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'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Independent bookstores survived the rise of online retail. Coronavirus poses bigger challenges.

Indie bookstores thrive on being part of a community. Now, they’re taking desperate action to stay in business amid “social distancing.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-17 15:49:08 UTC ]
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Michael Connelly reveals how ‘Bosch’ was born and other tales of his humble rise to fame

The author talks about his new novel, “The Night Fire,” and why, despite TV and podcasting fame, he’s a book writer at heart. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-16 13:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ PC World | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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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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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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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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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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Humble Bundle Offers Dr. Who Digital Comics

Humble Bundle, the pay-what-you-want platform that offers bundled digital content and supports charities, is teaming with another comics publisher, IDW Publishing, to offer an all-graphic novel bundle of digital Dr. Who comics. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Humble Bundle Releasing Doctorow Audiobook

Humble Bundle, the online venture that distributes bundles of digital content for a price decided by the consumer, is releasing its third bundle of ebooks, including a self-produced DRM-free audiobook of Cory Doctorow's novel "Homeland." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Humble Bundle Looks to Add E-books

While video-game players are familiar with the gaming site Humble Bundle, ebook readers will hear a lot more about it in the coming months. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Humble Comedy Bundle lets you pay what you want for laughs, big spenders get Louis CK

The Humble business model can apply to anything. Now, you can pay what you want for stand-up comedy in addition to ebooks, music and video games. For the next two weeks, you can get comedy specials from Maria Bamford, Tig Notaro, Hannibal Buress and Jim Norton for as little or as much as you... Continue reading at Engadget

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Latest Humble ebook Bundle lets you pick your own price for unicorns, Wheaton

For the next two weeks, you can snag four ebooks for whatever price you want with the second Humble ebook Bundle. As always, each contribution benefits whoever you prefer, be it the authors, charity, Humble itself or a combination of the three. If you want access to all six books, as per the... Continue reading at Engadget

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Libraries 'fundamental' says Hurd, as TRA celebrates Reading Challenge rise

More young people than ever are getting involved in reading schemes at their local libraries,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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