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PPN Weekly Digest / March 13, 2015

News to Share? Do you have news regarding yourself or your company that you’d like to share with this community? Please submit it and we can include it in the PPN Quarterly newsletter! Want to Join? Signing up for an annual membership is easy and provides many great benefits. Learn more here. In the News “Many fans […]

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PPN Weekly Digest / September 12, 2014

 Weekly Digest / September 12, 2014 News to Share? Do you have news regarding yourself or your company that you’d like to share with this community? Pleasesubmit it and we can include it in the PPN Quarterly newsletter! Want to Join? Signing up for an annual membership is easy and provides many great benefits. Learn […]

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PPN Weekly Digest / September 5, 2014

 Weekly Digest / September 5, 2014 News to Share? Do you have news regarding yourself or your company that you’d like to share with this community? Please submit it and we can include it in the PPN Quarterly newsletter! Want to Join? Signing up for an annual membership is easy and provides many great benefits. Learn more here. In the News “What many readers […]

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PPN Weekly Digest / August 29, 2014

 Weekly Digest / August 29, 2014 News to Share? Do you have news regarding yourself or your company that you’d like to share with this community? Please submit itand we can include it in the PPN Quarterly newsletter! Want to Join? Signing up for an annual membership is easy and provides many great benefits. Learn more here. […]

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PPN Student Scholarship Awards and Reception Registration

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PPN Legacy – The Very Early Years Part 2

by Bill Ralph The following is a continuation of an article tracing the history of the Bookbuilders West newsletter, written by its first editor, Charles Goehring, that appeared in the spring 2005 issue: News for the newsletter was hard to come by in those early days. The easiest news to supply was that for the […]

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Simon & Schuster to Add QR Codes to Book Jackets

Mashable Business • July 2, 2012 • Lauren Indvik Come fall, the glossy book jackets of every new Simon & Schuster hardcover and trade paperback will feature a QR code in an effort to bolster newsletter signups. Scanning a code will send consumers to an author’s mobile page on S&S’s website. There, they are encouraged […]

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e-Books Spark Battle in Publishing Business

E-books spark battle inside the publishing industry By Marion Maneker Washington Post Staff Writer Sunday, December 27, 2009 The evolution of publishing from print to digital has caused a schism in the reading world. There are now two constituencies: readers (and writers) on the one hand, and the publishing world on the other. And they […]

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Green Book Festival 2010

GREEN BOOK FESTIVAL 2010 GREEN BOOK FESTIVAL CALL FOR ENTRIES LOS ANGELES _ The 2010 Green Book Festival has issued a call for entries to its annual competition honoring books that contribute to greater understanding, respect and positive action on the changing worldwide environment. The 2010 Green Book Festival will consider published, self-published and independent […]

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Collaborative Publishing and Web 2.0 Summary

This is a summary of the presentations made on July 15, 2008 by Bruce Perens, CEO of Kiloboot, a company vending dual Open Source and commercial licensed software; Scott Johnston, Product Manager for JotSpot, a Google company focused on wiki technologies now known as Google Sites; and, Helen Harris, a PhD student and researcher at […]

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