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Nielsen’s BookInsights: UK Publishers Sold £2.2 Billion in 2014

Nielsen's Jonathan Nowell

UK publishers sold £2.2 billion of books in 2004, with ebooks accounting for nearly half UK fiction sales—though print in other categories proved resilient.

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Is Metabook the Next Evolution of the Book?

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‘We are creating a new thing for a new generation of readers…this is the future,’ says Benjamin Alfonsi of Metabook’s new ultra-enhanced ebooks.

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5 Tips for Online Book Marketing Today

Derrick Schultz

Testing first, remaining flexible, and hanging out on Twitter are all best practices for to online book marketing today, says Derrick Schultz of Atavist.

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China’s Tencent Literature Focused on Exploiting IP

Tencent Literature spin off products

In China, the powerhouse Tencent Literature mines its own IP for rights and licensing deals, while expanding this IP through acquisitions and partnerships.

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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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Pigeonhole Offers Subscriptions for Serialized Ebooks

The Pidgeonhole Library

Pigeonhole 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

The Papertrell Team (Photo: Technoholic.com)

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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