OPEN ROAD MEDIA AND CAREER PRESS FORM DIGITAL PUBLISHING PARTNERSHIP
Open Road Will Publish and Market a Selection of Titles from the Career Press Catalog, Focusing on Career, Business, and Reference
Three Bestselling Erich von Däniken Titles Round Out the Publishing Program
(New York, NY; March 13th, 2012) Open Road Integrated Media (http://www.openroadmedia.com), a digital publisher and multimedia content company, and Career Press, a publisher of general nonfiction titles that address real, practical, human needs, today announced that they have formed a digital publishing partnership. Open Road will publish and market more than twenty-five ebooks from the Career Press catalog focusing on career, business, and reference guides. In addition, Open Road will publish three Erich von Däniken titles, originally published through Career Press imprint New Page Books, as ebooks.
“Open Road is committed to working with independent publishers to bring their titles to ‘e.’ We look forward to entering this new vertical and working with Career Press, using the latest marketing tools, including our signature videos, to reach new audiences,” said Christopher Davis, Open Road’s Chief Operations Officer.
“Career Press is excited to reach new audiences through Open Road’s marketing channels. We are also excited to be in a position to capitalize on new technologies for ebooks as they reach the marketplace,” said Laurie Kelly-Pye, Co-Publisher and Director of Sales at Career Press.
Books from the partnership include reference guides from Roger Dawson and Ron Fry, Encyclopedia of the Undead and The World’s Creepiest Places by Dr. Bob Curran, and Erich von Däniken’s Twilight of the Gods, History Is Wrong, and Odyssey of the Gods.
Open Road continues to expand on its already wide range of digital partnerships with independent publishers including Pegasus Books, Philosophical Library, and MysteriousPress.com.
About Open Road Integrated Media
Open Road Integrated Media is a digital publisher and multimedia content company. Open Road creates connections between authors and their audiences by marketing its ebooks through a new proprietary online platform, which uses premium video content and social media. Open Road has published ebooks from legendary authors including William Styron, Pat Conroy, Jack Higgins, Alice Walker, James Jones, and Virginia Hamilton, and has launched new e-stars like Mary Glickman.
Career Press was founded in 1985 as a niche publisher of targeted career directories. Today, Career Press and its imprint New Page Books boasts an active, strong-selling backlist of nearly one thousand titles. Career Press has helped millions of job seekers, businesspeople, and consumers of all ages with the practical, helpful information they need. Its philosophy has remained constant since the company’s founding: “We publish the highest-quality books on topics most needed in the marketplace, written by established, credentialed, media-savvy professionals.”