New Publishing Paradigm at EMRE Publishing

New Publishing Paradigm at EMRE: WAR STORIES ACROSS THE UNIVERSE Enhanced War Stories Readers and artists will be able to get together by supporting the new method of publication at EMRE Publishing, LLC in San Diego.  Raising funds for its first digital and print anthology, the supporters will be able… Continue reading

Authors Wanted Better Digital Rights Management

After I completed my recent article about eBook piracy and the fact that over three billion dollars a year are lost to eBook piracy, I wanted to add even more security to our platform before the May 11-13 BEA convention.  The result will be an extra layer of cryptography protection… Continue reading

Amazon Keeps Selling New Kindles Despite Change of Readers’ Habits

Are the Clouds Darkening over Amazon? Amazon recently unloaded a new version of their Kindle to the perhaps “less than eager” reading public.  With publishers losing over 3 billion dollars a year to eBook piracy, mostly due to the insecure Digital Rights Management of Amazon’s and other eBook retailer’s platforms, it makes… Continue reading

Publishers Lose Three Billion Dollars a Year from eBook Piracy

The first question our publisher client from Israel had for us was whether or not our mobile sales platform, Embellisher™, protected his publishers’ eBooks from piracy.  In other words, was the Digital Rights Management (DRM) any good?  This was an interesting question because this publisher was one of the largest… Continue reading

Choose Your Own Sex Fantasy Comes to Interactive Novels

Seduce Eight Kings and Establish Peace for a Millennium     Publisher Jim Musgrave will be coming out with a new interactive fantasy game for women called “The Game of Royal Seduction.”  In this novel game for women, the reader will be able to help the heroine, a shamaness who comes… Continue reading

B2C Publishing is the Business Model for the Next Mobile Generation

With the advent of mobile devices, the playing field for authors and publishers is rapidly changing.  One of the most inspirational and profitable means of doing business with this new generation of buyers is through mobile application.  We all know the phrase “I’ve got an app for that.”  It’s probably one… Continue reading

David and Goliath: Independent Authors and Publishers Versus the Conglomerate Book Model

Mobile Publishing App

How Mobile Publishing Can Save the Future of the Independents When I began working with the largest eBook distributor in Israel, Yaron Goldstein, one of the first things he told me was that the Israeli publishing community had never experienced the  phenomenon of Amazon and eBooks.  In other words, there… Continue reading

Three New Embellisher (TM) Mobile Publishing Platform Installations

We’re gearing up for the Book Expo America, 2016 in May.  That means we’ll be running some specials, and we’re also streamlining our unique platform for our new clientele.  As a result, there will be three types of Embellisher™ Mobile Publishing Platform installations available to self-published authors, teachers, and large… Continue reading

Authors with a Following Benefit Most from Mobile Marketing

Followers are Entranced with Mobile Access We have discovered an interesting phenomenon during our conversions of independent authors to mobile publishing.  When they establish their Embellisher™ Mobile Publishing platform, the list of previous followers they had during their website presence quickly became more dedicated to the author and his/her work once… Continue reading