Demand Media Expands Into eBooks

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The company said it is launching five eBooks about pets, and thirteen books about wine, as the first of its ebook efforts. The company did not say how many eBook titles it is looking to publish. ereader reader kindle amazon title content publishing book electronic ebook ebooks media demandLos Angeles-based Demand Media has a new market on its sights: electronic books.

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Goodreads Sees Boost From Google eBooks

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Santa Monica-based GoodReads , the online book discussion community run by Otis Chandler, is seeing a nice uptick in its traffic after the launch of Google's eBook store Monday. GoodReads is prominently featured on all of Google's eBook pages, with reviews from GoodReads users showing up under the various titles available under Google's bookstore. ipad iphone nook kindle ereader electronic publishing ebook book google goodreads

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The new Berkus SMALL BUSINESS SUCCESS COLLECTION – eBooks and books

Berkonomics

Announcing EIGHT new mini-books and eBooks by Master Entrepreneur, Dave Berkus , just released by The Berkus Press. As a bonus, the “quick read&# eBook and Kindle editions are priced as “singles&# at only $2.99 Kindle eBook: $2.99 (click here).

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Mahalo's New Name, Pivot: Inside.com?

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mahalo jason calacanis inside smartphone content videos ebook pivotIs Santa Monica-based Mahalo , the startup headed by Jason Calacanis, just about to reveal a new pivot and new corporate name? According to a story from TechCrunch this morning, yes.

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Amazon, Barnes and Noble Battle Over E-Book Reader Pricing

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Tags: pricing reader book electronic ebook kindle nook noble barnes amazon

Announcing Dave’s new book: BEGINNING BERKONOMICS – with twelve guest authors

Berkonomics

Amazon KINDLE eBook edition of BASIC BERKONOMICS (9.99). Amazon KINDLE eBook edition of BERKONOMICS ($9.95). Amazon KINDLE eBook edition of ADVANCED BERKONOMICS ($9.99). Just released! BASIC BERKONOMICS. by Dave Berkus.

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10 Startup Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Superheroes

InfoChachkie

Always the serial entrepreneur, Jason is expanding Docstoc’s mission to include not just documents, but a variety of tools that help entrepreneurs run their businesses, such as ebooks and videos.

Does your business need money? Read this!

Berkonomics

Dave’s book and ebook on raising money available on Amazon.com. The subject of raising money is critical to many businesses and a passing option to others, depending upon the capital efficiency of the enterprise.

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Fuhu Finds Funding For Android Tablet For Kids

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and is bundled with educational material, games, ebooks, and other apps specifically aimed at kids, and is sold at Walmart, Best Buy and GameStop in stores, and also online at Target and Amazon.com. El Segundo-based Fuhu , which is developing an Android tablet specifically aimed at kids, has raised $10M in venture debt. The funding was announced by venture debt provider ORIX Ventures.

Budding Entrepreneurs at CSLA? Yes, Really!

Steve Reich

The businesses included furniture designed for gamers, an ebook business ( [link] ), and a redesigned water container for undeveloped countries. Tuesday, I had the good fortune to meet a roomful of Mechanical Engineering Master’s students at CSLA, and was throughly impressed.

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Over Thousands of NEW books on DocStore

Jason Nazar

We’re proud to announce that Docstoc is now home to some of the best eBooks from our digital media distributor Overdrive.com.

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10 Ways To Highlight The Credibility Of Your Website

Startup Professionals Musings

Publish a regular blog, contribute to relevant social networks, and highlight several videos, podcasts, or eBooks of you and your technology. Smart people only visit and buy from credible and memorable websites. In the past, if your startup had a website presence, the company was credible by definition. In today’s world, a website is necessary but not sufficient for credibility.

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Insights and Opinions: How to Decide if You Have a Business Or Just an Idea

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Many entrepreneurs start thinking about how to launch their businesses by strolling down the "Business" aisle at Barnes & Noble or downloading an eBook. Do you have a real business in front of you, or just an idea?

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Publishing 2.0: Social Media’s Transformation of Publishing

Tech Zulu Event

The publishing industry has gone through massive disruptions in recent years from advent of online book sales, to the closing of bookstore and the growth of ebooks.

