Ellen Harvey is a freelance writer and editor who covers the latest technologies and strategies reshaping the publishing landscape. She previously served as the Senior Editor at Publishing Executive and Book Business.

Speaking at Klopotek's Publishers Forum today, Lance Fensterman, Global Senior Vice President of ReedPop - the organization that produces BookCon, New York ComicCon, and many events around the world, says the publishing world needs to not think B2B or B2C, but E2E (end-to-end).

He notes that little more than five years after launch, ReedPop now runs 25 global events - making it largest producer of pop culture events around the world - and this year some one million fans will attend the events, 70% of whom are 18-35 years old.

I bumped into Michael Lederer, an American novelist living in Berlin, other day while watching an interview show on a German government satellite TV network, and his televised chat with British-born host Robin Merrill left me wanting to know more. So I picked up my iPhone and tapped out an email request for an interview […]

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Liberio is a new platform (launching today out of private beta) for simple eBook creation and publishing straight from Google Drive. Liberio could be used to create anything form a eBook, magazine, school project, you name it, and from publishing to distributing the finished product.

Its competitors including Leanpub and Inkling are already established, but Liberio is hoping that its approach is simpler than those of their competitors, and with all the tools needed under one roof. Liberio has 3,000+ individuals on the platform after its beta test.

Txtr to Launch a Million Title eBook Subscription Service This Summer (The Digital Reader) Late last week txtr, the Berlin-based ebook subsidiary of 3M, pulled the covers off of Blloon, their newest service. When it launches into beta this summer, Blloon will offer readers in the US and UK a completely free reading option. *** […]

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