Publishing

Blooks come of age with Lulu Blooker Prize

Blooks come of age with Lulu Blooker Prize Lulu announces the Short-List for the Lulu Blooker Prize, the world’s first literary prize devoted to “blooks”: books based on blogs or websites.“Blooks are the latest landmark in the history of books,” says Bob Young, CEO of Lulu. Loretta Dillon, crime buff, essayist, and musician from Cleveland, …

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50 /50 Split is Better Than Recording Artists Get! Long Live Authors!

50 /50 Split is Better Than Recording Artists Get! Long Live Authors! Spotted in the middle of the Random House announcement regarding a new “business model” for digital book content, under which the publisher will sell books to web retailers on a pay-per-view basis, was a promise to split revenues evenly with authors. Since standard …

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Paid to Blog!

Paid to Blog! When you read the article below you will realise how important it is to become a FINANCIALLY Independant Self-Publisher. My take on these columnists is that in the future ther will be bloggers! Hawking their wares to an interested audience. Newspapers will become mor and more general and could in fact just …

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Publishers turn to online!

Publishers turn to online! Claiming to have no interest in competing with the likes of Amazon, traditional book publishers are nevertheless turning to online retailing themselves. The internet is forcing the industry to rethink its business model. Story here! Book Publishers as E-tailers Business angle? Get your own publishing site up now even if you …

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