Losing Your Illusions About Selling Ebooks On Your Own Site

Deborah Emin of Sullivan Street Press discusses the challenges of selling ebooks from her own web site and why she moved to using an ebook distributor. The post Losing Your Illusions About Selling Ebooks On Your Own Site appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Microsoft stops selling ebooks, offers refunds to customers

If you have been using the Microsoft Store as your point of purchase for ebooks, you're going to have to start shopping elsewhere. Microsoft has ditched the Books category from the store, and this means that not only will it not be possible to buy books from the Microsoft Store, but also that... Continue reading at Betanews

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Walmart teams up with Kobo to sell ebooks and audiobooks

Later this year, you'll be able to buy ebooks and audiobooks straight from Walmart's website. The big box retailer has teamed up with Japanese e-commerce titan Rakuten to launch a business that can take on Amazon's Kindle offerings. Walmart will give... Continue reading at Engadget

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Layoffs loom for Mashable as site reportedly sells for less than $50M

The digital media bubble continues to show signs of bursting. Recode reports that Mashable–once valued at $250 million–is selling itself to publisher Ziff Davis for less than $50 million. The site will reportedly lay off about 50 employees and refocus coverage on “tech and tech-lifestyle... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Bookwire’s Spanish Markets Footprint: Selling More Ebooks ‘In the Jet Stream’

'Global vision, local service' is how Bookwire has pushed deep into its Latin American expansion after success in Germany and Spain. The post Bookwire’s Spanish Markets Footprint: Selling More Ebooks ‘In the Jet Stream’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Waterstones is done selling ebooks

Waterstones is well and truly getting back to basics today, as it has dropped ebooks and audiobooks from its online store. The digital libraries of Waterstones customers will remain accessible until June 13th, with Kobo taking over the following day... Continue reading at Engadget

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Waterstones to stop selling ebooks

Bookseller Waterstones is to stop selling digital books and will instead divert customers to Japanese ebook company Kobo. Continue reading at BBC World

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Hawkins has biggest-selling Amazon ebook of 2015

Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train (Transworld) is Amazon.co.uk’s biggest selling ebook of 2015 so far, the retailer has revealed. The list of top 20 ebooks of the year is dominated by female authors, with E L James’ Fifty Shades of Grey companion novel, Grey: Fifty Shades of Grey as told by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Apple loses ebook price fixing appeal

Apple did conspire with publishers in the US to fix the prices of ebooks, an appeal court has found.  The technology company had appealed against an earlier decision by Judge Denise Cote, who said that Apple and publishers were guilty of conspiring to raise the prices of ebooks. Apple appealed... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Apple loses ebook price-fixing appeal on same day as Apple Music launches

On the same day as Apple Inc.'s release of its much-anticipated Apple Music streaming service, a federal court upheld a ruling Tuesday that states the company illegally conspired with book publishers to drive up prices for ebooks to compete against Amazon.com Inc., USA TODAY reported. The... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Apple loses appeal on ebook price-fixing case, will pay $450 million

An appeals court upheld a lower-court ruling that Apple violated antitrust laws to upset Amazon's control of the ebook market.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Apple loses ebook antitrust appeal

An appeals court ruled against Apple’s challenge of a lower court’s decision which found the company liable for illegally conspiring with ebook publishers to jack up prices. A three-judge panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit voted 2 to 1 against Apple. Writing for the... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2015-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple loses appeal on ebook antitrust suit

A federal appeals court Tuesday let stand a 2013 lower court ruling that concluded Apple conspired with several top book publishers to raise ebook prices. The Justice Department had accused Apple of unfairly taking control of a nascent market that had been dominated by Amazon.com. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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UK ISPs to block eBook piracy sites

The UK's biggest broadband providers will shortly start blocking seven of the most popular websites used by eBook pirates. Continue reading at BBC World

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UK ISPs ordered to block ebook piracy sites

In a major victory for book publishers, the UK's High Court has ordered internet service providers (ISPs) to block several sites offering pirated ebooks. The decision means that BT, Sky, Virgin Media, TalkTalk and EE now have 10 days to comply and e... Continue reading at Engadget

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Dutch Court Shutters Ebook Resale Site…For Now

A Dutch appeals court has forced the closure of online ebook reseller Tom Kabinet until the company can prove all books for sale were legally obtained. The post Dutch Court Shutters Ebook Resale Site…For Now appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Dutch ebook resale site has to close for now, court rules

Dutch ebook resale site Tom Kabinet has to close because, at least at the moment, it cannot prove that all the books offered for sale on the site have been legally obtained, an Amsterdam court ruled Tuesday.Tom Kabinet, which allows sellers to upload ebook files to the site, has been online... Continue reading at PC World

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Argentina’s BajaLibros Aims to Sell Ebooks to All of America

In an effort to defy difficulties at home, Argentine e-bookseller BajaLibros is aiming to sell ebooks throughout Latin America as well as the United States. The post Argentina’s BajaLibros Aims to Sell Ebooks to All of America appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Ether for Authors: Can You Sell Ebooks on the Half Shell?

In Ether for Authors, Porter Anderson looks at the Oyster ebook subscription service, at a CONTEC session ahead in Frankfurt, at book marketing, and more. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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BookBub Ebook Deals Site Closes in on 1.5 Million Subscribers

With the simple concept of alerting readers to a curated list of discounted ebooks, Bookbub has attracted nearly 1.5 million users in just a year. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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