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Amazon to Launch “Netflix for Ebooks” Subscription Service

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Amazon will likely introduce an ebook subscription service, Kindle Unlimited, in the near future. Subscribers will have access to over 600,000 ebooks and audiobooks for $9.99 per month.

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Naay: Manuvo’s Library Ebook Platform for Kids

The Naay Box Environment is offered to libraries and other institutions as a place where children can fully immerse themselves in the digital world.

Mexico’s Manuvo has launched a new digitization and library subscription platform for small Spanish-language children’s publishers called Naay.

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MIP 2014: On Digital Books and the New Subscription Economy

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New research on subscription ebook models from BISG shows publishers are still reticent, while consumers who embrace the model continue to buy books.

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Publish or Perish? Now It’s Publish, Share, Track or Perish

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Jan Reichelt of Elsevier’s Mendeley platform for managing and sharing research papers discusses how tech is changing the way in which academics build a reputation.

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Scribd’s Andrew Weinstein on Bookshops, Territorial Rights and…Scribd

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Andrew Weinstein, the new VP of Content Acquisition at ebook subscription service Scribd discusses the role of bookstores, territorial rights and content.

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8 Ways Oyster Books Can Rule the Ebook Subscription Market

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In the six months since its debut, the $14 million Oyster ebook subscription platform has yet to take off. What’s lacking? What could be improved? We advise.

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Inside Nubico, Spain’s Latest Ebook Subscription Service

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We talk to David Fern√°ndez Poyatos, CEO of Nubico, the Spanish ebook subscription service that is looking to acquire 30% of Spain’s e-reading market.

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Exprima Talks: Finitiv Offers Revenue Channel for Professional Publishers

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Finitiv president Andrew Brenneman on why his subscription platform for professional publishers might answer the question, how do we generate more revenue?

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Bookmate.ru: “We Exist To Beat the Ebook Pirates”

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James Appell of Bookmate.ru, Russia’s leading ebook subscription service discusses the company’s ambitions to expand beyond Russia’s borders and to beat piracy.

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Oyster Shows Promise, But Overlaps Too Often With Daily Deals

From the Oyster site.

In using Oyster for several days now, we’re impressed but find all too often the selection overlaps with books previously available during flash sales.

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