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Good e-Reader is the leading News Source for e-Reader, Smart Watch and Library News

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Good e-Reader is the leading News Source for e-Reader, Smart Watch and Library News

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We Live in a Literary World of Terrible Self-Published Authors

9/7/2017
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There are a copious number of online self-publishing companies that promise aspiring authors the opportunity to distribute their ebook all over the world. Millions of authors publish with Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing, Draft2Digital, Kobo Writing Life, Nook Press and Smashwords. Most “authors” who self-publish an ebook never sell more than a handful and over 75% [...]

Duration: 00:08:43


Kobo has Launched an Audiobook Subscription Plan and Audio Bookstore

9/6/2017
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Kobo has just launched an audiobook bookstore that sells audiobooks individually and also provides them on a subscription level basis. Their entire audiobook catalog is powered by Overdrive and this is the first time they have ever been involved in an audiobook subscription scheme. Kobo Audiobooks will cost $12.99 per month in Canada and comes [...]

Duration: 00:03:03


Good e-Reader Radio – Music to Read to

3/12/2017
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The Good e-Reader Radio Show is back from a long hiatus with a very special edition, music to read to. Over the course of the next hour you will be introduced to a symphonic serenade of new music, including electronica, jazz and soul. This is the perfect soundtrack to crack open your favorite book and listen [...]

Duration: 00:54:58


Radio Show – The Health Benefits of e-books

1/7/2016
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Welcome to another installment of the Good e-Reader Radio Show! Today we are talking about the health benefits of e-books, something normally people do not associate with an entertainment product. Today, we talk about the reasons why e-books are better for you if your recovering from an injury or if you have vision disorders, while [...]

Duration: 00:13:48


2015 was the worst year ever for e-readers

12/31/2015
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e-Reader innovation has ground to a halt and no new technology has been developed since 2013. This was the worst year on record in terms of overall sales. Many analysts have proclaimed that only 9 million units have shipped this year, which is a decrease from the 12 million dedicated e-ink devices were sold in [...]

Duration: 00:13:21


e-Reader ownership declines by 50%

10/29/2015
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e-Reader ownership is at an all time low according to Pew Research. The company released new data on device ownership and found 19% of adults reported owning an e-reader, such as a Kindle or Nook.This is a sizable drop from early 2014, when 32% of adults owned this type of device. The decline in dedicated [...]

Duration: 00:03:30


Will you buy the B&N Nook Glowlight Plus?

10/29/2015
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Barnes and Noble has just released their first e-reader since 2009, with the advent of the Nook Glowlight Plus. It sounds fairly good on paper, with the same high resolution screen found on the Amazon Kindle Voyage and is waterproof, much akin to the Kobo H2O. It also has software not found in any other e-readers on the market, such [...]

Duration: 00:03:33


What do you look for in a new e-reader?

10/27/2015
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Over the course of 2015 there has been a number of notable new e-readers that have hit the market. Barnes and Noble released their first new model in almost three years with the Nook Glowlight Plus, while Kobo released two different units. All eyes are on Amazon right now for their Kindle Voyage 2, Kindle [...]

Duration: 00:06:50


Adult Coloring Books is the Hot New Segment in Publishing

10/16/2015
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Adult coloring books is the hottest new segment in publishing and everyone is getting involved. Disney has released a new 3D coloring book based on popular characters, to mainstream celebrities such as Kim Kardashian and George R.R. Martin who have jumped into the fray. The current coloring-book craze was ignited in 2013, when Scottish illustrator Johanna Basford published “Secret [...]

Duration: 00:05:28


Podcast: Top Tablets and Kobo Loyalty Program

10/13/2015
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Welcome back to the Good e-Reader Radio Show! Today you will be taken on a magical journey into the realms of digital magazines, e-books and e-reader news! Today on the show Michael gives you his impression of Texture, formerly Next Issue and Magzter. Additionally Kobo has a new loyalty program called Super Points and has [...]

Duration: 00:19:32


Podcast: Week in Review – Feb 10th 2014

2/10/2014
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Welcome to the Good e-Reader Radio Show, week in review. Today, Michael Kozlowski of Good e-Reader flies solo, talking about the biggest stories of last week. Canadians will soon get lower eBook prices, due to a new agreement with major publishers. Sony and Kobo are become strange bedfellows, with Sony customers being transferred to Kobo [...]Podcast: Week in Review – Feb 10th 2014 is a post from: Good e-Reader

Duration: 00:21:19


Podcast: New Kobo CEO, Author Survey Results and Advertising in eBooks

2/5/2014
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Welcome to another exciting edition of the Good e-Reader Radio Show! Today Michael Kozlowski of Good e-Reader and Jeremy Greenfield of Digital Book World discuss the new Kobo CEO, if Nook e-Readers will have collector value, the problem with eBook samples and author survey results from a recent DBW feature. This is one fun show, [...]Podcast: New Kobo CEO, Author Survey Results and Advertising in eBooks is a post from: Good e-Reader

