Debating who can lay claim to the term, a closer look at Hugh Howey’s self-publishing advocacy, making pricing decisions, analyzing Amazon’s ebook dominance and more.
Rooster’s new approach to reading, Barnes & Noble trims Nook’s budget, self-published ebooks’ growing market share, college students resisting e-textbooks and more.
Why discounting hardcovers hurts paperbacks, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s extraordinary year, production tips for ebook developers, a closer look at Amazon’s Whispersync app and much more.
Rethinking publishers’ business approach, Readfy’s new free “Spotify for ebooks” model, slumping revenues at Harlequin, libraries ramp up on ebook purchases and more.
Veronica Roth keeps dominating, new executives at two publishers, expanding opportunities in adaptive learning, Vook’s latest acquisition and much more.
Simon & Schuster’s new venture in back-list marketing, hard times for Canada’s niche booksellers, Ingram an buys e-textbook provider, BookBaby gives authors direct-to-consumer retail tools and more.
Amplify’s new digital curriculum, Scholastic appoints an executive in charge of reader “experience,” a video game bundler gets into ebooks, a tale of two Barnes & Nobles and more.
Audible’s new royalty policy, BookBaby’s move into direct-to-consumer retail, Adobe streamlines, Harlequin launches a reading app and much more.
Barnes & Noble struggles to stop the hemorrhaging at Nook, the latest techniques in ebook typography, Apple stands its ground, Macmillan opens its full ebook catalog to libraries and more.
Amazon’s slide down the best-seller list, unexpected frontiers for ebook subscription services, one indie author’s success story with traditional publishing, authors’ name-baiting antics on the Web and much more.
Vook’s recent acquisition and the arms race among indie publishing platforms, the inside scoop on the newly launched 250 Words, Apple’s latest litigation maneuver, e-reading on the rise in schools in Kashmir and much more.
Where everyone in publishing industry agrees, where around the world digital publishing is blooming (and where print is still growing), Amazon slammed by Salon, the most recent “offer” for Barnes & Noble and more!
BookBaby beefs up its promotional offerings with two partnerships, Hugh Howey and the author “revolution,” BEA’s overtures to the indie community, codeMantra’s new owners and much more.
Baker & Taylor’s digital deal with Blackboard, rethinking transparency on book sales figures, Audible’s recent accolades, a new browser-based ebook platform and more.
HarperCollins hangs onto its winning streak, Kobo’s international successes, Follett’s deal with Penguin, analyzing Amazon’s price-raising efforts and more.
Reevaluating Hugh Howey’s Author Earnings claims based on the data, self-publishing and the state of the ebook market, a subscription service for kids’ audio books, forecasting the rise in ereading and much more.
New data on mobile and internet users in emerging nations, another angle on the Author Earnings report, Simon & Schuster’s strong 2013 finish, rethinking start-ups and the editorial process and much more.
A closer look at the Author Earnings data, Oyster’s kids’ deal with Disney, Nook’s rumored play for Brazil, assessing Amazon Prime’s current value and more.
Hachette’s fourth-quarter bump from digital sales, Amazon’s continued momentum on the ebook best-seller list, a new business forum for self-published authors, new spins on questions about relevance and elitism in traditional publishing and more.
Measuring authors’ satisfaction with publishers, the latest social media marketing tactics, Open Road’s acquisition of E-Reads, Amazon’s impact on the way we value books and more.
Two frustrations for publishers in Canada, the digital shift in college course materials, Apple’s new age labels, Kindle’s expansion in Brazil and more.
Kobo scoops up Sony’s customers, how Barnes & Noble could wind down the Nook, an exclusive free ebook of DBW14 highlights, Amazon’s next steps toward a gaming console and much more.
Amazon Publishing’s recent successes, email promotion’s widening reach, new tweaks in ebook subscription models, Baker & Taylor’s expanded educational offerings and more.
Counting the paths to publication, Amazon’s push to do business in India, competition among digital publishing platforms, a new community for business books and much more.
Simon & Schuster’s crowdsourcing experiment, Apple’s latest legal pains, one publisher gets sold and another files for bankruptcy and much more.
Amazon’s enormous revenue and miniscule profit, analyzing the e-tailer from an investor’s perspective, Kindle’s payment processing ambitions, direct-to-consumers marketing tips and much more.
The catch in Scribd’s Kindle Fire app, Barnes & Noble’s business dilemma, a self-publishing boom in Germany, tablets in the classroom and much more.
What authors think publishers offer them, Apple’s booming first quarter, making content pay, survival tactics for libraries and much more.
Tracking the drop in educational e-content use as kids grow up, a new Common Core-aligned math series, the latest of Barnes & Noble’s woes, rising competition in the academic ebook market and more.
A sweepstakes winner’s take on her first DBW, Wal-Mart’s two-year plan to give Amazon a run for its money, Amazon’s new Christian imprint, bridging the publisher and indie author communities and much more.
A dawning age of mergers and acquisitions, calling out especially “disgraceful” Barnes & Noble branches, sizing up Amazon’s future might, more rumored executive defections from Barnes & Noble and more.
Retailer loyalty in the ebook market, the cinema’s impact on ebook best-sellers, thinking further about subscription ebook models, Byliner’s step into radio and more.
The steady growth of e-reader ownership, self-published authors’ sales retail challenges, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s new digital chief, and much more from this week’s Digital Book World 2014.