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Oyster Responds to Amazon’s Entry Into eBook Subscription Market - GalleyCat

Oyster Responds to Amazon’s Entry Into eBook Subscription Market - GalleyCat | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Oyster Responds to Amazon’s Entry Into eBook Subscription Market (Oyster Responds to Amazon’s Entry Into eBook Subscription Market http://t.co/F2kHQNBb9c via @galleycat)...
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SELF-e Helps Launch Indie Author Day

SELF-e Helps Launch Indie Author Day | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
SELF-e, a joint venture between BiblioLabs and Library Journal, announced today the launch of the first annual Indie Author Day, which will be on October 8.
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Romance sells, and its readers like their smartphone e-books

Romance sells, and its readers like their smartphone e-books | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
An article looking at the success of the romance and erotica genres in the UK notes that romance readers are twice as likely to read on their smartphone.
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Allow second-hand e-book resale? No; lower e-book prices! 

Allow second-hand e-book resale? No; lower e-book prices!  | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
European e-book store Tom Kabinet wants to permit second-hand e-book resale. However, lowering e-book prices instead would be a more feasible idea.
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Startup of the week: Litsy 

Startup of the week: Litsy  | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The entrepreneurs behind literary clothing company Out of Print think their addictive new app for book lovers is "the next best way to talk about books for when you can't be face-to-face. "
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Frisch & Co. Becomes an Imprint of Canelo

Frisch & Co. Becomes an Imprint of Canelo | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
'The translation market is getting stronger,' Canelo's Michael Bhaskar says, in taking the publisher's first imprint onboard.
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5 Ways Editorial & Sales Should Work Together

5 Ways Editorial & Sales Should Work Together | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Often in publishing there is an us vs. them dynamic between editorial and sales. But mutual respect & collaboration serve the entire organization’s needs.
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Get-Rich-on-Uber Ebooks Capture Drivers’ Hope and Desperation

Get-Rich-on-Uber Ebooks Capture Drivers’ Hope and Desperation | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
An Amazon cottage industry reveals an Uber driver sideline.
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We’re Buying Paperbacks, Audiobooks and Coloring Books — but Not E-Books

We’re Buying Paperbacks, Audiobooks and Coloring Books — but Not E-Books | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
After years of growth, digital book sales fell nearly 10 percent last year, while paperback sales grew 16 percent, a survey shows.
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"Should It be Legal to Resell eBooks?" Is the Wrong Question

"Should It be Legal to Resell eBooks?" Is the Wrong Question | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Ars Technica UK is using the ongoing court case against Tom Kabinet to ask whether consumers should have the right to resell digital content, but I think they're asking the wrong question.
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Consumers believe they have more rights than they really do in digital media 

Consumers believe they have more rights than they really do in digital media  | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
A study shows that when consumers "buy" digital media, they often believe, erroneously, that they have the same ownership rights in it as in physical media.
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A Few Words With Laura Perciasepe on Spanish Work in Translation

A Few Words With Laura Perciasepe on Spanish Work in Translation | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
'Book discovery has changed a lot over the years,' says Riverhead's Laura Perciasepe, who sees boundless opportunity for works in translation.
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E Ink ACEP will not be available for e-Readers until 2018

E Ink ACEP will not be available for e-Readers until 2018 | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
COLOR E Ink will be available for e-Readers in 2018 https://t.co/Z6l4cnETkW via @goodereader
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Look How Far the Kindle Has Come

Look How Far the Kindle Has Come | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The Amazon Kindle has undergone many iterations over the years. The company initially released several models with a keyboard that allows people to navigate the e-Reader and employ the D-Pad. In 2012 the company started to adopt a touchscreen and ditched the keyboard altogether and became more popular as a result. Sales started to increase, [...]
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Why is audiobook production taking off? Thank e-books and digital media

Why is audiobook production taking off? Thank e-books and digital media | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
An increase in the use of e-books and other digital technology has led to a boom in audiobook production over the last few years.
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Exact Editions treats complicated reference books like magazines 

Exact Editions treats complicated reference books like magazines  | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Digital magazine company Exact Editions is applying its expertise to converting and licensing complicated reference books for libraries and institutions.
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Is Patreon the Way Forward for Publishing?

Is Patreon the Way Forward for Publishing? | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
N.K. Jemisin's success shows that Patreon has potential to help authors devote more time to their writing. But will it work for more writers?
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Business Musings: The Grant of Rights Clause (Contracts/Dealbreakers)

Business Musings: The Grant of Rights Clause (Contracts/Dealbreakers) | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
As I’m revising the old Dealbreakers book, I am finding a lot of material that no longer applies. 2011-2013 was a transitional period in the ebook revolution. Traditional publishers didn’t know any…
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PRH's Dan Franklin on Strata of Innovation in Publishing

PRH's Dan Franklin on Strata of Innovation in Publishing | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
'Ebooks are essentially Web sites in wrappers. So what happens if you take the wrappers off?' One answer lies in the layered reading world of Strata.
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The Audiobook Boom: What’s Happening and How Can I Be Included? | Digital Book World

The Audiobook Boom: What’s Happening and How Can I Be Included? | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Audiobook sales are exploding. So how can more authors and publishers get involved and create audiobooks? Michele Cobb's guide tells you how.
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Company Snapshots: INscribe Digital

Company Snapshots: INscribe Digital | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
In “Company Snapshots,” we pose a series of questions to leading providers of digital products and services and let them speak for themselves about what their company does, how they benefit publishers, and what they believe the biggest trends in the industry are. In today’s entry, we have INscribe Digital. What does your company do? INscribe Digital is a one-stop solution for publishers of all sizes who want to distribute digital […]
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Canadian librarians approach accommodations with more publishers over e-book pricing 

Canadian librarians approach accommodations with more publishers over e-book pricing  | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Canadian Public Libraries for Fair Book Pricing is meeting with more publishers in its quest for fairer e-book pricing for Canadian libraries.
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Authors often fail at crowdfunding because it requires preparation 

Authors often fail at crowdfunding because it requires preparation  | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Crowdfunding is harder than it looks. Authors need to prepare in advance, but if they do it right it will also show them how to sell their books later on.
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A Few UK and US Charts From Nielsen Book Research

A Few UK and US Charts From Nielsen Book Research | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Who's buying the books, who's coloring them, and how are they finding them? Here are a few glimpses from Nielsen's 2015 research.
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BookBub Now Selling CPM Ads in Its Deals Newsletters

BookBub Now Selling CPM Ads in Its Deals Newsletters | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Bookbub has long charged authors and publishers fees in order to be accepted into one of its ebook deal newsletter, but it has always set a certain standard for quality (reviews) and editorial fit. Now it is setting aside those standards, and is going to start listing straight adverts in its newsletter. On Wednesday Bookbub announced that publishers and authors no longer have to have a deal for readers in order to get their ebook listed in the Bookub newsletter: BookBub Ads run in a dedicated space in BookBub’s daily emails. Advertisers — authors, publishers, agents, and other book marketing professionals — can use this space to promote full-priced books, discounted books, audiobooks, novellas, multi-author box sets, and much more. Bookbub has also posted an FAQ. The new ad units are CPM ads like you would find on most websites, and not fee-for-placement like the the rest of the email. Bookbub says that the price of an ad unit is determined by a competitive bidding process, with the high bidder obviously getting priority. Bookbub has long been the king of the ebook discount newsletters, but over the past year has been pivoting more and more to be a marketing service. One industry insider told [...]
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