News aggregators like Zite are very useful. I use Zite from time to time myself when I’m in need of stories to blog. But there’s a danger in this app that’s not always obvious. Today I ran across a story entitled “Amazon Pulls Thousands of E-Books in Dispute”, from a blog entitled “ebook-reader-vergleich.org”. (“Vergleich” is…
Yesterday ALA announced a new blog on E-content, to be administered by Christopher Harris. Here is more information from the press release: Keeping up with the many varieties of digital content—and how libraries can offer them to their patrons—just got easier. American Libraries has launched an “E-Content” blog (http://americanlibraries.org/e-content) that provides information on e-books, e-readers,…
Hot off the presses (press release), folks: Collins Booksellers Announce Partnership with Kobo a Leading, Global, eReading Service Collins Selects the Kobo Wireless eReader and Kobo’s World-class Content Catalogue – Offering Another Way for their Customers to Read. Melbourne – Australia Friday July 22, 2011: Australian book retailer Collins Booksellers has reached agreement to partner…
- April 18, 2011
- JD's View
Regular readers might have noticed that things look a bit different around here. I’ve recently been thinking about the news posts I’ve been doing and whether they should be linked to the “straight” ebook news from around the web, or stand alone. Obviously, looking at the revised layout hereabouts, I’ve decided to aggregate the best…
- March 2, 2011
Hello all, JD here. Together with a couple of twisted souls fellow visionaries, we’ve cooked up Author Direct as a way for authors to connect directly with their fan base, and sell their books in digital form straight to their readers. We don’t think “new publishing” needs DRM, fixed prices, structured releases, and hamstrung distribution….