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Check your Kindle account for your credit from the Apple ebook settlement - GigaOM

Check your Kindle account for your credit from the Apple ebook settlement - GigaOM | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
CIO (blog) Check your Kindle account for your credit from the Apple ebook settlement GigaOM As Amazon explains, “We will automatically apply your available credit the next time you purchase a Kindle book or a print book sold by Amazon.com,...
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A Timeline of Amazon Brick-and-Mortar Rumors

A Timeline of Amazon Brick-and-Mortar Rumors | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Bouree Lam of The Atlantic aptly described the Tuesday earnings call with General Growth Properties CEO Sandeep Mathrani as “the call that launched a hundred articles.” In that call, the mall developer Mathrani revealed that Amazon is planning to launch 300 to 400 physical bookstores, massively expanding on the single physical bookstore it currently operates …
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European Digital Reading Lab, IDPF, Readium Foundation host first EPUB Summit in Bordeaux in April - TeleRead News: E-books, publishing, tech and beyond

European Digital Reading Lab, IDPF, Readium Foundation host first EPUB Summit in Bordeaux in April - TeleRead News: E-books, publishing, tech and beyond | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it

The European Digital Reading Lab (EDRLab), the Paris-based non-profit hub for digital reading and publishing development, has announced that it is partnering with the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) and the Readium...

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No, "Send to Kindle" Won't Help Vanquish Amazon | The Digital Reader

No, "Send to Kindle" Won't Help Vanquish Amazon | The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it

Joe Wikert's latest idea for defeating Amazon is a doozy.

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Good E-Reader - eBook, Audiobook and Digital Publishing News

Good E-Reader - eBook, Audiobook and Digital Publishing News | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it

Energy Sistem is a Spanish company and they have been making e-readers for a number of years. The last generation of hardware was released in 2014 and

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The Problem with eBook Piracy Spam | The Digital Reader

The Problem with eBook Piracy Spam | The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it

Try this experiment. Go to Amazon and pull up any book, any book at all as long as it has been out for at least a few months.

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National Libraries Day 2016 was 'truly inspirational' | The Bookseller

National Libraries Day 2016 was 'truly inspirational' | The Bookseller | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The support for National Libraries Day, which took place on Saturday and saw communities across the UK participate in more than 850 events, was "truly inspirational" and featured endorsements from authors and illustrators Sir Quentin Blake, Michael Rosen and Sarah McIntyre.
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Why Amazon is doubling down on lobbying

Why Amazon is doubling down on lobbying | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Amazon's spending on influence in Washington skyrocketed in 2015.
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Here are the Best Audiobooks in Audibles First in a Series Promotion

Here are the Best Audiobooks in Audibles First in a Series Promotion | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Audible has announced that they are having a a First in the Series Sale. They have hundreds of titles available and this program gives people a chance to
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How to Copy Overdrive Audiobooks to your MP3 Player

How to Copy Overdrive Audiobooks to your MP3 Player | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Overdrive has one of the largest collection of audiobooks and thousands of libraries all over the world deal with this company. Chances are if your local branch
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San Diego Booksellers Bemoan the Imminent Arrival of a Local Amazon Bookstore | The Digital Reader

San Diego Booksellers Bemoan the Imminent Arrival of a Local Amazon Bookstore | The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
We've known since Wednesday that Amazon is planning to open a retail location in San Diego (and judging by the related job openings, that is only the beginning), and booksellers in the San Diego area aren't happy.
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Good E-Reader - eBook, Audiobook and Digital Publishing News

Good E-Reader - eBook, Audiobook and Digital Publishing News | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Overdrive has one of the largest collection of audiobooks and thousands of libraries all over the world deal with this company. Chances are if your local branch
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'A Hybrid World': HarperCollins' Restivo-Alessi in Germany - Publishing Perspectives

'A Hybrid World': HarperCollins' Restivo-Alessi in Germany - Publishing Perspectives | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
At the new Future! Publish event in Berlin, HarperCollins' Chantal Restivo-Alessi talks about publishing when "digital is here to stay."
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Want to Succeed in Self-Publishing? Be Professional: Tips from an Indie Author

