The Year in Publishing

It’s been a grand year in publishing. 

  • Amazon bought Goodreads
  • Yahoo bought Tumblr
  • Bowker created SelfPublishedAuthor.com
  • Goodreads reached 20 million members in July
  • Penguin and Random merged
  • Smashwords introduced a Pre-Order Feature
  • Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post
  • Amazon introduced MatchBook program
  • E-Books sales stagnated
  • The tablet market expanded
  • The first all digital library opened in Texas in September 

What have you noticed in publishing this year?

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