• PiotrnNeed Ebook Conversions? Check the Ebook Conversion Services Directory
    February 10, 2011
    [Approximate reading time: 4:07] Questions from readers and clients are where I find out what is causing the most confusion for self-publishers. Lately, one area has dominated the questions I’ve been getting: ebooks. Lots of people have read about the success Joe Konrath and other authors, mostly…
  • Promoting Your Ebook with Online Advertising: Four Options
    February 16, 2011
    We can talk all day about the importance of good writing/editing, good cover art, and good blurbs when it comes to selling ebooks, but obscurity is the toughest thing for us to overcome. Whether you’ve written a thrilling science fiction adventure or a manual on dog training, nobody is going to l…
  • Epub 3 First Public Draft Released
    February 16, 2011
    Yesterday the IPDF announced the release of the first public draft of the new Epub 3 standards. This draft is the result of more than 7 months of work by the Epub Working Group. Epub 3 is the next major revision of the Epub ebook format, an XML and Web Standards based format that has become a key g…
  • New sites for Kindle readers to ‘Lendle’ to each other
    February 16, 2011
    New sites are springing up to help owners of Amazon’s Kindle ereaders share their booksAmazon’s Kindle ebook lending scheme has taken on a life of its own in the hands of canny book-lovers, with community loaning sites springing up in America to take advantage of free ereading. The latest site, Lend…
  • Ebooks Turn 40 This Year, Let Readers Know About It | Ebook Friendly
    February 19, 2011
    End of January 2011.  Everybody who cares about ebooks is referring to the latest press release from Amazon, stating that books in Kindle format outsell
  • Bluefire now an authorized Adobe Content Server 4 reseller
    February 15, 2011
    Bluefire, maker of the Bluefire reading app, announced yesterday that they are now an “authorized global reseller of Adobe Content Server 4″. They used to just customize reading apps, but they can now sell a Content Server 4 license to customers who hire them to develop a reading app. This mea…
  • Would a 5-inch Screen Get You Reading on an iPhone?
    February 15, 2011
    Engadget is reporting that an Apple supplier leak has put the screen size of the next iPhone at 4 inches. That a week bit bigger than the current 3.5-inch screen on the iPhone 4. It doesn’t sound like a lot, but in total area I imagine it would be a very noticeable jump. But would […]
  • Google Announces New Payment System for Digital Publishers
    February 16, 2011
    Following the debut of Apple’s new subscription model — and publishers’ subsequent displeasure with the company’s insistence on a 30% revenue cut — Google announced today a new service that allows publishers to have greater control over the prices and terms of their digital content prod…
  • Most Popular Book Promotion Tactics: Social Networking and Blogging – The Savvy Book Marketer
    February 16, 2011
    Social networking and blogging are still the top two book promotion tactics, according to the annual survey sponsored by The Savvy Book Marketer, with 89 percent of authors surveyed planning to use social networking in 2011 and 86 percent planning…
  • Lendle: A network for borrowing and lending Kindle books
    February 16, 2011
    Lendle is a network that aims to bridge the gap of Kindle book exchanging by enabling U.S-based Amazon users to borrow and lend books to people they don’t know.  Sharing with the network doesn’t require a Kindle either, the service can be used through Kindle apps including Mac, PC, iOS and Andr…
    Via Piotr Kowalczyk’s Password Incorrect blog

    1. Has anyone tryed publishing using liibook.com? It’s a tax-free startup platform that allows authors and publishing companies to sell eBooks in ePub and MobiPocket format, keeping Copyright ownership and 100% of sales.

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