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Simon & Schuster Enters Ebook Subscription Distribution Channel - Digital Book World

Simon & Schuster Enters Ebook Subscription Distribution Channel - Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
GigaOM Simon & Schuster Enters Ebook Subscription Distribution Channel Digital Book World This will be added to the roughly 500,000 and 400,00 ebooks Oyster and Scribd respectively offer.
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Webcast: Five Success Factors of Publishing Start-Ups - Digital Book World

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Webcast: Five Success Factors of Publishing Start-Ups Digital Book World The ebook revolution opened up a wealth of opportunities for new publishing start-ups to disrupt and transform the book business irreversibly.
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The Demands of Book Promotion: Frivolous or Necessary? - New York Times

The Demands of Book Promotion: Frivolous or Necessary? - New York Times | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
The Demands of Book Promotion: Frivolous or Necessary? New York Times Each week in Bookends, two writers take on questions about the world of books.
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Simon & Schuster Embraces E-Book Subscriptions - Mashable

Simon & Schuster Embraces E-Book Subscriptions - Mashable | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
GigaOM Simon & Schuster Embraces E-Book Subscriptions Mashable Simon & Schuster announced Wednesday that some of its titles are now available on Oyster and Scribd, two of the leading e-book subscription services.
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Self-Publishers Go to the Library: SELF-e at BEA's Author Hub ...

Self-Publishers Go to the Library: SELF-e at BEA's Author Hub ... | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
At BookExpo America's Author Hub, a new program for self-publishers and libraries – plus Hugh Howey's latest AuthorEarnings.com report.
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Apple updates iWork for iCloud beta with ePub, CSV exports and more - Macworld

Apple updates iWork for iCloud beta with ePub, CSV exports and more - Macworld | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
AppAdvice Apple updates iWork for iCloud beta with ePub, CSV exports and more Macworld If you prefer your productivity suites on the cloudy side, you'll be glad to hear that Apple's released a few updates to the beta version of its iWork for iCloud...
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Challenging the Status Quo in Digital Publishing - Good E-Reader (blog)

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Challenging the Status Quo in Digital Publishing Good E-Reader (blog) Patron usage of eBooks remains very low (6% or less), particularly compared to popular consumer products from Amazon and Apple (back in 2011, Amazon announced that eBook adoption...
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Hachette Author Reports Amazon Dispute Hurting Sales | Digital Book World

Hachette Author Reports Amazon Dispute Hurting Sales | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Assessing the impact of the conflict on authors, Amazon's negotiating tactics elsewhere around the world, Scribd-Oyster competition heats up, Russia's ebook market and much more.
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Joe Wikert's Digital Content Strategies: Four important questions about your brand

Joe Wikert's Digital Content Strategies: Four important questions about your brand | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Publishers tend to take their brands for granted, especially when they feel it’s well defined and doesn’t need attention. Since the core meaning of a brand needs to remain consistent it’s hard to argue with leaving things as is.
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What Publishers Can Learn From the New York Times’s Digital Transition | Digital Book World

What Publishers Can Learn From the New York Times’s Digital Transition | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
An internal report on innovation leaked from the New York Times last week suggests that the ouster of executive editor Jill Abramson might not ultimately be the
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Self-published ebook site Smashwords expands to more libraries in deal with ... - GigaOM

Self-published ebook site Smashwords expands to more libraries in deal with ... - GigaOM | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
GigaOM Self-published ebook site Smashwords expands to more libraries in deal with ...
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Small publishers survive in age of the digital book

Small publishers survive in age of the digital book | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
More than 391,000 books were self-published in the United States in 2012, an increase of 422 percent since 2007.
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Self-published ebook site Smashwords expands to more libraries in deal with Overdrive

More self-published ebooks are coming to a library near you, as self-publishing site Smashwords partners with Overdrive, the country’s largest digital library distributor.
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Txtr Launches EPUB3 Reader for iOS Using Readium SDK - Digital Book World

