eMusic Launches Audiobook Subscription Service

TriPlay CEO Tamir Koch hopes eStories will attact audiobook consumers through low prices and more device choices. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Quartet to launch investigative journalism imprint

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 21/02/2011 - 15:59 Quartet Books is launching a new imprint by veteran American broadcast journalist Charles Glass. The imprint, called Charles Glass Books, will focus on investigative journalism, war, world politics and corporate and political... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orion launches new commercial imprint

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 18/02/2011 - 08:20 Orion has launched a new imprint, Swordfish, publishing a wide range of commercial non-fiction as well as a small selection of fiction. Non-fiction publishing director Rowland White will take on the role of publisher. Six... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google One Pass gives back what Apple's iPad subscription plan takes away

By Joe Wilcox, Betanews Well, that didn't take long. One day after Apple dropped its subscription plan bomb on suspicious publishers, Google officially countered with One Pass. Google strips out the onerous restrictions Apple imposes. It's a brilliant marketing response, and aptly timed with new... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2011-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lure of IPad Subscriptions May Outweigh Pain for Publishers

There may not be a ton of enthusiasm in the publishing world for Apple's new policy for subscription services--particularly when it comes to giving Cupertino a... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple's New Subscription Model: Pros and Cons

Apple's move may force digital publishers and content providers such as Netflix, Amazon and Hulu to think long and hard about continuing to offer apps for iOS devices. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gardners to launch consumer website

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 09:57 read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple App Store subscription plan gouges publishers, eats their young

By Joe Wilcox, Betanews Somebody call the cops -- eh, antitrust authorities. Apple's subscription plan is here, and it's as bad for many, if not most, publishers as rumored. The first of several key sentences from Apple's press announcement: "Publishers may no longer provide links in their apps... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2011-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Salt launches digital romance imprint

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 09:39 Indie publisher Salt has launched a digital imprint, Embrace Books, comprising four series of erotica and romance titles. Red Velvet is billed as "sexy, sophisticated romance", while After Dark is an "intense,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Xcite to launch "one-stop shop" for romance

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 14/02/2011 - 15:25 Accent Press imprint Xcite Books is launching a "one-stop shop" for romantic and erotic ebooks and audio formats. The site, www.erotica-romance-ebooks.com, will launch on 1st March and replaces Xcite's three current sites... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon.com launches Kindle app for WebOS

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 10/02/2011 - 07:56 Amazon.com has launched a free Kindle app for webOS to use with the new HP TouchPad. The app allows customers to "buy once, read everywhere" across other devices such as Kindle, iPad, iPod touch, Blackberry and iPhone. Dorothy... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EU Publishers Blast Apple's IPad Subscription Plan

European publishers have added their voice to the chorus of criticism of Apple’s plans for iPad newspaper subscriptions. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booker Foundation launches Beryl Bainbridge prize

Publication Date: Tue, 08/02/2011 - 08:55 The Man Booker Foundation is to award a special prize to the late author Beryl Bainbridge, who was shortlisted five times for the accolade but never won. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McSweeney's Launches Cookbook Imprint

The David Chang journal and app that was announced last week is just the first of a new imprint literary publisher McSweeney’s Books is launching later this spring. Inspired by the very encouraging response to the food section in a one-off newspaper prototype McSweeney’s published in December... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penton Launches Online Auction Business

For many publishers, "e-commerce" means dabbling in sales of intellectual property, such as work plans (August Home Publishing, Hanley Wood). Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Daily's $30 Million Launch: Archetype for Tablet Success or the Next Portfolio?

Apple kept mum on its highly anticipated digital subscription plan during a press conference today at the Guggenheim in New York City announcing News Corp.'s new tablet publication The Daily (which is available in the App Store as of noon Eastern), but News Corp. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Instapaper to Adopt Revamped Payment Sharing Service

Sustaining a publishing business on the Internet can be a tricky, as many readers expect content for free and adopt tools to strip out advertising. In an attempt... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OFT launches investigation into agency pricing

Written By: Charlotte Williams The Office of Fair Trading has announced an enquiry into the ebook agency model, following what it described as a "significant number of complaints". The OFT said the investigation is "into whether arrangements that certain publishers have put in place with some... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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School library services face closure

Written By: Caroline Horn School library services (SLS) in Birmingham and Sutton are to close or substantially reduce the service they offer to schools, while in Greenwich the service suspended on a temporary basis in 2009 will not now be resumed. The news follows recent closures of services... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard and Judy launches kids books club

Written By: Lisa Campbell A children's book written by Jo Nesbo is among the choices in Richard and Judy’s Children’s Book Club, which launched in W H Smith today [27th January]. The husband-and wife television presenting team are working alongside the charity Booktrust, to encourage more... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fry Communications Builds Out Suite of Publisher Services

In two acquisitions this month, Fry Communications, a leading publication printer, has added to the array of services it offers customers. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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