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Lulu Partner with BookLamp to Launch Helix Data Analysis Service at BEA

Lulu Partner with BookLamp to Launch Helix Data Analysis Service at BEA

DIY self-publishing platform Lulu will use this week’s Book Expo America trade show to formally announce details of a new book data analysis engine (Helix) that will allow its authors extract statistical data on genres and themes from the content of their books. BookLamp originally developed their book data analysis engine several years ago with the intention that it would


Forrester’s James McQuivey on Amazon vs Apple | DBW 2012

James McQuivey of Forrester talks during the recent DBW 2012 about Amazon vs Apple. Related articles DBW: publishers ‘should learn from self-publishers on pricing’ ‘Agile’ publishing at Digital Book World Meet the Digital Disruptor iBooks Author Review | TechRadar Apple Poised To Launch Self-Publishing Program This Month The Independent Publishing Magazine | TIPM Media


DBW | Self-Publishing Guide

Devon Glenn over on Digital Book World has put together a useful Self-Publishing Guide for authors exploring solutions services. It is a reasonably objective guide, presenting factual data by way of a comparison spreadsheet. But if I do have some reservations. It is far from complete and really just scratches the surface as a first-stop


Leaked Hachette Document Declares Self-Publishing a Misnomer and Explains Why Publishers Are Relevant

Leaked Document: Hachette Explains Why Publishers Are Relevant | Digital Book World: “In a document leaked today to Digital Book World by someone inside the company, Hachette outlines just why publishers are relevant. The company has shown the document internally to employees and externally to a limited number of agents and authors.” The leaked document


Digital Book World | HarperCollins CEO Brian Murray Interview

In this exclusive interview from Digital Book World, Brian Murray, CEO of HarperCollins, discusses the thinking about books beyond their print containers, return on investment and keeping up with the pace of innovation, and the HarperCollins’s 26-lend policy for ebooks in libraries. Read more at HarperCollins CEO Brian Murray Interview on Library Ebooks |


DBW Insights: David Shanks, CEO of Penguin USA

Digital Book World has an interview with Penguin USA CEO, David Shanks. Shanks discusses the challenges of publishing in both print and ebook, the future of handselling and high street stores, and also Penguin’s involvement in the venture, Book Country. Related articles Columbia publishing course shifts focus to include ebooks ( Book Country – Old