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'I would call it fraud': Why attribution has a viewability problem - Digiday

'I would call it fraud': Why attribution has a viewability problem - Digiday | Book, Social & Publishing | Scoop.it
Attribution has a viewability problem, and that's bad for premium online publishers.
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Ebook Distributors to Discuss Common EU Digital Market

Ebook Distributors to Discuss Common EU Digital Market | Book, Social & Publishing | Scoop.it
In Madrid, several top ebook distributors meet to discuss mutual challenges in book publishing and the possibility of a common European digital market.
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PP Survey: Is Amazon Good for Readers?

PP Survey: Is Amazon Good for Readers? | Book, Social & Publishing | Scoop.it
A panel at the IDPF Digital Book Conference this Wednesday asks, is Amazon good for readers? Tell us what you think.
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Ebooks suck for learning

Ebooks suck for learning | Book, Social & Publishing | Scoop.it
On Twitter earlier I said this here thing: There’s an implicit assumption in publishing commentary that the trajectory of media evolution (books, ebooks, websites, apps) is a known. That the long-t...
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'Smart layers' and resistance: Joe Wikert on the 'Dynamic Book' | The Bookseller

'Smart layers' and resistance: Joe Wikert on the 'Dynamic Book' | The Bookseller | Book, Social & Publishing | Scoop.it
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Il self-publishing non esiste

Il self-publishing non esiste | Book, Social & Publishing | Scoop.it
Scagli la prima pietra chi almeno una volta non ha concepito, o addirittura fatalmente enunciato, una frase assimilabile a «Eh, in Italia nessuno legge, ma un libro vuole pubblicarlo chiunque&ra
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Amazon is a More Modest Beast, says UK Tech Expert

Amazon is a More Modest Beast, says UK Tech Expert | Book, Social & Publishing | Scoop.it
'Amazon is no longer as powerful as it seemed' and is suffering a crisis, argues Charles Arthur, ex-tech editor of the Guardian and author of Digital Wars.
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How is taxing ebooks as print books supposed to work?

How is taxing ebooks as print books supposed to work? - Notes and Quotes - Medium
Publishers like to think that they are a gentle sprinkle of special snowflakes deserving of special VAT treatment.
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Perché il self-publishing è il nuovo punk

Perché il self-publishing è il nuovo punk | Book, Social & Publishing | Scoop.it
Se il punk fu in grado di rivoluzionare il mondo della musica alla fine degli anni '70, può oggi il self-publishing avere lo stesso impatto sull'editoria?
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A wave of distributed content is coming — will publishers sink or swim?

A wave of distributed content is coming — will publishers sink or swim? | Book, Social & Publishing | Scoop.it
Instead of just publishing to their own websites, news organizations are being asked to publish directly to platforms they don't control. Is the hunt for readers enough to justify losing some independence?
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Per un’editoria digitale accessibile e universale

Per un’editoria digitale accessibile e universale | Book, Social & Publishing | Scoop.it
di Salvatore Nascarella (@nascpublish) Un tema importante, soprattutto nell’editoria digitale, è la questione legata all’accessibilità ai contenuti. L’accessibilità riguarda l’accesso a quel che de...
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10 Bounces Of A Moving Target: Publishing Goes Mobile

10 Bounces Of A Moving Target: Publishing Goes Mobile | Book, Social & Publishing | Scoop.it
As digital publishing accelerates these days, questions around mobile reading and distribution are putting a lot of shimmy into the industry's progress. Two specialists in the...
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Bookstores Won't Go the Way of Video Stores

Bookstores Won't Go the Way of Video Stores | Book, Social & Publishing | Scoop.it
How are bookstores and video stores similar? I am probably asked that question more than anyone else in the known universe, because I work in a bookstore, and I also recently published a novel set ...
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Why Book Abundance Is a Problem and How Publishers Can Fix It

Why Book Abundance Is a Problem and How Publishers Can Fix It | Book, Social & Publishing | Scoop.it
Curation is a term that is thrown around a lot, observed Michael Bhaskar during the first session of the IDPF Digital Book Conference in New York. "Usually by hipsters who talk about curating the cat pictures on their Instagram page," he added. But curation for publishers means so much more. Bhaskar, who is releasing a new book entitled Curation: How the Power of Selection is Managing Overload, argued that curation is an unavoidable part of publishing's future because there are simply too many books. "One of the biggest problems we don't think about in publishing is abundance."
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Richard Nash on the Democratization of Publishing

Richard Nash on the Democratization of Publishing | Book, Social & Publishing | Scoop.it
Publishing is returning to its pre-industrial state when everyone was a creator, transforming into a network where emotions matter most, says Richard Nash.
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Robert Darnton closes the book

Robert Darnton closes the book | Book, Social & Publishing | Scoop.it
A historian, digital library pioneer, and champion of books, Robert Darnton will depart Harvard early this summer, giving up his post as University Librarian to resume a life of full-time scholarship.
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Editoria digitale: quali saranno le prossime evoluzioni? - Linkis.com

Editoria digitale: quali saranno le prossime evoluzioni? - Linkis.com | Book, Social & Publishing | Scoop.it
La scorsa settimana, su Digital Book World, Gareth Cuddy, CEO of Vearsa, ha pubblicato un’interessante disamina sul panorama attuale dell’editoria digitale e sulle sue...
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Amazon Under Attack by New Service From E-Book Upstart Oyster Books

Amazon Under Attack by New Service From E-Book Upstart Oyster Books | Book, Social & Publishing | Scoop.it
A new retail e-book service from startup Oyster Books might be timed just right to challenge Amazon's Kindle.
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Contro l’ossessione del “refresh”: perché agli editori conviene avere cura del proprio archivio

Contro l’ossessione del “refresh”: perché agli editori conviene avere cura del proprio archivio | Book, Social & Publishing | Scoop.it
«All’inizio il web non ha plasmato se stesso come un’edicola, ma come un archivio, una biblioteca priva d’ingombro» ha s…
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Who's the digital reader? - TISP Smart Book

Who's the digital reader? - TISP Smart Book | Book, Social & Publishing | Scoop.it
Some weeks ago we published the results of a large-scale survey that measured the digital reading and buying habits in Flanders, Belgium. This research was conducted by Prof. Dr. Valérie-Anne Bleyen (Valerie-Anne.Bleyen@vub.ac.be) and Olivier Braet (Olivier.Braet@vub.ac.be) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (research … Continue reading →
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Barnes & Noble Is More Profitable Than It Looks on the Surface - Linkis.com

Barnes & Noble Is More Profitable Than It Looks on the Surface - Linkis.com | Book, Social & Publishing | Scoop.it
With the upcoming spinoff of the college division, and a move toward improving the Nook, investors could be overlooking a sweet deal. - Jim Mueller - Consumer Goods
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A culture of reading, or a culture of buying? - Dear Author

A culture of reading, or a culture of buying? - Dear Author | Book, Social & Publishing | Scoop.it
Last week’s post on digital book prices for commercial fiction engendered a lot of great responses, reflecting some really passionate opinions on how books are priced and how readers make their purchasing decisions. Judging from that completely anecdotal, self-selecting, limited... more
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