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free ebooksReaders Gravitate Away from Free Books (GoodeReader)
New research is suggesting that giving your eBook away for free might not be effective anymore.
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Social Media Marketing for Novelists, Is Relationship Building (Digital Book World)
But social media marketing does not have to mean getting on a loudspeaker and booming out self-lauding messages. That model for promotion is not necessary. Instead, think about marketing as building relationships.
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Art or the Future of the Printed Book? (Brave New World)
This weekend in a quiet small local market in Bath we came across two stalls which caught our eye. One was selling lampshades at £75 each and the other origami objects. The thing that was interesting was that both were using printed books as their base material and draw.
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What Are They Thinking? UPs and the Road to Self-Destruction (An American Editor)
I am interested in buying the books in hardcover — definitely not paperback and only maybe in ebook. I want the books as additions to my library. Yet the hardcover versions are not remotely reasonably priced, even though these books are likely to be print-on-demand books, not traditionally printed and distributed.
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Kindle Daily Deal: Let me Call You Sweetheart (and others)

 
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