Tag

ebooks

Independent Publishing at SXSW

2 min readSXSW, the Austin-based conference that features events base around technology, education and music took place last week and I’ve now finally recovered from all the excitement of having all of these insanely talented minds congregating in one place. While I did not attend… Continue Reading →

Reselling eBooks raises questions for authors

2 min readOver the past week, debate has intensified over the practice of reselling eBooks. Amazon and Apple both filed patents last week to make reselling eBooks a reality, and the collective reaction by readers and book-buyers across the Internet was ambivalent. Of… Continue Reading →

Print Books Bounce Back

2 min readThe reports of the death of the printed book have been greatly exaggerated. Sales figures from the end of last year show that while they don’t dominate the marketplace as they once did, print books are showing a good amount of resiliency during the precipitous rise of eBooks… Continue Reading →

High Demand for eBooks in Libraries

2 min readThe American thirst for eBooks keeps growing, and yet, one of the cornerstones of the American reading scene is still not a big enough player: libraries have yet to offer enough eBooks to accommodate the recent surge in digital reading. According to… Continue Reading →

Are eBook borrowers eBook buyers?

2 min readThe struggle to get eBooks into libraries continues. Large publishers seem to be at an impasse, unsure whether giving libraries the rights to their books will drive down sales. Independent publishers, on the other hand, have been making their own… Continue Reading →

eLumes brings innovation to eBooks

2 min readAnother day, another innovation in the field of digital publishing. New York based tech startup Orson & Co. has announced a plan to totally overhaul the concept of the “enhanced eBook” — just don’t call it that to their face…. Continue Reading →

Early Age, Early Adopters: How Kids’ Aptitudes for Tech Change the Face of Reading

2 min readChildren interact with technology in a different way than we do. Their brains are like sponges, which means they are able to intuitively use any new technology without reference to older ones. Give a child an iPad and watch what… Continue Reading →

eBooks: A Home for Long-Form Journalism

2 min readHave you heard the phrase ‘eBook singles’? If not, this refers to short pieces of fiction or journalism that are sold for less than five dollars. The success of eBook singles has paved the way for bigger players to get… Continue Reading →

Could pay-what-you-want pricing models spell more money for creators?

2 min readIn the fall of 2007, Radiohead released their seventh studio album In Rainbows as a digital download using a pay-what-you-want model. At the time, the decision blew some minds. Pay what you want? Whatever you want? For a RADIOHEAD ALBUM?? The decision… Continue Reading →

Are eBooks a Viable Option for the Classroom?

2 min readAs the last days of summer sublimely trickle away, a good portion of the population returns to school. But first, they must do the necessary shopping. New clothes, some unsharpened pencils, Binders, notebooks, and, for an increasing amount of students, e-readers and… Continue Reading →

Unlocking the eBook

2 min readAll too often, the discussion around the growing popularity of eBooks boils down to antagonisms: digital vs. printed, ink vs. pixels, the new vs. the old.  But more and more we are seeing the differences between eBooks and their paper… Continue Reading →

Hiptype: Analytics for eBooks

2 min readI run a website, which means I constantly check Google Analytics to see which stories are being read and how readers are reaching my site. It’s an incredibly useful tool that helps me figure out my audience, what my readers… Continue Reading →

© 2018 Lulu Blog — Powered by WordPress

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