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Kobo Brings eReading Service to Taiwan, and Traditional Chinese Titles to the World

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Taiwan’s booklovers have reason to celebrate this week, as Rakuten Kobo officially launches a local eReading service. The launch marks not only the arrival in Taiwan of one of the world’s most ubiquitous eReaders, but also the addition of thousands of traditional Chinese titles to Rakuten Kobo’s 5 million title-strong global bookstore. For readers of Chinese the world over, Rakuten Kobo’s

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Build Your Global Sales with Kobo Writing Life

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NOTE: This piece originally appeared on The Book Designer. By Christine Munroe Why should self-published authors and small publishers distribute directly to Kobo? And how can you grow your global sales? Here are detailed tips on maximizing your potential with the Kobo Writing Life (KWL) platform, featuring advice from some of our current bestselling authors. What is Kobo Writing Life?

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Kobo Writing Life Podcast – Episode 058 – Insights from Kobo Merchandisers

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Episode 58 features an interview with Kobo Merchandisers Liz Hilborn (Manager of Merchandising) and Sarah Smith-Eivemark (Canadian Merchandiser) conducted by Mark Lefebvre, KWL Director. In the interview, Mark, Liz and Sarah discuss: What a merchandiser is and what they do at Kobo How merchandisers work with publisher sales reps to determine which books get featured in different lists such as

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