Is There a Market for Online Textbooks?

In September 2011, Flat World Knowledge was a featured company in an Inc. story titled “Hot New Market: Electronic Textbooks: “College tuition continues to rise, but textbooks may be getting cheaper — and a lot more portable. Instead of lugging a backpack filled with heavy volumes, some students have begun using electronic textbooks, which typically […]

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Detente Reached: Google and Publishers

After many years of battles, it appears that Google and book publishers have reached a major agreement with regard to Google’s digitizing books. As reported by Claire Cain Miller for the New York Times: “After seven years of litigation, Google and book publishers said on Thursday that they had reached a settlement to allow publishers […]

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Best Second Act Reinvention 2011: E-Book Author John Locke

  Click the image for the full story at Second Act “Every 7 seconds, 24 hours a day, a John Locke novel is downloaded somewhere in the world,” Locke boasts in his nonfiction book, How I Sold 1 Million eBooks in 5 Months. “All this was achieved part time, without an agent [or] publicist, and at […]

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Free Online E-Books

Click the links for access to the books: HubSpot’s 8 Google Rules to Improve Your Marketing Effectiveness Optify’s Twitter for Business: The Ultimate B2B Guide   Windmill Networking’s Understanding, Leveraging & Maximizing LinkedIn   These three E-books are a nice way to learn more about three leading Web services: Google, Twitter, and LinkedIn  

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