Digital Media News for the Week Beginning 01/20/2013

AMAZON’S KINDLE AND PAPERWHITE AVAILABLE IN CANADA
The latest generation of Kindle and the Kindle Paperwhite are now available for sale in Canada, according to Amazon. The company has started selling its e-readers on Amazon.ca, its Canadian site, today. The Kindle costs 89 Canadian dollars ($88.98)… [read more]
Source: CNET

SYDNEY LANDON: THE BEST OF BOTH PUBLISHING WORLDS
As you know, some self-publishing authors are hitting the big best-sellers lists. Many of them then add traditional publishing to their repertoire. Sydney Landon is one of those authors. She hit the USA TODAY best-sellers list in August with Weekends… [read more]
Source: USA TODAY

HOW TO MINDMAP YOUR DIGITAL PUBLISHING PROJECTS
If you have difficulty finishing what you start when it comes to publishing your digital content, I’ve got a great video for you today. People have often asked me about my prolific publishing of digital content over the last 7 years, and they’re often surprised to learn that I have one not-so-secret tool… [read more]
Source: TheFutureOfInk.com

CONSIDERING SELF-PUBLISHING? DON’T BOTHER, UNLESS YOU FOLLOW GUY KAWASAKI’S ADVICE
Recently, I had the enormous pleasure of chatting with Guy Kawasaki, co-founder of Alltop.com, founding partner of Garage Technology Ventures, and former Chief Evangelist for Apple. Guy is the author of ten books, including Enchantment, Reality Check… [read more]
Source: Forbes

THE CONUNDRUM OF DIGITAL PUBLISHING – HTML5 or EPUB 3?
The Digital Book World event has just wrapped up and marked the first large publishing gathering of 2013. Many of the exhibitors and speakers hyped up either EPUB3 or HTML5, as a way to distribute digital content. No one could quite agree on where the… [read more]
Source: Good E-Reader (blog)

AMAZON IS TESTING KINDLE RENTALS FOR REGULAR BOOKS, WITH PRICING BASED ON LOAN
If you enjoy reading, but want to lower the price of your habit, Amazon is slowly introducing something new that should heat your cockels: rentals of regular books on your Kindle. Textbook rental is not new on Amazon, but the rental of non-textbook… [read more]
Source: The Next Web

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