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E-Publishing, Part 1: In The Beginning

E-Publishing, Part 1: In The Beginning | Hacking E-Publishing | Scoop.it
It's only in the last few years that the world was ready for electronic book publishing, and now it's unstoppable.
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Ebooks Encourage Authors To Stare At Their Shoes Instead Of Shoot For The Stars - Forbes

Ebooks Encourage Authors To Stare At Their Shoes Instead Of Shoot For The Stars - Forbes | Hacking E-Publishing | Scoop.it
The trend towards free in ebook prices, accompanied by Amazon’s increasing dominance of the ebook market, has some authors concerned. But perhaps we’re looking in the wrong direction for income and inspiration.
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You Can Make a Living By Indie Epublishing Free and 99 Cent Ebooks!

You Can Make a Living By Indie Epublishing Free and 99 Cent Ebooks! | Hacking E-Publishing | Scoop.it
You Can Make a Living By Indie Epublishing Free and 99 Cent Ebooks!. This author gives some valuable insight on how an independent author can become an eRetailer bestseller and actually make a livi...

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eBook Price Strategy on Amazon | ePublishing a Book

eBook Price Strategy on Amazon | ePublishing a Book | Hacking E-Publishing | Scoop.it

Now your book is ready and about to be put on Amazon shelves. Yet, one question remains. What is the ideal price? Luckily, Fingers Murphy has kindly authorized the republication of his post about his own strategy and observations.

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Guide to format and convert your book | ePublishing a Book

Guide to format and convert your book | ePublishing a Book | Hacking E-Publishing | Scoop.it

Following is the beginning of a guide to format and convert your book into an e-book.

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How EBooks Can Complement Your Traditional Writing

How EBooks Can Complement Your Traditional Writing | Hacking E-Publishing | Scoop.it
Before you pooh-pooh this avenue for your writing, recognize that creating ebooks can boost your writing career in ways traditional books can’t.
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Video: Are print books and ebooks really equal? | Melville House ...

Video: Are print books and ebooks really equal? | Melville House ... | Hacking E-Publishing | Scoop.it

Video: Are print books and ebooks really equal? by Dennis Johnson · email Tweet. Are print books and digital books pretty much the same thing? In a short, stirring documentary video called “The Story of the Book,” British ...


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A summary of e-publishing formats

A summary of e-publishing formats | Hacking E-Publishing | Scoop.it
Here in this post, we run through the different formats of digital editions and which format is best for different devices.
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Douglas Adams' prediction about ebooks from 1993 [video] - Holy Kaw!

Douglas Adams' prediction about ebooks from 1993 [video] - Holy Kaw! | Hacking E-Publishing | Scoop.it

n 1993, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy author Douglas Adams predicted the paper-free future of books. Illustrator Gavin Edwards created accompanying animation for the prophetic recording as part of a competition from the Literary Platform.

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Epublishing Rapidly Expands, Amid Uncertainty

Epublishing Rapidly Expands, Amid Uncertainty | Hacking E-Publishing | Scoop.it
Ebooks were the most-purchased tablet content by US tablet users...

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In Digital Publishing, Speed Brings Swift Lessons | The ePublishing Blog

In Digital Publishing, Speed Brings Swift Lessons | The ePublishing Blog | Hacking E-Publishing | Scoop.it
Speed can be intimidating—and exhilarating. When it comes to online publishing, one often walks the line between the two . .

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One big misunderstanding?: The problem with misconceptions and epublishing

One big misunderstanding?: The problem with misconceptions and epublishing | Hacking E-Publishing | Scoop.it
One of the biggest misunderstandings that plagues the publishing industry today is that ebooks are inherently cheaper, faster, and easier to produce than their print counterparts and, as a result, ...