Want to Succeed in Self-Publishing? Be Professional: Tips from an Indie Author | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Hybrid author Jessica Lourey reminds aspiring writers that self-publishing is a long game.
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FlightDeck: A (potentially) very useful service for indies, self-publishing - TeleRead News: E-books, publishing, tech and beyond

FlightDeck: A (potentially) very useful service for indies, self-publishing - TeleRead News: E-books, publishing, tech and beyond | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it

I was first turned on to FlightDeck by their very helpful – and free – guide to the differences between EPUB and Amazon’s KF8 standard, and the formatting choices that can ensure a good handoff from one format to the other.

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Publishing Should be More About Culture Than Book Sales | The Digital Reader

Publishing Should be More About Culture Than Book Sales | The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it

It seems too obvious to point out that publishing is a cultural activity, not just a process for corporations to make money. That being said, we rarely talk or write about publishing without talking about money, about book sales.

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History and Historicals: At 75, Avon Romances the Readers - Publishing Perspectives

History and Historicals: At 75, Avon Romances the Readers - Publishing Perspectives | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it

Marking Avon Books' 75th year, the brand has been in romance for more than four decades of that period.

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HarperCollins launches '4th Shorts' series | The Bookseller

HarperCollins launches '4th Shorts' series | The Bookseller | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
HarperCollins imprint 4th Estate has launched a new short story series, 4th Shorts, which is intended to “introduce curious readers to 4th Estate’s rich back catalogue on an easily digestible scale.”
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Are Paid Book Reviews Worth It? | Jane Friedman

Are Paid Book Reviews Worth It? | Jane Friedman | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The majority of authors will not benefit from paid book reviews, and should invest their time and money elsewhere. Here's why.
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Good E-Reader - eBook, Audiobook and Digital Publishing News

Good E-Reader - eBook, Audiobook and Digital Publishing News | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Amazon is planning on opening a new bookstore in San Diego. The e-commerce giant is hiring store managers, booksellers and gadget enthusiasts. This will be the
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Archie Comics Gives Away 100 Free Digital Editions

Archie Comics Gives Away 100 Free Digital Editions | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Archie Comics is running a very unique promotion. They are giving new and existing users the ability to get access 100 digital comics for free, no strings
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How “Send to Kindle” Can Help Neutralize Amazon | Digital Book World

How “Send to Kindle” Can Help Neutralize Amazon | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
In a blog post for Digital Book World, Joe Wikert describes how publishers can reach customers better through Amazon's Send to Kindle functionality.
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No, "Send to Kindle" Won't Help Vanquish Amazon | The Digital Reader

No, "Send to Kindle" Won't Help Vanquish Amazon | The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Joe Wikert's latest idea for defeating Amazon is a doozy.
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San Diego booksellers express fear, loathing about coming Amazon Books outlet - TeleRead News: E-books, publishing, tech and beyond

San Diego booksellers express fear, loathing about coming Amazon Books outlet - TeleRead News: E-books, publishing, tech and beyond | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
I already mentioned, a few days ago, that Amazon job postings suggested it was planning to open an Amazon Books retail outlet in the San Diego or La Jolla area. But now the San Diego Union-Tribune has taken notice, and posted a feature article looking at the prospect and how local booksellers felt about it. I’m not entirely thrilled with the quality of the journalism involved. For example, there’s this paragraph, taken verbatim from the story at the time I was reading it (they’ve since corrected it after one of their commenters also pointed it out): The singular bookstore, which sells a limited selection of the site’s most popular and
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Good E-Reader - eBook, Audiobook and Digital Publishing News

Good E-Reader - eBook, Audiobook and Digital Publishing News | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Barnes and Noble has announced that they are giving Nook owners a $50 credit to upgrade to the Galaxy Tab 4, Galaxy Tab E, and the higher-end Galaxy Tab S2.
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