Monday, January 9, 2012

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The Business Rusch: Writers: Will Work For Cheap

Posted: 08 Jan 2012 01:30 PM PST

Here's something that has nagged at me since the start of the indie publishing revolution: writers—published writers—dismissing money as a factor in publishing their work. The argument goes like this: Traditionally Published Writer A says she'll never self-publish. When told that her $5000 advance is the only money she'll make on that book, she shrugs [...]

Capstone Donates 50,000 Children's Books to Books for Africa

Posted: 08 Jan 2012 01:00 PM PST

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Jan. 5, 2012 – Capstone, a leading publisher of children's books and digital products and services, announces a donation of 50,000 books to Books for Africa, the largest shipper of donated text and library books to the African continent. This is Capstone's fourth major donation to Books for Africa in the last [...]

5 Reasons Google Should Buy Nook

Posted: 08 Jan 2012 12:00 PM PST

Yesterday, several outlets reported that Barnes & Noble would consider selling its most promising product — the Nook e-reader and tablet line. According to the New York Times the rational is: "Barnes & Noble has acknowledged that the Nook has not been profitable, leaving investors anxious about the future costs tied to it, with the [...]

Experts: Twitter account case may blaze new trails in social media law

Posted: 08 Jan 2012 12:00 PM PST

(CNN) — Who, exactly, owns your Twitter account? It's a potentially complicated question when an account is used both professionally and personally. Now a case regarding whether a Twitter account belongs to a company or its former employee has raised questions about the use of the social media phenomenon. PhoneDog, a website devoted to all [...]

Isaac Newton's Personal Notebooks Go Digital

Posted: 08 Jan 2012 11:00 AM PST

The largest collection of Isaac Newton's papers has gone digital, committing to open-access posterity the works of one of history's greatest scientist. Among the works shared online by the Cambridge Digital Library are Newton's own annotated copy of Principia Mathematica and the 'Waste Book,' the notebook in which a young Newton worked out the principles [...]

Survey Shows That Readers Will Shun Poorly Digitized eBooks

Posted: 08 Jan 2012 11:00 AM PST

Data Conversion Laboratory (DCL), a leading provider of digital publishing services, reports 70 percent of 411 respondents to a survey drawn from a cross section of the publishing industry cited 'quality' as the most important consideration when publishing an eBook. Another important finding is that 63 percent of the respondents plan to publish a digital [...]

Kelly Green, Journalist, Holla If You Hear Me

Posted: 08 Jan 2012 08:38 AM PST

Fifteen years with the same company should be enough to make anyone feel secure about their future. At least that's what Kelly Green thought. His 15 years of time and seniority was enough he thought, to feel secure about his and his family's future. That is until American Axle packed up and left for Mexico. [...]
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