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8 Ways Oyster Books Can Rule the Ebook Subscription Market : Publishing Perspectives

8 Ways Oyster Books Can Rule the Ebook Subscription Market  : Publishing Perspectives | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
In the six months since its debut, the $14 million Oyster ebook subscription platform has yet to take off. What's lacking? What could be improved? We advise.
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U.S. e-Book Market to see 21.28% CAGR to 2018, Says a 2014 e-Book ... - Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

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Reading Habits in a Digital World - Barna Group

Reading Habits in a Digital World - Barna Group | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The Barna Group provides research and training for churches, non-profits, and businesses. (Christians have long identified as “people of the Book,” but how much are they really reading?
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Publishing Is Rotten To The Core

Publishing Is Rotten To The Core | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
There is something seriously askew with the supposed values of the publishing business. The most egregious behavior continually gets overlooked, ignored, and swept under the carpet, in favor of pur...
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How to: Easy Way to Convert Wikipedia Articles to eBooks

How to: Easy Way to Convert Wikipedia Articles to eBooks | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
We all know what Wikipedia is all about. Yes, it’s a free and largest encyclopedia on the web that contains millions of articles on a wide array of topics.
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Amazon to Launch New Crowd Source Platform, Now Recruiting KDP Authors - The Digital Reader

Amazon to Launch New Crowd Source Platform, Now Recruiting KDP Authors - The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Here’s a new publishing program from Amazon which is so new that it doesn’t yet have a launch day, URL, or even a name.
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SIBA 2014: Pietsch, Patterson Dance Around Amazon Dispute - Publishers Weekly

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SIBA 2014: Pietsch, Patterson Dance Around Amazon Dispute
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While Pietsch declined to discuss the negotiations with Amazon, he told the indie booksellers that " your support means a lot.
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Yahoo acquires Indian startup Bookpad: report - ZDNet

Yahoo acquires Indian startup Bookpad: report - ZDNet | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
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Yahoo acquires Indian startup Bookpad: report
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... services and providing cloud-based document hosting, viewing, editing and annotation within a website or app.
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Want To Sell More Books? Understanding Your Readers | Digital Book World

Want To Sell More Books? Understanding Your Readers | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The more you know about your actual audience members, the more likely they are to spread the word for you.
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Anti-Piracy Police Begin Targeting eBook Pirates - TorrentFreak

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Anti-Piracy Police Begin Targeting eBook Pirates TorrentFreak After very publicly taking down a number of sites offering music, movies and TV shows without permission, City of London Police appear to have taken down their first ebook-related domain.
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eBook Piracy Becomes a Top Concern

eBook Piracy Becomes a Top Concern | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The UK Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit has shut down a pirate eBook website called OnRead.
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New report looks into US e-Book market that will grow at a CAGR of 21.28% to ... - WhaTech

New report looks into US e-Book market that will grow at a CAGR of 21.28% to ... - WhaTech | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
New report looks into US e-Book market that will grow at a CAGR of 21.28% to ... WhaTech This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the e-Book market in the US for the period 2014-2018.
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Moving Forward: Canadian Publishing 2014 - Publishers Weekly

Moving Forward: Canadian Publishing 2014 - Publishers Weekly | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
PJ Media Moving Forward: Canadian Publishing 2014 Publishers Weekly Every book and publishing venture requires some kind of a leap of faith, but this year Canadian publishers are investing more than ever in new efforts to reach out to readers.
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Publishing's Holding Pattern: 2013 Salary Survey - Publishers Weekly

Publishing's Holding Pattern: 2013 Salary Survey - Publishers Weekly | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Publishing's Holding Pattern: 2013 Salary Survey Publishers Weekly Employees at publishing houses worked a little bit longer each week and made a little more money in 2013 than they did in 2012.
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The Content Flood and Authors Whining - Digital Book World

The Content Flood and Authors Whining - Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The Content Flood and Authors Whining Digital Book World Bookbub contributes to that. So does the fact that many bestselling indie authors understand the business so much better than the Big 5 and use it to their advantage.
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Publishers are like, ‘We don’t know who your market is, we don’t know who we’d sell your book to,’ and I’m like, ‘What do you mean? Like… People with reading skills?’

