‘We are advocating for a hybrid of existing pricing models that introduces fairness and flexibility’ into what Canada’s libraries pay for ebooks.’
Germany will soon finalize fixed prices for ebooks, but questions remain about how this will affect various sales models and ebook adoption rates.
Even as the VAT rates changed, Italy saw a rise in print sales in 2015 after a five-year decline.
The Smashwords self-publishing platform has published a quarter of million books containing 8.5 billion words in six years in business.
Amazon is merely predicting that 10,000 books will be available through its Kindle MatchBook program by the time it launches in October. Will they get there?
With the simple concept of alerting readers to a curated list of discounted ebooks, Bookbub has attracted nearly 1.5 million users in just a year.
Apple has been found guilty of colluding to raise ebook prices. Financial ramifications aside, has the judgement damaged publishing’s reputation with consumers?
Last week two of China’s leading ebookstores Dangdang.com began offering nearly all of their ebooks for free, a move criticized by authors and publishers alike.
Fixed book price laws are commonplace across Western Europe and parts of Asia and the Americas, but many oppose them. Where do you stand?
Humble Bundle is offering a pay-what-you-will, DRM-free bundle of 13 e-books from top SF authors have sold close to $1m of bundles to 68,000 customers.