New: Pre-Orders on Apple iBooks Without “Assets” describes how indie authors can utilize pre-orders even without a book cover or interior
Writer’s Tools: Moving Up From the iPad to a MacBookAir describes the author’s experiences with both Apple devices
Apple, iOS5 and the Holy Grail for Users Apple’s iCloud service, integration of iPhone, iPad and iMac continue to provide the best user experience available
Book Sales on Apple iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch: A 73-Second Seminar covers working with e-book retailers or working through a distributor or aggregator
Smartphones: The Next Home of the Ebook? Will the millions of smartphones become a vast platform for content creators and self-publishers? Don’t bet against it.
The Writer’s iPad: Apple’s Pages Does Words & Layout. Touchscreen interface makes this capable app both fun and frustrating, leaving me guessing at its role. With screen shots and command breakdown.
Amazon Kindle vs. Apple iPad: Could Chris Brogan Be Wrong? Both Apple and Amazon are fighting for supremacy. Which will win? At least self-publishers can be grateful they have access to distribution at last.
Aggregators—people or companies who gather material into a whole for another purpose, or as representatives of all the parts of the whole—are in new prominence. Particularly with Apple’s iBookstore, a new retail location of incredible potential. But who will sell to the iBookstore? For independent publishers and small presses, Apple has anointed eight companies as […]
If you have the time, watch this short video: You may not have noticed it, but on Tuesday in London the CEO of Penguin Books, John Makinson, gave a presentation to the Financial Time’s Digital Media & Broadcasting Conference. As reported by paidContent:UK, he wanted to show the progress Penguin has made in developing products […]
In an article late Friday night, the New York Times reported that “Amazon Pulls Macmillan Books Over E-Book Price Disagreement.” Originally reported by Venture Beat, Friday evening books from Macmillan publishers have simply disappeared from Amazon’s virtual shelves. Macmillan is a massive publisher, one of the largest in the country. Apparently Amazon and Macmillan have […]