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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

Booquo's

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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