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Ebook Pricing

Timothy Stenovec

Amazon Probably Didn't Get What It Wanted In The Hachette Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.14.2014 | Technology

On Thursday, Amazon and Hachette said they had ended their bitter, monthslong dispute over ebook pricing. Each company released a statement from e...

New Smashwords Research Helps Authors and Publishers Sell More Ebooks

Mark Coker | Posted 07.16.2013 | Books
Mark Coker

Don't let data-driven decision-making cause you to make stupid decisions. If the data shows (and it does) that shorter book titles might give you a slight sales advantage, don't change your title to two words if the absolute best and necessary title is seven words.

EBooks: Windbagging the Price Issue

Dan Agin | Posted 06.15.2012 | Books
Dan Agin

Here are some truths about the current brouhaha concerning the Department of Justice and the Big Six publishers and Apple controversy.

Are eBooks Too Cheap?

| Posted 05.23.2012 | Books

By Melissa Foster for IndieReader There’s a lot of controversy circulating throughout the publishing industry about the pricing of ebooks, and i...

What Authors and Readers Need to Know About eBooks

Anne Hill | Posted 06.17.2011 | Books
Anne Hill

The smart money says that things will get worse before they get better. Publishers will have to start thinking more like software start-ups. Are you ready for some aspirin yet?

Readers Revolt Against eBook Prices

Arielle Ford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Arielle Ford

I don't think it makes sense that an ebook should cost the same as a hard copy because no one had to print, ship or warehouse it.

iPad Agency Publishing Model: Will It Work In The UK?

The Bookseller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Publishers must ensure that they are "in control" of any agreement signed with Apple on an agency basis, if they are not to fall foul of the UK's comp...

Macmillan CEO Defends eBook Pricing Model, Readers Object

gigaom.com | Matthew Ingram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

If you want to see someone frantically struggling to defend an existing analog business model against the disruption that comes from digital, look no ...

Amazon to E-Book Publishers: Change or Die

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Leonce Gaiter

The publishing industry can remove the barricades against digital progress, or see their house implode. The choice is theirs.

Amazon Offers New 70% Royalty Program For Kindle Books

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

SEATTLE — Amazon.com Inc. said Wednesday it will begin offering do-it-yourself authors and publishers a bigger cut of book sales on its Kindle e...

Publishers Hold Back eBook Editions Of New Books

Wall Street Journal | JEFFREY A. TRACHTENBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Simon & Schuster is delaying by four months the electronic-book editions of about 35 leading titles coming out early next year, taking a dramatic stan...