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Ellora’s Cave CEO Confirms Amazon Sales Drop

Ellora’s Cave CEO Patty Marks confirmed the house is downsizing in the wake of what she described as "drastic" and unexplained declines in its ebook sales via Amazon. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ellora’s Cave Cuts Staff, Blames Big Amazon Sales Drop

In a letter to her authors, Ellora’s Cave CEO Patty Marks blames the cuts on unexplained declines in ebook sales through Amazon. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette ebook sales fall in wake of dispute with Amazon over pricing

Hachette finance chief plays down effect of Amazon tactics as parent Lagardère reports 1% overall dip in salesThe Hachette publishing group has reported a fall in ebook sales as it continues its battle with Amazon over pricing.The publisher of Ian Rankin and Booker prize nominee Joshua Ferris... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lagardere reports hit to Hachette US ebook sales

Hachette Book Group's ebook sales declined in the first half of 2014, and the impact of the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-07-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-publishing surging to 31% of ebook market, claims report

Hugh Howey says his study, based on calculation of Amazon sales, shows 'real progress' for authors who have chosen to go it aloneA new report claims that self-published authors have surged to 31% of ebook sales on Amazon.com, and are now earning more ebook royalties than writers published by the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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“Stop Hitting Yourself!”

After months of wielding the stick, Amazon is trying the carrot—or at least pretending to—in its feud with Hachette over ebook pricing. Early this week, it sent a letter to “a few authors and agents” with a sugarcoated proposal to “take authors out of the middle” of the dispute. So long as... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nadine Dorries' novel The Four Streets reaches No 1 in the charts

Ebook sales for the Conservative MP in May topped 100,000, ahead of John Green and Jo NesboDigested read: The Four Streets by Nadine DorriesExtract: The Four StreetsNadine Dorries' first novel, a "heartbreaking family saga set in 1950s Liverpool", has sold more than 100,000 copies, according to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins launches direct-to-consumer sales site

HarperCollins has relaunched its US website, with direct to consumer print and ebook sales. The... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP Monthly Statshot, January 2014

Led by a 65.1% increase in ebook sales, January sales jumped 43.7% in the children’s/young adult category compared to January 2013, according to figures in AAP’s StatShot program. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children/YA Segment Has Strong January

Led by a 65.1% increase in ebook sales, January sales jumped 43.7% in the children/young adult category in 2014 compared to January 2013, according to figures in AAP’s StatShot program. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Dawn Finally Breaking For E-books in Spanish? Spanish Books Spring 2014

In recent months, the double-digit sales growth of ebooks in English has begun to plateau, but since the Spanish-language book market tends to be around three to five years behind the English-language market, ebook sales of Spanish books in the U.S. are just beginning to gain traction. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Job Moves: March 17, 2014

At Highlights, Jack W. Perry has been named v-p, print and ebook sales, effective March 31 Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-17 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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Getting Kindles into Indie Bookstores Isn’t Going to Be Easy

Amazon is offering independent bookstores Kindles to sell and a commission on ebook sales, but most have rejected the proposal as bad business and "a lie." Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Signs of Stability

New data from Bowker Market Research provides more evidence of the slowdown in the growth of ebook sales in 2013, although the format still managed to capture more market share. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Profitable Six Months

Although the growth of ebook sales has slowed in the first six months of 2013, there were still enough gains to largely mitigate the decline in print sales. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-08-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebook Sales Are Flattening Out: Are Tablets to Blame?

With reports showing ebook sales growth is in serious decline, Nicholas Carr examines possible reasons why and wonders if tablets aren't to blame. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pegasus Builds on Record 2012

Coming off of a record 2012, when sales rose 125% to just under $3 million, Pegasus Books publisher Claiborne Hancock hopes to keep the momentum going in 2013 with new hires, more titles, and more ebook sales. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Survey Shows Amazon Leads Japan in Ebook Sales, Apple Already Second

A new survey in Japan shows that Amazon's Kindle is leading the market for ebook sales, with Apple (launched in March) second, followed by Kinokuniya's Kinoppy, Sony's Reader Store and Kobo. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bowker: self-published ebooks 12% of sales

Self-published titles make up 12% of all ebook sales, according to new findings from Bowker... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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