan-European Ebook Platform?

Should Europe Develop a Pan-European Ebook Platform? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Is a pan-European ebook platform still a viable option? Or has ebook platform development progressed so far that it has rendered the point moot?
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Can You Read Kindle e-books on a Different e-Reader? - Good E-Reader (blog)

Can You Read Kindle e-books on a Different e-Reader? - Good E-Reader (blog) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
One of the most common questions and concerns we get at Good e-Reader is if you read Kindle e-books on a non-Amazon branded device? The answer depends on what
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Barnes & Noble to keep Nook digital business - Salt Lake Tribune

Barnes & Noble to keep Nook digital business - Salt Lake Tribune | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
New York • Barnes & Noble is keeping its Nook Media digital business after all. The bookseller had planned to combine Nook and its college bookstores into a single company separate from its retail operations.
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Smashwords: Why Jamie McGuire Returned to Self Publishing

Smashwords: Why Jamie McGuire Returned to Self Publishing | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
An interview with Mark Coker, CEO of Smashwords, on why I returned to self-publishing.... http://t.co/sD7LBpTcxy
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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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