I’ve added a new country, Spain. If you’re interesting following the stores in Spain, then please go to your settings and activate the stores there.
Last week, I was absolutely delighted to find that an article about Luzme was on the front page of cnet.com! Link to the article on cnet.com As you can imagine, the traffic level leapt up way above normal. I’m sorry if you’ve been adversely affected by the slowdown this caused; I’ve added extra resources to cope with the higher load. Rachel
Iâ€™ve been invited to take part in the next Digital Publishing Forum organised by the Publishers Association in London, 30th January 2013. Iâ€™m on the â€œNew business models for the supply of ebooksâ€ panel, and will be sharing the stage with notables such as Charlie Redmayne from Pottermore. http://www.publishers.org.uk
I’m delighted to announce that I’ve been invited to take part in the Futurebook Conference in London, 3rd December 2012. I’m on the panel for the “Pricing strategies and experiments” session, and will be sharing the stage with notables such as Mike Tamblyn from Kobo and Orna Ross from the Alliance of Independent Authors. As part of my preparation for this, I’ll be producing a series of blogs about various aspects of ebook pricing, so please look out for them!
Today I officially launched the API into the Luzme ebook database today at BookHackDay in London. Interested in the API? Here’s the Luzme API website
“Hachette e-books have been removed from the websites of Waterstone’s, W H Smith, Tesco and The Book Depository after the publisher said it would move to agency terms from today (20th September). But Amazon.co.uk is still selling Hachette titles on the Kindle, and appears to still be setting the prices.” Link to article on thebookseller.com
Finally, John Grisham books are now available in ebook form! Check the prices for John Grisham ebooks here.