Early 2017 Digital Census results revealed

Print and ebook sales are on the rise, while audiobook sales are seeing rapid growth despite being largely untapped by most publishers, according to early results from The Bookseller’s Digital Census, the annual tracker of the digital transformation run annually ahead of the FutureBook Conference. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Readers 11 Percent of Total Magazine Audience

For those who still doubt that magazine content has a place in the digital world, new data proves magazines’ growing digital prowess. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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13 Ways to Jumpstart Digital Revenue

To conclude min day's Digital Summit at the Grand Hyatt in New York City this week, three digital publishing executives shared actionable tips on how to ramp up revenue, regardless of company scale. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FutureBook Innovation Awards shortlist revealed

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 15/11/2011 - 09:30 Books apps from Faber, NosyCrow, Penguin, HarperCollins and Transworld have been shortlisted for the FutureBook Innovation Awards, while new companies including 24Symbols, Anobii, and Unbound have been shortlisted in the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New digital short works series for Penguin

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 14/11/2011 - 08:22 Penguin is launching a digital series of exclusive short works called Penguin Shorts, releasing nine titles by authors including Helen Dunmore, Toby Young and Colm Toibin. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blackwell and Waterstone’s reveal charity campaigns

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 11/11/2011 - 07:33 Blackwell and Waterstone's have unveiled two charity campaigns in the run-up to Christmas. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ziff Davis Realigns Management of eWEEK for Digital Transition

In the wake of its recent announcement to convert to an all-digital portfolio, Ziff Davis Enterprise realigns its eWEEK editorial staff. This translates to the division of eWEEK editor-in-chief duties between two staffers: Scott Ferguson and Chris Preimesberger. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Devices Riding High

When the e-reader tablet wars heat up this holiday season, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other companies will be selling their wares to a consumer market that is growing increasingly comfortable with digital reading. According to BISG’s final report in volume two of its “Consumer Attitudes... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sales fall at WH Smith in early autumn

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 10/11/2011 - 09:44 Total group sales at W H Smith have dropped by 3% in the last 10 weeks, with like-for-like sales down by 6% in comparison to last year. This morning (10th November) the company reported in its interim financial results for the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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THP to reveal Dracula's 'Ripper code'

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 09/11/2011 - 08:07 The History Press is to publish a title which claims to offer new insights into the historical phenomenon of Jack the Ripper and the creation of Bram Stoker's Dracula. The Dracula Secrets: Jack the Ripper and the Darkest... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry struggling with digital skills lag

Written By: Tom Holman Publication Date: Tue, 08/11/2011 - 15:57 The books industry is not doing enough to attract and train staff to take advantage of the surge in ebook sales, this year’s Digital Book Census survey from The Bookseller has found. The survey of more than 2,200 people, nearly... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books24x7: Professional Books Go Digital

Given ebooks’ recent growth in the trade, professional books are clearly ahead of the digital curve. Books24x7 was one of the earliest companies in the professional ebook space, licensing and repackaging ebooks for IT professionals on a subscription basis for nearly two decades. A subsidiary of... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Geographic Magazine Exceeds 100,000 Paid Digital Subscribers

National Geographic Magazine topped 100,000 paid digital subscribers this past weekend and the magazine's special series on world population, which was collected into one app called "7 Billion", was the number one free app for iPad in iTunes. The 7 Billion app was promoted in Apple's new and... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N new digital device expected "next Monday"

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 01/11/2011 - 09:49 Barnes & Noble is expected to reveal its latest digital device next Monday, as tablet competition hots up in the wake of Amazon unveiling the Kindle Fire. Journalists and analysts have been invited to a news conference for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pullman and Díaz to reveal reads for Yale

Yale University Press will be nosing around authors' bookshelves with the publication of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Catalogues Take Over

Going from paper to electronic catalogues has become one of the biggest upheavals in the way independent bookstores buy, on a par with cutbacks in field sales reps. “I don’t think our choice is between paper and electronic catalogues,” says Carole Horne, general manager of Harvard Book Store in... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Survey: Professionals Not Replacing Print With Digital?

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[ Folio Magazine | 2011-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Magazine Publishers Look to Where Digital is Booming: The Book Business

After the initial flurry of excitement surrounding the release of their digital editions, magazine publishers are now beginning to focus on the strategies behind the products. In addition to complete digital editions, many are seeking other avenues to repackage and sell digital content. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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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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In the digital sector, some publishers are still waiting for online advertising to become as profitable as its print counterpart once was. Many complain digital ad offerings are not comparable to the quality in print; others say the infrequency and size of advertising units may be causing the... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-10-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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