Tag: amazon

by Julie Keck

1. The smart book for a new market (Philip Jones / The Bookseller) 2. One in ten reading illegal e-books (J. N. Paquet / Huffington Post) 3. Amazon doing more for authors than publishers are (Daniel Berkowitz / Digital Book World) 4. Wattpad quote art helps stories go viral on social media (Mike Koslowski / […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Amazon is now bigger than Walmart (Matt Phillips & Shelly Banjo / Quartz) 2. YouTube gets mobile redesign, ‘diamond’ view buttons, courts creators (Danny Sullivan / Marketing Land) 3. One of the best things a news startup can do for its financial health: Hire a professional ad person (Laura Hazard Owen / Nieman Lab) […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Self-published title competes on Polari longlist (Sarah Shaffi / The Bookseller) 2. New survey tackles tax issues around books (Nicholas Clee / Publishers Weekly) 3. Using Pinterest to market children’s picture books (Darcy Pattison / JaneFriedman.com) 4. Amazon Follow lets authors connect with fans (Nate Hoffelder / Ink, Bits & Pixels) 5. Open E-Books […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Netflix, Amazon get record Emmy nods (Cecilia Kang / Washington Post) 2. Inside the tech divorce of the decade: PayPal and eBay start a new life without each other (JP Mangalindan / Mashable) 3. ‘The soul of Google': What the return of Kordestani says about the Mountain View monolith (Mark Bergen / Re/code) 4. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The publishing industry’s latest thinking on disruption and innovation (via Digital Book World) 2. Accusing Amazon of antitrust violations, authors and booksellers demand inquiry (David Streitfeld / New York Times) 3. Want to succeed in self-publishing? There are no shortcuts (Drucilla Shultz / Publishers Weekly) 4. US Authors Guild demands 50% of e-book royalties […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Blocking ads can cut network traffic 25% to 40%, study shows (Dylan Tweney / VentureBeat) 2. The problem with the backlash against Reddit’s CEO that nobody’s talking about (Derrick Clifton / Daily Dot) 3. How we changed the Facebook friends icon (Caitlin Winner / Medium) 4. Why Amazon should fear Alibaba (Helen Wang / […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Screen addiction is taking a toll on children (Jane E. Brody / New York Times) 2. Televisions are no longer the screen of choice for kids (Anthony Crupi / Advertising Age) 3. Hooked: Why Netflix and Amazon want your kids (Greg Nichols / California Sunday Magazine) 4. Crowd-funded investigative journalism site the Ferret to […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Quick thoughts as Circa shuts down (via David Cohen) 2. Here’s why consumers love Netflix more than Amazon and Hulu (Jason Lynch / AdWeek) 3. Publishers prepare to ramp up news distribution on Facebook’s Instant Articles (Lukas I. Alpert & Jack Marshall / Wall Street Journal) 4. Google has quietly launched a GitHub competitor […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Amazon to pay KDP authors ‘per page’ (Lisa Campbell / The Bookseller) 2. Amazon’s e-books business investigated by European antitrust regulators (David Streitfeld & Mark Scott / New York Times) 3. Library of Congress e-books allow for historical documents on tablets (Nicole Gorman / Education World) 4. Could 2015 be the year for e-fairness? […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Google Play Books reaches a billion installs (Nate Hoffelder / Ink, Bits & Pixels) 2. New app compares Amazon price with indie bookshops (Lisa Campbell / The Bookseller) 3. No computer system can fix a broken publisher (Emma Barnes / Digital Book World) 4. E-books languish in digital library, collecting guilt (Mary Schmich / […] more »