Thursday, July 25, 2013

BookBub Ebook Deals Site Closes in on 1.5 Million Subscribers

With the simple concept of alerting readers to a curated list of discounted ebooks, Bookbub has attracted nearly 1.5 million users in just a year.
A recent webinar examined the challenges and opportunities for international publishers looking enter the children's book publishing market in China.
Latest Job Listing:
The Universities' Publishing Consortium in St. Petersburg, Russia is "seeking web virtuosi with a special interest in metadata management and the semantic web." Sound like you? Click here to apply.
Google is getting into the textbook business by selling and renting materials from the top five education publishers in the US. The new service will launch August 8.
The U.S. National Endowment for the Arts announced that 16 translators will receive grants to support the translation of works from 13 languages into English.
From the Archives:
Survey data published yesterday showed that 35% of e-reader owners used their devices only once, while 37% regretted buying an e-reader.

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