LinkedIn Sells SlideShare to Scribd

LinkedIn offloaded presentation-sharing service SlideShare to ebook and audiobook platform Scribd for an undisclosed price. The professional network acquired SlideShare for $118.75 million in May 2012. Scribd will begin operating SlideShare Sept. 24, managing accounts and content, and Scribd said its general terms of use and privacy policy will apply, but the experience will not... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2020-08-12 14:55:00 UTC ]
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LinkedIn Sells SlideShare to Scribd

LinkedIn offloaded presentation-sharing service SlideShare to ebook and audiobook platform Scribd for an undisclosed price. The professional network acquired SlideShare for $118.75 million in May 2012. Scribd will begin operating SlideShare Sept. 24, managing accounts and content, and Scribd... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-08-12 14:55:00 UTC ]
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LinkedIn’s SlideShare is a vast emporium for pirated e-books. Authors are paying the price

From bestsellers to textbooks, stolen content is easily found on a 14-year-old hosting service operated by Microsoft’s social network. Mid-level writers are hurt the most. If you want to purchase a copy of The Institute, Stephen King’s latest novel about supernatural kids, you could find it at... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-01-15 13:00:52 UTC ]
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Ursula K Le Guin launches broadside on Amazon's 'sell it fast, sell it cheap' policy

Fantasy author accuses the online giant of using its market dominance ‘to control what we write and what we read’The grande dame of fantasy Ursula K Le Guin has weighed in forcefully to the debate about Amazon’s role in publishing. In a blogpost on the site Book View Cafe, entitled “Up the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Scribd’s Andrew Weinstein on Bookshops, Territorial Rights and…Scribd

Andrew Weinstein, the new VP of Content Acquisition at ebook subscription service Scribd discusses the role of bookstores, territorial rights and content. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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In the Arab World Islam Sells in “P,” Unorthodox Sells in “E”

Literary scout Simone Garzella looks at what's selling in the the Arabic book market how the region continues to evolve amidst some troubled times. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Overlooked No More: Ursula Parrott, Best-Selling Author and Voice for the Modern Woman

Her writing, about marriage and divorce, sex and its consequences, work-life balance, the challenges of child-rearing and other topics, still resonates today. Continue reading at The New York Times

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G/O Media Sells Gizmodo to Keleops Media

The tech website’s publisher, G/O Media, sold Gizmodo to the digital media and tech company Keleops. Continue reading at The New York Times

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‘I will defeat Richard Osman!’: Holly Jackson on being Britain’s top selling female crime author

The YA novelist talks about her early love of Tomb Raider, true crime and fangirling the cast of the BBC adaptation of A Good Girl’s Guide to MurderA few minutes into our conversation, bestselling author Holly Jackson is convinced she’s spotted the American singer Nick Jonas. It would be... Continue reading at The Guardian

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KKR Is in 'No Hurry' to Sell Simon & Schuster

Pete Stavros, co-head of global equity for KKR, said that it will be at least five years before the private equity firm considers selling Simon & Schuster, which it bought last fall. Stavros added that he has many hopes for what S&S can accomplish before he looks for a new home for the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Create and sell an e-book for just $25 this January

If you’re looking for more ways to earn an income or diversify revenue streams, e-books are a great avenue. You don’t need to be an expert, either. With My AI eBook Creation Pro, you can create premium e-books in a matter of clicks without the writing or design expertise. Powered by... Continue reading at PC World

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Vignette Books Succeeds In Selling Surprise Vintage Titles

Vignette Books is new online bookstore based in Austin, Tex., cofounded by a former employee at Book People. It has attracted an audience willing to gamble on buying used and vintage books based solely on their categories, without knowing exactly which title will arrive. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Spider-Man comic that cost 12 cents in 1962 is now selling for nearly $60K in Moncton

A Moncton comic book shop is selling one of the most valuable issues of Spider-Man comics out there. The Comic Hunter in Moncton is looking for $60,000 for a copy of Amazing Fantasy #15. Continue reading at CBC

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Britney Spears’s Memoir Sells 1.1 Million in First Week

Britney Spears's memoir sold 1.1 million copies in its first week. Here are some other recent celebrity memoir sales numbers. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Britney Spears's 'The Woman in Me' Sells More Than 1 Million Copies

In its first week on sale in the U.S., the pop star's debut memoir sold a total of 1.1 million copies across pre-orders, sales of print books, e-books, and audiobooks formats, according to publisher Gallery Books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-11-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BuzzFeed in Advanced Talks to Sell Complex, Backtracking on Digital Media Bet

BuzzFeed is negotiating a sale of much of Complex Networks for under $140 million, less than half of what it paid to acquire it two years ago. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-10-27 16:26:21 UTC ]
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Hardie Grant Sells U.K. Division to PRH UK

Penguin Random House UK has acquired Australia-based publisher Hardie Grant Publishing’s U.K. publishing business, which is comprised of Hardie Grant UK and Quadrille. The sale will have no direct impact on Hardie Grant North America's business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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WaterBrook’s Wingfeather Saga Sells 1 Million Copies ‘On Its Own Terms’

Wingfeather, Andrew Peterson’s middle grade fantasy series from Christian publisher WaterBrook, follows three siblings as they encounter good versus evil, in a story ‘that doesn’t cheapen the reality that the world can be a scary place,’ the author says. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scribd Originals Gains Traction

Digital subscription reading and listening platform Scribd began publishing original nonfiction e-books in 2019, and has since released nearly 60 titles in what has proved to be a growing program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How Does a Best-Selling Author Name Her Characters?

Lisa Jewell puts a great deal of thought into the monikers she chooses for the people who populate her books. Here are her rules of thumb. Continue reading at The New York Times

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