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Gatekeeping in Publishing

The Digital Reader blog has posted an interesting opinion piece on the value and role of gatekeeping in e-publishing.  The author, Rich Adin, makes an interesting point: sales rank and/or sales figures for an e-book title (particularly one with a low price point) do not necessarily correlate to number of… Read more »

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E-book Sales Overtake Traditional Formats?

CNN reports that, according to an Association of American Publishers study, February’s e-book sales topped sales for “all other formats” for the first time ever.  This isn’t particularly surprising, given the number of e-reader devices and e-books currently available.  Unfortunately, the figures are less than informative.  The study depended not… Read more »

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Digital Book World conference reports

The “Sisters In Crime” blog has some interesting posts on the recent Digital Book World conference.  The predictions about the chain stores are scary but probably accurate, given the trouble Borders is already in (probably filing for bankruptcy, and their stock has been delisted because it’s staying under $1 over… Read more »

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