Snapplify: Custom Publishing Apps Out of Africa

South Africa is making itself known as a home for digital startups. Among the hottest is Snapplify, a digital publishing solutions provider with a growing global profile. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Douglas Elliman Real Estate launches two lifestyle magazines that give established titles a run for their money. The post When Custom Publishing Is Not Custom Publishing appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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South Africa’s Snapplify and Econet Wireless Announce Partnership for Digital Reading in Africa

With more than 240,000 titles, the South African ed-tech company Snapplify is working with communications provider Econet to make ebooks available to more African readers. The post South Africa’s Snapplify and Econet Wireless Announce Partnership for Digital Reading in Africa appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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In the “Web vs. Apps” Debate for Online Publishers, Apps Are on a Run

It’s what qualifies as an age-old debate in the digital media business: Web or native apps? The question isn’t really either/or — for most news outlets, the answer is “both” — but since the ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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New App Publishing Platform for Niche Publishers

While big-name magazines have held a presence on Apple’s Newsstand since its inception, small to medium-sized publishers have had a harder time breaking through. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Apple launches self-publishing app, partners with textbook publishers

Apple has announced a new multimedia app called iBooks Author, allowing writers to create their... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Black Sands Publishing Launches Digital Comics App

The new Black Sands Publishing digital comics app is the latest move by a Black-owned publishing venture that has used social media and crowdfunding platforms to sell its books and to raise more than $1 million over the last year to fund its plans for growth. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Why Nordic publishing giant Schibsted joined the coalition lobbying for Apple App Store ‘fairness’

Schibsted is one of the newest members of the Coalition for App Fairness, a group that includes the likes of Epic Games and Spotify. The post Why Nordic publishing giant Schibsted joined the coalition lobbying for Apple App Store ‘fairness’ appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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A News Publisher in South Africa Briefly Considered Shutting Down but ‘Simply Could Not’

At the northern tip of South Africa, bounded by Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique, Limpopo Province might seem a world away from the Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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IPA’s Hugo Setzer to Africa’s Publishers at Nairobi: ‘We Need You’

In opening the second International Publishers Association Africa Seminar event in Kenya, IPA president Hugo Setzer quotes Desmond Tutu on ubuntu: 'You can’t exist as a human being in isolation.' The post IPA’s Hugo Setzer to Africa’s Publishers at Nairobi: ‘We Need You’ appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The International Publishers Association’s Seminar Series in Nairobi: ‘Africa Rising’

In June, the IPA's seminar series for African publishing will address talent and readership development, digital opportunities, copyright protection, and more. The post The International Publishers Association’s Seminar Series in Nairobi: ‘Africa Rising’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Africa Publishing Passion Project Expands Scope

The Mantle, a New York publisher focused on African fiction, has just published its first work of from outside the continent: the novel 'Sweden' by New Zealander Matthew Turner. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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City and Regional Magazines Capitalize on Custom Publishing

City and regional magazine publishers continue to be nimble and optimistic in an atmosphere that remains anxious about the future of print advertising. A survey conducted by Folio: last year illustrated these publishers' skillful approach to revenue diversification: nearly two-thirds of... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Why Publishers Are Winning With Custom Content Studios

A behind-the-scenes look at how three publishers are succeeding with new products and a new strategy. The post Why Publishers Are Winning With Custom Content Studios appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Freedom To Publish: The Prix Voltaire 2018 Shortlist Honors Figures from Asia, Europe, and Africa

Publishing and literary figures from Bangladesh, Sweden, Hong Kong, Iran, the UK, Hungary, and Cameroon are among the shortlist for the 2018 Prix Voltaire from the International Publishers Association's Freedom To Publish committee. The post Freedom To Publish: The Prix Voltaire 2018 Shortlist... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Customer needs must drive change in academic publishing, says Napack

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‘The app isn’t always brand-safe’: Why Grindr is trying to become a publisher

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Marketers’ “Customer Experience” Chorus is Good News for Publishers

A commitment to serving readers above all else has, arguably, never been more lucrative. The post Marketers’ “Customer Experience” Chorus is Good News for Publishers appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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RIGHTS EDITION Managing Rights in Customized Publishing: Risk and Reward

Rights today 'are much more stringently controlled than in the past,' says Klopotek's David Hetherington ahead of London Book Fair. The post RIGHTS EDITION Managing Rights in Customized Publishing: Risk and Reward appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Mobile apps’ share of video consumption went down from eight to five percent by the end of 2016, continuing a downward trend, according to video tech firm JW Player. Not surprisingly, then, most digital publishers can’t justify spending $500,000 or more on mobile app development and maintenance,... Continue reading at Digiday

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