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Amazon Sold Enough Steve Jobs Bios Over The Holidays To Stack Taller Than Mt. Everest Amazon Sold Enough Steve Jobs Bios Over The Holidays To Stack Taller Than Mt. Everest

As you’re probably aware, Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs biography is pretty popular. It’s been pretty popular on Amazon too, of course. As previously reported, it was the top-seling book of the holiday season on Amazon.com. To put that into persepctive, …

Google eBooks Offline Support Now Available for Chrome, Chrome OS Google eBooks Offline Support Now Available for Chrome, Chrome OS
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Google announced the launch of offline support for Google eBooks for those using Chrome or Chrome OS, so they can continue reading books even when they’re not actually connected to the Internet. “We’ve all been there: the Internet is suddenly …

Steve Jobs Bio Is Amazon’s Overall Best-Seller of 2011 Steve Jobs Bio Is Amazon’s Overall Best-Seller of 2011
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Amazon has just released their list of the top 10 best-selling books of 2011, and it probably shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone that Walter Isaacson’s “Steve Jobs” is number one. It had previously been announced that the Steve …

Mark Twain Google Doodle Celebrates Tom Sawyer’s Fence Mark Twain Google Doodle Celebrates Tom Sawyer’s Fence

Today Google is honoring the great American humorist, Samuel Langhorne Clemens, with a panoramic Google Doodle that references one of the early scenes from one of his classic stories. Better known as Mark Twain, the legendary writer is celebrated in …

Relationship Marketing: A Long Term Strategy for Social Media Relationship Marketing: A Long Term Strategy for Social Media
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When social media really began to come on the scene, the entire basis of social networks was built upon interactions and connections. However, as it grew in popularity, marketers began to see its value and started embracing it. Although many businesses have seen great success with integrating social media into their marketing campaigns, it seems that the level of real social interactions has decreased.

In Regards to Social Media… Don’t Believe Everything You Hear In Regards to Social Media… Don’t Believe Everything You Hear
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Bullshit… Definition … Declarations of fact without knowledge, experience or proof. This was a statement from Jason Falls, the CEO of Social Media Explorer, during his keynote session, This Is All Such BS: How to Tell and What to Do …

Steve Jobs Biography Released Steve Jobs Biography Released
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The book, simply titled Steve Jobs, written by Walter Isaacson has been much anticipated for quite some time, and after news came out about the death of Steve Jobs, the release was pushed up. Today is the day. It’s now …

Steve Jobs Quotes Book Being Rushed To Publication Steve Jobs Quotes Book Being Rushed To Publication
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If you spent any time on Twitter or Facebook shortly after the death of Apple’s Steve Jobs, you probably saw that he was quite the quotable fellow. I know that my feeds were inundated with Jobs quotes for the better …

Self-Publishing Vs. Traditional Publishing Self-Publishing Vs. Traditional Publishing
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The publishing industry has witnessed significant changes over the past few years thanks mostly to the Internet. Consumer behavior has drastically shifted from offline consumption of news and information to online consumption. As a result, traditional publishers such as newspapers have been labeled “dead” and more and more bookstores are closing their doors.

Amazon May Launch Netflix-Style Book Service as Part of Amazon Prime Amazon May Launch Netflix-Style Book Service as Part of Amazon Prime
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Rumor has it that Amazon is in talks with publishers about the potential launch of a Netflix-like service for digital books. Actually, it sounds like it would simply be added on to a service the company is already offering. Amazon …

Book Sharing on Google+ Book Sharing on Google+

Google announced the ability to share info about books from Google Books in circles on Google+ today. This should greatly help Google promote its e-book platform, particularly if Google+ continues the strong growth it has seen in its early days. …

Harry Potter Goes Google Harry Potter Goes Google

Google announced today that it it is teaming up with Pottermore, JK Rowling’s new site, which will open up this fall to provide eBook services. The two are partnering to integrate Pottermore with various Google products and APIs. The Harry …

New Android Market with Movies and Books to Launch in Coming Weeks New Android Market with Movies and Books to Launch in Coming Weeks
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Google announced that it is releasing a new version of the Android Market for Android 2.2 and higher. It will include books and movies. Android Market movie rental was announced at Google I/O, the company’s developer event, but now it’s …

Keanu Reeves Pens Melancholy Picture Book, Denies Sad Keanu Meme Influence Keanu Reeves Pens Melancholy Picture Book, Denies Sad Keanu Meme Influence

A new “grown-up’s picture book” authored by Keanu Reeves seems to take inspiration from or at least capitalize on one of the most enduring internet memes of all time, Sad Keanu (Keanu is Sad for purists). But according to The …

Samuel L. Jackson, Werner Herzog Read Viral Hit Go The F*ck To Sleep Samuel L. Jackson, Werner Herzog Read Viral Hit Go The F*ck To Sleep
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NSFW Warning – If you’re offended by the f-bomb, I must warn you that this article will contain it, as it is part of the title and verses of the subject matter. A book that began as a viral PDF …

Kindle Outsells Print Books, Says Amazon Kindle Outsells Print Books, Says Amazon

The news is coming in today from Amazon that digital books on their popular Kindle e-reader are now outselling all print books on Amazon.com. Surely this signals the end of print books and the bricks and mortar stores that sell …

Kindle Library Book Lending Coming Soon from Amazon Kindle Library Book Lending Coming Soon from Amazon

Amazon announced today that it will be launching a Kindle initiative later this year that will let users borrow Kindle books from libraries – 11,000 of them in the U.S. The project will even let users check out Kindle books, …

Google Buys eBook Technologies to Provide Richer e-Reading Experiences on Tablets

eBooks and e-readers are big business these days. Amazon’s Kindle recently became the company’s best-selling product ever, and its competitors have done pretty well too. Now tablets are coming out of the woodwork to go head-to-head with Apple’s iPad, and these are also ideal for reading eBooks (some with Android).

Amazon Kindle Optimized for Android and Windows Tablets

It’s become crystal clear that Amazon’s Kindle is a hit, and though some of its competitors have been doing pretty well too, Kindle was recently revealed to be Amazon’s best-selling product ever

Give Kindle Books As A Gift Via Email
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Amazon.com said today people can now give Kindle Books as gifts to anyone with an email address even if they don’t own a Kindle.

"We’re making this functionality available in time for the holidays to offer an easy, stress free holiday shopping option for anyone – not just Kindle owners,” said Russ Grandinetti, Vice President, Amazon Kindle.

 

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Turning Your Blog Into a Book
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WebProNews recently spoke with Ellen Gerstein, the Director of Marketing at John Wiley & Sons, the publishing firm behind the "For Dummies" books among many others. She discussed the impact blogs and social media have had on the publishing industry and gave some advice for bloggers looking to get books published.