Two Iolani grads find success with photo book app SimplePrints

Two graduates of Hawaii's Iolani School, Matt Sullivan and Landen Buckley, have taken on the photo book market with their StoryTree Inc. app SimplePrints. Unlike online photo services such as Shutterfly and Snapfish, SimplePrints was designed for mobile devices to make photo books, clearing distracting features and focusing on the user experience. Over the past 18 months, the app has been downloaded 1 million times on Apple's App store, and it recently launched an Android version. The Silicon… Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

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Serial Dilemma: Does ‘Belgravia’ Spell ‘Success’ in Book Apps?

As innovative as publishers may want to be, how do we evaluate market response to 'Julian Fellowes's Belgravia' with so few apps as apt comparisons? The post Serial Dilemma: Does ‘Belgravia’ Spell ‘Success’ in Book Apps? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Concern for children's book market as The Book People fails to find buyer

Trade figures have said the failure of The Book People to find a buyer, leading to 155 redundancies, could have ramifications for the children's book market.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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AdoramaPix photo book review: A great tool that creates beautiful, hard-bound books

If you live in New York City, you might be familiar with the professional photography shop Adorama in lower Manhattan. The company has taken its photo printing to the web with AdoramaPix, where you can order prints and create various products, including photo books.Whatever Adorama learned... Continue reading at PC World

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Mixbook photo book review: Great online editor, stunning photo prints

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Shutterfly photo book review: Great photos, not-so-great editor

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Picaboo photo book review: Decent overall, but photo reproduction is inconsistent

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Children's Books at the Brooklyn Book Festival: A Photo Essay

The 12th annual Brooklyn Book Festival took place in downtown Brooklyn on September 16 and 17, drawing a record 45,000 attendees. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Readers, authors, and publishers gathered together in downtown Brooklyn on September 17 and 18 for the 11th annual Brooklyn Book Festival, featuring programs for both children and adults. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Lose the Clutter, Find the Spirit: Books on Finding Calm Through Getting Organized

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With The Fast Diet, UK publisher Short Books has the biggest hit in its history. Co-founder Rebecca Nicolson reflects on why, and the role of independent publishers today. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Searching this cookbook mega-index is the best way to find out what's for dinner. Continue reading at Wired

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Save Your Bookstore points you to the best way to get cash to shuttered booksellers near you. As COVID-19 has forced small bookstores to close, many are wondering how they’ll survive—though a surge in support from communities placing online orders is helping. A new app is designed to let you... Continue reading at Fast Company

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