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Epublishing Rapidly Expands, Amid Uncertainty

Ebooks were the most-purchased tablet content by US tablet users
Sales of ebooks and the devices on which people read them—ereaders, tablets and smartphones—are on a steady upward trajectory

 


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Self-Editing: Back to Basics, Part I – Guest Post by Karin Cox

Self-Editing: Back to Basics, Part I – Guest Post by Karin Cox | Hacking E-Publishing | Scoop.it
We continue our series on self-editing today with the first of a two-part post from author and editor Karin Cox. Karin has a unique perspective: she has considerable experience working for a trade ...
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Quercus boosted by ebooks surge - The Independent

Quercus boosted by ebooks surge - The Independent | Hacking E-Publishing | Scoop.it
StockopediaQuercus boosted by ebooks surgeThe IndependentEbook sales almost quadrupled in December against a year earlier at the Dragon Tattoo publisher Quercus.

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ePublishing Week in Brief – September 10th to 14th, 2012 | ePublish ...

ePublishing Week in Brief – September 10th to 14th, 2012 | ePublish ... | Hacking E-Publishing | Scoop.it
The government walked blithely past the increasing threat of an Amazon e-book monopoly and went after the stakeholders who were trying to keep it from taking root. Everyone ...

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Pre-Publishing Strategies – Interview of Bethany Ramos | ePublish a Book

Pre-Publishing Strategies – Interview of Bethany Ramos | ePublish a Book | Hacking E-Publishing | Scoop.it
Pre-Publishing Strategies – Interview of Bethany Ramos Bethany Ramos is a chick lit author who is passionate about the fun, witty, and clever dynamic...
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Indie Epublishing: A Beginner’s To Do List

Indie Epublishing: A Beginner’s To Do List | Hacking E-Publishing | Scoop.it

Where Do You Begin? To Do’s to help you jump-start your Indie Epublishing Career.

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Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Google Play eBooks, Copyright, and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Moving at the Speed of Creativity - Google Play eBooks, Copyright, and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz | Hacking E-Publishing | Scoop.it

Finding public domain books that can be downloaded for free.

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A Newbie's Guide to Publishing: Pricing Books and Ebooks

A Newbie's Guide to Publishing: Pricing Books and Ebooks | Hacking E-Publishing | Scoop.it

Some authors still seem to be confused about Agency pricing, what it means, and how does it compare to wholesale pricing on ebooks and paper books. They somehow think Amazon is a bad guy for trying to lower ebook ...


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“What do you think Marshall McLuhan would have said about ebooks? How do they change the message of books?”

“What do you think Marshall McLuhan would have said about ebooks? How do they change the message of books?” | Hacking E-Publishing | Scoop.it
  Nicholas G. Carr :       McLuhan pointed out the initial content of a new medium is the old medium  it replaces, and we seem to be in that phase with ebooks—the content of today’s ebooks is...
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Where to Reach Your Readers | ePublishing a Book

Where to Reach Your Readers | ePublishing a Book | Hacking E-Publishing | Scoop.it
When thinking of launching any product, and that includes a self-published e-book, if is essential to have some idea as to who are the potential customers or,...

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What to do in case of Copyright infringement? | ePublishing a Book

What to do in case of Copyright infringement? | ePublishing a Book | Hacking E-Publishing | Scoop.it
As writers we are doubly exposed to plagiarism and content theft.

Our book might be offered for free by unscrupulous distributors or 'idealists' promoting...
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Epublishing Offers Brighter Future for Magazines and Newspapers - eMarketer

Rising adoption of tablets, smartphones and ereaders point to a favorable business climate for publishers of digital newspapers and magazines, as well as for other stakeholders in the publishing industry. Despite this momentum though, the publishing industry faces hurdles in monetizing its digital content. And while some advertisers are jumping into the tablet space, many are holding out until audiences increase and digital behaviors become more ingrained.


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Epublishing Rapidly Expands, Amid Uncertainty

Ebooks were the most-purchased tablet content by US tablet users
Sales of ebooks and the devices on which people read them—ereaders, tablets and smartphones—are on a steady upward trajectory

 


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