Dispatches from the Digital Revolution
Wired tweets: What would you prefer: A Google or Amazon store? What are they talking about? See this article from Fast Company.
Apple iBookstore adds some features for publishers. The Apple Insider reported that features would include screenshots, promo codes, and pre-orders.
And so the battle between ebooks and printed books continues. Ebooks defender Tim Parks writes his own manifesto on The New York Review of Books Blog on Wednesday.
Inkling’s Publishing Platform. Inkling’s free platform, called Inkling Habitat, “lets publishers create interactive e-books with HD video, interactive features and 3D content in a free, cloud-based program,” according to Paid Content.
Sales of ebooks helping out profits at Simon & Schuster. According to Publishers Weekly, “Total sales at Simon & Schuster slipped 1% in 2011, to $787 million, but adjusted operating income jumped 31% to $85 million.”