App Development Strategies for Small to Medium-Sized Publishers

Keeping pace with the dramatic changes on the smartphone and tablet front is no small feat for any publisher, but doing so presents a particular challenge for smaller companies without a safety net of funds for experimentation with platforms that are at once in their infancy and yet increasingly seen as essential. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Developers and authors explain how they are experimenting with technology to publish ‘unprintable’ books – including a love story told through Google street view and a prison break with swappable recipesPublisher Anna Gerber isn’t trying to kill off the printed book – she’d just like you to... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Shifting Strategies Lead to Success for US Small Publishers

At the Frankfurt Book Fair this year, representatives from a number of indie publishers demonstrated the impact they are having on the industry as a whole. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Ammo Books: Publishing in Small, Medium, and Large

For an indie publisher to launch its first line with a $300 art book takes guts and vision, but that’s what Ammo Books’ founders Paul Norton and Steve Crist did in 2006 when they published 3,000 copies of Gonzo by Hunter S. Thompson and sold out in less than a year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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App Roundup: More Publishers Develop For Droid

With the latest slew of magazine apps launched in the past few weeks comes promising news for publishers in the digital space: publications with an Apple app have seen enough success to try their luck in the Android market. Enter the Droid Apps Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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How One Small Publisher Cracked the App Store Top 25

Publishers are launching iPhone and iPad apps on a daily basis (unless you're Bonnier, then it seems almost hourly). Many are coming from the usual suspects with deep pockets--Hearst, Conde Nast, Time Inc. etc. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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In a tough ad climate, small publishers are finding success in small donations

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Facebook will ‘completely deprioritize publishers’: Confessions of a publisher audience development head

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'We need small presses': author launches new award to support fiction from small publishers

The Republic of Consciousness prize has been launched by novelist Neil Griffiths, who intends to ‘guilt trip’ bestselling authors into contributingThe award-winning novelist Neil Griffiths is launching a new literary prize celebrating the “small presses producing brilliant and brave literary... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Are small independent publishers doing the work for big publishers?

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Given a Choice: Small Press, Large Publisher, or Self Publish?

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New App Publishing Platform for Niche Publishers

While big-name magazines have held a presence on Apple’s Newsstand since its inception, small to medium-sized publishers have had a harder time breaking through. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Apple launches self-publishing app, partners with textbook publishers

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Commentary: The latest publishing mega-merger might kill off small presses — and literary diversity

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Why Nordic publishing giant Schibsted joined the coalition lobbying for Apple App Store ‘fairness’

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Why advertisers are leaning into digital publishing strategies

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Italian Publishers: Small-Press Aid From Rome, Solidarity With Frankfurt

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