When you buy an eBook you might think you’re spending money on pretty much the same thing you’d get if you bought a paperback book: thousands of words composed by an author to tell a story, make an argument, or otherwise put ideas into words,...
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Good copy-editing is invisible. Its success is, by definition, an absence and therefore wildly underappreciated. Magazine people in particular tend to remember the copy editor only when an error surfaces and it’s time to apportion blame.
Magazine publishers have always trafficked in data about their audience, but recently it’s become abundantly clear that smart publishers are getting more sophisticated in their data management, and using it to better understand, grow, and monetize their audiences. Data has become the accelerant of choice for an industry long confident in its ability to curate engaged audiences around content, but struggling to translate those audiences into dollars in a Post-Magazine Era. (Some may question that we’re in a Post-Magazine Era, but that term is not intended to suggest the magazine is dead -- only that it is no longer considered the source of long term growth by most publishers.)
infographic: The Value of a Book (to an Author) infographic Self-publishing is still synonymous with ebooks, but there's a lot of money to be had in the print book market. Lulu put together the following infographic
This article originally appeared in MEDIA CONNECT's blog.Pinterest has been hailed as the fastest growing social media platform of the last year, rivaling Instagram, by outlets such a Business Insider, CNN and Mashable.
Author Emma Staub (The Vacationers, Riverhead Books, May 2014) said in an interview with The Huffington Post “I’ve never read an e-book. Does that make me a luddite?” And so the gauntlet was thrown....
If you're looking for ways to fit more books into your life, picking up audiobooks is a great way to do it. You can listen on your commute, on vacation, or just at home while you're doing other things. This week, we're looking at five of the best audiobook services, based on your nominations.
Just as libraries in the US have had to learn to navigate the sometimes frustrating world of digital content circulation, libraries in Japan have launched digital lending initiatives of their own. While the numbers remain small–only a total of thirty-three libraries offer some form of ebooks–it’s the high rate of adoption spreading throughout the various library systems that are noteworthy.
Hands On: Nook for Android 4.0 Adds Movies, Enhanced eBooks Android, Barnes & Noble, Nook, software news Many blogs reported on the launch of Barnes & Noble's new Nook app yesterday, but from what I have read no one has reported on the specific features...
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