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For Authors: How NETFLIX Tested Images So You’ll Binge Watch More

#Authors: How @Netflix tested images so you’ll #bingewatch more: https://t.co/izRQtOpCJG by @lizsegran #authorrt #selfpub #marketing #epub — Patrick Weibel (@Weibart) May 6, 2016 Via Fast Company by way of Kboards: The human brain can process an image in just a few

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Anyone Thankful Gizmodo Has Gobbled Up io9?

Being that I’m writing this before Thanksgiving, and that no ETA is given for when the merge will happen, I’ve opted for a holiday-themed headline for this news because why not, really: Via Comics Beat Will any geeks news sites be

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Popular Ebook Subscription Service, Oyster, Shuts Down

Oyster is shutting down and most of its staff’s leaving to join Google Play Books: Via Publishers Weekly: According to a report on the tech news site Re/Code, most of the Oyster staff, including CEO Eric Stromberg and Oyster cofounders

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Drew Weing on The Creepy Casefiles of Margo Maloo

First Second to publish Drew Weing’s The Creepy Casefiles of Margo Maloo http://t.co/pqpeSkdYgw pic.twitter.com/xHMdwmgJXr — Heidi MacDonald (@Comixace) September 22, 2015 Do you read Heidi MacDonald’s The Beat? You should be reading The Beat. MacDonald is great at shedding light on

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This Is How You Do A Book Trailer

This is how it’s done. This is the book trailer for Kairos, a french graphic novel by Author/Illustrator Ulysse Malassagne. Animated by Studio La Cachette. This is a perfect example of two important points. The first point is hand-drawn animation is

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Why The Reader’s Perspective Is Key To Print VS. Digital Comics

She Has No Head: Print or Digital? http://t.co/HJPJYXbEYX pic.twitter.com/3WC3a4UwZQ — Comic Book Resources (@CBR) April 21, 2015 Kelly Thompson’s latest “She Has No Head!” installment for CBR’s Comics Should Be Good blog tackles Print VS. Digital (from a reader’s perspective). Thompson raises some

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Support The Book of Mojo on Indiegogo!

Via Hitfix, Former Pixar and Dreamworks animators have teamed up to turn Everett Downing‘s self-published webcomic, The Book of Mojo,  into a 3D animated short, and they need your help to fund the pilot episode! The story of “Book of Mojo” centers

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Mashable’s Break Down Of “The ‘Avatar’ Social Media Relaunch”

The sequels to James Cameron’s Avatar won’t arrive until 2017, but the series’ social media feeds are evidently already relaunching this week in advance, according to Mashable. This apparent social reboot spans Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, SoundCloud and Facebook. Mashable has a very handy rundown

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Book Baby To Make Print Distribution to Retailers Accessible to Indies

Book Baby Just Broke the Internet for Indie Authors http://t.co/YrQFJqzIPI — Bibliocrunch (@BiblioCrunch) January 28, 2015 Via Bibliocrunch,  Good E-Reader reports that Book Baby will make it possible for self-published authors to distribute their titles to retailers “like Barnes and

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The Author Hangout’s Interview with Jane Friedman

Jane Friedman assists authors navigate their careers in addition to teaching and speaking on digital media and publishing. Make sure to follow Jane on Twitter. The latest issue of Jane’s magazine about writing, money, and life, Scratch Magazine, arrives Tuesday, February 3, 2015. For more information about

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