Bonus Material: Scribd Store

In Discussion by Hannah Johnson

Scribd is a hot topic among publishers these days. This online platform for hosting, reading, and sharing written work has recently received attention in the media  because of accusations that pirated material was being uploaded and downloaded through the website. On May 18, Scribd launched Scribd Store, allowing anyone to upload and sell their work to the Scribd community. Here is a roundup of the latest Scribd coverage from around the internet.

Official site: Scribd Store

Additional coverage: The New York Times, Mashable, Brave New World, O’Reilly Radar, Salon

About the Author

Hannah Johnson

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Hannah Johnson is the publisher of international book industry magazine Publishing Perspectives, which provides daily information and news about book markets around the world. In addition to building partnerships with international cultural and trade organizations, she works with the Frankfurt Book Fair to organize and support a number of its overseas initiatives. Hannah has also worked as the managing editor for an online media company, The Hooch Life, focused on craft distillers and cocktail experts. Prior to that, she worked as a project manager for the Frankfurt Book Fair’s New York office, managing various business and marketing activities.