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Publetariat Dispatch: The Future of Libraries (Infographic)

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, OpenSite shares an interesting infographic about libraries in the digital age. We’re glad to be able to share this excellent infographic from Open Site, which has generously released it under Creative Commons licensing. The graphic shows some very interesting statistics about library usage, demographics and how technology is being used in […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Writing to Heal Grief

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, Diane Morrow shares resources for using writing to work through grief. This post, by Diane Morrow, originally appeared on her One Year of Writing and Healing blog. It is reprinted here in full per the blog’s Creative Commons licensing terms, and seems especially appropriate at this time, in the wake of […]

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<h2><strong>Kindle Nation Daily on Facebook: How to Get the Most Out of It, or How to Leave It Alone Without Missing Out on Any Freebies</strong></h2>

Kindle Nation Daily on Facebook: How to Get the Most Out of It, or How to Leave It Alone Without Missing Out on Any Freebies

When you clicked on our Kindle Nation Daily “Like” button at some point in the past couple of years, you were probably counting on Facebook to deliver our posts about free and bargain books, Kindle news and tips, and our weekly Kindle giveaway sweepstakes. Unfortunately, right around the time that Facebook went public with its […]

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A Special Guest Post from WorldReader.Org:

How You Can Help Share Kindles and Kindle Books Around the World … In Just 20 Seconds!

(Ed. Note: Regular readers of Kindle Nation Daily know that we’ve been thrilled to support our friends at WorldReader.org for the past couple of years in their very important work of bringing the magic and reading revolution of Kindle to children around the world. Today we’re happy to share a guest post from WorldReader’s Susan […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: What Makes a Critic Tick? Connected Authors and the Determinants of Book Reviews

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, we share findings from a Harvard Business School study about book reviews. A study of literary critics was recently conducted and the results have been posted at Harvard Business School’s The Working Knowledge journal. Executive Summary: The professional critic has long been  heralded as the gold standard for evaluating products and […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Apple / Agency 5 Antitrust Suit: Settlement News From the Trenches

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, Publetariat shares a roundup of news about the United States’ Justice Department’s antitrust lawsuit against Apple and five large publishers. It was announced today that the U.S. Justice Department is filing its long-anticipated antitrust lawsuit against Apple, Inc. and the “Agency 5” publishers who are charged with colluding with Apple to […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: 6 Tips and Tricks to Use Kindle for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author and digital media watcher Piotr Kowalczyk offers tips and tricks for using the Kindle Reader app on mobile devices. Kindle for iOS has just been updated to version 2.8 (iTunes link), which complies with Apple’s new in-app purchase rules. Kindle Store button was removed from the home page – it […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Amazon Kindle The Fire. Ebooks Go Mainstream.

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author and publishing consultant Joanna Penn posits that ebooks have finally gone mainstream. Ebook sales have been steadily growing over the last 2 years and those of us readers who converted early are almost entirely ebook consumers now. For authors, the global ebook sales market has meant we can sell direct […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Have You Bashed Your Indie Author Today?

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, we share a post from Dani Amore which originally appeared on her Goodreads blog on 9/21/11 and was reprinted on Publetariat in its entirety with the author’s permission. If you read the headline above, you may think I’m going to launch into a rousing defense of indie authors everywhere. I’m not.  […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: An Author’s Field Guide To Internet Trolls

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, author, and founder and Editor in Chief of Publetariat April L. Hamilton takes a tongue-in-cheek look at internet trolls. ‘Author Platform’ is the buzzphrase of the moment. If you’re doing a good job of creating and maintaining that all-important communication channel between yourself and the public, it’s only a matter of […]

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Publetariat Dispatch: Curation Nation

In today’s Publetariat Dispatch, the Copyright Clearance Center presents a Beyond the Book podcast on the subject of curation: separating the wheat from the chaff in publishing. In this new “Beyond the Book” podcast and transcript from Copyright Clearance Center, CCC’s Chris Kenneally discusses the activity of curation with Steven Rosenbaum, author of Curation Nation. […]

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