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  • April 10, 2013
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When Barnes & Noble launched the self-pub service Pubit in 2010, they were playing catch up to the larger and more successful Amazon KDP. Sure, Pubit accepted Epub and converted from Doc and RTF files, but it was also a distinctly second place service with some users reporting that it was clunky and awkward to…

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  • April 9, 2013
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Barnes & Noble has launched a new self-publishing program called NOOK Press. Independent authors who used the bookseller’s PubIt! platform need to switch to the new platform. If you want to see what sign-up entails, watch the video embedded above–you can follow the same sign up process at the NOOK Press sign up page. In…

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  • April 9, 2013
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Remember when B&N announced that new purchases of a Nook HD+ would come with a $50 store credit? Many bloggers took that as a sign that B&N was having an especially hard time selling their 9″ media device – more so than the 7″ Nook HD. But if the email I received today is any…

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  • April 2, 2013
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Barnes & Noble sent out a teaser email today to authors that sell their ebooks via B&N PubIt. The email is vague in the extreme but it suggests that some type of announcement is imminent: Dear PubIt Publisher, We’ve got some exciting news on the horizon, and as an integral part of our self-publishing community,…

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  • March 26, 2013
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Barnes & Noble’s ebook market share might be shrinking as hardware sales plummet but that does not seem to be discouraging the Nook app developers. A new updated Nook app for the iPad showed up in iTunes today, bringing with it bug fixes and a number of new features. This update is all about images….

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  • March 23, 2013
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Remember last year when Barnes & Noble ran a couple BOGO offers for the Nook Color and Nook Touch? This year B&N went one step better. Buy a $269 Nook HD+ any time between 24 March and the end of March and they will throw in a free, new Nook Touch. This offer is good…

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  • March 11, 2013
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From the good old days Barnes & Noble filed SEC paperwork last week that revealed William Lynch, whose 2 years as the CEO of B&N saw the Nook change from a successful challenger to the Kindle into a market failure, is going to be staying on for another couple years. From what I can tell,…

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  • March 11, 2013
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From the good old days Barnes & Noble filed SEC paperwork last week that revealed William Lynch, whose 2 years as the CEO of B&N saw the Nook change from a successful challenger to the Kindle into a market failure, is going to be staying on for another couple years. From what I can tell,…

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  • March 11, 2013
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From the good old days Barnes & Noble filed SEC paperwork last week that revealed William Lynch, whose 2 years as the CEO of B&N saw the Nook change from a successful challenger to the Kindle into a market failure, is going to be staying on for another couple years. From what I can tell,…

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  • March 11, 2013
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From the good old days Barnes & Noble filed SEC paperwork last week that revealed William Lynch, whose 2 years as the CEO of B&N saw the Nook change from a successful challenger to the Kindle into a market failure, is going to be staying on for another couple years. From what I can tell,…