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Free Ebook ⎜The Technology Tsunami and the Book Publishing Landscape

Free Ebook ⎜The Technology Tsunami and the Book Publishing Landscape

eMegaBook has published a special report on the publishing industry: The Technology Tsunami and the Book Publishing Landscape. Click here to download the free ebook The technology tsunami in book publishing continues to wash over the digital landscape, causing disruptions in the publishing value chain as the traditional channel shifts and new channels rise to […]

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Breakaway Media new client of Arizona technology incubator

By on June 6, 2012 in Publishing Revolution with 0 Comments
Breakaway Media new client of Arizona technology incubator

Breakaway Media is one of the newest clients of the Arizona Center for Innovation, the leading technology incubator in Arizona. Breakaway Media is currently in the AzCI Mentored Launch Program and in development of the new digital publishing application, eMegaBook. Breakaway Media recently incorporated eMegaBook LLC to pursue development of the modular software system and […]

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Big Kindle Boogie! 10 Free Kindle Fires, 75 Free eBooks!

By on January 29, 2012 in Publishing Revolution with 0 Comments
Big Kindle Boogie! 10 Free Kindle Fires, 75 Free eBooks!

Five bestselling authors. 10 Free Kindle Fires. 75 Free Kindle Thrillers. Now. It’s time to boogie. Here’s the deal: Bestselling thriller writers J.A. Konrath, Blake Crouch, J. Carson Black, Lee Goldberg, and Scott Nicholson are happy to have you as readers and friends. So happy that we want to give you 10 Kindle Fires and […]

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Amazon dominates markets, yes — Amazon also makes markets for authors

By on January 4, 2012 in Publishing Revolution with 0 Comments
Amazon dominates markets, yes — Amazon also makes markets for authors

On the fingersmurphy.com blog yesterday, Amazon Juicing Sales for its Own Authors, and Everyone Else too lays out the case that Amazon not only dominates markets, but also has the power and does make markets for authors. The article cites the cases of authors Barry Eisler and John Rector where Amazon repeatedly boosted sales for […]

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Kindle Boards provide valuable perspective on eBook sales growth

By on June 3, 2011 in Publishing Revolution with 2 Comments
Kindle Boards provide valuable perspective on eBook sales growth

Author Declan Conner today reports on the explosive growth of eBook sales in the fiction category, highlighting the sales of Breakaway Media thriller author J. Carson Black. In his article,

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ePublishing savvy entrepreneurs will succeed

ePublishing savvy entrepreneurs will succeed

ePublishing is an industry where age-ism has no relevance. Like the Internet boom of the 1990’s, it does not matter how old you are, what matters is the quality of your vision, your passion, and most important, your product or service. I was intrigued by a recent TechCrunch article, “Internet Entrepreneurs Are Like Professional Athletes, […]

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Free Amazon Kindle eBooks, Advertiser-Sponsor Supported and Future Business Models

By on March 15, 2011 in Publishing Revolution with 0 Comments
Free Amazon Kindle eBooks, Advertiser-Sponsor Supported and Future Business Models

I’m a regular reader of Joe Konrath’s blog “A Newbie’s Guide to Publishing”. Joe’s blog today, “The List Experiment Update” made me wonder if we are seeing a revolution of sorts, not only in the publishing industry with the explosive growth of eBooks, but also in the business models authors will be using to reach […]

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You don’t need to be an Amazon to market globally

By on February 23, 2011 in Publishing Revolution with 0 Comments
You don’t need to be an Amazon to market globally

One of the groundbreaking effects of the World Wide Web was the introduction of the capacity for anyone to do business anywhere in the world. I had my first experience when I contracted with a software developer in India to do a relatively complicated WordPress plug-in installation. I am not a big fan of outsourcing, […]

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eBook POD: Amazon CreateSpace or Ingram Lightning Source?

By on February 19, 2011 in Publishing Revolution with 0 Comments
eBook POD: Amazon CreateSpace or Ingram Lightning Source?

As usual, I was haunting Joe Konrath’s blog and was very interested to see his latest post, The Numbers Game. At Breakaway Media, we have been doing a balancing act of marketing to traditional publishing (we are fortunate to have a top literary agent in New York City), and developing our sales through eBook platforms […]

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Cable TV, not Online Video, the Best Value?

By on February 15, 2011 in Publishing Revolution with 0 Comments
Cable TV, not Online Video, the Best Value?

You may think this kind of funny, but Dan Rayburn, EVP of streamingmedia.com just posted a blog, “I Think Cable TV is the Best Value and Experience for the Money Spent, Here’s Why“. It all comes down to the question: “On what does a consumer place value?” I know a world-class television editor who rents […]

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