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Google eBooks store launches in the UK, Australia and Canada 'soon'
The Bookseller
With Google eBooks, readers can access their books across a variety of devices; publishers have an open platform for selling their works; and booksellers have an easy-to-implement way to sell digital books in addition to their existing offering.”
Facebook Marketing Tool Odyl Boosts Authors
Never mind books about Facebook. What about marketing books on Facebook? Author JT Ellison turned to an author-focused marketing tool from Odyl, with great success thus far. Random House launches 6000 books in a year. They can't even begin to think ...
Books and Authors
The Patriot Ledger
Buttonwood Books & Toys will host Coffee with the Authors at 9:45 am Tuesday at the Atlantica Restaurant, 44 Border St., Cohasset. Featured are Jennifer Haigh, author of “Faith”; Bruce Irving, who wrote “New England Icons”; and Lily Tuck, ...
Business books for entrepreneurs
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Here are a few books to give you a starting point. "The Start Your Own Business Bible" by Richard Walsh (Adams Media, 2011, $17.95). This is a fun book to browse, even if you're not planning to start a business. Who knew you could earn a living setting ...
Association of Independent Authors Announces Latest Recipient of Honoring ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
With recent dramatic changes in publishing that make it easy for authors everywhere to publish their work to a global audience, there is a corresponding dramatic rise in the number of businesses offering services to independent authors and not all of ...
Win Folio Society books worth £1000
The Guardian
It isn't always easy to find truly special Christmas gifts, but Folio books can provide the answer. Whether your aim is to give or to keep, enter our prize draw. One lucky reader will receive over £1000 worth of Folio Society books across a range of ...
Publisher Diana Gribble nurtured literary talent
The Australian
Its list of authors was stellar: among them Tim Winton, Murray Bail, Kaz Cooke, Peter Cundall, Rod Jones, Jean McCaughey, Rodney Hall, Kathy Lette, Gabrielle Carey and Drusilla Modjeska. It became a significant supplier of talent to the publishing ...
Authors Explore Science, Religion
Harvard Crimson
But at Wednesday's event, both authors said they regretted the use of the word “war” in the book title, considering it misguided. The authors emphasized the complimentary natures of science and spirituality as well as the importance of their ...
The Catalyst: Will the Kindle Kill Books?
The Kindle is an e-reading device developed by Amazon in 2007 that uses wireless connectivity so people can shop for, download, browse, and read e-books. Users can also read newspapers, magazines, blogs, and other digital media. ...
What happens to books when the Kindle is free?
As a result, Amazon has taken to doing an end-around publishers by signing up popular authors like Tim Ferriss. How long until it's Amazon signing deals with self-publishers like Amanda Hocking, rather than a traditional agency? Where publishing is ...
Teresa Giudice signs over 300 books at Lake Grove Barnes & Noble
Turney assured Giudice's fans that she would pose for pictures and stay to sign everyone's books. Of course, those who arrived at the advertised time of 7 pm were too late for books and got numbers in the 280's and 290's. Though Giudice was still en ...
Enter Harry Potter's world
The world of publishing is a funny one. The Harry Potter series, available at the Belleville Public Library, should be read by everyone. Not because they are "popular" and not because they were made into major motion pictures; any books with good ...
The lit list: Nobel-winning authors from 1988 to today
The award, presented by the Swedish Academy, is given to a writer based on his or her entire body of work, and the prize money amounts to about $1.5 million. Check out some of the authors and poets who have won since 1988, and get to know the books ...
We Give Books and Jumpstart's Read for the Record to Set New Digital Reading ... (press release)
We Give Books, the digital reading initiative from the Pearson Foundation and the Penguin Group, today announced new support for Jumpstart's Read for the Record, a national campaign that raises awareness about the importance of early literacy by ...
Migrating to Digital Publishing? Answers and Advice from the ...
By Guest Contributor
I attended Publishers Launch: E-books for Everyone Else (presented by Publishers Launch Conferences and The Center for Publishing at New York University's School of Continuing and Professional Studies) in the hopes of getting some ...
Publishing Perspectives
Google Books arrive in the UK | Ubergizmo
By Edwin Kee
While the Android Market does not yet feature the Books section, it ought to be on its way pretty soon. Voracious readers in the UK are able to access the world's largest ebooks collection at the moment, being able to choose from hundreds of ...
+1 Your Favorite Books with Google Books Update
By Kevin Krause
Just as Google updated their Shopper app to allow users to '+1' their favorite products, Google Bookshas been updated with the ability to express your.
Android Phone Fans
New The Impact of eBooks – Stephen's Lighthouse
By admin
The Impact of eBooks. Some recent numbers and reports on the impact of eBooks on publishing and sales: From InfoDocket and Gary Price: New Report: Uncovering eBooks' Real Impact 2009 – 2011. Posted on September 20, 2011 by Gary D. Price. “You can read the complete report ... In addition to e-books, downloadable audio sales (up 25%), and the religious books and university press segments were the only categories to post gains in the month. The major trade segments took ...
Stephen's Lighthouse
Google Books Now Available in the U.K.
By Jon Mitchell
In addition to its primary offerings, Google has partnered with independent booksellers like Gardners' Hive and Blackwell's, so U.K customers can buy books through those stores. Google's e-book format is widely compatible, ... n\nGoogle's e- book format is widely compatible, available on Android and Apple devices, Sony, Kobo and Elonex e-readers, as well as through the [Web]( They're stored in the cloud, so you can pick up ...
Emily Books [LINK]
Emily Books [link] · Culture Buzz It's your first indie e-book store. A small, curated selection of e-book titles, with an annual subscription offering as well. Their first offering is very exciting: A collection of Ellen Willis' ...
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Alfred Music Publishing and Pearson Announce First All-Digital Pre ...
By eSchool News
Silver Burdett Interactive Music Available for the iPad and Interactive Whiteboard Los Angeles, CA and New York — October 4, 2011 - Alfred Music Publishing.
eSchool News
Self-Publishing — Money Matters « Christine M Grote
By CMSmith
During the Writer's Digest Self-Publishing Workshop I took in the spring and summer, we had an assignment to calculate our break-even point. How many books did we need to sell to start making money? At the time, I estimated my expenses ...
Christine M Grote

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