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Free Webcast: Mobile Strategies for Authors and Publishers

Join Digital Book World on Tuesday, February 17 at 12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT / 5:00pm GMT for a free webcast where you will learn the latest trends in the shifting mobile market and how authors and publishers can adapt strategically. The explosion of mobile devices—smartphones and tablets—is transforming the nature of digital publishing. Publishers...

Free Webcast: Five Tips to Boost Your Digital Book Marketing Strategy

Join Digital Book World on Tuesday, December 9 at 12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT / 5:00pm GMT for a free webcast where you will learn how to fine-tune your metadata to boost discovery and drive sales in today’s changing digital market. There’s no doubt that effective book marketing for publishers and authors is becoming more difficult. There...

Webcast: Reaching Readers Through Tumblr—How to Leverage the Platform’s Marketing Power

Join Digital Book World on Tuesday, September 30 at 12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT / 5:00pm GMT for a webcast where you will learn how authors and publishers can incorporate Tumblr into a successful book marketing strategy. Authors and book marketing professionals are well aware of the opportunities—and the limitations—of platforms like Facebook and Twitter when it...

Free Webcast: Leading the Digital Revolution–Skills and Tools for Innovation

Join Digital Book World on Tuesday, September 23 at 12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT / 5:00pm GMT for a free webcast offering practical steps publishers can take within their organizational and management structures to remain at the forefront of digital innovation. With the onslaught of new models for digital content creation, enhancement and delivery,...

Free Webcast: Royalties and Rights in the New Author-Publisher Dynamic–Solutions to the Latest Challenges

Join Digital Book World on Tuesday, September 9 at 12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT / 5:00pm GMT for a free webcast exploring how new approaches to royalties and rights management can mutually improve the business partnerships between authors and publishers in the digital ecosystem. Royalties have long played a central part in authors’ decision-making during the...

Webcast: How to Use Data to Make Publishing Decisions

Join Digital Book World on Tuesday, July 29 at 12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT / 5:00pm GMT for a webcast exploring the multiplying strategic and operational roles data can play in publishers’ and authors’ decision-making. Utilizing data strategically is among the most urgent challenges for publishers today. With sales data still sharply restricted by...

Free Webcast: Discovering Innovation in Digital Books—A Treasure Hunt

Join us on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT / 5:00pm GMT for a roundtable-style webcast showcasing the cutting-edge in digital publishing. So many digital books, so little time! Here at Digital Book World, we’re always on the lookout for exciting, elegant and innovative digital books–yes, they’re out there!–that inspire...

Free Webcast: Amazon, Hachette and the Future of Book Publishing

Join us Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT / 5:00pm GMT for a webcast where top industry experts weigh the impact of the Amazon-Hachette conflict on the future of publishing. The standoff between Hachette and Amazon over the terms of their contract has captivated the publishing world in the past...

Webcast: How to Build a Global Ebook Sales Strategy

Join us Wednesday, June 25 at 12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT / 5:00pm GMT for a free webcast where you’ll learn how to use ebook analytics to access emerging international markets. What do ebook sales professionals want above all else? Profitable and sustainable revenue growth. Crafting a winning international sales strategy is an increasingly...

Webcast: Five Success Factors of Publishing Start-Ups

Join us Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT / 5:00pm GMT for a webcast where you’ll learn what it takes to develop, launch and grow a successful publishing start-up in today’s marketplace. The ebook revolution opened up a wealth of opportunities for new publishing start-ups to disrupt and transform the book...

Webcast: How Publishers Can Take Advantage of New Educational Standards

Join us Thursday, June 12, 2014 at 12:00pm ET / 9:00AM PT / 5:00 PM GMT for a webcast where you’ll how educational publishers and content developers can adapt strategically to the Common Core. With the Common Core educational standards taking effect nationwide, educational publishers and content developers are retooling their products to fit the...

Free Webcast: DBW Debates—Ebook Subscription Services

On Wednesday, June 11 Digital Book World is hosting a free live debate on the merits of ebook subscription services for publishers, authors and readers. Join us at 12:00pm EST / 9:00am PT / 5:00pm GMT while two teams of experts face off in an effort to sway the most minds. The rise of...

Announcing DBW Debates: Ebook Subscription Services

[Press Release] Announcing DBW Debates: Ebook Subscription Services NEW YORK — May 5, 2014 — The rise of ebook subscription services has been among the most hotly discussed developments in the publishing world of the last two years. The ultimate scope and nature of their impact on the book industry, though, remains very much...

Webcast: Three Steps to Discoverability—How to Boost Online Sales

Join us Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 12:00pm ET / 9:00AM PT / 5:00 PM GMT for a free webcast where you’ll learn concrete tactics for increasing book discoverability and boosting online sales. Ebooks may be prevalent, but their revenues aren’t. Now that everyone’s a “publisher,” competing for the same consumers in a vast online...

Webcast: Developing Children’s Apps for Authors and Publishers

Join us Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 12:00pm ET / 9:00AM PT / 5:00 PM GMT for a webcast where you’ll how to stay ahead in the rapidly changing market for children’s apps. As more “digital natives” come of age and technology grows more sophisticated, the challenges and opportunities for children’s app developers increase tremendously....

Webcast: Ten Cheap and Easy Ways to Promote Your Book

Join us Tuesday, May 13 at 12:00pm ET / 9:00AM PT / 5:00 PM GMT for a webcast where you’ll learn effective, economical methods for promoting your content. The web, social media and a host of new marketing platforms and initiatives are redefining book promotion for authors, publishers and content developers alike. Learning how to...

Webcast: What Are Ebook Readers Reading?

On Wednesday, April 30, Digital Book World teams up with editors from The Huffington Post, Book Riot and BuzzFeed to find out. Join us at 12:00pm EST / 9:00pm PT / 5:00pm GMT for a webcast exploring what kinds of content today’s ebook readers are most excited about and why. The proliferation of e-reading,...

Webcast: EDUPUB–The What, Why and How

Join us Wednesday, March 12 at 1:00 PM ET / 10:00 AM PT / 6:00 PM GMT for a free webcast where you’ll learn about the latest opportunities in interactive digital educational content through the newly developed EDUPUB standards. Educational content is arguably more suited to interactive digital formats than any other type of...

Webcast: Creating Next Generation Content in Habitat

Join us Tuesday, February 4 at 12:00 PM ET / 9:00 AM PT / 5:00 PM GMT for a free webcast covering the tools and skills you need to create professional-grade content in Inkling’s Habitat publishing platform. Habitat is Inkling’s collaborative cloud publishing platform for professional publishers. Habitat makes it easy to author content...

Webcast: Reaching Readers Through Direct-to-Consumer Sales and Marketing

Join us Thursday, January 30 at 12:00 PM ET / 9:00 AM PT / 5:00 PM GMT for a webcast where you will learn about the most effective strategies for connecting with readers through direct-to-consumer sales and marketing. In an age of closing bookstores and self-publishing success stories, publishers’ familiar retail channels aren’t always...