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InstaFreebie Provides 1.5 Million eBook Downloads

InstaFreebie Provides 1.5 Million eBook Downloads

By on Jun 27, 2016 in Industry Insights, News

  InstaFreebie, the digital platform that enables authors to carry out ebook giveaways has recorded 1.5 million downloads of ebooks by its users. Below is quote from a press release in PRWeb: “InstaFreebie, the book world’s leading digital audience development platform, today announced that its literary community has downloaded 1.5 million ebooks. This...

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The Impact of Brexit on the Publishing Industry

The Impact of Brexit on the Publishing Industry

By on Jun 24, 2016 in Industry Insights, News

With the UK voting to leave the European Union today, Philip Jones has given an analysis on what impact Brexit will have on the publishing sector in an article in The Bookseller: Below is an excerpt from the article: “Publishing’s nightmare scenario has come true: at about 4am this morning the major media outlets confirmed that the UK population had voted in...

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James Patterson Launches Short Novels Called BookShots

James Patterson Launches Short Novels Called BookShots

By on Jun 14, 2016 in Industry Insights, News

Betty Nelander has written an article in Palm Beach Daily News, reporting on the launch of BookShots, a series of short novels by James Patterson. Below is a quote from the article: “Best-selling author and literacy advocate James Patterson has launched a new series of short novels called BookShots — and Classic Bookshop has put them at the checkout so you...

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Commonwealth Short Story Prize Won by an Indian Author

Commonwealth Short Story Prize Won by an Indian Author

By on Jun 11, 2016 in Industry Insights, News

Last week, Professor Parashar Kulkarni won the Commonwealth short story prize. Below is what Alison Flood wrote in an article in The Guardian about Professor Kulkarni’s achievement: “Academic Parashar Kulkarni has become the first Indian author to win the Commonwealth short story prize, beating almost 4,000 entries to take the £5,000 award with the first...

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eBook Prices Lowered by Top Publishers

eBook Prices Lowered by Top Publishers

By on Jun 7, 2016 in Industry Insights, News

Michael Kozlowski has written a good piece at Good e-Reader on how top publishers have lowered their ebook prices. Below is a quote from Michael’s article: “Major publishers are fed up with the constant decline of e-book sales and are doing something about it. They have lowered the price of a bestselling e-book by three dollars in most major markets and...

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