Olympians: Digital Spotlight 2015

If you’re a regular attendee of the London Book Fair, you probably remember the Olympia London, the fair’s home through 2005. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Brazil’s Race to Digital: Digital Spotlight 2015

On May 22 of last year, after a Boeing 737 landed at Rio de Janeiro’s Santos Dumont airport—famous for a short runway that forces pilots to slam on their brakes—a flight attendant announced: “Dear passengers, a Kindle device glided to the front of the plane during landing. Please check if it is... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Evolution in the Spanish Markets: Digital Spotlight 2015

Spanish is the third most widely spoken language in the world after English and Chinese, and the revenue potential of a market consisting of 550 million Spanish speakers worldwide is not being overlooked by the publishing sector. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bay Area Spotlight 2015: Digital Winners In the Bay Area

No examination of the Bay Area publishing scene would be complete without highlighting the many digital publishing and distribution startups in the area. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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E-books: Product or Service? Digital Spotlight 2015

In early March, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued a major ruling, invalidating reduced value-added tax (VAT) rates on ebooks in France and Luxembourg. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sony Debuts New DRM for Publishers: Digital Spotlight 2015

In recent ears, the big question surrounding digital rights management (DRM) software in publishing has been whether or not publishers should use it at all. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair Unveils New Opener: Digital Spotlight 2015

Through countless discussions, experiments, challenges, and conferences, the digital transition has been front and center in the publishing industry for over a decade now. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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An Editor at Heart: Digital Spotlight 2015

For all of the innovative new digital products aimed at consumers, digital has continued to revolutionize the behind-the-scenes work of publishers. But editorial staff will tell you that they could use a little more help. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Ka-Pow! Digital Spotlight 2015

“Explosive.” That’s how Scribd chief technical officer and cofounder Jared Friedman described the rollout of the company’s latest addition to its ebook subscription service—a collection of comics and graphic novels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Solutions Industry: Then, Now and the Future: Digital Solutions in India 2015

Over the last decade, publishers have seen many external factors impacting their business models. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Discoverability of Relevant Content: Digital Solutions in India 2015

Until recently, our conversations about ebooks with publishing clients centered on conversion—on tools and workflows, competing standards, best practices, and retailer requirements, decisions around fixed layout v. reflow, opportunities for enhancement and interactivity, accessibility, and the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Charting the Transformation in Digital Content and Solutions: Digital Solutions in India 2015

The first PW coverage of the India-based digital solutions industry, which was then widely known as “content services,” coincided with the launch of Twitter and Google’s acquisition of a 22-month-old startup called Android Inc. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Spotlight on OverDrive and Digital Book Clubs

Libraries and publishers are seeing huge benefits from OverDrive's digital book clubs, especially the Big Library Read (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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After Steady Growth, Digital Comics Sales Decline in 2015

After six straight years of growth, North American digital comics sales dropped 10% in 2015, to $90 million. The decline, documented in a new report issued by the pop culture trade news site ICv2, mirrors a similar decline in the sales of prose ebooks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Audio Drove 2015 Sales Gains

Led by a 34% increase in sales of digital audio, sales of audiobooks rose 20% in 2015 over 2014, to an estimated $1.78 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Archives 2015

   THE BOOKSELLER E-EDITIONS        Bookseller subscribers can now read the weekly magazine online, on mobiles, or on tablets.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publishing Graduate Programs, 2015: Digital Is the New Normal

A drive to stay current and competitive keeps coursework at graduate publishing programs evolving. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: The New, Digital Faces of the Frankfurt Book Fair

For all the talk of ebooks, and the state of the book market, the number of new digital startups at the Frankfurt Book Fair is an indicator of the industry's health. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Mapping the Digital Future

Despite all that has been said and done, full monetization of intellectual property (IP) continues to be a stumbling block for publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Futurebook Digital Census 2015 launches

The Bookseller has launched its annual tracker of the publishing's industry's transformation, the FutureBook Digital Census. The survey, which annually attracts more than 1,000 responses from across the book business, looks at the patterns of digital sales growth and industry views on subjects... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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