Google has launched Talk to Books, which moves discovery beyond metadata and inside books’ covers. Amazon has launched Prime Reading in China, and a new group of small independent publishers is seeking to change the way the industry works.
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London Book Fair saw an emphasis on audiobooks, big data, and blockchain. And Amazon runs into problems with scammers while Kobo expands its audiobook offering to France.
Smashwords partners with Findaway Voices, more than a million ebooks have now been borrowed through Overdrive, and we meet the best ebook coders.
Nook and iBooks get a makeover, Rakuten Kobo partners Walmart, and a new prize for thrillers opens its doors to indies
ALLi rounds up the key stories of 2017 for self-publishers from the rise of Blockchain to the downfall of distribution platforms backed by big publishers.
This week’s round-up of top self-publishing news stories includes Barnes & Nobles’ withdrawal of Nook, DRM matters, the onward march of ebooks in libraries and a stalemate in China.
This week’s top self-publishing news stories for indie authors, including Amazon’s crackdown on fraud, Kobo’s new audio service & falling ebooks sales.
Libraries are magical places. I am absurdly lucky in Oxford to spend a great deal of time in some of the most remarkable reading rooms in the world, from the eccentric rotunda of the Radcliffe Camera to thousands of the world’s earliest printed texts in Duke Humfrey’s Reading Room. Libraries are doorways for the mind, […]
This week’s must-read round-up of self-publishing news for indie authors includes news on key distributors, aggregators and bookstores – brought to you by ALLi’s news editor Dan Holloway.
If your ebooks have been Amazon exclusives, should you consider going wider? Susan Kaye Quinn helps you decide.