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Investment pulled on storytelling platform Oolipo

German publisher Bastei Lübbe has pulled its investment of mobile storytelling platform Oolipo, once heralded as "the offspring of a love-affair between Netflix, YouTube, and a Snapchat Story", after it failed to gain traction with users and capture the attention of further investors. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Developments at Digital New Ventures

The digital publishing landscape continues to morph and, inevitably, evolve, as new publishing ventures either gain traction and grow or look for ways to adapt. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Dawn Finally Breaking For E-books in Spanish? Spanish Books Spring 2014

In recent months, the double-digit sales growth of ebooks in English has begun to plateau, but since the Spanish-language book market tends to be around three to five years behind the English-language market, ebook sales of Spanish books in the U.S. are just beginning to gain traction. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Huffington Post Loses Executive Editor Tim O'Brien

Arianna's right hand is out at The Huffington Post. Huffington announced today via company memo that Tim O'Brien, executive editor of the online publisher, will be leaving the site to work on the second of his five-part book deal. Per the memo, Huffington noted, "In the next few days, Tim's... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2013-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan tests selling ebooks to libraries in two-year stretches

Major publishers are taking wildly different approaches to resolving the woes surrounding ebook lending at libraries: they're experimenting with both the short-yet-cheap subscription as well as an expensive option to pay only once for perpetual use. Sure enough, we're now seeing the middle road.... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2013-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Newbury Comics: ‘It’s Always Morph or Die’

As digital book sales continue to gain traction, the comparison between bookstores and record stores has gotten closer. Coupled with the comparisons comes an implicit warning that bookstores could share the fate of Tower, Virgin, and HMV—record stores that are all gone. While the number of... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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