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Infographic: People Will Pay To Support Creators, Even When Free Is An Option

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Back when we first launched the Insider Shop, we made two PDF ebooks available at any price you choose: Mike's Approaching Infinity (on new business models and the economics of abundance) and our Sky Is Rising report on the state of the entertainment industries. More recently, we launched three fiction...
Infographic: People Will Pay To Support Creators, Even When Free Is An Option

Haynes Publishing sidesteps Amazon to independently publish its first range of eBooks

thenextweb.com
Haynes Publishing is launching its first range of eBooks, and interestingly is bypassing the ‘traditional’ means of selling them such as Amazon and Kobo, opting to sell them independently through its own website, reports The Bookseller. While the UK-based publisher produces books across a broad range of subjects, it has...
Haynes Publishing sidesteps Amazon to independently publish its first range of eBooks

Rehabilitating the Arrogant Engineer

pandodaily.com
A few weeks ago, I was browsing non-fiction titles on the Kindle and came across Randy Pausch’s “The Last Lecture”. I guess I’d been avoiding it for a while as it sounded like it could quickly get pretty morose or preachy. But then I read in the summary that he...
Rehabilitating the Arrogant Engineer

Victoria Barnsley: 'We can't think of ourselves as book publishers any more'

www.guardian.co.uk
HaperCollins's chief executive is about to launch an e-atlas - and, she says, that's not the only way the world is changingAs the trays of cheese and wine begin to circulate for this autumn's book launch season, one of the UK's biggest publishing houses will be pinning its hopes not...
Victoria Barnsley: 'We can't think of ourselves as book publishers any more'

Sources: Amazon Publishing Cutting Deals For Serialized Fiction Series With Kindle, Print, And Audio Editions

techcrunch.com
On the eve of Amazon’s first non-New York event, we’re hearing from multiple sources that the online retailer could be announcing new publishing deals in addition to a slew of updated Kindles tomorrow. Of course there’s speculation that the announcement will be heavily focused on deals made with Hollywood given...
Sources: Amazon Publishing Cutting Deals For Serialized Fiction Series With Kindle, Print, And Audio Editions

Voracious reader Bill Gates shares his favorite books of the summer

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Want to get inside the mind of one of the world’s richest men? Just take a look at his bookshelf. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has shared his summer reading list, displaying a wide variety of non-fiction titles that cover everything from life in urban slums to the economics of energy...
Voracious reader Bill Gates shares his favorite books of the summer

Fiction By Timothy Geigner, Now Available At The Techdirt Insider Shop

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As some of you may know, in addition to posts and comments for Techdirt, Tim Geigner aka Dark Helmet also writes novels. Today we're happy to announce that all three of his "conspiracy fiction" titles are now available as PDF ebooks in the Techdirt Insider Shop. These new editions feature...
Fiction By Timothy Geigner, Now Available At The Techdirt Insider Shop

Libraries Go Direct To Indie Authors, Rather Than Deal With Big Publisher Ebook Limits

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It is no secret that many people in the Big Six publishing houses do not understand or do not care for the lending of ebooks. This has made the shift from physical to digital very difficult for libraries. Libraries have been a staple of many communities and those people's ability...
Libraries Go Direct To Indie Authors, Rather Than Deal With Big Publisher Ebook Limits
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