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Ebook Industry News Feed

The Ebook Industry News Feed delivers the inside running on all the hot developments in ebook publishing, retailing and technology.

Sales jumped 54% when this publisher went DRM-free

In 2019 we asked a major STM publisher if we might sell their ebooks DRM-free from They were already selling unencrypted (watermarked) ebooks from their own website direct to consumers, so clearly they had a reasonable appetite for this. The results were remarkable. In 2018 (the last full year when we sold their ebooks with encryption) this publisher...’s Premium Affiliate Program

Our Premium Affiliate Program is an easy way to offer ebooks from your website without the stress of setting up and maintaining your own ebook fulfilment platform. You can be selling ebooks in a few days, without having to implement file storage, DRM encryption, e-commerce, fraud-busting or end user support. We handle all that for you. The simplest solution. No...’s Compliance with EU and US Privacy Laws

You can always access our privacy policy, which sets out what (little) information we collect about you, what (little) we do with it, and how you can access that data or expunge yourself from our systems. We are fully compliant with the stringent privacy protection requirements of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California's Consumer Privacy Act...

Caboodle, the kitten

OK, yes, it's a cat video. We only do this once every 20 years, so here it is. Benedict and Sarah are fostering an orphaned kitten for a few weeks and today Benedict brought Caboodle into the office. So now it's Down-Tools-and-Play-with-Kitten time at!

How to direct your website visitors to for ebook sales and fulfilment

Hachette, Macmillan and Cambridge University Press are among hundreds of book publishers who refer their website visitors direct to their product pages on And you can do this too. It’s a simple trick that will take your developer a few minutes to set up. Here’s how…’s Publisher Hub

We've now launched the Publisher Hub, which is a single interface that houses a number of our popular publisher services. And now, instead of having to contact us via email to launch a marketing campaign or create a bulk sale, you can login into your Hub account and do it yourself, in a matter of minutes.

QUASH: How we crushed online credit card fraud

The cost of online credit card fraud in the US exceeds $11 billion annually.Global online card fraud is expected to exceed $50 billion by 2024.But that is dwarfed by the effects of over-cautious screening: $118 billion in lost’s credit card fraud-screening algorithm QUASH is now 14 times more accurate than the industry benchmark.The system discriminates effectively between transactions...



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