digital publishing

Is Digital Publishing Broken?

By Joanna Cabot
May 27, 2015 // 1 Comment

The short answer is: no. But our friends at GoodeReader beg to differ. And I think I want to add this trope to the list of ‘article topics which should be banned from the internet.’ Here [...]

Morning Links: Digital publishing questions. No cell phone privacy

By Joanna Cabot
January 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

Four Digital Publishing Questions for Mary Ann Naples (Digital Book World) 2015 will be the year of the customer for publishers. From every corner of the business, we are seeing experiments on how to [...]

Vook continues ebook publishing consolidation with Coliloquy acquisition

By Paul St John Mackintosh
November 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

Ebook production and publishing platform Vook has continued its rollup of competitors and complementary ebook players with the acquisition of Coliloquy, the Palo Alto-based “digital publisher [...]

What is Faber’s new division supposed to do? And is digital the savior of high culture?

By Paul St John Mackintosh
October 6, 2014 // 0 Comments

According to a report in The Bookseller, Henry Volans, head of Faber Digital, has been tasked to form a new division of Faber and Faber, Faber Press, with the goal of creating a new kind of business [...]

Technology Innovation for Smart Publishing comes too late?

By Paul St John Mackintosh
July 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

According to an announcement made on the London Book Fair website some months after the latter’s closure, “The TISP network (Technology Innovation for Smart Publishing), the European [...]

Morning Roundup: Amazon facing criticism. Failure of digital publishing exaggerated

By Joanna Cabot
June 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

Reports of the Failure of Digital Publishing Have Been Greatly Exaggerated (The Digital Reader) Horowitz ‘s article is replete with the subtext that his mistake was in going digital, and not that [...]

Issuu pushes out app to Windows 8.1

By Paul St John Mackintosh
May 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

One more fresh sign that Windows 8.x tablets are maturing as ereading options: Issuu, which claims to be “the fastest growing digital publishing platform in the world,” with access to [...]

Changes in magazine layout: print to digital

By Dan Bloom
May 12, 2014 // 1 Comment

When TIME magazine ran a summer movie preview feature in a recent issue, looking at three eco-disaster movies set release soon, two from America and one from South Korea — [...]

Weekend Roundup: Digital first publishing. Saving bookstores and more

By Joanna Cabot
May 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

‘Freeing’ the Book (L.R. Styles) While traditional-publisher control over the book market has been successfully challenged over the last ten years–to the great satisfaction of indie [...]

Is the India ebook market ready to explode?

By Susan Lulgjuraj
February 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

India seems to be the next market digital publishers are looking into. And the jumpstart of the India ebook market might come sooner than anticipated. When Penguin India decided to remove and pulp [...]

Open Road leads epublishing merger wave with E-Reads acquisition

By Paul St John Mackintosh
February 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

In a move that confirms its ambitions and prospects that I reported on earlier, all-digital publishing house Open Road Integrated Media has announced its acquisition of another all-digital platform, [...]

Weekend Roundup: Has Google Demolished Newspapers? B&N Coming to CES Without Nook. Again

By Joanna Cabot
January 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

Has Google Demolished the Newspaper Industry? (GoodeReader) The newspaper industry has lost billions of dollars in the last 10 years, which is directly proportionate to the sheer growth Google has [...]

Shebooks: do we need a place for strictly female readers?

By Susan Lulgjuraj
January 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

A new digital publishing company made itself known this week when Shebooks announced it was entering the e-singles market. The company essentially wants to be the place women can go buy original [...]

Weekend Roundup: Bible Digitization Sparks Conversation, Literary Feuds of 2013 and more

By libertyc
December 15, 2013 // 0 Comments

Digitization of 550-Year-Old Bible Sparks Conversation About Publishing (GoodeReader) A post that shared photos of a digitized Gutenberg Bible gave readers a lot of background information into the [...]

Morning Roundup: Evolution of Digital Publishing, eBay Starts Selling Digital Goods

By libertyc
December 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Evolution of Digital Publishing and its Formats (Scholarly Kitchen) This week’s video takes a look at the evolution of the online article, from the ASCII format of early internet days, through [...]

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