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Kobo and Bol.com Open 'Kobo Plus' Ebook Subscription at €9.99

Entering a sector with a checkered track record, Canada’s Kobo and The Netherlands’ bol.com are talking sustainability in an ebook subscription model.<p>…

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Brave New Booksellers: The Rise of E-reading

<i><br>Over the past decade, publishing has undergone a revolution, perhaps the most profound since Gutenberg. In this series, we’ll look at how</i> …

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Incubus eBook: Michael R. Davidson: Amazon.com.au: Kindle Store

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.<p>Incubus Kindle Edition<p>New from<p>Used from<p>Kindle Edition<p>—<p>—<p>Kindle Daily Deal: Save at least 70%<p>Each …

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Amazon Tip: Introducing KDP for Print Books

Back in July, Amazon started rolling out a new print component to their Kindle Direct Publishing program (which had previously only been for eBooks). …

9 Statistics Writers Should Know About Amazon

In partnership with Porter Anderson, I write and edit The Hot Sheet, an industry newsletter for authors. Over the last year, here are some of the …

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20+ Free eBooks To Learn Linux For Free

Shares 0<p><i>Brief: In this tutorial, I’ll share you the best resource to learn Linux for free. This is a collection of websites, online video courses and</i> …

Linux

Why Audiobooks Are the Digital Book Format With the Most Growth Potential | The Digital Reader

The book publishing industry is prone to fads and obsessions. If it's not Pottermore and direct sales, it's hybrid authors, or book bundling, or …

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Books are back because Jeff Bezos likes them

by John Gapper<p>Ten years ago, as Jeff Bezos launched the Kindle ereader in New York, he declared that "the book is so highly evolved and so suited to …

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Selling your book in our store

Selling books<p>THREE important questions you should be asking yourself ...<p><b>Can my book be ordered online?</b>• <b><br>Is my sales and distribution process seamless</b> …

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The best Amazon Kindle and Fire Tablet deals

For a short time, Amazon is cutting prices on its popular lineup of Kindle tablets and ebook readers. Rather than picking just one Kindle deal, …

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How to Get Your Book Distributed: What Self-Published Authors Need to Know

Photo credit: The City of Toronto / CC BY<p><b>Note from Jane:</b> This post is part of a 101 series on self-publishing. Visit this post for background on how …

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Kobo Aura ONE review: A large waterproof eReader with OverDrive support

+1<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>Share<p>Stumble<p>Pin<p>I used to read a lot as a kid, and as more things moved to technology I started reading less and less. Then along came …

Mobile Technology

Find Free Kindle Books from Amazon With This Simple Google Trick

Do you know that Amazon.com offers tens of thousands of free kindle books – many of which are family history focused? From pedigrees to local …

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Your e-books are about to get a big IQ boost

Get ready for video, hyperlinks and interactive quizzes, all neatly packed on your tablet or laptop, as web and e-book tech groups get on the same page.<p>Generations of college students have lugged expensive textbooks around campus. But a few years from now, students could shuck that burden as web …

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Snapshot: February 1, 2017

<i>Snapshot: February 1, 2017</i><p><i>Note: thanks to reader feedback, especially from Edward Boyhan, I moved the older data (generally, more than two years old)</i> …

Which digital book format has the most growth potential?

The answer might surprise you…<p>Amazon’s Kindle format dominates the ebook market today and it’s easy to assume that will remain the case going …

E-Book Sales Fell In 2016

Visitors use an E-Book reader during the 35th edition of the Paris Book Fair on March 20, 2015. (LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)<p>According to data released by Nielsen Book at the Digital Book World conference, e-book sales were down 16% in 2016 when compared to 2015 .<p>The statistic has been …

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OverDrive eBook statistics show student lending on the rise

Big jump in eBook statistics in 2016<p>OverDrive have released their 2016 eBook statistics, which show that the number of eBooks and audiobooks borrowed …

Education

Books Stubbornly Refused to Be Disrupted, and It Worked

If the media industry needed proof that it moved too quickly to devalue its print products on the way to chasing digital audiences, the book industry has been making a convincing case in the last few years.<p>The rise of print book sales and decline in ebooks in 2015 was no accident. Last year, the …

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5 Book Industry Predictions for 2017

We reached out to some of our industry friends for their thoughts on the key developments in the book market in 2017. .<p><b>Author Earnings estimates</b> …

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Six of the best... e-readers « Express & Star

Kindle E-Reader, 6" Glare-Free Touchscreen Display, Wi-Fi (Black), £59.99, Amazon<p>If you're new to the world of e-readers - a world dominated largely …

Gear & Gadgets

South Africa's Exclusive Books Customers Move to Canada's Kobo

In another deal that expands its international reach, Canada’s Kobo is taking on the ebook customers of a South African bookseller, and will support …

Publishing

Self-published Authors and Worldwide Book Sales

“Less is more” is a cute phrase for minimalists, but don’t limit yourself when it comes to online retail options for worldwide book sales. Successful …

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The place to read and share books!

How do I redeem free ebook from here?<p>Easy. Look at the list of ebooks we are proposing on this website (just scroll up this page), and click on the …

How Kindle Press Made My Novel a Bestseller

Today’s guest post is by novelist and reporter Rick Pullen.<p>After 38 agents turned down my political thriller, <i>Naked Ambition</i>, my friend Ron Sauder, a …

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Despite What You Heard, The E-Book Market Never Stopped Growing

Meanwhile, print sales have grown, but sales have grown online<p>Over the last year, we’ve been talking to writers like A.G. Riddle who have been making …

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Joe Wicks's Lean in 15 books earn fattest sales of any British diet plan

In 18 months, the Instagram star’s three titles have sold more books than any other UK weight-loss title since records began<p>Instagrammer turned publishing sensation Joe Wicks is now the author of the UK’s biggest-selling diet books since records began.<p>The Body Coach’s three Lean in 15 books have …

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Apple and Amazon agree to end audiobook distribution exclusivity in the EU

Why it matters to you<p>Apple and Amazon will now let publishers sell audiobooks and competing platforms, fostering competition and potentially lowering …

21st Century

The State of Ebooks 2017

class="p1">The once high-flying ebook industry endured its second consecutive year of flat sales growth in 2016, renewing doubts about the platform’s …

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DBW Speakers See Stable Trade Market

With gains in unit sales of print books offsetting declines of e-book the trade market has been relatively stable over the last four years, Nielsen's …

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