Tag: ebooks

Where the Readers Are

L. McMaken 10-20-11 Cincinnati, OH   Smashwords founder, Mark Coker recently completed a survey on his ebook forum Mobileread.  The results of this survey show how today's readers find books and new authors. The survey was...

Will eBook Errors Alienate Readers?

L. McMaken 10-7-11 Cincinnati, OH   In the recent wave of eBooks, particularly those from self-published authors readers are flooding Amazon with complaints about mistakes. Even in books from well known authors, spelling and grammar errors...

eBook Mega Seller John Locke Pens Deal with Simon & Schuster

L. McMaken 8-31-11 Cincinnati, OH           John Locke, the first self-published author to sell over a million eBooks, has just signed a deal with publisher Simon & Schuster.  In the deal, Locke will publish print books...

Harlequin: Increases Royalites on eBooks

L. McMaken 8-18-11 Cincinnati, OH In a recent letter to authors and agents, Harlequin has announced that it is increasing the royalties it is offering to its stable of writers. Harlequin is a globally recognized brand...

National Book Awards: Accepting eBooks

L. McMaken 8-15-11 Cincinnati, OH     For the first time, the National Book Foundation is accepting an eBook submission for the National Book Awards. Since eBooks, and eReaders are becoming more mainstream, the committee of judges...

Amazon Publishing: The Good, The Bad and the Undecided

L. McMaken 8-9-11 Cincinnati, OH Amazon Publishing which launched earlier this year, has been quietly moving forward, much too quietly for some in the publishing industry. There have been no announcements of staff, whether the...

Kindle: Free Stuff for Your Kindle

Linda McMaken 8-1-11 Cincinnati, OH     Kindle is an amazing format for books, magazines and newspapers. Most of these options charge for the purchase or for a subscription. Deliverreadsoffers FREE articles, newsletters, and other content for...

eOutlook: eBook Sales Grow Again

Linda McMaken 8-1-11 Cincinnati, OH Yet another publisher, Penguin Books, has announced that sales of their eBooks grew over 128% this year accounting for nearly 14% of their total revenue. These sales figures are from...
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