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Jan 12, 2016, 08:40 ET

Why Are More Authors Electing To Self-Publish Rather Than Go The Traditional Route?

 "The three main reasons authors are self-publishing is that they have complete control over their work, the production time is much faster,...

Jan 06, 2016, 07:49 ET

W.E. Lawrence's Latest Historical Romance Novel 'Chakana' is Now Available for Sale

Author W.E. Lawrence announced today that his latest novel, Chakana, is now available for sale on Amazon.  Chakana is a historical romance...

Jan 05, 2016, 13:35 ET
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2016 Best Auto Tech Award Winner Announced By Kelley Blue Book

 Whether you're an early-adopter or a late-comer to the tech world, in-vehicle infotainment certainly will play a pivotal role in your next new...

Jan 05, 2016, 05:00 ET
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Record New-Car Transaction Prices Reported In December 2015, According To Kelley Blue Book

 The analysts at Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and...

Jan 04, 2016, 05:00 ET
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Winter Driving Tips From KBB.com To Protect You And Your Car

 According to the Federal Highway Administration, 24 percent of weather-related vehicle crashes occur on snowy, slushy or icy pavement,...

Dec 30, 2015, 08:35 ET

Author Gary Szenderski Announces the Release of His New Inspirational Short-Story Collection

Author Gary Szenderski announced today that his latest book, Szen Zone: Reaching a State of Positive Change, is now available for sale on Amazon....

Dec 30, 2015, 05:00 ET
Kelley Blue Book TV is now streaming on the Roku platform: Test drive your next new car from the living room with KBB.com award-winning editorial videos.

Kelley Blue Book TV Now Streaming On The Roku Platform

 Kelley Blue Book today announced that the Kelley Blue Book TV streaming channel is now available on Roku players® and Roku TV™...

Dec 29, 2015, 14:51 ET
First Book has experienced 500 percent growth in its educator network over the last four years. The nonprofit has thereby accelerated and expanded its offerings to meet the needs of its members - all of whom serve children from low-income families. In a recent survey of its members, educators and programs leaders reported that the children they serve face a variety of challenging life circumstances.

Nonprofit Reports 500 Percent Increase in Number of Educators Seeking Books, Resources for Kids in Need

 The demand for books and learning materials among educators serving children from low-income families has never been higher. In the last four...

Dec 22, 2015, 17:49 ET
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December New-Car Sales Close Record-Breaking Year, Up 13 Percent Year-Over-Year, According To Kelley Blue Book

 New-vehicle sales are expected to increase 13 percent year-over-year to a total of 1.7 million units in December 2015, resulting in an...

Dec 21, 2015, 05:00 ET
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Kelley Blue Book Instant Cash Offer Now Available For Your Car

Available today, receive a Kelley Blue BookSM Instant Cash Offer for your current car on www.kbb.com, the only vehicle valuation and information...

Dec 18, 2015, 05:00 ET
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KBB.com Video Wins Prestigious 2015 Dean Batchelor Award For Excellence In Automotive Journalism

 KBB.com won the prestigious 2015 Dean Batchelor Award for Excellence in Automotive Journalism, judged and sponsored by the Los Angeles-based...

Dec 17, 2015, 05:00 ET
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10 Best New-Car Deals For December 2015 By KBB.com

Just in time for the holidays and year-end bargains, the experts from Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the only vehicle valuation and information...

Dec 15, 2015, 11:19 ET

Transformation in the Publishing Community Is a Key Theme at Digital Book World Conference + Expo, March 7-9 in N.Y.C.

 The 7th Annual Digital Book World Conference + Expo (DBW) is focusing on transformation as one of its key themes with numerous speakers...

Dec 15, 2015, 05:00 ET
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2016 Best Resale Value Award Winners Announced by Kelley Blue Book

 The 2016 model-year brand and category winners of the annual Best Resale Value Awards, recognizing vehicles for their projected retained value...

Dec 11, 2015, 15:52 ET

Data, Discovery and SEO Are Key Themes at the Digital Book World Conference + Expo, March 7-9 in N.Y.C.

 Data, discovery and SEO are hot topics in the book, content and tech communities, and each will be covered by top experts in a variety of...

Dec 10, 2015, 14:03 ET
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ABA Foundation Partners with First Book to Launch New Book Award Program

 The American Bankers Association Foundation has partnered with First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise that promotes educational equality by...

Dec 10, 2015, 05:00 ET
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KBB.com Recommends 10 Best Cars For Uber Drivers

 The experts from Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and...

Dec 08, 2015, 17:19 ET

The Nexus of Tech, Content, Strategy - Digital Book World Conference + Expo Speakers Focus on Publishing's Digital Transformation

 The Digital Book World Conference + Expo (DBW)  has confirmed an exciting line-up of prominent thought leaders and innovators for...

Dec 03, 2015, 12:31 ET
Atria Books And Paragraph To Launch Crave

Atria Books And Paragraph To Launch Crave

Paragraph and Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, today announced the launch of Crave (ThisIsCrave.com) – a new app that matches...

Dec 02, 2015, 15:00 ET

Digital Book World Conference + Expo, March 7-9, Presents Strategies for the Digital Transformation of Publishing

 The 7th Annual Digital Book World Conference + Expo (DBW) returns to New York, March 7 – 9, 2016 at the New York Hilton Midtown. DBW 16...