Nielsen Book to launch online ISBN store

Nielsen Book is launching a new ISBN store allowing publishers and self-published authors to purchase smaller numbers of ISBNs online "within minutes". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors and publishers get creative as book launches are moved online

In response to the coronavirus outbreak and government advice to socially distance, authors, readers and booksellers are thinking of new, exciting and creative ways to launch their books and keep readers engaged after in-person-events get cancelled.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 11:27:40 UTC ]
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Online book festival to launch new genre events for 2020

Online book festival My Virtual Literary Festival (MyVLF) will launch a series of new festivals based on different genres later this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-03 11:05:41 UTC ]
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A book club inspires a store owner to launch day camps

When Crystal Bobb-Semple decided to host a Percy Jackson for young readers, she never imagined the fantasy series updating the Greek myths would change her life. The had officially ended a year... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-06-25 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Christian Stores to Launch Online Ordering Initiative

The Association for Christian Retail (CBA) is providing Christian stores with a consumer website that allows online sales and in-store customer pick-up. The Get It Local Today program is scheduled to launch this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wharton Uses Zola’s Everywhere Store to Launch Online Bookstore

The store is the first to be powered by Zola’s Everywhere Store widget, an API that enables anyone to begin selling books simply by dropping a few lines of Zola’s code on to their website. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wellington book-lovers raise 10k to launch children's literature magazine online

A pair of Wellington women with a combined 25 years experience in the children's book world are getting ready to share their passion with a wider audience. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2017-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PFD launches online books catalogue

Literary agency Peters Fraser + Dunlop has launched an online books catalogue and aims to have every agented book listed and available by 2024 in time for its 100th anniversary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Online video platform for children’s books launches

Sigalit Hart, a children’s storyteller and producer, has launched an online TV channel dedicated to children’s books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Parnassus Books Launches Online Auction to Help One of Its Own—and Binc

An outpouring of support from bestselling authors to raise money for a children's bookseller with cancer led the Nashville store to hold a larger auction to support the Book Industry Charitable Foundation. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reedsy Grows, Launches Online Book Editor Tool

U.K. self-publishing platform Reedsy launched the Reedsy Book Editor, an online editing and typesetting tool, and the site reports growing membership and new partnerships with Ingram and Kobo. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Online book shopping overtakes in-store for first time

Print book sales showed "continuing resilience" in 2014, with overall spending on print and digital titles increasing across the year. Meanwhile, online book buying overtook in-store book buying for the first time last year. In 2014, sales of print and ebooks stood at £2.2bn, up 4% from the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Curtis Brown launches online book group

Curtis Brown is launching an online book group, offering readers the chance to get “a sneak preview of work from some of the agency’s most exciting new and undiscovered authors” just ahead of publication. Applications for readers for the group, the first online reading group to be hosted by a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US book publishers now make more money from online sales than physical stores

Brick-and-mortar book stores have clearly been on the decline for a while -- just look at Barnes & Noble's rocky finances. However, there's now some tangible evidence that the pendulum has swung in favor of internet-based sales. BookStats estimates... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Parnassus Books Launches Online Lit Journal

Parnassus Books launches "Musing," an online literary journal featuring author interviews, book recommendations, and bookish news. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Txtr Launches E-Book Store in Denmark

Berlin-based startup txtr has launched a Danish ebook store, with special promotions from two Danish publishers set to begin on December 3rd. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Going Beyond E-Books, Barnes & Noble Nook Launches Digital Video Store

Barnes & Noble Nook is ramping up its digital media offerings with a new video-download and rental service. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2012-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sony launches web store for e-Books, Android app also gets refresh

Sony has decided to join the web-based shopping party, launching an online reader store for its e-inked devices and companion apps. Any e-Books purchased will arrive ready-to-read on the Reader app or other suitably wireless device, with titles also working on any Adobe DRM-supported apps and... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Decoder Blog: Many Online Book Buyers First Shop Around in Stores

According to a survey, 24 percent of people who said they had bought books from an online retailer in the last month also said they had seen the book in a brick-and-mortar bookstore first. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Tokens launches Hidden Book and Book Island Games

National Book Tokens has launched its annual festive campaign, with the return of its Hidden Book Game for a seventh year, and Book Island Game for children for a second year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 22:34:50 UTC ]
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