Ventris says digital iteration of LBF is a sound investment for the future

Having assumed the reins at London Book Fair during one of the most testing times in its history, Andy Ventris is under no illusions as to the size of the challenge that lies ahead for the fair. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-18 22:15:17 UTC ]
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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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Attendees positive about digital LBF as agencies see rights 'mini-jump'

The virtual London Book Fair, which began on 7th June, has come to a close, with fairgoers generally positive about the new offering, despite some technological grievances. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-03 07:11:56 UTC ]
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Knight Foundation Invests $5 Million in 'Library-Centered' Digital Platform

The funding will support the Palace Project, a nascent partnership between LYRASIS and the Digital Public Library of America to develop digital tools and services for libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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After Digital Conferences, Booksellers See Hybrid Future

Following the recent slate of virtual regional bookseller conferences, both organizers and participants anticipate that in-person gatherings will make a return someday and will be part of a hybrid model that includes enhanced virtual programming. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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When Experience Counts: How Bustle Digital Group Is Future-Proofing Its Business

Legacy media companies, particularly those with print products, are often told they should learn from digital startups who have allegedly disrupted norms and transformed the industry through innovation and a new, creative mindset. While this is true in some instances, there are plenty of... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-23 16:07:41 UTC ]
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AAP's future in doubt as Nine and News Corp reconsider investment

Australian Associated Press board to discuss future of wire service, which is 45% owned by News CorpNews agency Australian Associated Press, whose 180 journalists provide much of the nation’s daily news and photos, is facing an uncertain future as major shareholders Nine Entertainment and News... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-02 01:40:44 UTC ]
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Digital Media’s Future Lies Beyond Ads and With Direct Consumer Revenue

The long-predicted digital media consolidation has finally come to pass. More than 100 online publishing companies are on pace to be sold this year, highlighted by the recent purchases of Refinery29, PopSugar and New York Magazine. The impetus for the sudden deal velocity is the direct result of... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-11-11 16:49:21 UTC ]
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Why video is still the best investment for digital publishers

Today, video is recognized as the most important medium for viewer engagement. Despite a competitive environment publishers still are aware of the importance of engaging audiences via video. From building trust in the content to gaining internal confidence in a video strategy, here are a few... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Future of digital journalism in question as Buzzfeed and HuffPost lay off 1,000

Job losses follow sales or cuts at Mic, Refinery29 and elsewhere, but publishing as a whole had already shrunk sharplyRevenue-per-click, the business strategy that has informed digital publishers for years, was effectively pronounced DOA this week as leading players in a sector once viewed as... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WarnerMedia shuts investment arm that backed Mic, Mashable and other digital media startups

Time Warner Investments was one of the most prominent backers of publishing, video and advertising technology companies. The post WarnerMedia shuts investment arm that backed Mic, Mashable and other digital media startups appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘People, not tech’: Trade’s digital leaders optimistic for future

Voice and artificial intelligence are the most likely candidates to further disrupt the book business, according to the results of a survey of the book trade's most innovative, the FutureBook 40, conducted ahead of FutureBook Live, The Bookseller's publishing conference taking place on 30th... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pivot to Digital: How Two Legacy Publishers Are Embracing Their Futures

Execs from ALM and Trusted Media Brands on the strategic, cultural, and organizational aspects of embracing the new reality. The post Pivot to Digital: How Two Legacy Publishers Are Embracing Their Futures appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Digital 2017: The Future of Publishing Is...

As the publishing world gathers for the London Book Fair, now ten years after the birth of the iPhone and the Kindle, Kristen McLean surveys the storytelling landscape. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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UK a smart bet for Pearson as schools look to digital future

Mark Piesing looks at the opportunities and challenges for Pearson in the UK market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Back to the future: were newspaper publishers wrong to go digital?

Leading US commentator asks: what if the entire industry made a business blunder by putting news up online for free while ignoring their print product? “What if”, asks Jack Shafer, “almost the entire newspaper industry got it wrong? What if, in the mad dash to put up editorial content on to the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Digital Science invests in TetraScience

Holtzbrinck-owned technology software company Digital Science has made an investment in US start-up TetraScience. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Independent looks to the US to drive digital-only future

Publisher to boost American presence and ‘devolve’ power from London baseThe Independent is to ramp up its presence in the US as it becomes the latest news publisher to look across the Atlantic to drive revenue and readership. After the publisher imposed brutal staff cuts following the closure... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Desmond's firm in £25m loss after price cuts and digital investment

Northern & Shell puts 2015 losses down to cutting prices of Star and Express titles and significant investment in digital publishingRichard Desmond’s Northern & Shell fell to a £25m loss last year after embarking on costly tabloid price cuts and boosting investment in digital... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital in Thailand: A Few Words Before LBF with Trasvin Jittidecharak

In a region with undependable publishing and distribution, self-publishing is not unusual, says Thailand's Trasvin Jittidecharak ahead of London Book Fair. The post Digital in Thailand: A Few Words Before LBF with Trasvin Jittidecharak appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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