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Video in Enhanced Ebooks: How? Why?

David Kudler | Posted 12.20.2014 | Books
David Kudler

Enhanced ebooks have been a cause of much excitement over the past few years -- and with good reason. One of the things that an ebook can do that a paper-and-ink book can't is to add embedded video and sound.

Are Ebooks Good Or Bad For Learning?

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 10.14.2014 | Books

Since the advent of ebooks, a debate has raged as to whether the traditional, physical book or the digital copy leads to better learning for children....

Karen Russell Wants You To Read This Inventive New Book

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 10.10.2014 | Books

Pulitzer Prize nominee Karen Russell's most recent book, Sleep Donation, was published by a newly launched digital publisher. The medium allowed the a...

Economic Forces Are Mightier Than the Sword

Jack Nadel | Posted 10.29.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

We should do more to help potential entrepreneurs in places where domestic economies are too weak to assist. If we give this effort a higher priority in our country's foreign policy, we can create a healthier balance of world commerce.

6 Reasons Why Print Books Will Always Be Better

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 08.22.2014 | Books

Surprise, surprise. Literary writers prefer print.

Start Early to Be an Entrepreneur

Jack Nadel | Posted 09.28.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

In many ways, an entrepreneur's career is like a football game. Both combine a swift pace with a highly competitive atmosphere. The "game" is divided into four quarters. In the first quarter you assess the other team's strengths and weaknesses based on your scouting report.

Books That Benefit From Amazon's Latest Disruptive Innovation

Andrew Guthrie Ferguson | Posted 09.20.2014 | Books
Andrew Guthrie Ferguson

As a published author and book lover, I am decidedly ambivalent about Amazon's new Kindle Unlimited project. Advertised as the Netflix of books, it ...

A Map for the New World: The Johns Hopkins Guide to Digital Media

Illya Szilak | Posted 07.12.2014 | Books
Illya Szilak

The Johns Hopkins Guide to Digital Media The recently published "Johns Hopkins Guide to Digital Media", weighing in at over five hundred pages, claim...

Top Ten Best-Selling Ebooks -- Week of April 19

Digital Book World | Posted 06.23.2014 | Books
Digital Book World

This book jumped 14 spots since last week to take the topmost one.

10 Questions With Indie Author AK Butler (Part One)

Jason Derr | Posted 04.23.2014 | Books
Jason Derr

Like the average writer -- mainstream or indie -- she is not making a living yet at the writing.

The Heat Is On!

Dominique Browning | Posted 02.25.2014 | Green
Dominique Browning

All year, our beloved Moms Clean Air Force cartoonists Danny Shanahan and Liza Donnelly give us something to smile about -- even when the subject is as serious as climate change.

7 Great Ways to Promote Your eBook

Fauzia Burke | Posted 11.20.2013 | Books
Fauzia Burke

Today producing books (e or p) has never been easier, but promoting them has never been more difficult. To get your e-book in front of as many eyes as possible, you will need patience, a plan and some creative ideas. Here are seven to get you started.

The Real Winner In Apple's eBook Case

The New York Times | Posted 09.10.2013 | Technology

Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, loves disrupting markets. In that regard, he must be having a delightful summer. The book business, once so mired i...

Ross Luippold

Author: 'Comedy Culture Is UCB Culture'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ross Luippold | Posted 06.21.2013 | Comedy

It's impossible to ignore the effect that the Upright Citizens Brigade has had on the world of comedy. Like "The Simpsons" and "Saturday Night Live" b...

This Week's Bestselling eBooks

| Posted 06.18.2013 | Books

Every week, Digital Book World compiles an ebooks bestseller list (here's their methodology). This week, Dan Brown stays top but Abbi Glines's self-pu...

'This Case Will Effectively Set The Rules For Internet Commerce'

Reuters | Posted 08.02.2013 | Technology

By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc goes to trial Monday over allegations by federal and state authorities that it conspired...

This Week's Bestselling eBooks

| Posted 05.14.2013 | Books

Every week, Digital Book World compiles an ebooks bestseller list (here's their methodology). This week, The Great Gatsby moves up to the top spot as ...

Jason Gilbert

Amazon vs. iBooks vs. Google Play vs. Barnes & Noble

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.18.2012 | Technology

When shopping for eBooks for your reader, tablet, or laptop, you have what can seem like an intimidating number of options. Google Play, Amazon, Barne...

Joining the Club: Stephen Tobolowsky on The Dangerous Animals Club

Dan Lybarger | Posted 12.16.2012 | Books
Dan Lybarger

Stephen Tobolowsky is probably a little too good at acting. Despite his above average height, his recognizable features and his slight Texas drawl (he's a Dallas native), the 61-year-old is probably better known for the names of the characters he's played.

eBook Prices Plummet After Government Decision

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 11.12.2012 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — A new and uncertain era of e-book prices has begun. HarperCollins Publishers announced Tuesday that it has reached ne...

The Price of eBooks Should Be Dropping Really Soon

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 11.06.2012 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has approved the U.S. Justice Department's settlement with a trio of electronic book publishers accused of cons...

Apple, Publishers Offer Antitrust Concessions

Reuters | Foo Yun Chee | Posted 10.31.2012 | Technology

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Apple and four major publishers have offered to allow retailers such as Amazon to sell e-books at ...

What Makes An eBook A Best Seller

Mashable | Posted 10.27.2012 | Technology

When you're curled up with a good book that you just can't set aside, whether it's a physical book or an ebook, do you know what makes it so compellin...

An eBook World Where We Really Can't Judge A Book By Its Cover

NPR | Posted 08.09.2012 | Technology

In the olden days, a reader might pick up a book because the cover was exciting, intriguing, maybe even beautiful. But in the brave new world of e-boo...

Writing a Dozen Books This Year

Matt Forbeck | Posted 08.12.2012 | Books
Matt Forbeck

The biggest question I hear from people, of course, is "Are the books any good?" The implication, of course, is that something made fast can't be made well.