Txtr Launches EPUB3 Reader for iOS Using Readium SDK - Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Txtr Launches EPUB3 Reader for iOS Using Readium SDK Digital Book World A new range of illustrated books such as comics, cookbooks, children's books and interactive books become available for parents and their kids.
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Designing for Digital Reading Synthesis Lectures on Information Concepts, Retrieval, and S: Amazon.co.uk: Jennifer Pearson, George Buchanan, Harold Thimbleby: Books

Designing for Digital Reading Synthesis Lectures on Information Concepts, Retrieval, and S: Amazon.co.uk: Jennifer Pearson, George Buchanan, Harold Thimbleby: Books (http://t.co/yu6WyAfH0i #10:...
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Simon & Schuster, E-Book Services Strike Deal - Wall Street Journal

Simon & Schuster, E-Book Services Strike Deal - Wall Street Journal | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Fortune Simon & Schuster, E-Book Services Strike Deal Wall Street Journal Both Oyster and Scribd were launched last fall, extending to books the all-you-can-eat subscription-style offerings that have proved popular in online video and music through...
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Publishers Weekly Releases eBook Guide to Publishing & Self-Publishing - mediabistro.com

Publishers Weekly Releases eBook Guide to Publishing & Self-Publishing - mediabistro.com | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Publishers Weekly Releases eBook Guide to Publishing & Self-Publishing mediabistro.com Written by journalist Rachel Deahl the book takes readers through the various steps that writers should prepare for when self-publishing.
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OverDrive and Smashwords Ink Deal to Distribute Indie Author Ebooks to Libraries - Digital Book World

OverDrive and Smashwords Ink Deal to Distribute Indie Author Ebooks to Libraries - Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
GigaOM OverDrive and Smashwords Ink Deal to Distribute Indie Author Ebooks to Libraries Digital Book World to iBooks, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Scribd, Oyster, the Smashwords.com store and to public libraries via library aggregators such as OverDrive.
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Revenues up, Profits Down at UK's Bloomsbury - Digital Book World

Revenues up, Profits Down at UK's Bloomsbury - Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Revenues up, Profits Down at UK's Bloomsbury Digital Book World Around 50% of Hart's revenue is generated outside the UK, thereby reducing Bloomsbury's overall exposure to the UK book market.
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Book Blurb As Salesperson | Digital Book World

Book Blurb As Salesperson | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
If you're self-publishing a novel, how do you make this description work hard for you? Create A mood. Create drama. Be brief. And ask for advice before you post this crucial sales tool.
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An Ebook’s Best Salesperson | Digital Book World

An Ebook’s Best Salesperson | Digital Book World | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Four steps to crafting an effective book blurb, Macmillan launches rewards program with Swagbucks, Smashwords and OverDrive push indie books into libraries and much more.
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An “Ebook Frenzy” Hits Egypt : Publishing Perspectives

An “Ebook Frenzy” Hits Egypt : Publishing Perspectives | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Mahmoud Aboulfotouh discusses the evolution of Arabic epublishing and how the launch of several new platforms in Egypt is creating excitement in the region.
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Five Great Apps for Reading Ebooks - NDTV

Five Great Apps for Reading Ebooks - NDTV | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
NDTV Five Great Apps for Reading Ebooks NDTV If you want to read ebooks on your phone or tablet, there are myriad options available today, with different features to suit different needs.
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Amazon now Bullying Bonnier in Negotiations over Book, eBook Contracts - The Digital Reader

Amazon now Bullying Bonnier in Negotiations over Book, eBook Contracts - The Digital Reader | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Amazon wants 50% of ebook cover price from publishers. Will they force their new terms on self-published authors? http://t.co/bUeNomXatO
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OverDrive Adding 200,000 eBooks From Smashwords Indie Authors | The eBook Reader Blog

OverDrive Adding 200,000 eBooks From Smashwords Indie Authors | The eBook Reader Blog | Ebook and Publishing | Scoop.it
Smashwords and OverDrive issued a press release today announcing a new partnership to distribute Smashwords ebooks to libraries through the OverDrive (OverDrive Adding 200,000 eBooks From Smashwords Indie Authors | The eBook Reader Blog: This will...
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