Publishers are like, ‘We don’t know who your market is, we don’t know who we’d sell your book to,’ and I’m like, ‘What do you mean? Like… People with reading skills?’ | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Roxane Gay, talking about writers of color at the “This Woman’s Work” panel at the 2014 Brooklyn Book Festival (via yeahwriters) (RT @rgay: "Publishers are like, ‘We don’t know who your market is, we don’t know who we’d sell...
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Traditional vs. Indie Publishing: The Bottom Line

Traditional vs. Indie Publishing: The Bottom Line | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Which route should a serious writer take toward publication? Which path is better? Which is faster, pays more, garners more prestige? The great debate of traditional publishing versus the self-publ...
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Dapper Press Offers Services For Self-Publishing Writers - Chicagoist

Dapper Press Offers Services For Self-Publishing Writers - Chicagoist | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Dapper Press Offers Services For Self-Publishing Writers Chicagoist Clayton Smith, professor at Columbia College and co-founder of a new publishing services company, Dapper Press claims that just because something is simple, doesn't mean it's easy.
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The global e-book market is expected to grow due to strong demand for tablets

E-book sales are expected to reach a whopping USD 9.7 billion worldwide by the year 2016. The E-book market is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 19.81% over the period 2014-2018. This report: Global e-Book Market 2014-2018 provides a detailed analysis of the market and focuses on the major players, recent developments and key drivers of the global e-book market. Market overview Demand for tablets all over the world is expected to drive growth in the market. According to recent research, almost 3 ...


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How to turn your smartphone into an e-book reader - Economic Times

How to turn your smartphone into an e-book reader - Economic Times | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
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How to turn your smartphone into an e-book reader
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Aldiko Book Reader supports ePub and PDF formats on Android. It allows you to sort books via tags and displays them in a bookshelfstyle interface.
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Copyright, Licensing, and the Law of E-Books Workshop

Minow: Copyright, Licensing, and the Law of E-Books Workshop

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Book lovers: Try these literary travel options - Allentown Morning Call

Book lovers: Try these literary travel options - Allentown Morning Call | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Book lovers: Try these literary travel options Allentown Morning Call Carla Hayden is one of Baltimore's best-known book lovers, one who has spent 21 years at the helm of the city's Enoch Pratt Free Library.
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Publishers are like, ‘We don’t know who your market is, we don’t know who we’d sell your book to,’ and I’m like, ‘What do you mean? Like… People with reading skills?’

Publishers are like, ‘We don’t know who your market is, we don’t know who we’d sell your book to,’ and I’m like, ‘What do you mean? Like… People with reading skills?’ | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Roxane Gay, talking about writers of color at the “This Woman’s Work” panel at the 2014 Brooklyn Book Festival (via yeahwriters) Let’s not allow anyone to argue “But how do we find readers for these...
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The marketing tools you need for any self-published book - The Next Web

The marketing tools you need for any self-published book - The Next Web | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The marketing tools you need for any self-published book The Next Web The advice you see on blogs telling you how to get people to buy your book is all pretty much awful. Guaranteed in five easy steps!
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More Publishers Join Comixology's DRM-Free Program - Publishers Weekly

More Publishers Join Comixology's DRM-Free Program - Publishers Weekly | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
More Publishers Join Comixology's DRM-Free Program Publishers Weekly The movement to remove Digital Rights Management software from e-book content continues to grow.
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Mix of New and Familiar Players, Challenges at BISG Annual Meeting - Digital Book World

Mix of New and Familiar Players, Challenges at BISG Annual Meeting - Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Mix of New and Familiar Players, Challenges at BISG Annual Meeting Digital Book World It was awarded to Bill Kasdorf, Vice President, Apex Content Solutions, for his work as Chair of the Content Structure Committee and on its signature EPUB 3...
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