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From Hornsby to New York: how an erotic e-book became a $1m blockbuster

From Hornsby to New York: how an erotic e-book became a m blockbuster
An erotic novel published by her Hornsby company, the Writer's Coffee Shop, has hit the No.1 spot on The New York Times e-book fiction best-seller list and been sold for more than $ 1 million to Random House. This is a publishing triumph of an entirely …
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Publishers try to adjust to e-reader surge
Sales of e-books have grown exponentially since 2007, but the sale of physical books still commands the lion's share of the publishing market. Projections say that won't be the case in five years. Those who want to read Christian novelist Beth …
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Beth Wiseman's New Novel Part of Digital Experiment From Thomas Nelson Fiction
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Feb 28, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) — Expected to surpass a million books in print in 2012 after less than four years as an author, novelist Beth Wiseman is one of the fastest growing new Christian fiction author brands of the …
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Book Buying Survey 2012: Book Circ Takes A Hit
Nor is it surprising that, as budgets are cut, some respondents have adapted their purchasing policies, particularly in the high-circ area of fiction. And with ebooks taking off, one might expect the materials budget breakdown to shift somewhat in …
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NAPW Naples Local Chapter Engaged and Informed Members by Sharing Upcoming Events and Hosting Educational Guest Speakers from ISG


Garden City, NY (PRWEB) March 03, 2012

The NAPW Naples Chapter gathered for an edifying presentation by guest speakers Charles and Jason of ISG, and networking meeting on January 12th at the McCormick and Schmicks restaurant in the Mercado Plaza.

The afternoon lunch meeting started at 11:30am with introductions of the board members Margaret Jacobs, President; Kena Yokes, Vice President; and Jaci Sanabria, Secretary. Margaret Jacobs than gave a warm welcome to all who came and attended, having each guest and member introduce themselves, explain what they do, and explain what are they looking for in the New Year.

Darlene Allia and Marianne St. John Larimer, who were also in attendance, were announced as two new members who recently joined the NAPW Naples Chapter in the beginning of the meeting.

The group listened to Marianne St John Larimer, who is both a new Chapter member and involved in a charity for the fight on cancer. She made an announcement of her upcoming event called Wine, Women, and Shoes benefitting the Cancer Alliance of Naples that will be held on Wednesday, January 25th at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, from 6pm to 9pm. Tickets will be sold for $ 150 and the event includes a dinner, a silent auction, and much more.

Next, on the groups agenda was the introduction of Naples Chapters guest speakers.

Please welcome Charles and Jason from ISG, a company that provides website design, and SEO for businesses. Margaret said .

Charles the founder of ISG went into detail of what services and functions the company provides. Charles started the presentation on how ISG was founded, how many people they currently service, and who they have helped previously using two teams, a Web Team, and an Internet Team. The speakers also touched on why businesses need to use and optimize their presence on the internet to get more business and connect with people. The speakers also touch on topics such as Web Starter Kits to build sites for SEO, new media, measure improvements, and how these services increase cash flow up to 35%, while keeping expenses down by 40%. Both Charles and Jason also explained how and why they conduct procedures that involve testing, measuring, and the formation of strategies for the improvement of each individual clients website to ensure profitable successful objectives.

The guest speakers ended their presentation with the concepts of 4 for 1 Optimization, which consists of how to get better ranking positions on the search engines, and how to purchase the ISG E-Book which allows all readers to learn how use all ISG techniques.

After the presentation, Charles and Jason answered questions from the group. The speakers announced they provided hands on workshops on how to use ISG Internet Multi-Media and Online Marketing for business owners to attend.

Next, Margaret introduced Kena Yokes, who made a few special announcements. In closing, Kena emphasized NAPW Naples Chapters support of local charities and other community events, and how the Naples Chapter can create awareness for the surrounding communities to build relationships and connections.

The group went into deep conversation on how each members business can benefit the community, and how member businesses should be the foundation of the Chapter. Each member emphasized how this development could lead to business growth and the establishment of new networking connections made through the Chapter and charitable events.

Kena then directed everyone to the Naples Chapter website for all info and updates, and mentioned to all new members that they will get their name tags at the next meeting.

Marianne Oehser who is one of the members announced she will be offering a seminar called: Are You Ready to Meet the Love of Your Life. The seminar fee is $ 20 per person for NAPW members.

Last, the Naples Chapter thanked McCormick and Schmicks for the use of the meeting room and providing the Naples Chapter with the wonderful, delicious lunch menu.

