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The Unbound Book Conference: bloggers needed May 19-21!

We’re seeking bloggers for the Unbound Book Conference (http://eboekenstad.nl/unbound/), a timely international forum on the future of the book and reading and publishing in the digital age. Dates Thursday, May 19 @ Hogeschool van Amsterdam Friday, May 20 @...

Why the iPad will change the e-reader

E-readers are on the market for a while but the digital version of the book never got really popular. Readers were slow, dull, and not sexy at all. The image of the e-reader changed a couple of months ago...
Booklistening

Booklistening

Late November this year Folium Partners, LLC will launch the world’s first automated audiobook and app-creation service under the name ModernBookFactory.com. The service will give the opportunity to independent digital publishers, authors and copyright owners to upload their manuscripts,...

The E-reading Development Compared To Past MP3 Culture

Cheaper Books and Violation of Copyright? The value added tax (VAT) for a Dutch digital book consists 19% instead of the 6% for a printed one. This results in only a minimal difference...
Preserving the physical book by using social networks

Preserving the physical book by using social networks

Some day I will read from a Kindle, Ipad or another eBook reading device. But for now, I can’t imagine how the ‘feel of a book’ can be replaced by something digital. I love to turn pages, I love...

The BeBook Blues

Last years have been devout to digital publishing and the e-readers. The media made it seem that it was the new big thing and even my mother was considering an iPad. Because I was always annoyed by the enormous...

Towards the end of books?

Definition of a book: a number of sheets of paper, parchment, etc. with writing or printing on them, fastened together along one edge, usually between protective covers Definition of an e-book: A small, portable device onto which the contents...

Out with the bookcase: More living space, even more books!

Let me tell you a story about my sister. Isn’t that a good introduction to a blog, share a story with complete strangers online involving private family matters? Though she may not like it, I won’t give her name...
“Get to the top on Google” Book Review

“Get to the top on Google” Book Review

Get to the top on Google: Tips Techniques to get your site to the top of search engine rankings and stay there. Get to the...