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Thai Publishers Using Social Media to Find Readers & Writers

Salmon Books

The Bangkok Post looks at how Thai publishers are leveraging social media and online video to promote titles to younger readers and reach a wider potential audience.

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The Translator as Agent

Maureen Freely, the moderator of the panel, is the new President of PEN UK.

A panel of experts discuss how translations reach the market, from finding the books to what translators should do when approaching publishers.

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State of Digital Publishing in Canada: The Official Report

Canada State of Digital Publishing

According to a report from BookNet Canada, “Canadian publishers have adapted to the appetite for digital reading and embraced ebook publishing as a new norm.”

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“Self-Published Authors = 50% of the EBook Market by 2020″

Mark Coker

Mark Coker, founder of Smashwords, has made the prediction that self-published books will account for 50% of ebook sales by 2020.

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UK’s ValoBox: Selling, Sharing Books at Point of Discovery

valobox logo

UK-based startup ValoBox offers an attractive revenue sharing model for those who use social media as a catalyst to sell books, empowering discovery.

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The Impatient Reader

David Wilk, Publisher of Frederator Books

In a high speed interconnected culture, slow to market doesn’t work…we want to fill demand as quickly as possible, writes David Wilk of Frederator Books.

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A Visit to BiblioTech: The 21st Century All-Digital Library

BiblioTech Outside

Ed Nawotka visits BiblioTech, the new all-ebook library in San Antonio, Texas, which is opening new opportunities for the low-literacy community.

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“Mein Kampf” Climbs the Digital Bestseller Lists: Why?

Mein Kampf

Has the permissiveness of the society, booksellers and publishers empowered the curious to turn cheap ebook editions of Mein Kampf into unfortunate bestsellers?

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Are Print Books Becoming Objets d’art?

S by JJ Abrams and Doug Dorst

The survival of print books depends on producing physical books you want to own as well as read. One fine example: J.J. Abrams’ and Doug Dorst’s bestseller ‘S.’

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How a Trio of Startups is Tackling Book Discovery in Germany

Volker Oppmann

Germany’s Skoobe, Flipintu and LOG.OS are bringing fresh ideas and insight to helping German readers find their next book to read or buy.

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