Pearson Foundation and Booktrust launch reading comp

Children's author Jeremy Strong has launched a new national schools reading competition... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Post Launches New Kindle Fire App

Add the New York Post to the growing list of publications that are releasing apps optimized for the Kindle Fire and in this case, other seven-inch Android tablets too. “This app adds to our array of critically-acclaimed and successful app ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gale departs Quick Reads

Literacy charity Quick Reads is to recruit a new project director following Kathy Gale’s... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones launches 'book club' promotion

Waterstones has launched a "book club" promotion, with the strapline: "Books you... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon moves closer to Brazil ebook launch

Amazon has hired Mauro Widman as Kindle "vendor manager" in Brazil, to prepare for a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Saqi Books launches non-fiction imprint

Independent publisher Saqi Books is to launch a new non-fiction imprint, with plans to publish... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Medialets Launches Invite-Only Buying Platform for Mobile

Mobile rich media ad platform Medialets is getting into the matchmaking business. In an announcement today, the New York-based company said it is launching Medialets Private Marketplace, an invitation-only buying platform to connect advertisers with the Web’s top mobile publishers. Unlike an ad... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2012-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen Fry to judge Literary Platform comp

TV presenter Stephen Fry is to judge an international competition, launched by literature and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading Agency to cheer up readers

The Reading Agency is to launch a Mood-boosting Books campaign, teaming up with Vintage and its... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wales to launch first bilingual festival

Wales is set to launch its first bilingual literature festival this year. The Dinefwr... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Books and ActuaLitté launch out-of-copyright library

Google Books and the French online publication ActuaLitté have launched a digital library... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chinese e-tailer Dangdang launches ebook platform

China's biggest online book retailer Dangdang has launched its ebook platform in China, with... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Mac launches ebook bundles

Pan Macmillan has launched its first ebook bundles, collections of two or three titles in a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mullin returning champion in MPs' must-read list

The third volume of Chris Mullin's memoirs, A Walk-On Part (Profile Books), has been named... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller launches Christmas Trading Survey

The Bookseller is launching its annual survey of how independent bookshops have fared with... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Durrell backlist launched with Pan Mac's Bello

Pan Macmillan launches its digital imprint Bello today (16th December) with the release of its... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Magazine Launches Up 23.8 Percent in 2011

The number of magazines launched in 2011 jumped 23.8 percent, from 193 to 239, compared to 2010, according to magazine database Mediafinder.com. Meanwhile, the number of closures fell 13.6 percent, from 176 in 2010 to 152 this year. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst to Launch Biannual Cosmopolitan Latina in 2012

Hearst’s Cosmopolitan brand is looking to make headway into the strong and growing Hispanic market through the launch of the new English-language Cosmopolitan Latina. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson to sell its 50% stake in FTSE International

Pearson, the publisher of the Financial Times, is to sell its 50% stake in FTSE International to the London Stock Exchange for £450m, as it looks to focus on business news and analysis, and away from data. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2011-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson sells stake in FTSE

Penguin parent company Pearson has sold its 50% stake in FTSE International to the London... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Launching (and Maintaining) a Successful E-Commerce Platform

As the e-commerce craze gets hotter, publishers looking to get into the game are faced with many questions. Some of these include how the business model of the e-commerce operation will operate; how it integrates seamlessly into editorial while avoiding advertising influence; and perhaps most... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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