At 99 cents for a digital nonfiction short, it feels like an honest transaction, for a novel, 99 cents just feels cheap, like you’re shortchanging the writer.
Two Spanish publishers, Ediciones B and Planeta, have launched e-book imprints, and are now dealing with DRM and pricing.
Since 2007, e-bookseller Litres.ru has offered a legal alternative to the massive piracy of e-books in Russia. To many people’s surprise, things are starting to change.
Russia’s Litres.ru is using low prices to indoctrinate readers into paying for e-books, with plans to raise prices as more readers pay. Will the strategy work?
As more readers turn to English-language e-books because of availability or price, when will local markets catch up to compete? By Hannah Johnson In an interview with Publishing Perspectives, Eva Bonnier said that English-language book exports “can be a problem” for publishers in markets like Sweden where many people buy and read English books. If it takes a year for …
Entitled Ebooks Around the World, the conference attempted to provide a global perspective to an e-book market
A panel at of executives at Publishers Launch agreed that e-books were still three years away from reaching even 10% market penetration.
E-books, royalties, territoriality, piracy, agents as publishers, publishers as booksellers, on the agenda for UK book community at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair.
The relationships between entrepreneurs and venture capitalists and authors and publishers are more similar than you might think.
With most things in life, you tend to get what you pay for, but is that the case with e-books?