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I was doing my daily email-inbox cleansing when I came across this very interesting article by Jeremy Greenfield. Now that ebooks are popular and relatively easy and inexpensive to produce, non-book-publishing media companies as well as others have jumped on the bandwagon and are making ebooks part of their media […]

American Express: The Rise of the Non-Publishing Company





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Well folks, Amazon is at it again… Amazon’s effort to control dozens of new generic top-level Internet domain names is drawing fire from a pair of publishing industry groups. The Authors Guild and the Association of American Publishers oppose the Internet retail giant’s plan to control so-called generic top-level domains (gTLD) […]

Say What?! Amazon’s Currently Monopolizing .Book and .Author Generic Top ...



During the 2012 BEA, Kobo announced their publishing platform for self publishing authors will be launched at the end of June. Some notable perks Won’t charge authors fees to publish ebooks Will pay an extra 10% in royalty fees (International sales) Allow authors to list  their eBooks as “free” Can receive perks without agreeing […]

Kobo Offers New Publishing Platform for Self Published Authors



  Good news for Team Nook! Microsoft announced on April 30th they will invest a boat load of money in Barnes and Noble’s Nook Digital Book Publishing. (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp has agreed to invest $300 million in Barnes & Noble Inc’s Nook digital-book business and college texts, in a […]

Microsoft and Nook are “In it to Win it”