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In Germany: Ebooks Less Than 10% of Market, Tolino Grows

Ronald Schild

Ronald Schild, CEO at Germany’s MVB, discusses developments in German ebook sales — which still command just a single digit market share — and the Tolino ebook platform.

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The Pidgeonhole Library, a young, digital-only publisher in the UK, is commissioning new fiction, refashioning classics, and offering their ebooks via serialization and subscription.

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Ebook Pricing in Australia, Germany, India: Infographic from ePub Direct

Australian Ebook stats

How much does an ebook cost in Australia, Germany or India? EPub Direct offers an infographic with key statistics on ebook pricing and more.

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PP for Italy’s Giornale della Libreria: Ebook 2.0

Ben Denckla

Publishing Perspectives’s latest column for the Italy’s Giornale della Libreria is a translation of Benjamin Denckla’s article, “If Ebooks are Software, It’s Time for Version 2.0.”

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Digital Love Stories for Valentine’s Day from Africa

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Nigerian romance publisher Ankara Press has produced a free digital Valentine’s Day Story Anthology featuring several of Africa’s top writers.

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Changing the DNA of the Book: India’s Papertrell

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India’s Papertrell seeks to ‘change the DNA of books by conceptualizing and building content to have a two-way dialog creating true interactivity.’

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“Trust Your Readers and Defy DRM,” Says No Starch Press

Bill Pollock of No Starch Press (Photo: Scott Beale / Laughing Squid)

San Francisco’s No Starch Press has found success producing “sharable books for geeks,” eschewing DRM and defying conventional publishing wisdom.

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The Mobile Story for Publishers: Told in Key Stats

Thad McIlroy

Thad McIlroy offers some statistics and key data on smartphones and tablets to help book publishers figure out how to address mobile technology.

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It’s Okay, You Use OCR…But Tell Ebook Buyers

Ben Denckla

As error-prone as OCR-produced ebooks are, could the book world benefit by offering consumers more information about how an ebook is produced?

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Buenos Aires’ Gov’t Assists Publishers With Exports


A program in Buenos Aires aims to assist small- and medium-sized Argentine publishers develop overseas markets, streamline business practices and digitize.

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