10 Keys To A Killer-First-Impression Website Rollout

Startup Professionals Musings

Publish a regular blog, contribute to relevant social networks, and highlight several videos, podcasts, or eBooks of you and your technology. Smart people only visit and buy from credible and memorable websites.

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10 Modern Ways To Kickstart Your Business Website

Startup Professionals Musings

Traditional publishing out, self-publishing in with eBooks. Image via Flickr by SideWages.com These days every new entrepreneur understands that an innovative product or service is necessary, but not sufficient, to start a business.

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8 Signs Of Change That Good Entrepreneurs See First

Startup Professionals Musings

Another example is seeing substitute versions of a product, like eBooks, for a low price displacing hardcover books. When the economy tanks as it did in the last recession, that’s a strong signal that things have to change, and it’s hard to miss.

Docstoc Across the Web!

Jason Nazar

Docstoc’s new Facebook Login allow you to share professionally drafted legal agreements, eBooks, research reports, marketing presentations, and other written works with your friends and your Docstoc community.

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StoryBots Brings Edutainment to Second Screens | Delighting Kids

Tech Zulu Event

Their mission is to make learning fun for kids — and life easier for parents — by offering personalized eBooks, videos, activity sheets and more.”. and offered printed personalized books for kids featuring Starring You® with the intention to create an eBook app.

8 Weak Change Signals That Can Have Explosive Impact

Startup Professionals Musings

Another example is seeing substitute versions of a product, like eBooks, for a low price displacing hardcover books. When the economy tanks as it did in the last recession, that’s a strong signal that things have to change, and it’s hard to miss.

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10 Top Marketing Content Sources For Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

Traditional publishing out, self-publishing in with eBooks. These days every new entrepreneur understands that an innovative product or service is necessary, but not sufficient, to start a business.

StoryBots Brings Edutainment to Second Screens | Delighting Kids

Tech Zulu Event

Their mission is to make learning fun for kids — and life easier for parents — by offering personalized eBooks, videos, activity sheets and more.”. and offered printed personalized books for kids featuring Starring You® with the intention to create an eBook app.

TechPunch - The Real CES: Day One

Tech Zulu Event

Small laptops, eBook readers, personal relaxation theta-wave mapping brain manipulators (seriously), and tons of other stuff. January 7th, 2010 marked the beginning of the 3D television extravaganza in the Las Vegas Convention Center.

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How Good Is Your Business At Reading Weak Signals?

Startup Professionals Musings

Another example is seeing substitute versions of a product, like eBooks, for a low price displacing hardcover books. When the economy tanks as it did in the recent recession, that’s a strong signal that things have to change, and it’s hard to miss.

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10 Top Content Marketing Tips for Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

Traditional publishing out, self-publishing in with eBooks. These days every new entrepreneur understands that an innovative product or service is necessary, but not sufficient, to start a business.

10 Content Marketing Examples for Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

Traditional publishing out, self-publishing in with eBooks. These days every new entrepreneur understands that an innovative product or service is necessary, but not sufficient, to start a business.

TechZulu Top 2013 SXSW Panel Picks & More

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Ebooks: a Coming War for the Soul of the Library.

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Catching Up With Joanne Bradford, Demand Media

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We launched eBooks last week, and we're launching many different formats.

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SMCLA: Google Analytics Recap and Video

Tech Zulu Event

to buy my eBook”. Repost of SMCLA's Going Goo Goo Over Google Analytics. Below is a highlight video of the evening. To view the entire talk click here. . The Google Analytics panel was a big success with a great turnout of over 150 people at the Mahalo office in Santa Monica.

How to Block Unwanted Bots from Your Website with.htaccess

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How to Block Unwanted Bots from Your Website with.htaccess Deny Access to Certain Bots/Programs How to Block Unwanted Bots from Your Website with.htaccess by Christopher Heng, thesitewizard.com I received requests from a few webmasters some time ago asking me if there was a way to block unwanted bots from their website.This article shows you how you can do this using.htaccess. Preliminary Information What are bots?

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