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In Colombia, Facebook Partners with 24symbols for Free Books

Justo Hidalgo of 24 Symbols is "ecstatic" about the mission of

For the first time, Facebook’s app has bundled free ebooks with its services, starting in Colombia with 24symbols.

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A “Critical Moment” for Ebook Subscription Services

24symbols apps

We need innovation, and Kindle Unlimited might not be publishers’ best option, argues 24symbols co-founder, Justo Hidalgo.

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Booquo Launches €9.99 Subscription E-book Club in Spain


Backed by Bertelsmann and Planeta, Spain’s Booquo has begun offering all you can read for €9.99 a month from a curated catalog of 300 mostly backlist titles.

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Spain Hosts Inaugural Virtual Book Fair, March 6-11

Some participating companies and organizations

Spain’s first Virtual Book Fair is organized by Bubok, the country’s top self-publishing platform, and will feature free author events, seminars, and more.

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A Bright Future for Scandinavian Digital Publishing

At the Scandinavian Publishing Executive Meeting hosted by Schilling in Copenhagen, publishers surveyed the future of digital publishing in the region and found hope.

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Which Cloud-based Subscription Model Works Best for E-books?

The available platforms for the trade focus on either a rent/subscription model or an advertising model. Which do you prefer and why?

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A Cloud-Based Subscription Model for Books: The Challenges and Opportunities

Justo Hidalgo argues that 24Symbol’s business model is a counterbalance to piracy, fills a need for readers, will generate print sales for publishers.

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At #LBF11: 24symbols – the Spotify Model for Books

By Roger Tagholm Given that music is now “tasted” and explored through sites like Last FM and Spotify, why shouldn’t this model be applied to […]

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