English-language ebooks in global surge

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 12/10/2011 - 13:41 English-language ebooks in non-traditional markets have become big business but publishers need to throw off the shackles of established business models to fully exploit the global marketplace. These were the messages greeting delegates at the two pre-Frankfurt Book Fair digital conferences, Publishers Launch and Tools of Change (TOC). read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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