Are E-Books Data Collectors?

Are E-Books Data Collectors?

Reading e-books has left its mark on the literature market. That is true in the truest sense of the word. When electronic books became a big topic around ten years ago, many pessimists saw this as the beginning of the end of the printed book. But they couldn´t have been more wrong. Although e-books havecontinue reading

E-books Are Becoming More Popular Again

E-books

The purchase of media is becoming increasingly digital. It started with the development of MP3 files, went on to films, games and books. For a while, it looked as if the eBooks would replace the printed books. But this trend was suddenly stopped—those who like to read place more value on the feel of acontinue reading

Book Design Choices to Consider Before Printing

Book Design Choices to Consider Before Printing

Anyone can argue that the meat of the book is the valuable content that the reader would be able to acquire from its contents. This could be the wisdom of classical literature and philosophy, the entertainment and relevant issues that are shown in popular literature, and the advice or step-by-step procedure that self-help books andcontinue reading

Book Printing Information 101 – Part 2

Book Printing Information 101 - Part 2

Being a self-published writer or starting out as a book designer may require you to learn important book printing information. Aside from learning and appropriating essential jargon and concepts used in the trade, choosing the method of printing type is also crucial. The letterpress, offset, or digital printing methods can have their own advantages andcontinue reading

Book Printing Information 101 – Part 1

Book Printing Information 101 - Part 1

A great book starts with a unique and inspiring idea. The writing of the book – plotting its highlights and fleshing out the littles of details, will take a lot of time and effort. However, after the book is finished, and if the writer wants to publish his or her’s work, the raw draft willcontinue reading

Books Through History

Books Through History

Whilst it sometimes feels as though books and the publishing industry have been around forever, it’s actually only the past 1000 to 1500 years that have seen the publication of books as we know them. Before that, ‘books’ tended to be artefacts such as beaten metal sheets fastened together, though there are a few exceptions to this rule.

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Traditional Publishing. The Good, Bad and Ugly

Traditional Publishing. The Good, Bad and Ugly

The rise of technology and the internet has provided aspiring writers, with new options to share their work with the world. Still, most new writers prefer traditional publishing to establish themselves as professional writers. There are several advantages of being published by a well-known publishing house, but at the same time, traditional publishing has a lot of disadvantages too. Let’s get into the Good, Bad, and Ugly sides of traditional publishing. continue reading