The meeting was adjourned at 1:00pm with Margaret and the board members thanking all who attended the meeting, and for the great new connections that were made with one another, as well as those who took photos at the meeting.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) is the largest and most recognized network of female professionals. NAPW provides a forum where women can interact, exchange ideas, educate, network, and empower. NAPW Local Chapters allow members to maximize their experience through meetings, networking opportunities, and professional events.

For additional information regarding the NAPW Naples Local Chapter and/or NAPW please visit http://www.napw.com.

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More New Ebook Readers Press Releases

Podiatrists Benefit from Foot Pressure Measurement Technology


Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 25, 2012

Tekscan?, Inc. is pleased to announce the development of a new eBook, Foot Pressure Measurement in a Clinical Setting; comprised of a collection of case studies that demonstrate the different ways in which pressure mapping can be used to better diagnose and treat patients. The case studies were authored by leading podiatrists in the United States, Great Britain and Australia.

In the 21st century, virtually all clinicians utilize technology to assist in diagnosis and treatment of patients. In podiatry, more and more doctors are turning to foot pressure measurement (or pressure mapping) systems, such as Tekscans F-Scan? in-shoe system, to gain insight on the interaction between foot and footwear. Tekscan, Inc. developed this new eBook to show exactly how you can use foot pressure measurement systems to uncover the root cause of lower extremity pain, ensure effective offloading of high-pressure areas (which are at increased risk of ulceration) and validate the effectiveness of orthotic devices.

Determining the root cause of lower extremity pain is not always easy. In one of the case studies from the eBook, Bruce Williams, DPM uses the F-Scan system on himself to help him detect the cause of his chronic knee pain. After analyzing the data he gets from the system, including peak pressure profiles, Center of Force trajectory and Force vs. Time graphs, he discovers that his limb length discrepancy is actually not on the side he thought it was on, causing asymmetry in his gait function. After modifying his orthotics, he re-tests with the system to ensure that the symmetry is improved. To see these data for yourself, as well as six other unique case studies, download Foot Pressure Measurement in a Clinical Setting for free at http://www.tekscan.com/foot-pressure.

Tekscan, Inc. is a global leader in the manufacture and distribution of tactile pressure and force measurement systems. Tekscans pressure mapping systems are used by prominent universities, hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, and corporations around the world for a variety of applications. For more information on Tekscans medical group, visit http://www.tekscan.com/medical, call 617-464-4500, or email marketing(at)tekscan(dot)com.

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More New Free Ebooks Press Releases

Amazon strong-arms Independent Publishers' Group, yanks all titles from the

Amazon strong-arms Independent Publishers' Group, yanks all titles from the
Otherwise, IPG could switch to (DRM-free) Nook books and advertise that readers are free to convert their old Kindle books to run on the Nook, or their new Nook books to run on their old Kindles. Suchomel writes: "Amazon.com is putting pressure on …
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NEW: Things to do
Learn how to search and select eBooks in a free workshop, “Exploring eBooks”, presented by Clinton Public Library staff at 7 pm on the second floor of the Main Library, 306 Eighth Ave. South, Clinton. No registration is necessary.
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Contra Costa libraries on overdrive trying to meet demands for e-books
The good news is many patrons return books early, so the wait might be shorter. The library is adding new titles every month via an online server called OverDrive. Also, unlimited copies of more than 15000 classics are available to download free via …
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New Fiction Books from Scientist Author JJBrown

New Fiction Books from Scientist Author JJBrown jjbrownauthor.com Credits filmed by Lillian Rodriguez lillianrodriguez.weebly.com Transcript Scientist author JJBrown jjbrownauthor.com here, to tell you about my new fiction books and where you can find them. I love writing. I’m in love with writing. I just got into publishing this year as an independent author. And my first book that came out is “Death and the Dream”. Its a book of 14 short stories set in New York City. We’re here in Tompkins Square Park in the East Village neighborhood of New York City. It’s also set in upstate New York and the photograph is from a graveyard right around where I used to live. People who reviewer the stories call them psychological horror. Sometimes I scare myself when I write. Be entertained, be horrified, be inspired. My second new fiction book “Vector a Modern Love Story” is a short novel. It’s about love, opera, and HIV in a clinic in New York City and in South Africa. Not your usual romance. Readers say that my stories make them feel differently about death, as if death is one of the characters or lays over the whole story. They also say it makes them think differently about relationships. I’m a scientist trained in Genetics, so when I write books I can’t help but experiment. I like to peel back the living skin of a story and see what’s inside each character. What makes ordinary children, women, men, scientists do extraordinary things? Authors who inspire me are American author Edgar