What Nielsen Bookscan data tells us about ebook sales cycles & the ebook plateau – This is a great piece that takes some of the other analytical treatments of ebook data and subjects them to a different set of questions… more
The world’s largest photo service just made its pictures free to use – This is great news for bloggers; Getty Images, which owns 100+ years and millions of photos, is opening up its archives so everyone can use the images… more
In Hookups, Inequality Still Reigns – Women don’t really find sexual satisfaction from hookups per this article but for some, the trade off is worth it. “For Kim Huynh, a 29-year-old filmmaker in San Francisco, sacrificing a reliable orgasm for sex without… more
Earnings Rise 8% at HC Despite Sales Drop – Total sales are down for HarperCollins but overall revenue is up 8% due to “higher sales of more profitable e-books and ‘ongoing operational efficiencies.’” Digital sales account for 22% of the… more
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Romance and the Problems with “By Women, For Women, About Women” – Reader Lynn sent me this article and my response was “Wow, I don’t know what to think of this article.” And I don’t. The author of this piece… more
Largest Publishers Supply Less Than 8% of Ebook Titles; Achieve 50% of Ebook Sales – Based on a 100+ page report by the expert for the consumers in the price fixing case, Thad McIlroy from The Future of Publishing, declares… more