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Will Writing That E-Book Really Boost Your Business?

Self-published authors share what they wish they’d known from the beginning. If you haven’t written a book yet, you probably know someone who has—particularly if you’re an entrepreneur. A recent industry report found ISBN registrations for self-published titles have grown more than 375% since... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2017-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The least favoured

Philip Jones analyses Amazon's new ebook offer, what led to it and what it could mean for the future of the ebook market. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon competitors left 'fighting for scraps' in ebook market

Amazon’s dominance in the UK ebook market is so huge that other competitors are left "fighting for scraps” tech entrepreneurs have said. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sainsbury's exits ebook market

Sainsbury’s is pulling out of the ebook market and closing its digital entertainment offer. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Diving for pearls: is it all over for bookflix?

It is a measure of how strange the ebook market is that in death Oyster may create more ripples in the digital market than it ever achieved while it lived. It will be missed by publishers more than by writers, and its passing will be pored over by pundits eager to have their say about the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon Collinson: Surveying small publishing's data on ebooks

A timely inquiry today, something for small publishers to consider. As my colleague Philip Jones wrote here at The FutureBook last week, the ebook market "that once was booming is now maturing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book VAT 'holds back small markets'

Charging VAT on digital books is “holding back the development of the ebook market in general, and especially in non-English and small-language markets”, the International Publishers Association’s (IPA) José Borghino has said. A global survey of VAT rates, conducted by the IPA and the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple loses appeal on ebook price-fixing case, will pay $450 million

An appeals court upheld a lower-court ruling that Apple violated antitrust laws to upset Amazon's control of the ebook market.  Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's dominance 'damages' progress

Amazon's position in the market is damaging progress in the book trade, according to the president of the Booksellers Association, Tim Walker. Speaking on a panel about publishing and technology at the Nielsen BookInsights conference yesterday (25th March), Walker said that Amazon's dominance... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apocalypse Weird brings authors and fans a shared world of pain

The indie SF publisher Wonderment plans 20 ebook titles exploring a universe of characters enduring world-shattering eventsWriting can be hard – not hard like mining diamonds in Zimbabwe or making cheap clothes for westerners in Bangladesh, of course, but anyone in the 21st-century knowledge... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple case appeals, judges query Amazon role

The US judges hearing Apple's appeal against its price-fixing conviction have asked questions about the role of Amazon in the ebook market, giving hope for the appeal, it has been reported. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bilbary caught in 'crossfire' of Amazon dispute

Tim Coates has blamed uncertainty over the ebook market for the collapse of his ebook site Bilbary. The ebookseller went into liquidation in April, with a final creditors’ meeting to be held in December. Coates is now working on The Freckle Project, a new ebook venture aiming to bridge the gap... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on Amazon v Hachette: reading and writing | Editorial

Can a one-size-fits-all, low-price, consumer-dominated sales model support a diverse, innovative, challenging literary output?It is either an existential threat to intellectual freedom or a rustbelt media industry meeting its comeuppance at the hands of disruptive technology. The battle between... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple settles ebook antitrust dispute with U.S. states, consumer group

Apple has reached an out-of-court settlement in the ebooks price-fixing lawsuit with U.S. states and a consumer group ahead of a trial for damages scheduled for July 14, according to records in a New York federal court.The iPhone maker will, however, continue its appeal of a verdict in July last... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop memories: share your photos and stories

As Foyles closes the doors of its world famous, 111-year-old London store and opens a new one share words and images that stir your memories of independent bookshopsShare your photos and stories via GuardianWitness With Amazon still throwing its considerable weight into the ongoing dispute... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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“Self-Published Authors = 50% of the EBook Market by 2020″

Mark Coker, founder of Smashwords, has made the prediction that self-published books will account for 50% of ebook sales by 2020. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple monitor to stay in ebooks case, with boundaries

Apple will continue to be watched by an antitrust monitor during its appeal of a court order creating the position, a court ruled.While a setback for Apple, which had asked for a stay of the appointment of an external compliance monitor in an ebooks price-fixing conspiracy case, the ruling by... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2014-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sony to Close E-bookstore, Move Customers to Kobo

Sony, one of the first companies to enter the ebook market, will close its ebookstore in March and allow its American and Canadian customers to migrate their accounts to Kobo. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Russia Starting to Solve Its Ebook Piracy Problem?

Russia's ebook market is expanding as more legitimate titles come online and efforts are made to fight piracy. Could ebook piracy finally be waning? Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon has '79% of ebook market in UK'

An Ofcom study into consumers' digital consumption has found that Amazon has a dominant 79%... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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