Cuban Publishers Eager to Embrace Ebooks, Open US Market

Ebooks will bring Cuba's isolated publishing industry and authors to a wider audience across the Spanish-speaking world, but also the US, under the radar of the trade embargo. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘We don’t have visibility’: Google’s ad targeting limits expose publishers with reliance on open programmatic market and first-party data weakness

Most digital publishers connect to Google’s ad tech in some way, but those reliant on open programmatic ad exchanges, and without robust first-party data solutions, could be hurt by Google's data decisions. The post ‘We don’t have visibility’: Google’s ad targeting limits expose publishers with... Continue reading at Digiday

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Czech Publisher Grada Opens Bookport, an Ebook Subscription Platform

More than a quarter of the roughly 15,000 ebooks available in Czech are on the newly launched Bookport subscription platform, with more titles coming. The post Czech Publisher Grada Opens Bookport, an Ebook Subscription Platform appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European Publishing Associations on Geo-Blocking, Ebooks, and the Digital Single Market

On the European Commission's geo-blocking regulations for ebooks, the Italian, Greek, French, and European publishing associations issue words of caution. The post European Publishing Associations on Geo-Blocking, Ebooks, and the Digital Single Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Census: 'self-published writers to grow ebook market share'

Self-published writers and digital only publishers will continue to grow their share of the digital content market while traditional publishers over-price ebooks, according to early results of the FutureBook Census, launched ahead of this year’s FutureBook Conference, taking place on 2nd December. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As BEA Opens: A New Global Ebook Report on a Mercurial World Market

BEA's' Director of International Affairs Rüdiger Wishenbart's new Global Ebook Report cites continental Europe's ebooks "stalling even earlier" than in US, UK. The post As BEA Opens: A New Global Ebook Report on a Mercurial World Market appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-published titles '22% of UK ebook market'

Sales of self-published ebooks accounted for 22% of the digital book market in the UK last year, the Nielsen BookInsights Conference today was told, although growth in overall ebook sales is slowing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Major Publishers Contribute to Open eBooks Initiative

The Open eBook private-public partnership offers access to quality digital content, including a catalog of ebooks valued at more than $250 million. The post Major Publishers Contribute to Open eBooks Initiative appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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During Panels, Realities of Cuban Publishing Market Laid Bare

One of the goals of the U.S./Cuba Publishing Mission was to facilitate discussion about the cultural ties between U.S. and Cuban publishers. Although the U.S. trade embargo with Cuba has cast a long shadow--commercial trade between U.S. firms and Cuban ones remains illegal--publishers remain... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-publishing surging to 31% of ebook market, claims report

Hugh Howey says his study, based on calculation of Amazon sales, shows 'real progress' for authors who have chosen to go it aloneA new report claims that self-published authors have surged to 31% of ebook sales on Amazon.com, and are now earning more ebook royalties than writers published by the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Google Opens Exclusive Video Ad Market For Only Select Publishers And Brands

Google is launching a programmatic video marketplace that it says will only include premium publishers and select brands. Neal Mohan, vp of display and video advertising, announced the video ad platform today at a DoubleClick customer conference. The marketplace is called Google Partner Select... Continue reading at AdWeek

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“Self-Published Authors = 50% of the EBook Market by 2020″

Mark Coker, founder of Smashwords, has made the prediction that self-published books will account for 50% of ebook sales by 2020. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Is Open Web, Cross-Platform Publishing What’s Next for Ebooks?

As publishers migrate beyond the first phase of the ebook revolution, the IDPF's Digital Book Conference on Wednesday will address ebooks on the web, tablets, phones and more. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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German Readers Finally Embracing Ebooks, Self-Publishing

Discussions at this year's Leipzig Book Fair proved that ebooks and self publishing are gaining wider acceptance in Germany, and readers are more open to digitization. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amazon Publishing inks deal with Ingram, opens ebook distribution to rivals

Amazon Publishing is continuing to broaden its distribution channels, as the New York-based imprint has formed a partnership with Ingram Content Group that will make the company's ebooks available to competitors such as Apple, Barnes & Noble and Kobo. As you may be aware, there's some uneasy... Continue reading at Engadget

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Open Road to publish Chicken Soup ebooks

US digital publisher Open Road is publishing the bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul series as... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Emirates Publishers Association Opens Educational Publishing Seminar

Grounded in discussions on supporting UAE-based education publishers, this two-day program includes road-mapping sessions to plan the next five years. The post Emirates Publishers Association Opens Educational Publishing Seminar appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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At Sharjah Publishing City, the Emirates Publishers Association Opens a ‘One Stop Shop’

Assistance on licensing, printing permits, ISBNs for new titles, trade inquiries, and more are available now to publishers in the UAE at a centralized resource hub located at Sharjah Publishing City. The post At Sharjah Publishing City, the Emirates Publishers Association Opens a ‘One Stop Shop’... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Industry Notes: Richard Charkin Opens Mensch Publishing; LBF Opens Award Submissions

Two items from London: Publishing Perspectives columnist Richard Charkin announces a new publishing venture, and London Book Fair opens submissions for its 2019 International Excellence Awards. The post Industry Notes: Richard Charkin Opens Mensch Publishing; LBF Opens Award Submissions appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Open Road Launches ‘Open Road Ignition,’ a Marketing Services Group

This article is sponsored by Open Road Integrated Media (OR/M) and was originally featured in our Frankfurt Book Fair print edition. The post Open Road Launches ‘Open Road Ignition,’ a Marketing Services Group appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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