With New E-bookstore, Read First, Pay Later

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via Mashable-bookstore: One-Liner Pitch: An e-bookstore and e-reading platform that lets you pay only for what you read. Why It’s Taking Off: Total Boox lets you sample e-books, and take in single pages or chapters, without forking over the full purchase price.  

New Self-Publishing Service from Simon & Schuster

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Via Digital Book World: Simon & Schuster is joining Penguin and other full-service publishers in entering into the self-publishing business. In partnership with Author Solutions (now owned by Penguin), the company is launching Archway Publishing, “a new self-publishing service with a focus on fiction, nonfiction, business and children’s categories,” … I hope they accept books in epub format, so that … Read More

Site Business…

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I just moved this blog to the awesome Medialayer web host. They have great support and very fast servers. All the memory is SSD – solid state drives rather than old and tired hard drives. Pretty cool, yes?