The battle over ebook subscription services heats up, the Nook HD spotted at freakishly low prices, and the freakishly low-priced txtr Beagle may be history, and much more!
All the intel you need to understand the market for children’s ebooks, specifically in the classroom, Amazon expands into Mexico, Sourcebooks’ big acquisition and much more!
Ebook growth slowing, Kobo’s new fleet of devices, Amazon’s in-app purchasing, Barnes & Noble retail chief sells share and much more!
A sharp decline in revenue generated by children’s ebook publishing is dragging down overall results for trade publishing in 2013, according to the latest numbers from the Association of American Publishers.
The success of low-priced indie best-sellers, continued discounting of big-publisher titles and experimentation have driven ebook best-seller prices to an all-time low. As of this week, the average price of a best-selling ebook is just $6.33, down from $6.77 last week and a quarter lower than the previous low-point of $6.58.
Why Samsung could be the next Apple, Amazon to go after wireless?, Kindle key to Amazon’s China success, teens concerned about mobile privacy, AAP drafts public access plan and more!
Free Nook content giveaway in the UK, Random House Children’s audio books now on LeapFrog, new library ebook start-up Atingo and more!
Bowker sells data unit to Nielsen, Quebec to fix the prices of books?, HarperCollins seeks book fans through TV and Web, Coursesmart launches e-textbook subscription service and much more!
Revenue and profits down at Barnes & Noble in first quarter, indie authors use preorders to juice sales, Russian device maker launching new e-readers and much more!
The world of ebooks make it very easy for the little guy to compete with the big boys. In the world of ebooks, having a massive sales force that can reach every bookstore — big and small — doesn’t confer …
Nook GlowLight now under $100, consumer ebook windfall, E Ink sales sink, UK digital content retailer Blinkbox to add ebooks, Wasabi’s game-like book app and more!
Turning film scripts in to ebooks, why fan fiction can help an iconic author, the Copyright Clearance Center talks scholarly publishing, booksellers in China adapt to digital market and much more!
Harlequin announces digital first program, web-based book review show Read This! launches, free ebook with print purchase, the slow shift to e-textbooks and much more!
Woodhead Publishing acquired by Elsevier, Rakuten acquires data analytics company, libraries’ new strategy on ebooks, slowing ebook sales is not bad news and more!
[Press Release] Rakuten Marketing Acquires PopShops Data Analytics Engine from Product Feed and Deals Content Aggregator Boosts Portfolio of Digital Marketing Assets NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rakuten Marketing today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire PopShops, a Seattle-based …
This week’s DBW ebook best-seller list, still led by the Robert Galbraith (J. K. Rowling) title The Cuckoo’s Calling, saw a lift in the average title price. The average price of a best-selling ebook is $8.23. That’s a notable change …
Shrewd tips for book publicity, Kindle sales numbers estimated by Morgan Stanley, Amazon will collect sales tax in Georgia, “fan funding” comes to Wattpad and more!
Hachette strikes deal with Follett to sell into schools, Entangled signs library ebook deal with Macmillan, why ebook sales are leveling off, Android dominates and much more!
Publishers push back against DOJ, new discovery site combines social and price, Amazon now accepting HTML5 apps, Japanese government fund invests in new ebook retail play and much more!
Is Amazon asocial?, how to create open source ebooks, Penguin Random House launches blog community, Simon & Schuster makes series of promotions in Canada and more!
Online book retail, including ebooks, accounted for 44% of all spending by consumers on books in the U.S. in 2012, according to a new report from Bowker. And when it comes to online retail, Amazon leads the way.
This week the average price of a best-selling ebook on the DBW list is $7.22. Over the past weeks, there haven’t been any dramatic fluctuations in that average. The uneventful average might seem to reflect the mix of who is …
Digital technology fueling growth in audio books , Amazon facing work-culture clash in Germany , Penguin Random House partners to sell into schools, Brazil publishing industry shrinks and more!
Now that the U.S. Department of Justice has won the first round of its case against Apple over the matter of ebook price fixing, it’s seeking to punish the electronics giant and change the way content is sold on one …
Hachette COO Ken Michaels goes to Macmillan, Hybrid authors conduct consumer study, Scholastic promotions and hires, Aquafadas adds more features, new publisher at AmazonCrossing and more!
Ebook price war in the UK, digital drives profit jump at Simon & Schuster, ebook royalties dog Harlequin earnings, universities push for e-textbooks, VitalSource expands and much more!
Obama’s Kindle Single interview, three reasons educational publishing is booming, governments back librarians, Amazon updates Kindle iOS app and much more!
Amazon publishing may have another hit on its hands. When I Found You by Catherine Ryan Hyde was published in April but only hit the ebook best-sellers list last week, debuting at No. 5. Discounting combined with promotions helped make this book a best-seller.
Innovative app publishing, Hachette exits New Zealand, how publishers should approach consumer data, new ebook rankings and much more!
Why publishers are making a push for EPUB3, Amazon increases revenues in Q2, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt IPO?, social in the classroom, Amazon expands Kindle Singles and more.
More digital content in libraries, Buzzfeed books, using Analytics to atract and engage new readers, Google enters digital textbook market, Spain discovers ebooks on the beach an more!
Goodreads hits big milestone, Book Country now selling ebooks, new Kobo e-reader out soon, Kindle touch updated and much more!
When news that Robert Galbraith is in fact a penname for accomplished author J.K. Rowling leaked to the press earlier this month, sales of his first book The Cuckcoo’s Calling increased drastically. Prior to the news, sales of the ebook …