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Is the Perceived Value of E-books Changing?

I was just browsing through the Kindle books on Amazon and came across this interesting comment on a book about sleep disorders: “This book was recommended by my doctor…….I’m not paying $12.99 for something that isn’t even worth $4.00 to … Continue reading

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Google Hug Feels More Like a Squeeze

As Google continues to roll out free services to lure its market, behind the scenes it is tightening the screws to help publishers restrict access to articles on their online news sites. Newspaper publishers will now be able to set … Continue reading

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The Great Publishing Divide Still Strong

In a recent post, Seth Godin made a brief comment about ‘When the Writer Becomes the Publisher’ His belief is that we have yet to reach the solution where someone can “collate, amplify and leverage the work of writers and … Continue reading

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The Perils of Offering An Ebook Version of Your Printed Book

I was just reading an email from David Pogue on the “E-Publishing Debate” after he suffered at the hands of pirates who requested [under the guise of being blind] a pdf electronic copy of his printed book – then blasted … Continue reading

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International Publishers Getting Behind Ebook Format

Whether the launch of Amazons Kindle Ebook Reader has anything to do with it but there is a current surge of major publishers launching electronic versions of their books. In the UK, two of the biggest publishers – Random House … Continue reading

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