Epubs Course 2012

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Coca-Cola joins digital publishing

Coca-Cola Journey is the name of the soft drink giant’s new “interactive digital magazine,” a storytelling platform Coke unveiled last week in place of its corporate website. At http://www.prweekus.com/coca-cola-turns-corporate-site-into-magazine/article/267976/, PRWeek … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · 1 Comment

‘Discovery’ occurring among e-stacks, too

Book lovers have long lamented that “discovery” – finding books you didn’t know you’d like, simply because they were near one you thought you would – has been on decline … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

O’Reilly and Wiley Ink New Deal

O’Reilly and John Wiley & Sons, Inc. have signed a deal that makes O’Reilly a new distributor for Wiley’s technology e-books. The deal includes more than 3,000 titles, including popular … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

FictionWise Shutting Down

Back before Barnes and Noble (BN) re-entered the ebook market with their Nook line and back when ebook sales accounted for only 1% of all book sales, BN purchased a … Continue reading

November 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

Book Borrowers are Also Book Buyers

A study released by Overdrive Media, the largest of its kind, reveals that publishers’ worries about libraries taking away from book sales are most likely unfounded. The study was co-sponsored … Continue reading

November 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

Hard Cover vs. E-books: Should the reader be forced to choose?

The Scholarly Kitchen recently released an article about publishers forcing readers to choose between buying a hard cover book or an E-book by releasing e-books weeks later in order to … Continue reading

November 17, 2012 · 2 Comments

Superstorm Sandy Affected Publishing Too.

Superstorm Sandy struck the East Coast on October 29, killing at least 113 people. Some  35,000 people are still without power 16 days later. The affects on people’s lives was … Continue reading

November 13, 2012 · 1 Comment
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