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  • Our Third $100 Incentive Recipient: Joanna Crispi

    by Allison Horton on

    Don't forget: Each week through 2012 we randomly select an author published on Vook to receive $100 from us. Anyone can participate in our Sell With Vook Incentive—you simply have to log in or create a Vook account on our ...

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  • How eBooks Can Make You Smarter

    by Jeffrey Yozwiak on

    I began my work at Vook as a diehard print fan. I have a poetry background and, like much of my creative writing brethren, I love independent bookstores, small presses, and intimate connections with authors — that is, I have ...

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  • Countdown

    by Brad Inman on

    We are extending the opportunity for thousands of new users to create enhanced books and that they will appear under the Vook label -- and that we've always intended to do this -- referencing back to our press release on ...

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  • Countdown for Vook launch

    by Brad Inman on

    A good blog post will talk about how we are extending the opportunity for many users to create enhanced books and that they will appear under the Vook label -- and that we've always intended to do this -- referencing ...

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  • A Great Opportunity To Help Out Vook

    by Vook Contributor on

    You can be a part of Vook's success -- it's as easy as a single click. We're proud to announce that Vook is a finalist in the Adobe Max Award's Digital Publishing category -- and your vote could be the ...

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  • Books in the Post-PC World -- Part II

    by Brad Inman on

    Books are perfectly suited for the post-PC world. Tablets are a back-to-the-future experience reinventing a familiar and intimate media experience, they will revive reading and save the book. In this series we look at this trend closer. A perfect storm ...

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  • eBooks (and Vook!) everywhere

    by Matthew Cavnar on

    Apple’s iBooks 2 and iBooks Author announcement ahead of next week’s Digital Book World lit up eBook discussions like a bonfire of paper books or, you know, End User License Agreements—which is exactly what many commenters seemed to want to ...

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  • iPad in the bedroom

    by Brad Inman on

    We are learning some things about how people are using the iPad, from the titles they are buying and their behavior with our Vook titles. We use Flurry to watch collective consumer habits on our Vooks. 1. This is a ...

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  • Michael Calleia joins Vook as Creative Director

    by Brad Inman on

    Welcome to Vook Michael Calleia! Michael worked on advertising collateral for American Express, Burberry, and Dillard's while at Lipman Richmond Greene Advertising. At Bill Smith Studio, Michael led company's first foray into web design and development. Michael founded and operated ...

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  • The Agency eBook Publishing Model Explained in Plain English

    by Jeffrey Yozwiak on

    "Under the agency model, the publisher sets the price for e-books and takes 70 per cent of the sale, giving 30 per cent to the retailer." —The Financial Times Discussion of the agency model—it's benefits, it's downsides—began in early 2010 ...

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  • The New Vook

    by Brad Inman on

    Check out the new Vook.com. We are sporting a new look and feel, a fresh message and most importantly a new direction. We are extending our technology to a range of content owners including publishers, authors, book packagers, literary agents ...

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  • Vook Study of ebook pricing

    by Brad Inman on

    The cries of “publishing is dead” have given way to the far more reasonable assessment that publishing has changed. With Amazon reporting that there are 105 eBooks sold for every 100 print books, many think that eBooks will be the ...

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  • What are your pain points?

    by Brad Inman on

    Vook is building a technology platform that strives to solve your pain points when publishing eBooks. Consider this a gut check, we want your feedback on what you think the greatest pain points are and see if they match to ...

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