blog maintenance

Hire Us

16 February, 2017 // 11 Comments

This is a gentle reminder that, in addition to being the best surviving ebook blog, The Digital Reader also solves web problems for authors and publishers. I build and maintain WordPress sites, but [Read More ...]

We’re Moving (Please Excuse the Mess)

15 November, 2016 // 1 Comment

The Digital Reader is taking an extreme step to solve its recent database issues: we're switching hosting companies. If everything works out then the site should be migrated tonight, and after that [Read More ...]

We’re Back, Baby!

20 September, 2016 // 21 Comments

Reports of this blog's demise were greatly exaggerated. The adequate engineers at MediaTemple were able to recover the database in the backup from early Sunday. This has cost me all the posts from [Read More ...]

News of the eBook World

10 September, 2016 // 0 Comments

Today I am officially unveiling a new page on my site. News of the eBook World shows headlines and links from RSS feeds for six sites which cover ebook news. The list includes Publishers Weekly [Read More ...]

Tip Us

29 August, 2016 // 0 Comments

This is a periodic reminder that you can send news tips and suggestions to [email protected], or via the contact page, or by sharing a document or folder in your preferred cloud storage [Read More ...]

Test Post

8 August, 2016 // 0 Comments

Right now I'm working on porting this blog's email newsletter to Mailchimp, and I need to test a few features. I still don't know for sure that I will move from Feedburner, but I rather like a few of [Read More ...]

Retraction: Crossroad Reviews

8 July, 2016 // 7 Comments

Earlier this week I reported on a social media frenzy against Crossroad Reviews for the way they supposedly were selling multiple copies of ARCs they had picked up at conventions and received from [Read More ...]

It’s Time For Something New

2 February, 2016 // 69 Comments

I've had the greatest fun running this blog for the past six years, but over the past few months I've come to realize that it's time for me to move on. I'm still trying to decide on the path I will [Read More ...]

News Tips for The Digital Reader

16 October, 2015 // 0 Comments

Got a hot news tip for me, or the latest breaking digital publishing news? Here's how you can share it. Since The Digital Reader's launch in 2010, I've broken my share of stories, including new [Read More ...]

Baffling WordPress Bug – Help?

13 September, 2015 // 9 Comments

A frustrating WordPress bug is blighting my Sunday, and I need some help. A reader has tipped me to a problem that I can't solve, so I am throwing myself on the mercy of the the interwebs. The [Read More ...]


9 July, 2015 // 28 Comments

I give in. This blog is once again The Digital Reader. About 6 months ago I had the bright idea of changing the name of this blog to Ink, Bits, & Pixels. I like the name and I thought that it [Read More ...]

I’m Back Online

19 March, 2015 // 11 Comments

This is just a quick note to let my readers know that I am back online. For the past 24 hours my webhost was having yet another server issue, but they swear they have finally fixed it. (Of course, [Read More ...]
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