Archives : ebooks

Deal announcement: Kobo and ECW sign with journalist Kevin Donovan to publish Jian Ghomeshi book

April 27, 2015

Page Two is pleased to announce a groundbreaking new publishing deal. In an unprecedented agreement, Kobo will partner with ECW Press to publish Jian Ghomeshi: Secret Life, a detailed exploration of the rise and downfall of the superstar radio personality by our … Read more

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Surprise: millennials are devoted to print books

April 13, 2015

  Last week a university professor asked us, “Will print books still exist in ten years?” It was a provocative question intended to spark discussion. But when we stated emphatically that yes, of course they will, he wasn’t convinced. His … Read more

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Ebook conversion and design: best practices and innovations

February 20, 2015

The world of ebook conversion is mysterious to most of us. It’s difficult to imagine what goes into designing a file that’s versatile enough for display on many different devices. The standard ebook file format is called ePub, and it’s … Read more

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Four reasons not to publish exclusively with Amazon

February 6, 2015

Inevitably at some point, our self-publishing clients ask whether they should distribute their ebook exclusively through Kindle, or whether they should take a different approach. In most cases, we advise selling to a variety of ebook retailers. Here are four … Read more

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What we talk about when we talk about books

August 15, 2014

There has been much debate over the ebook pricing dispute that’s emerged between retail giant Amazon and Hachette, a large multinational publisher. The issue could have enduring and serious consequences for the industry, and the stakes feel high.

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