With new production tools come new quality challenges, debating whether the Fire Phone has failed already, Amazon’s foray into Brazil’s print market, harnessing libraries’ promotional power and more.
Join Digital Book World on Tuesday, October 21 at 12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT / 5:00pm GMT for a free webcast where you will learn how to optimize your metadata for the library market. Authors and publishers know that high-quality metadata can …
How ebook designers can impact what comes next, Amazon widens cloud storage access and gains support for drone delivery, Audible gets into discovery, digital opportunities in Latin America and more.
Inside Kobo’s new Aura H2O ereader, Penguin Random House’s summer successes with best-selling ebooks, publishing salaries inch upward, a Florida university debuts an ebook-only library and more.
With Labor Day just around the corner, it’s probably safe to say that this summer belonged to Penguin Random House, at least when it comes to the season’s best-selling ebooks. Just after John Green’s hit The Fault in Our Stars ended its twelve-week …
One expert’s suggestion for getting customers to pay more for digital content, a study says smartphone users aren’t downloading new apps, Amazon buys video-streaming service Twitch, Pentian’s growing appeal and more.
Confronting the organizational challenges to evolving strategically, forecasting the death of dedicated e-readers, a second look at the latest Nook, top authors sound off on virtues of print and much more.
Join Digital Book World on Tuesday, September 23 at 12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT / 5:00pm GMT for a free webcast offering practical steps publishers can take within their organizational and management structures to remain at the forefront of digital …
What to watch for as ebooks enter their adolescence, Apple could be slyly needling Amazon through the iBooks store, rumors of a new waterproof Kobo device, Amazon to sell physical books in Brazil and more.
An inconclusive new study on print and ebook reading comprehension, Barnes & Noble’s new Nook tablet, Google and Ingram challenge Amazon, Paul Ryan comments on Amazon-Hachette war and more.
Join Digital Book World on Tuesday, September 9 at 12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT / 5:00pm GMT for a free webcast exploring how new approaches to royalties and rights management can mutually improve the business partnerships between authors and publishers in the …
Media tie-ins and best-selling ebooks, Blurb helps get indie authors into bookstores, a new study on e-reading retention, the latest Nook hits stores, Kensington goes exclusive with Books-A-Million and more.
With the film based on Gayle Forman’s If I Stay hitting theaters this Friday, the novel sits at the top of the Ebook Best-Seller List for a third straight week. It elbowed aside the previous incumbent to the No. 1 spot, John Green’s The Fault …
Retooling marketing strategies for the digital era, Amazon’s retort to German authors, “sorceress” turns songstress on Pottermore, Firebrand’s new ebook QA tool, tips for making book apps and much more.
Tallying the publishers with the most best-selling ebooks so far this year, Kindle head Russ Grandinetti’s role in the publishing world, Bezos-owned Washington Post briefly adds Amazon ‘buy’ button, how cheap books could hurt readers and much more.
Accounting for the steady rise in prices of best-selling ebooks, Amazon’s gamble on customer loyalty, the Colbert Report’s hand in boosting books, Orwell’s estate responds to Amazon, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt grows and more.
Getting acquainted with the new production technologies, weighing the future of digital content development, Rosetta Books moves to reinvent print models, Amazon’s campus expansion and more.
Navigating the latest challenges in digital publishing, Penguin Random House dominates ebook best-seller list, authors’ stakes in the Amazon-Hachette feud, BiblioBoard expands its catalog and more.
Gayle Forman’s If I Stay topped the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller list for a second straight week after ending a huge run at No. 1 for John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars. What else do the two titles have …
Analyzing the logic behind some indie authors’ support for Amazon, HarperCollins gears up to square off against Amazon next, OverDrive launches worldwide “Read an Ebook Day” and much more.
Amazon’s latest volley in the ongoing dispute, more from Hachette CEO Michael Pietsch, authors weigh in on Amazon-Hachette standoff, a history of ReadersUnited.com, Amazon turns up pressure on Disney and more.
Inside the latest earnings report from HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster pleased with ebook subscription services, the Perseus-Ingram-Hachette deal falls through and much more.
The e-tailer launches a same-day delivery service, an alternative perspective on the ideal bookstore, Brazilian bookstore chain to sell e-readers, Nook With Glowlight comes to the UK and much more.
Movie tie-ins in the ebook era, an upset on this week’s ebook best-seller list, print production’s 2013 decline, a new ebook start-up in India, what to expect for Kindle’s near future and much more.
What makes an ebook successful? In a lot of ways, it’s the same stuff that makes print books successful: great writing and storytelling; attractive packaging; and smart and timely marketing. Current events and events in other media can also have …
The logic behind Simon & Schuster’s new video series, O’Reilly acquires Pearson’s stake in Safari, Ingram’s operations deal with Chegg, why the Amazon-Hachette war could drag on and much more.
The close look at the state of e-lending worldwide, how much longer the Amazon-Hachette war could rage, Apple’s settlement approved, a new approach to crowdsourced content and much more.
Evaluating the standoff’s impact on the publisher’s bottom line, continuing the debate on subscription ebooks, publishers still concerned about ebook quality, Apple’s settlement settled and much more.
One industry insider’s view of Apple’s BookLamp buy, subscription ebooks in Japan, Marcello Vena departs RCS Mediagroup, sales dip at Harlequin, Perseus closing delayed and much more.
How the new subscription service is impacting best-sellers, Amazon lays out its goals in Hachette dispute, a new digital-first Amazon imprint, Macmillan provides full front-list to libraries, Axis 360 integrates with Boopsie and much more.
Kindle Unlimited’s effect on the best-seller list has indeed grown. Kindle Unlimited titles have been removed from the Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller list due to an inability to sort out retail purchases from Kindle Unlimited “reads” when creating the …
Strategies for crafting good metadata, comparing self-publishing statistics, Amazon launches 3D printing store, Japan curbs online book piracy, making data-backed publishing decisions and more.
Apple quietly acquires BookLamp, debating the best strategy for iBooks, authors heckle the Authors Guild, Pearson sales dip during Random House integration, Adobe’s new fixed-layout export and much more.