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.”
Mark Coker, founder of Smashwords, has made the prediction that self-published books will account for 50% of ebook sales by 2020.
UK-based startup ValoBox offers an attractive revenue sharing model for those who use social media as a catalyst to sell books, empowering discovery.
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.
Ed Nawotka visits BiblioTech, the new all-ebook library in San Antonio, Texas, which is opening new opportunities for the low-literacy community.
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.’
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.
Bookmate, a Russian ebook subscription service, wants to attract English language publishers to its platform to cater to developing markets.
Michael Tamblyn, the Chief Content Officer at Kobo, offers an update on the ebookseller’s magazine store, kids shop and international expansion.
Bucharest-based developer Read Forward has produced original ebooks, luxury digital editions of classics and is now moving into education, with fully interactive HTML5 textbooks.