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.
Penguin Random House ‘holds an effective veto on the success of ebook subscription services,” says Shelfie’s Peter Hudson.
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.
A panel at Digital Book World last week offered several insights on how ebook platforms are analyzing user data and what they have discovered.
French readers like many trashy books just as much everyone else; Americans are the most unlikely to finish a book…and more insights from e-book pros.
With $22 million in new funding, Scribd will boost its ebook subscription business by acquiring new content, and growing internationally.
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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