Ebooks: How digital publishers are 'shaking up' the industry

Meet the author who had 60 rejections before hitting it lucky with an ebook publisher. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2018-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Italy Lowers Ebook VAT to Buoy Digital Publishing Industry

Even as the European Commission anticipates proposals for overhauling the EU's common VAT system, Italy joins several other member-nations in sharply lowering VAT on ebooks. The post Italy Lowers Ebook VAT to Buoy Digital Publishing Industry appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-02-04 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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Can Onix 3.0 Create a Global Digital Publishing Industry?

Standards are like plumbing: they are only noticed when they don’t work. And like plumbing, retrofitting a 200-year-old structure—legacy publishing—with new metadata standards to improve commerce in the digital age is, at best, a complex process. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Changing Korean Book Retail Industry: Digital Publishing in Korea 2014

When online bookstores came on the scene back in 1999, there were around 5,000 brick-and-mortar bookstores in Korea. Today, there are barely 1,500 nationwide. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH/Santillana Merger Threatens Digital Shake Up in Brazil Ebook Sector

Penguin Random House Merger with Santillana will force the Brazilian operation to choose whether to stay or leave the powerful DLD digital distribution platform. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Driving the Content Industry Forward: Digital Publishing in Korea 2014

Nothing gets the work done faster, or makes the word travel further, than having the might of the government behind it or the united action of a group of individuals with shared interests. In the Korean publishing industry, such synergy is evident and has been very effective. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Joshua Tallent of Ebook Architects on the State of Digital Publishing

Joshua Tallent, well-known ebook expert and founder of Ebook Architects, shares his views on current issues in digital publishing and ebook development. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-06-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Executive Survey Shows Industry Settling into Digital

Forrester Research and DBW presented the findings of their Executive Publishing Survey on ebooks, devices and digital publishing predictions for 2013. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Germany’s Publishers’ Forum and THE ARTS+, Publishing Scotland Fellows

The 2019 Publishers' Forum in Berlin will feature a programming partnership with the Frankfurter Buchmesse's THE ARTS+, while Publishing Scotland has issued its call for fellowship applications. The post Industry Notes: Germany’s Publishers’ Forum and THE ARTS+, Publishing Scotland Fellows... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Digiday | 2018-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Publishers Find Shared Purpose at W3C Publishing Summit

Publishers, librarians, and digital leaders gathered in San Francisco last week for the W3C Publishing Summit. Participants stressed the pressing need for a common digital standard and looked to the future of digital publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Solutions in India 2017: Gearing Up for the Shifts and Twists in the Digital Content Industry

Everything is different, and yet the same. Think about Polaroid cameras, which were first replaced by digicams and later smartphones for snapping instant photos. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Advertising Age | 2016-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing 3.0: The Atomization of the Publishing Industry

[Sponsored] Four steps toward harnessing the power of audience data for success. The post Publishing 3.0: The Atomization of the Publishing Industry appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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