International Publishing News

Updated almost 9 years ago [ At: 2011-10-26 00:00:00 UTC]


Ziff Davis Enterprise To Go All-Digital In 2012

Ziff Davis Enterprise has launched a new strategy called OmniDigital that will take the company all-digital with emphasis in four keys areas--traditional websites, mobile websites, tablets and digital editions. The company will convert its remaining three magazines--Baseline, CIO Insight and... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anobii signs retail deals with publishers

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 26/10/2011 - 15:07 Social networking site Anobii has signed retail partnerships with 10 UK publishing companies, including the UK's four biggest publishers, meaning the site will sell their ebooks from the end of October. Penguin, Random... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #printed books #pan macmillan #random house #harlequin uk #biggest publishers


Hearst Uses Marie Claire @Work to Grab Younger Audiences

Hearst Magazines is launching a supplement to Marie Claire magazine today in an attempt to drive interest and attract new and younger demographics of readers. The 72-page November supplement, entitled Marie Claire @Work, will roll out with 100,000 issues on newsstands. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News outlets look to tablet computer users for revenue

More than half of owners read news on their devices, a survey shows, though there's not much willingness to pay for content. But there may be a way.With roughly 25 million adults in America now owning an iPad or other tablet computer, a new survey shows that the early adopters are using the... Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #watching videos #reading books #social networking #early adopters #tablet computer #survey shows #news outlets


New Culture Trip site offers world of literature

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 25/10/2011 - 15:30 A new internet bookselling site has launched specialising in travel literature. The Culture Trip is selling four million books and films, organised into categories by countries. The company is also planning to launch a music... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #raising awareness #ebook store #million books


Big Green Bookshop turns publisher

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 25/10/2011 - 09:00 The co-owner of the Big Green Bookshop has launched his own publishing company and is set to release his first book with author Greg Stekelman. Simon Key, co-owner of the independent bookshop based in Wood Green, London, has... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #friday project #fell asleep #illustrated work #wood green #simon key #publishing company


Penguin pre-empts Scott Hutchins novel

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 25/10/2011 - 08:00 Penguin has pre-empted a novel set in contemporary San Francisco, with Penguin Press also to publish in the US following a 10-way auction there. Viking commissioning editor Will Hammond acquired UK and Commonwealth rights... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bill clegg #cathryn summerhayes #penguin press


Tablet Users Are Heavy News Readers

A year and a half since the Apple iPad was introduced, a new study shows that reading news has become a big part of what people use tablets for. But publishers still have a way to go to get people to pay for content on tablets. The newest look at people’s willingness to pay for content is a... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #past summer #written word #silver lining


Shortlist revealed for South Asian Lit prize

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 25/10/2011 - 08:30 The six shortlisted books competing to win 2012’s $50,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature have been unveiled. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Norfolk Police opens Bertrams fraud probe

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 25/10/2011 - 15:34 Norfolk Police has begun an investigation into a £1.9m fraud alleged to have taken place at Bertrams. The Norwich-based wholesaler originally revealed it had discovered an employee had been “fraudulently controlling” a... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst sales appointments 'will create more joined-up brands'

The first stage of Hearst Magazines UK's commercial restructure marks a move towards creating more joined-up brands, group commercial director Matt Salmon has claimed. Continue reading at 'Media Week'

[ Media Week | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hughes & Hughes opens in former Waterstone's store

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 25/10/2011 - 07:50 Hughes & Hughes has opened a branch in a former Dublin Waterstone’s store, creating 14 jobs. The bookseller claimed the outlet in Dublin’s Jervis Centre is the country’s first pop-up bookshop. The 6,000 square-metre space... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #sells books


Esquire ad director Darren Singh appointed publisher of ShortList

Darren Singh, advertising director for Hearst's Esquire magazine, has been appointed publisher of ShortList. Continue reading at 'Media Week'

[ Media Week | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Octopus to publish Biggest Loser cookbook

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 25/10/2011 - 07:30 Octopus will publish the next tie-in title to ITV1 show "The Biggest Loser" next year, the third in the brand to be released by the Hachette publisher. Publishing director Stephanie Jackson made the deal for UK and Irish... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #shopping lists #irish rights #biggest loser


Subtext Livens Up Ebooks With Author Commentary and Social Reading

A new social reading app called Subtext today launches on the iPad with a selection of books laden with annotations from authors and researchers. Continue reading at 'AllThingsD'

[ AllThingsD | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pratchett retains pole as Barnes bags Booker boost

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 25/10/2011 - 15:51 Terry Pratchett's Snuff (Doubleday) was narrowly the bestselling book in the UK last week, outselling Martina Cole's 18th novel, The Faithless (Headline), by just 768 copies. Snuff, which last week became the fastest-selling... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Browser, Not Apps, Still Biggest News Channel on Tablets

While consuming news has become one of the more popular activities for tablet users, access to it is still largely conducted through a browser, not specialized apps, says a new study released by the Pew Research Center and The Economist Group Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #economist group #study released #tablet users


Users Can Now Replace Blogger Profile With Google+ Profile

In the first integration between the Google+ social networking site and the Blogger blog publishing platform, users will be able to replace their Blogger... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'PW' Tops 200,000 Twitter Followers

Publishers Weekly now has more than 200,000 Twitter followers, passing that mark last week and as of today has more that 203,000 following the magazine via @PublishersWkly. Eileen Gardner, a self-professed pop culture junkie and aspiring author, was the 200,000th PW follower. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Seven Paid Content Myths

At the ABM Executive Forum in Chicago today, executives from all facets of the b-to-b world are on hand to discuss what's top of mind for the majority (if not the entirety) of the industry: monetizing content. Part of the discussion included lessons learned from the consumer side of the business. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #monetizing content