The international subscription service is making available 15-minute samplers of selected books in text and audio, in various nonfiction categories.
Book subscription company Scribd is getting into the content business with its new Scribd Originals venture, publishing novella-length writing in book and audio formats.
Two Polish authors—one named for his cross-media work—are among London Book Fair’s lineup of Authors of the Day in March.
Scribd found romance readers gorging on books through the ebook subscription service are costly, and now the company is cutting back on the genre.
Ebook subscription service Scribd has expanded its library to one million titles with the recent addition of more than 10,000 comic books and graphic novels.
With $22 million in new funding, Scribd will boost its ebook subscription business by acquiring new content, and growing internationally.
Andrew Weinstein, the new VP of Content Acquisition at ebook subscription service Scribd discusses the role of bookstores, territorial rights and content.
Scribd formally launched ebook subscriptions today and the company CEO said he believes the service could eventually produce $1 billion in annual revenue.
By Hannah Johnson The Bookseller alerted us that The Book Depository dropped its price on The Lost Symbol to £4.99, a reduction of nearly 75% off the retail price of £18.99. This was temporarily the lowest price in the UK. Hours later, Amazon UK dropped its price match. Both booksellers have managed to beat the price set by grocery stores …
By Hannah Johnson I’ve become fascinated with all the things people have uploaded onto Scribd.com. Want to read and comment on a rough draft of your favorite author’s work-in-progress? Need the lecture notes from your biology class? Or maybe the instruction manual for your toaster oven? Look no further than Scribd! Some content is free, but Scrib also sells ebooks …