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Questions tagged [sales]

sale of ebooks or ereaders

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Does anybody read interactive eBooks?

"Interactive" eBooks are books which integrate various means by which the "book" can interact with the reader. They often incorporate audio and graphic elements. My question is as follows: Is ...
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How to tell whether a Google Play eBook is bootlegged/pirated?

How can I tell if a Google Play Book is legit, i.e. submitted or sold by the author, publisher, or party with permission, and not a malware linking/containing or deliberately misleadingly edited ...
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Where can I download free ebooks? [closed]

I have been searching for ebooks but I don't have money to buy them. Can I get them for free?
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Are DRM location sensitive?

It is quite frequent that a book available for sale in North America is not available in Europe, and conversely. However, it is quite legal to buy a book on one continent and to carry it with you when ...
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Is it time to do away with (e)book return policies?

I am developing a retail service platform for ebook authors and am at the point of asking myself whether or not to allow returns. Back when all books were print, returns were relatively simple. A ...
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Are book trailers necessary?

I am about to start finalizing my first book, and I was wondering if I should make a book trailer to help promote it. I'm not really into the whole production, but I just saw this video and realized, ...
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What guarantees that ebook/digital sellers are really paying authors per unit sold?

Besides being possibly against their own interest, as less profit for the authors make them less likely to create new books/products, and therefore provide less things for sellers to sell. But ...
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Is there a fair price for an ebook?

What is the cost of an ebook? What criteria should I use to decide a fair price when the price is left up to me. How can I be fair to the seller and to myself? Several sites offers ebooks, often as ...
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Many sites propose free or cheap ebooks? Which are legitimate? [closed]

Looking on the web for some ebooks for sale in the right format (EPUB for me), I have been amazed by the number of sites pretending to offer them for free download, even though these are in copyright ...
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Format and media of e-book delivery

I am going to sell my e-book in delivering it to every buyer in several formats (HTML, PDF, .doc), suitable both for PC and for smartphones. How should I deliver it: by email or by a temporary Web ...
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Is there any way to get a discounted ebook if I already have the book?

I have a bunch of physical books, and I would like to have ebook versions of some of them. It doesn't seem like I should have to pay the full ebook price. I know about Matchbook, but these aren't ...
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How does DRM impact the sales of eBooks?

DRM (Digital rights management) is a somewhat controversial anti-piracy measure. There are strong arguments on both sides of the debate, this question is not about the should/shouldn't debate. It ...