Duration: 00:41:41


Podcast: Executives Flee B&N and Discussion on eBook Bundling

1/27/2014
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Welcome back to another awe inspiring edition of the Good e-Reader Radio Show. Today, Michael Kozlowski and Digital Book World’s Jeremy Greenfield discuss the exodus of Barnes and Noble and Penguin executives. They also talk about why the publishing industry needs to bundle more eBooks and audiobooks together, to make purchasing multiple books easier for [...]Podcast: Executives Flee B&N and Discussion on eBook Bundling is a post from: Good e-Reader

Duration: 00:44:13


Podcast: Advice for Indie Authors on Self-Publishing and Promotion

1/25/2014
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Welcome to the weekend edition of the Good e-Reader Radio Show! Today, Michael Kozlowski and Mercy Pilkington discuss various aspects of self-promotion for indie authors and the best news stories of the week. Today on the show Mercy speaks about many prominent authors bashing the Authors Guild and the reasons why they think its irrelevant [...]Podcast: Advice for Indie Authors on Self-Publishing and Promotion is a post from: Good e-Reader

Duration: 00:39:48


Good e-Reader Radio – Libraries as Retail, eBook Subscription Websites, DBW

1/18/2014
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Welcome to a special edition of the Good e-Reader Radio Show! Today, Editor in Chief Michael Kozlowski and Senior Editor Mercy Pilkington talk for an hour about the Digital Book World Conference that transpired this week and discuss the business model of eBook Subscription websites, how Libraries are acting as retail outlets and how self-publishing [...]Good e-Reader Radio – Libraries as Retail, eBook Subscription Websites, DBW Wrapup is a post from: Good e-Reader

Duration: 00:49:31


Podcast: CES Wrapup & Barnes and Noble Holiday Sales and Executive Shakeup

1/10/2014
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Welcome back to another installment of the Good e-Reader Radio Show! Today, Editor in Chief Michael Kozlowski talks to Digital Book Worlds Jeremy Greenfield. Today the two lads talk about the Barnes and Noble holiday sales news on how eBooks and devices did, they weren’t great. There is also new executives in charge of the [...]Podcast: CES Wrapup & Barnes and Noble Holiday Sales and Executive Shakeup is a post from: Good e-Reader

Duration: 00:37:01


Podcast – Top eBooks & Publishers of 2013

12/30/2013
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Welcome to the last edition of the Good e-Reader Radio Show for 2013! Jeremy Greenfield of Digital Book World and Michael Kozlowski bring you another exciting show! Today, they discuss the breaking news of Marvel suspending single comic sales to major bookstores all over the US. As well, they go into the top eBooks and [...]Podcast – Top eBooks & Publishers of 2013 is a post from: Good e-Reader

Duration: 00:28:33


Podcast: KDP Authors May see Royalties Decreased to 35%

12/27/2013
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Today on the show I talk about all of the latest rumors about Amazon potentially lowering self-published authors royalty rates from 70% to 30%. Funny enough, Amazon offers 30% royalties to a number of new markets it has entered recently, such as India. This had zero backlash at all, since it was a new service. [...]Podcast: KDP Authors May see Royalties Decreased to 35% is a post from: Good e-Reader

Duration: 00:25:04


Good e-Reader Radio – Top 10 Predictions for 2014 for eBooks, e-Readers and

12/23/2013
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Welcome to a star studded cast edition of the Good e-Reader Radio Show. Today Mercy Pilkington, Jeremy Greenfield and Michael Kozlowski from Good e-Reader and Digital Book World give you predictions for 2014. We talk about the current state of affairs in digital publishing, eBooks, e-Paper, e-Readers, Tablets, Library lending and major bookstores. Jeremy Greenfield [...]Good e-Reader Radio – Top 10 Predictions for 2014 for eBooks, e-Readers and Digital Publishing is a post from: Good e-Reader

Duration: 01:24:37


Good e-Reader Radio – Netflix for eBooks Update, Amazon Sales News

12/16/2013
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Today Good e-Reader Editor Michael Kozlowski and Digital Book World’s own Jeremey Greenfield spend 40 minutes talking e-readers, eBooks, tablets and digital publishing news! On the show today there is discussion about all things Amazon. The company has a new installment plan program, to make purchasing a new tablet easy. There is also new statistics [...]Good e-Reader Radio – Netflix for eBooks Update, Amazon Sales News is a post from: Good e-Reader

Duration: 00:30:21

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