E-Books

13 Feb

Kobo News & Updates: Aura Price Reduction, New Kobo Partnership With Sony & More

The “Kobo News & Updates” newsletter of  February 12 includes details on a Kobo Aura price reduction, the new Kobo partnership with Sony, eMagazine revenue coming soon, Valentine’s Day sales, and repatriated accounts.

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06 Feb

Kobo CEO Replaced by Rakuten Executive

Kobo announced on Tuesday that company founder and CEO Michael Serbinis was stepping down and would be replaced by Japanese executive Takahito “Taka” Aiki, effective immediately. Aiki formerly served as CEO of Fusion Communications, a telecom subsidiary of Rakuten, Kobo’s parent company.

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06 Feb

New & Ongoing E-Book Promotions

One e-book promotion was recently added to the IndieCommerce Publisher Promotions page, in the category of gardening.

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05 Feb

Kobo Weekly News & Updates: Love Is in the Air

Among the news and reminders this week are details of two promotions for Valentine’s Day.

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30 Jan

New & Ongoing E-Book Promotions

Seven e-book promotions were recently added to the IndieCommerce Publisher Promotions page. Categories include football, debut titles, mind and body health, dessert cookbooks, and Black History Month.

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17 Jan

Kobo Update: Arc Price Drop and Updated DIY Images

Last Thursday, Kobo announced a price drop that went into effect immediately on all on-hand inventory of 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB Kobo Arcs. The special pricing is in effect until supplies run out.

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15 Jan

40 Spring/Summer Titles Excerpted in Latest Publishers Lunch Buzz Book

Publishers Lunch has launched Buzz Books 2014: Spring/Summer, an e-book featuring excerpts from 40 highly anticipated books set for publication between March and August. The free digital download is available in trade and consumer editions.

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15 Jan

Kobo Accessories Now Available to Booksellers Online

Booksellers can now order Kobo accessories quickly and easily on Kobo.com. Options include covers and cases for Kobo devices in a variety of colors and styles.

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09 Jan

New & Ongoing E-Book Promotions

Seven e-book promotions were recently added to the IndieCommerce Publisher Promotions page. Categories include health and body, notable authors, gardening, cooking, and steals and deals.

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09 Jan

BTW News Briefs

Caldecott, Newbery announcements to be webcast on January 27; Zola Books acquires Bookish; Oregon Book Awards finalists announced; Study looks at showrooming practices

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02 Jan

BTW News Briefs

List of states where Amazon collects sales tax grows; Kate DiCamillo named National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature; Authors Guild files appeal

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19 Dec

New & Ongoing E-Book Promotions

Four e-book promotions were recently added to the IndieCommerce Publisher Promotions page. Categories include digital originals, middle grade and teen deals, and year-end specials.

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19 Dec

Kobo News & Updates: Reporting Deadline Friday, Holiday Promotions

Stores that participated in the Black Friday and Cyber Monday Kobo Arc promotion must report units sold by this Friday, December 20, via the Kobo Reporting Tool.

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12 Dec

Kobo News & Updates: Daily Deals, Kid-Friendly DIY Materials

Kobo has launched a Daily Deal campaign that offers customers a deep discount on a new title each day. Since the link to the Daily Deal will remain the same every day, there’s not a lot of work involved for booksellers.

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12 Dec

BTW News Briefs

Print books still preferred by readers; Court rejects booksellers’ DRM suit against Amazon, publishers; Oprah’s Book Club 2.0 selects The Invention of Wings; Amazon to collect sales tax in Tennessee and Nevada; Charles Taylor Prize renamed, award added; Changes in Ingram Publisher Services’ leadership

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