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Sharing the Wealth; 6/6/2014

David Gaughran discusses what kind of competition Big Publishing wants, specifically the kind where they’re guaranteed to win. They want the industry that is completely controlled by them, where they can control supply (authors) and distribution (bookstores) and set their … Continue reading

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The Bargain Ebook Buyer

Had to post this now. A poster on Kboards has a thread detailing a few things some people might not know about Bargain Ebook Buyers. All this comes from a report BookBub has put up on SlideShare. This is some … Continue reading

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iOS 8 and Why it’s Not a Gamechanger for Ebooks

This isn’t a tech post. I do those once in a blue moon (I believe the last one was about Apple’s last operating system announcement) but this isn’t one. Mark Coker, founder of Smashwords, had a post yesterday about iBooks … Continue reading

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Sharing the Wealth: 5/23/2014

I’ll start this week’s Sharing the Wealth with Hugh Howey, who was a busy boy this week. Not only did he put up the latest Author Earnings Report, he also had some great comments to add to the industry relating … Continue reading

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What Barnes and Noble and Publishers Should Have Done Years Ago

Like an hour and a half ago I wrote about Amazon’s Matchbook program. I got to talking to a guy I work with and in like two minutes we had a business plan that I think would have been incredible … Continue reading

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