Digital publishing startup Booktrope wins $205,000 in angel investment

After Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos bought the Washington Post with his spare pocket change earlier this year, I took a look at the growth of the digital publishing industry here in the Seattle area. Booktrope, a digital publishing startup based here in Seattle, was one of the companies I chatted with that has made a big push into this new era of independent publishers that take advantage of the new publishing options Amazon has created. On Wednesday, Booktrope won the Seattle Angel Conference investment… Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2013-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sheffield indie publisher to expand thanks to £250,000 investment

Sheffield-based independent publisher Vertebrate Publishing is planning on almost doubling its staff numbers, after receiving a quarter of a million pounds in investment from entrepreneur Stephen Ross. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Content Blockchain Project Wins One of Germany’s Digital Publishing Awards

The Content Blockchain project, a collaborative effort among three companies, includes the development of the ISCC, an identifier of content in a decentralized ledger environment. The post Content Blockchain Project Wins One of Germany’s Digital Publishing Awards appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Why video is still the best investment for digital publishers

Today, video is recognized as the most important medium for viewer engagement. Despite a competitive environment publishers still are aware of the importance of engaging audiences via video. From building trust in the content to gaining internal confidence in a video strategy, here are a few... Continue reading at Digiday

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Former English teacher wins £10,000 Trapeze publishing contract

A former English teacher has won a £10,000 publishing contract with Trapeze as first prize in the ‘Write your own Love Story’ competition the publisher ran with dating website eharmony to celebrate the latter’s 10th anniversary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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WarnerMedia shuts investment arm that backed Mic, Mashable and other digital media startups

Time Warner Investments was one of the most prominent backers of publishing, video and advertising technology companies. The post WarnerMedia shuts investment arm that backed Mic, Mashable and other digital media startups appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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London Digital 2017: Publishing’s Startup Culture

Consultant and blogger Thad McIlroy talks to PW about his recently released report on startups in the book business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Reedsy: A Publishing Services Startup for the Digital Age

Ricardo Fayet, co-founder of Reedsy, an online publishing services marketplace, discusses the startup's business model and philosophy. The post Reedsy: A Publishing Services Startup for the Digital Age appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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China’s Digital Publishing Innovation Forum : ‘Digital Inheritance’

At a conference in Beijing, publishers are asked to consider how their content could be reformmated for popular digital distribution systems. The post China’s Digital Publishing Innovation Forum : ‘Digital Inheritance’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Aiming for TV dollars, digital publishers adopt Nielsen’s Digital Content Ratings

Publishers including BuzzFeed, Group Nine and Business Insider are investing in third-party measurement to add legitimacy to their video audiences. The post Aiming for TV dollars, digital publishers adopt Nielsen’s Digital Content Ratings appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Digital Solutions in India 2018: Instructional Design in Digital Publishing

Education has finally started moving. And like events at the edge of a black hole, where the laws of physics stop working, this transformation of education from its traditional methodology is taking place so quickly that it is already happening before we are even aware of it. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Publishers Find Shared Purpose at W3C Publishing Summit

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Digital Publisher Woven Digital Lays Off Just Under 20

Woven Digital, which publishes millennial-focused brands such as BroBible and Uproxx, recently laid off just under 20 employees, according to multiple people with knowledge of the California-based company.Most of those affected worked for HitFix, an entertainment news site acquired by Woven in... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Digital Solutions in India 2016: Publishing in the Post-PDF Age (or Single URL Publishing)

It is obvious that publishing is in the midst of a cataclysm. If we can summarize this upheaval in just one line, it would be that publishing is moving from circulation and readership metrics to an engagement metric. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Solutions in India 2016: Cloud: The Next Digital Transformation Weapon for Publishers

Today, the evolution of cloud technology has erased all doubts that kept publishers from adopting cloud in their digital transformation strategy. They have realized the benefits of cloud for creation and delivery of digital products such as ebooks across multiple device platforms, workflow... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Digital 2016: What’s Ahead for Digital Publishing?

What is going on with ebooks? The decline in trade ebook sales in the U.S. is certainly one of the big questions hanging over the publishing industry as publishers gather for the 2016 London Book Fair. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Digital 2016: Publishing Is a Digital Business

Some 25,000 attendees from more than 120 countries are expected at the 2016 London Book Fair (April 12–14), and while this year’s fair will be underscored by the 400th birthday of William Shakespeare, the focus on the show floor will firmly be on the future. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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London Digital 2016: Digital and E-learning Solutions from Cenveo Publisher Services

Technology by itself does not produce compelling digital and e-learning solutions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Yale Publishing Course Aims to Expand Publishing’s International Scope, and Enhance Digital Monetization

Yale’s summer publishing course is entering its third year. The course offers publishing professionals an opportunity to learn industry strategies for expanding a brand’s scope and monetizing digital products. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Digital Self-Publishing: Should Publishers Be Worried?

Self-publishing an essay through Amazon is a reminder of the benefits of a traditional publishing house. Continue reading at The Atlantic

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