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Steve Harrison says, “The best way to sell a product – a book, DVD, t-shirt, coffee, whatever – is by telling a story

Bill and Steve Harrison’s Reporter Connection, always starts out with helpful suggestions. I personally find this tip extremely valuable since I agree with it 100%. I’ve said it a million times, and now the New York Times says it too. The best way to sell a product – a book, DVD, T-shirt,...

Quote: I Am Not a Luddite’ for Resisting E-Books

I found this quotation on Shelf Awareness and it resonates. “I am not a Luddite (she said, somewhat defensively), and I do not oppose all change simply because it is change…. Here’s my bottom line: There’s no way to avoid using energy either to print books or manufacture e-readers,...

Quote from Emma Thompson for “O Magazine”

“I think books are like people, in the sense that they’ll turn up in your life when you most need them. After my father died, the book that sort of saved my life was Gabriel García Márquez’s novel One Hundred Years of Solitude. Because of that experience, I firmly believe there are books...

Another E-Book Update and the New York Times

I know I recently posted the article in the New York Times about E-Books. This quotation comes from Steve Harrison of Reporter Connection. It is time to get your e-book published. What’s the New York Times’ newest bestseller list? E-books. The Times just announced that, beginning in early 2011,...

New York Times to have an E-Book Best Seller List

For those printing e-books, this is exciting. This come from Shelf Awareness. Acknowledging the dramatic increase in e-book sales and digital publishing’s influence, theNew York Times said it will feature e-book bestseller lists for fiction and nonfiction beginning early next year. The lists will be...

Murdoch’s ‘Next Battle Ground’: Weekly Book Review Section from Shelf Awareness

Again, this post comes from Shelf Awareness. At a time when book coverage is gradually disappearing from newspapers nationwide, Rupert Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal plans to launch a weekly book review within the next few weeks. The New York Observer reported that the publication is “a pull-out...

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