It’s Okay, You Use OCR…But Tell Ebook Buyers

As error-prone as OCR-produced ebooks are, could the book world benefit by offering consumers more information about how an ebook is produced? The post It’s Okay, You Use OCR…But Tell Ebook Buyers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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Amazon buyers prefer DRM-free ebooks, study claims

The big publishers lock down their ebooks to their own detriment, according to a new study. Continue reading at PC World

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NY AG says ebook buyers getting credits

New York's attorney general says buyers of electronic books will get account credits this week from five publishers from settlements reached after 33 states sued in federal court alleging they... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Amazon unveils MatchBook; service isn't money saver for ebook buyers

Now when you buy a print book from Amazon, you might be able to get a cheap ebook version of the same title.     Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Waterstones' ebook buyer Alex Ingram moves on

Alex Ingram, Waterstones' ebook and development buyer, is leaving the company on 16th March... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Digital book buyers 'more realistic' over ebook prices

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Thu, 03/03/2011 - 08:45 Half of all book buyers expect to pay less for ebooks, according to new research by Mintel, but those book readers who already own ebook devices have marginally more realistic expectations over price, suggesting that the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The ebook is dead. Long live the ebook

Reports that physical books are gaining ground at the expense of digital are just plain wrongHas the ebook had its day? If you’ve skimmed a newspaper over the past month you could be forgiven for thinking just that. “The physical book market is making a comeback after years of decline,”... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Are Ebooks on the Decline Again?

As sales continue to take a nosedive in the beginning of 2022, it raises a question on the state of ebooks: are they on the decline again? Continue reading at Book Riot

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YA Fantasy eBooks On Sale for $3-4 This Week

Here are some of the most popular YA fantasy novels you can grab now for under $5! Continue reading at Book Riot

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LGBTQ YA eBooks On Sale for $2-3 for Pride!

More than 20 popular LGBTQ YA ebooks are on sale for under $5 on Amazon right now. Grab these deals while they last! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Book Riot’s YA Ebook Deals of the Day: May 28, 2022

The best YA book deals of the day, sponsored by the audiobook of Just Your Local Bisexual Disaster. `the audiobook of Just Your Local Bisexual... Continue reading at Book Riot

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Book Riot’s YA Ebook Deals of the Day: May 14, 2022

The best YA book deals of the day, sponsored by the audiobook of Every Bird a Prince by Jenn Reese.`the audiobook of Every Bird a Prince by Jenn... Continue reading at Book Riot

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How Media Buyers Are Bouncing Back 

After a challenging 2021-22 upfront, buyers have higher hopes for this year's marketplace. But the 2022-23 upfront will be unlike any other, with at least one megamerger on the horizon, the continued erosion of linear ratings, and massive measurement upheaval as multiple media companies craft... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Brooklyn Library Offers Access to Banned eBooks to Teens Across the U.S.

The UnBanned Books initiative will give anyone in the U.S. between 13-21 a free eCard, giving them access to frequently challenged ebooks. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Waterstones buyers herald 'bumper year' and look forward to healthy 2022

Waterstones buyers have heralded 2021 as a "bumper year" for publishing and are looking forward a "healthy 2022". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Library audio and ebook loans in 2021 reveal unexpected stars

Alongside Richard Osman and JK Rowling, figures show huge successes for relative unknowns Ellery Adams and Brenda ChapmanThe UK’s library users are widely seen as a traditional bunch when it comes to choosing their next read, but while Richard Osman might have topped the list of the year’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Toronto’s Annick Press: ‘Global Certified Accessible’ in Canadian Ebooks

Among the first children's publishers to achieve Benetech's accreditation, Annick Press stresses that 'diversity' includes access. The post Toronto’s Annick Press: ‘Global Certified Accessible’ in Canadian Ebooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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A ‘constant merry-go-round’: Nielsen and Comscore say the right things, but aren’t progressing fast enough for media buyers

The main measurement companies, Nielsen and Comscore, say they're trying to update and change metrics, but buyers remain frustrated by the lack of progress. The post A ‘constant merry-go-round’: Nielsen and Comscore say the right things, but aren’t progressing fast enough for media buyers... Continue reading at Digiday

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Germany’s First Half of 2021: Ebook Dynamics, and Libraries

German publishers say that robust ebook performance last year and this year could be impacted by state-subsidized e-lending. The post Germany’s First Half of 2021: Ebook Dynamics, and Libraries appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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AAP StatShot February Report: US Audiobooks and Ebooks Maintain Strength

In January and February, ebooks were up 20.4 percent and downloadable audio was up 23.7 percent over 2020. The post AAP StatShot February Report: US Audiobooks and Ebooks Maintain Strength appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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