DRM-Free Site Humble Bundle Generated Over $4 Million in 2014

Over the last year, Humble Bundle, the promotional site that lets readers pay what they wish for bundles of DRM-free content, released 18 bundles that generated $4.75 million in revenue. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Elsevier offers DRM-free ebook-bundling through BitLit

Elsevier has become the latest publisher to partner with Vancouver start-up BitLit to offer discounted ebook editions of a part of its book catalog. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DRM-Free E-Books Makes Writers A Bundle of Cash

A group of writers are quids in following an experiment to sell a bundle of DRM-free ebooks. Sales of The Humble Bundle, which included works from authors Cory Doctorow, Neil Gaiman and the much-loved xkcd comic strip, have been anything but humble, with over 84,000 bundles sold, earning the... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Humble Bundle offers Skybound, Transformers Bundles for Comic-Con

Humble Bundle, the pay-what-you-wish online venture that distributes bundles of DRM-free digital content, is launching two separate bundles featuring comics from Robert Kirkman's Skybound imprint and IDW's Transformers series. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Humble Bundle, Open Road Launch Sci-Fi Bundle

The pay-what-you-wish digital bundle includes sci-fi autbors Greg Bear, Barbara Hambly and, to mark the 45th anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing, a novel by astronaut Buzz Aldrin. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Humble Bundle, Image Offer All-Graphic Novel e-Bundle

Humble Bundle, the website that bundles digital content and offers it to consumers for whatever they wish to pay, is teaming with Image Comics to offer its first all-graphic novel digital bundle. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse Announces €4 Million German Federal Grant

Stand fees will be reduced by up to 50 percent and digital development will be supported by funds from Germany's 'Neustart Kultur' stimulus package. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse Announces €4 Million German Federal Grant appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Humble Bundle Rises to New Challenges

The platform, which sells DRM-free digital content and gives some of the proceeds to nonprofits, has helped raise $450,000 for indie booksellers and comics retailers since the start of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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4 of the Best Free Holiday Short Stories Online About Season’s Drama

If you find the holidays more foreboding than cheerful, find someone to relate to in these 4 free holiday short stories available to read online. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Humble Bundle launches pay-what-you-want Linux book deal

Humble Bundle is a really cool program. If you aren't familiar, the website sells games, apps, and more with a "pay what you want" pricing scheme. Essentially, you can score a bundle of really good digital content without harming your bank account. No, you can't just pay a penny -- usually there... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Learn to build robots and drones with Humble's cheap Raspberry Pi and Arduino ebook bundle

Arduino boards and the Raspberry Pi have taken the DIY computing world by storm, allowing users to create wildly inventive projects while learning programming and electronic building skills. If you’re just looking to get into the world of microcontroller boards, though, it can be a little... Continue reading at PC World

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Humble Bundle Books Gets a Bump It Can Brag About

In 2019, the promotional site that allows consumers to pay what they wish for bundles of DRM-free ebooks, reported a sales increase of 36% in 2018 over its 2017 results, for a total of $21.3 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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’Overwatch’ is part of October’s $12 Humble Bundle

If you haven't heard of Humble Bundle, it's a service that offers discounted games and ebooks for charity. You purchase a pre-selected bundle that offers a very good value, and part of your money goes to charity. It's pretty simple and offers a win-w... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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May Bookstore Sales Up $4 Million

Bookstore sales rose from $741 million last May to $745 million in May 2018, according to preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau, an increase of 0.5%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IGN acquires pay-what-you-want game and book retailer Humble Bundle

Media conglomerate IGN has acquired Humble Bundle, the pay-what-you-want gaming, book and software collection retailer that raises money for charitable causes. In a blog post, Humble Bundle cofounder and CEO Jeffrey Rosen noted that his company will... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft is giving away millions of free ebooks covering Windows 10, Office, Azure, and more

Microsoft’s annual ebook giveaway sees the company offering vast amounts of guides for free. These are high-quality titles covering pretty much every Microsoft product or service you care to think of. There are millions of Microsoft ebooks up for grabs, and you can download as many -- or as few... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2017-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At Humble Bundle, Some Growth to Brag About

The promotional site that lets consumers pay what they wish for bundles of ebook content reports a nearly $5 million increase in sales since last year—and a boost in charity donations to boot. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to share your DRM-free ebooks with Calibre

Calibre is a popular tool for managing any DRM-free ebooks you’ve got kicking around your hard drive. It makes it easy to access them and even downloads the necessary metadata to make your collection look nice. Calibre version 3.0 recently rolled out, and to mark the occasion we’re going to look... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2017-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NEH to Endow More than $4 Million in Publishing Grants

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced $79 million in grants for 290 humanities projects and programs across the United States, including more than $4 million to book-related projects. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Pay Humble Bundle $15, get $276 worth of maker know-how

Humble Bundle unveiled its latest book pack on Wednesday and, hoo boy, is it a doozy. The pay-what-you-want charity is teaming up with Make for a huge book pack that teaches the basics of Arduino and Pi programming. Pay anything you want for six Make... Continue reading at Engadget

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