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Aer.io from Aerbook Lets You Curate Your Own Online Bookstore

Aer.io

Aerbook’s new Aer.io Retail Network “enables any person or company to create, customize, and curate” an online bookstore optimized for mobile devices and social media.

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Amazon Says It’s “Healthy” to Give Publishers, Authors Choice

Russ Grandinetti, VP of Kindle Content

Interviewed at DBW, Amazon’s Russ Grandinetti argued that the company’s ecosystem is ‘healthy,’ and aligned with the interests of publishers and authors.

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Five Trade Publishing Predictions for 2015

Michael Cairns

The CEO of Publishing Technology offers his five predictions for trade publishing in 2015, including more hybrid pubs, content marketing and mobile reading.

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Global Ebook Retailers Race to Beat Amazon into Latin America

Manuel Dávila of Ghandi

Global Spanish-language ebook retailers are racing to capture Latin American readers and bolster ebook sales before Amazon makes a big push into the region.

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Revisiting the Long Tail Theory as Applied to Ebooks

Marcello Vena

The myth of the Long Tail for ebooks may be fading away as the digital book market grows, and it is operated by few mega e-retailers, argues Marcello Vena.

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Nigeria’s Ankara Press Offers a New Kind of African Romance

Ankara Press Logo

Ankara Press, a new digital imprint of Nigeria’s Cassava Republic, has aims to deliver “romances that reflect the complexity” of modern African lives.

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Haven’t Finished Reading that Bestseller? You’re Not Alone

The Goldfinch

Kobo has released data about how many people finish ebook bestsellers and data indicates that purchasing a book is no indication of willingness to read it.

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If Ebooks are Software, It’s Time for Version 2.0

Ben Denckla

Low-cost ebook conversions enabled massive growth of the market, but there were many errors. It’s now time to upgrade those ebooks to a higher quality.

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Futureproofing Publishing: Controlling Our Digital Tools is Key

John Pettigrew

Publishers need to create their own software solutions, argues John Pettigrew, founder of the newly launched Futureproofs platform for editorial teams.

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Does Digital Storytelling Work Best in a Crisis?

Homepage We Are Angry

Digital storytelling offers a unique opportunity to convey the urgency of a crisis and cross cultures, as demonstrated by the project Weareangry.net.

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