(Press Release) Las Vegas, Nevada, January 6, 2011—Copia, the groundbreaking social eReading platform, today announced its release of Copia for Android.
As I write this, I am not only in the midst of Book Business production, but the holiday season as well—parties, decorating and card writing, and lots of gift shopping. In the course of my shopping, I've managed to buy a few books as presents for, well, myself. (I've been good, Santa, I promise.) I…
Recently Amazon.co.uk eliminated their discounts on ebooks within 24 hours of being notified by big publishers (Penguin, Hachette and HarperCollins) that retailers would no longer set the selling price of books; publishers would now dictate the terms. As a result, the pricing of many ebooks were marked up to equal or even higher than the printed versions.
This led to a revolt by readers who took to their keyboards and gave poor ratings to the affected books on Amazon's UK site. More than 600 complaints were lodged with publishers for what they believed were actions spurred by greed.
(Press Release) NEW YORK, NY, December 7, 2010—For those who are already members of book clubs, the experience of reading just got even more social, interactive and digital. Now through Copia, the first social e-Reading experience that combines content, community and e-commerce, book clubs have gone virtual, allowing members to read each others thoughts in…
(Press Release) Ann Arbor, Michigan, December 1st, 2010—Above the Treeline is pleased to announce that Elsevier Science & Technology Books has selected Edelweiss, Above the Treeline's interactive publisher catalog system, to publish catalogs on the web starting with their Focal Press Imprint and select bestselling titles.
Dallas Clayton has a lot to be thankful for this holiday season. He’s sharing his thanks in his new book, An Awesome Book of Thanks!
We reported a few days ago that Kobo has launched a eBook gifting program and Amazon was quick to launch their own program that allows people to buy and send eBooks to someone with a valid email address.
RoyaltyShare, Inc. today announced the launch of Sales Feed Price Validation, an important enhancement to its industry leading Digital Advantage for eBooks™ platform.
With the expansion of the smartphone market, mobile seems poised to fulfill its promise as the next great frontier in publishing.
Publishers are increasingly using “book trailers” to raise awareness for their books. We are certainly using them here at Thomas Nelson.
Much has changed in the way authors publish and promote their books. With the growth of online book sales, consumer adoption of digital books, and social media, even more channels are available for authors and publishers to connect to audiences.
Waitsfield, Vt.-based Chooseco, publisher of the "Choose Your Own Adventure" book series, has formed a digital partnership with Wattpad, an e-book community and social networking platform for readers and writers. Featuring Chooseco's first title aimed at teen girls, "Fabulous Terrible: The Adventures of You," which originally was released in 2008, the publisher will work with Wattpad to connect with the website's young-adult demographic.