Tag: ibookstore

by Julie Keck

Note: This Roundup will be on hiatus until Thursday, January 9th. To stay up-to-date with the final MediaShift stories of 2013, including our “Best of 2013 Series,” subscribe to our MediaShift Daily and Idea Lab Daily. Happy New Year! 1. Entitle takes a different approach to “Netflix for e-books” market (Seth Fiegerman / Mashable) 2. […] more »

by Barbara E. Hernandez

Apple’s iBookstore wields enough power to change how electronic books are sold and priced, according to plaintiffs in class-action suits against the Cupertino, Calif., company and several traditional publishers. The complaint alleges that Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to keep e-book prices high. Hagens Berman, a consumer rights class-action law firm, filed […] more »

by Carla King

Self-published authors are in a unique position to benefit from the increasing consumer acceptance of digital books. The challenge, however, is that so many companies are popping up to offer conversion, distribution and sales. It’s tough for authors to know which vendor to choose for which services when it comes to their e-book. The truth […] more »