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The Morning Coffee – 24 April 2014

April 24th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → No Comments

Top stories this Thursday morning include criticism of BEA’s reader-focused BookCOn (link), editing (link), DRM as a transmission tax (link), and more.
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The Morning Coffee – 23 April 2014

April 23rd, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → 4 Comments

Here’s a short list to read this morning.

  • 99 Book Nerd Problems (B&N Blog)
  • Amazon takes half of UK’s online retail spend (The Bookseller)
  • Authors create product, readers consume product—those in between must provide long-term value (Write on the River)
  • Book, Magazine Sales Fell 9% at BAM (The Passive Voice)
  • The various types of readers (Studio Tendra)
  • Visual storytelling site Storybird adds longform option for the school-age set (GigaOm)
  • What does it mean to ‘amazon’ something? (MobyLives)

The Morning Coffee – 22 April 2014

April 22nd, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → 2 Comments

Noteworthy articles for this Tuesday morning include a look at the publishing industry’s last major format shift – paperbacks (link), the possible demise of the Oxford English Dictionary’s print edition (link), an outsider’s view of the London Book Fair (link), and more.
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The Morning Coffee – 21 April 2014

April 21st, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → 1 Comment

Top stories this Monday morning include a site which shows just how badly women are objectified in comics (link), a review of the Kindle for Samsung app (link), Facebook’s Paper update (link), a post on the correct way to capitalize a title (link), and more.
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The Morning Coffee – 18 April 2014

April 18th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → 1 Comment

I have a short list for you today.


The Morning Coffee – 17 April 2014

April 17th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → No Comments

Top stories this morning include top searches on the Oxford dictionary website (link), telephone box libraries (link), the rising cost of education in the UK (link), a twist on Scribd’s Youtube problem that I had not considered (link), and more.
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The Morning Coffee – 16 April 2014

April 15th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → 8 Comments

the new yorker coverI have a short list for you this morning. Top stories include Apple losing yet another motion in the ebook antitrust case (link), why writers should attend GenCon (link), why the biggest threat to comic book stores is not Amazon (link), and as a special bonus I invite you to click on the image at right and tell me what’s wrong with it.

  • Apple loses bid to dismiss states’ e-book antitrust cases (CNET)
  • If you write, start planning to attend GenCon Indy this August (TeleRead)
  • Kindle Direct Publishing adds new reports (TeleRead)
  • Stand Down, Amazon Warriors: Comic Book Guys Already Killed the Comic Book Store (BOOK RIOT)
  • We are drowning in data about readers and attention, but which metrics really matter? (GigaOm)

The Morning Coffee – 14 April 2014

April 14th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → No Comments

Top stories this Monday morning include an early report of a new ebook platform (link), the funny ways customers are using the Mayday buttons on their Kindle Fire HDX (link), The Guardian’s self-pub book prize (link), a new twist on PLR books (link), and more.
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The Morning Coffee – 11 April 2014

April 11th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → No Comments

Top stories this morning include the geology of Game of Thrones (link), a look at why digital textbooks have failed (link), another article on book pricing (link),  and more.
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The Morning Coffee – 10 April 2014

April 10th, 2014 by Nate Hoffelder · Morning Coffee → 1 Comment

Top stories this morning include a collection of wrong opinions from history (link), a possible scam site which targets indie authors (link), how to advertise ebooks that are available outside of the Kindle Store (link), new hype about self-published audiobooks (link), and more.
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