The Case for ISBNs

9 October, 2016 // 9 Comments

Yesterday's story about Bowker's doomed efforts to measure the ebook market through ISBN registrations reminded me of a related story which had been languishing in my draft folder. Just about [Read More ...]

Smashwords bought 50k more ISBNs

14 July, 2011 // 0 Comments

Starting in March 2010, Smashwords has been buying ISBNs from Bowker (the company who manages the system) on behalf of the authors and publishers who distribute their ebooks through Smashwords. They [Read More ...]