Recording Industry Has ‘Virtually Eliminated Illegal File-Sharing’ In Norway — By Offering Better Products (Techdirt)
A countrywide survey in December 2014 showed that just 4% of Norwegians under 30 years still used illegal file-sharing platforms to get hold of music.
4 Lessons From Two Months of Selling Books (Book Riot)
A few months ago, I was ecstatic to learn about a new indie bookstore opening in my neighborhood in Chicago. On a whim, I messaged the new owner to congratulate her, and to see if she would be hiring booksellers.
Authors Playing the Long Game in a Tough Book Market (Digital Book World)
In the 2014 Digital Book World and Writer’s Digest Author Survey, we noticed low satisfaction scores for sales, marketing and earnings among the authors in our sample, leading us to speculate that there was a gap between authors’ expectations and the realities of the book market, where it is very difficult to sell a large number of books.
How I Audited my Daily Media Habits and Improved the Way I Read (GigaOM)
Creating web content is incredibly easy — but filtering content is really hard.
Kindle Daily Deal: The End of Innocence (and others)