Tag: eReaders

Quick Publishing Recap 2011

L. McMaken 1-15-12 Cincinnati, OH The year 2011 saw a surge in eBooks, yet print still held the largest market share. eReaders were the hottest holiday gift. 2011 also saw the demise of some old...

Is the Kindle Fire Turning into Ash?

L.McMaken 12-18-11 Cincinnati, OH   Amazon's debut tablet The Fire is being hammered by consumers and reviewers. The comments on their own website are not kind and outside reviewers aren't giving the Fire high marks. The...

eBooks Taxed in Europe

L. McMaken 12-9-11 Cincinnati, OH Over the last few months, Amazon has been opening Kindle Stores in Europe. While eReaders are not nearly as popular in Europe as they are in the U.S., the taxes...

Kobo Adds a Book Club

L. McMaken 12-7-11 Cincinnati, OH   Kobo, maker of the Kobo Touch eReader has just announced the creation of a Kobo Book Club for their customers.  For customers purchasing a Kobo, they will be invited to...

Barnes & Noble Gives Amazon Some Competition

L. McMaken 12-6-11 Cincinnati, OH   Barnes & Noble is gaining ground and taking a market share of eReaders over to their Nook. In a press release sent out by the bookseller last week, they reported...

eBooks are on “Fire”

L. McMaken 12-1-11 Cincinnati, OH eBooks are on "Fire", on Kindle Fire that is. Amazon reported that Black Friday sales of their eReaders was the highest ever. None of their Kindles were discounted on Black...

Kobo Sold

L. McMaken 11-11-11 Cincinnati, OH   Kobo, the eReader created by the Canadian company Indigo, has just been sold to a Japanese Internet company, Rakuten. The Kobo was associated with and marketed by the now bankrupt...

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...
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