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Oceano Moves Into Ebooks, Mines Smaller Spanish Markets

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Oceano, one of the largest Spanish-language publishers, has finally launched a line of ebook titles out of its Mexico subsidiary aimed at Latin America.

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At Orion Party, Publisher Praises E-sales to 179 Countries

Lord Weidenfeld was in attendance last night.

At the UK Orion Author Party, 95-year-old Lord Weidenfeld’s presence contrasted with the news that the Hachette Group sold more than 70m ebooks last year.

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BookBub Ebook Deals Site Closes in on 1.5 Million Subscribers

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With the simple concept of alerting readers to a curated list of discounted ebooks, Bookbub has attracted nearly 1.5 million users in just a year.

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Has UK E-Book Adoption Reached a Plateau?

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The UK has seen a slight slowdown in e-book sales growth over the last year. Does this mean e-books have reached a plateau among readers? Michael Bhaskar examines the situation.

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SURVEY: When Will E-Book Sales Overtake Print Sales?

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Do you feel the same way about e-book sales that you did five years ago? When will digital overtake print?

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Why Have US Trade Pubs Largely Balked at D2C E-bookselling?

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The big US trade publishers have largely opted out of selling direct-to-consumer. Why? Fear of disintermediating the booksellers seems moot at this point.

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D2C E-bookselling Means Being Relevant, Accessible, Honest

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For publishers to make the best use of D2C e-bookselling opportunities they need to have an authentic relationship with their readers, says Sweden’s Publit.

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Does E-book Sharing Create Economic Damage?

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A fear of piracy is one thing, but a fear of sharing? If social reading and community building is the cornerstone of book marketing, then users must be trusted.

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Digital Now 8% of UK Book Sales, Says PA

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The UK Publishers Association released its annual publishing statistics report on the UK market, which found that digital sales are increasing across the industry.

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Will the DOJ Lawsuit Slow US Publishing Innovation?

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Innovative sales and distribution models in publishing will be scrutinized extra carefully going forward, lest they fall prey to the label of collusion.

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