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Exprima Talks: Hacking the Story with Nate Herzog

Corey Pressman

Corey Pressman interviews Nate Herzog, creator of StoryHack Media, about his innovative media events, the power of storytelling, and Post-it Notes.

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Exprima Talks: Steven Woodall, Center for Book and Paper Arts

Corey Pressman

In this Exprima Talks episode, Steven Woodall of the Center for Book and Paper Arts talks about the internet as a ghost town of content.

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Exprima Talks: Finitiv Offers Revenue Channel for Professional Publishers

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Finitiv president Andrew Brenneman on why his subscription platform for professional publishers might answer the question, how do we generate more revenue?

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Exprima Talks: Behind the Ink Enhances Ebooks

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In this Exprima Talks episode, Corey Pressman talks to startup Beneath the Ink about their ebook enhancement technology, and to author Emma Boling about how she used it in her book, Mistress of France.

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Catching Up with Kobo’s Michael Tamblyn on New Content, Tablets

Michael Tamblyn

Michael Tamblyn, the Chief Content Officer at Kobo, offers an update on the ebookseller’s magazine store, kids shop and international expansion.

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Books in Browsers IV: Get Ready for More Context

Audience at Books in Browsers IV

Speakers at this year’s Books in Browsers summit explored the idea that creators should consider context as much as content, and that readers can greatly benefit from more context.

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The Future of the Cookbook is Interactive

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Oxmoor House, MyRecipes.com, and Digimarc Discover has collaborated to created new interactive cookbooks that let cooks save recipes and automate shopping lists on smartphones.

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A Year of Lessons from Korea’s Book App Developer Moglue

TaeWoo Kim, CEO, MoGlue

TaeWoo Kim, CEO of Moglue — the Korean platform for book app development — reflects on the first year in business after launching his publishing-related startup.

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Google Play Ebooks Expands to 9 New Asian Countries

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Google has expanded Play ebook sales to Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, and New Zealand.

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Random House Launches Curated Magazines on Flipboard

The World of Ice and Fire Magazine Cover

Random House has launched new magazines aimed at exploring worlds created by their authors. First up: Margaret Atwood and George R.R. Martin.

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