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How HP Digital Printing Brings Innovation to Publishing

Francois Martin

HP’s innovations in digital printing allow publishers to reduce costs for printing and inventory management. Find out more on April 13 in London.

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UK Authors Force Clean Reader App to Stop Some Book Sales

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Creators of the Clean Reader app will no longer sell books after receiving complaints from authors that their works were being altered without permission.

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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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Salon du Livre Paris: Indie Intros a Success, Authors Continue Protests

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At the Salon du Livre in Paris, a new program introduced indie publishers to agents and scouts, while authors continued protesting poor contracts.

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Rakuten Buys E-book Distributor OverDrive for $410 Million


Japan’s Rakuten, parent company of ebookseller Kobo, has purchased US ebook distributor OverDrive, likely blocking Kindle’s further expansion into libraries.

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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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Ebook Distributor Bookwire’s Plans for Global Expansion

German ebook distribution platform Bookwire’s international expansion is rolling across Spain, Brazil, Mexico, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Peru and Colombia.

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Children’s and Young Adult Drive Book Sales for 2014

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The AAP reports book sales for 2014 rose 4.9% to $15.72 billion compared to 2013, driven by children’s and YA books, up 20.8% to $1.9 billion for the year.

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Total BooX: Ebooks for the Way the 21st-Century Reader Reads

Yoav Lorch

When it comes to catering to Millennials, Total BooX believes that eliminating the friction in the traditional ebook purchasing process is key.

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