This Is How You Sell Books In The Digital Age

Penguin Books unveils a clever interactive site, inspired by the iPod's clicking wheel, to accompany the release of 80 classic e-books.Penguin Books turns 80 this year. To celebrate its birthday, the British imprint of the world's largest publishing house is releasing a new series of 80 books, entitled Little Black Classics, to be sold for just $1 each on Kindle and as paperbacks.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

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Kobo will sell discounted digital copies of your paper books

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