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eBook industry headlines – 13 Aug 2012

As I went through my news feeds this morning, these headlines caught my eye:

Google’s contribution to the fight against eBook piracy with a search engine algorithm update. (goodereader.com) A design and marketing firm, with the odd name of PurpleBananaBrain.com is making waves with their innovative approach to eBook marketing. (PRWeb) Lending your Kindle eBooks is not as straightforward as you might think (or want it to be). (The Verge) Smashwords launches a new service to get more eBooks into the libraries. (paidContent) Did eBooks really outsell print books on Amazon? Check the fine-print, says the “Writer beware!

Free-eBooks news – July 18th 2011

Our authors spoke up loud and we listened!

Book Description suggestions

As you may or may not be aware, Free-eBooks.net has allowed their community to suggest better descriptions for the books in our library almost since day 1.

In case you weren’t aware of this feature, it can be found on the book detail page just below the current description.

Well, one of our authors wrote in to the help desk with the suggestion that authors should be allowed autonomy in this area.

Which was sort of where our head was at anyway: once it was an author