Industry vet Michael Bhaskar’s digital publisher Canelo launches this week with two titles and is offering 50-60% royalties, giving UK authors new options.
John Warren explains how process improvement, the use of keywords, and crowdsourcing metadata can improve publisher profitability and sales of books.
Scribd found romance readers gorging on books through the ebook subscription service are costly, and now the company is cutting back on the genre.
Josh Brody, CEO of Pronoun (ex-Vook), outlines his company’s aims in refashioning itself as an author-first digital publishing and distribution platform.
More than 20 publishing and reading-related technology demos were developed in a caffeine-fueled 48-hour frenzy at this past weekend’s CODEX Hackathon.
Among the innovative new tech on display at the annual AAUP meeting were new tools for annotations and publishing open access monographs.
This weekend in San Francisco, the CODEX hackathon will tackle a variety of book-related innovation projects, including KINDLR, a dating app around books.
W.W. Norton & Company has announced that its entire catalog of trade and professional e-books will be available to readers through lending libraries.
The EC’s anti-trust investigation of Amazon has focused on ‘most favored nation’ (MFN) status, offering a curious echo of history, writes Roger Tagholm.
After offering indie short form authors favorable royalty rates, Amazon has pivoted to attract bestsellers and bolster sales of Unlimited subscriptions.