Morning Roundup: Spain’s anti-piracy laws, religion publishing; more
September 24, 2013 | 9:52 am
By Joanna Cabot
Don’t Price Your eBook at $1.99 (GigaOM)
Evidence from Kobo’s self-publishing platform, Writing Life, suggests that $1.99 is a bad price for ebooks. That’s corroborated by recent data from self-publishing site Smashwords.
If you may recall, for a while, Spain had some of the most reasonable copyright laws around. The country properly recognized that it didn’t make sense to blame service providers for the actions of their users, rejecting lawsuits against a number of online services.
A team of journalists talked about the Emmy Awards on our video edition of the Morning Media Menu, exploring the unexpected winners, upsets and the “bold new era in television” that is bringing great storytelling to TV.
Religion Publishing for Children: Diversifying and Growing (Publisher’s Weekly)
In the niche market of religion publishing for children, Bibles, and kid-friendly adaptations of Bible stories account for a lot of sales.
Kindle Daily Deal: Orphan Train (and 3 others)