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Booktrope Raises $1.2M for Its Book ‘Team-Publishing’ Service

Booktrope logo May 1, 2015

Booktrope, a Seattle-based startup with a platform and service for book authors, has raised $1.2 million of a planned $2.3 million funding round, according to...

Kobo Has 'No Interest in Fighting Publishers'

kobo logo April 30, 2015

Kobo has said it has "no interest in fighting publishers", after signing its first publishing deal with journalist Kevin Donovan for a book about...

Audiobook Sales Double in UK

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xDG Professional Monitor Headphones April 30, 2015

Sales of audiobooks have doubled in the last five years, thanks to the popularity of digital downloads and a host of famous faces signing...

Ebook Sales Down 10.2% in January

shutterstock-ebook April 29, 2015

Sales from eBooks were down by 10.2 percent in January 2015, as compared to the same period in 2014, according to The Association of American...

How Cengage, HarperCollins, and Scribd Are Using Data Analytics

Ellen Harvey April 29, 2015

Tom Breur, VP of data analytics at Cengage, Adam Silverman, senior director of digital business development at HarperCollins, and Andrew Weinstein, VP of content acquisition...

Amazon Has Started Making Ads From Kindle Ebooks

Amazon's Kindle Voyage April 28, 2015

Amazon recently partnered with Land Rover, for example, to help distribute an ebook adventure story written for the brand by an established author, on...

Amazon Updates K-12 and Higher Ed Digital Platform Whispercast

Kindle Whispercast April 28, 2015

Today, Amazon says that more than 130 of the 250 largest school districts in the U.S. as well as 24 of the 30 largest...

Ebooks Overtake Paper in China

ebook tablet April 24, 2015

Digital media have overtaken books as the most read media in China, according to a national survey released on Monday. About 58.1 percent of...

A Response to “Lessons from One Publisher’s Aversion to Ebooks”

Kelsey Swindler April 24, 2015

I was delighted when I saw Joe Wikert's article " Lessons from One Publisher's Aversion to Ebooks " and its mention of our book...

Latin American Digital Markets to Rise 10-15% by 2020

Japan ebook April 23, 2015

In a new report, German ebook distribution platform Bookwire forecasts that digital sales will represent between 10% and 15% of total sales in the Latin...