Simon & Schuster

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Why the Apple Ebook Ruling is a Loss for Publishers, Authors, and Readers

Yesterday federal judge Denise L. Cote, of United States District Court in Manhattan, ruled against Apple in the United States vs. Apple Inc., et. al. ebook case. Anyone who thinks this isn’t a terrible outcome for publishers, authors, and readers, isn’t paying attention. Continue reading

What Scholarly Publishers Can Learn from Bookish

Bookish is a new online bookstore and discovery service. It is a joint venture of three publishers and presents a useful model for what scholarly publishers could do in building their own online bookstore.
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Developing the Infrastructure for Direct Marketing

In order for publishers to engage in direct marketing, they have to build new infrastructure. Simon & Schuster is hinting at new developments with its use of QR codes. Continue reading

Churn in the Book Space: Rational & Irrational Behavior Among Book Publishers

Two fiction publishers decide to delay release of their e-books, further marginalizing their books. Meanwhile, an STM book publisher gets it right. Continue reading

Simon & Schuster to Sell E-books on Scribd

Last week, Simon & Schuster announced it would be selling digital copies of its books on Scribd. This is interesting news because it signals that major trade publishers are (finally) beginning to look for additional venues to sell digital copies of their books, and because it transforms Scribd from a host of miscellaneous documents into a potentially significant e-bookseller. Continue reading

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