Why one expert sees promise in more ebook publishers embracing HTML5 and EPUB3, a free look at a forthcoming resource on book metadata, low prices ring in 2015 on the ebook best-seller list, debating ebook sales in the UK and much more.
Pearson's Director of Content Architecture Paul Belfanti on HTML5, open standards and innovation in the ed-tech space.
Just one title within the top 25 on the first Digital Book World Ebook Best-Seller List of the year costs more than $10.
Metadata expert Renée Register offers a free preview of the upcoming 'Metadata Handbook, 2nd Edition.'
Rodale Books Publisher Mary Ann Naples agrees with Seth Godin that publishers must rethink their customer relationships, the can- and can't-do's of data-based publishing, Recorded Books bulks up and much more.
Rodale Books Publisher Mary Ann Naples on building a successful vertical and why 2015 is the year of the customer.
Jellybooks CEO Andrew Rhomberg on the present and future of data in book publishing.
Why the state of digital publishing makes the need for new approaches and upgraded skill sets more urgent than ever, Smashwords CEO Mark Coker on slower ebook growth, Zuckerburg's new book club and more.
In many ways, 2014 was a challenging year for publishers, but it wasn’t without its upsides, either. The Amazon-Hachette dispute stoked mistrust about the biggest publishers’ relationship with their top distribution partner, but it resolved with Hachette regaining the right to set its own ebook prices, much as Simon & Schuster had done the month before....
Leaders at the two biggest ebook retailers to take the stage next week at Digital Book World 2015, Smaswords increases output, sizing up supply-and-demand in the digital market, Scribd raises $22 million, what's next for Nook and more.
Amazon adds 10 million new Prime members and says device sales grew by leaps and bounds this holiday season, assessing authors' Kindle Unlimited qualms, Kobo aims to upsell erstwhile Sony loyalists with new devices and more.
Industry leaders offer their thoughts on what constitutes a publishing start-up and which ones hold the most promise, four ways metadata is evolving, digital audiobooks come of age, raising the bar on digital content and more.
Three ways to upgrade your book marketing tactics for the vastness and vagaries of the digital marketplace, Amazon's one-hour delivery service scores high, e-commerce driving supply chain innovation and much more.
Why direct-to-consumer retail is about more than just driving revenue for publishers, a new argument on behalf of enhanced ebooks and playing the long-game in digital publishing, the unsung potential of foreign rights sales, used ebooks in Europe and much more.
One industry leader argues publishers need to "reverse the trend of shrinking shelf space" as ebook growth stays flat, Barnes & Noble buys back Pearson's stake in Nook, getting the most out of social media marketing and more.
Kensington CEO Steven Zacharius on regaining shelf space for print books and getting social media marketing right.
One industry leader's case for why Amazon could still prove a game-changer in the mobile market, what's ahead in digital content delivery, leadership changes at Wiley, reconsidering global ebook pricing and much more.
All Brain founder Marcello Vena on why Amazon is a constellation of start-ups as much as an established player.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt CEO Linda Zecher on rising technological innovation in educational publishing.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt CEO Linda Zecher on driving technological change in K-12 publishing, why Amazon is making peace with publishers, Macmillan head John Sargent expresses frustration over ebook distribution options and more.
Macmillan regains agency pricing in Amazon agreement and turns to explore subscription ebooks, Oyster adds Bloomsbury titles to its catalog, assessing Kindle Direct Publishing's pricing model and much more.
Macmillan becomes the latest Big Five publisher, after Hachette and Simon & Schuster, to reach a new multiyear print and digital distribution agreement with Amazon that returns to a version of the agency model of ebook pricing. The deal goes into effect on January 5, 2015, and allows the publisher to set its own ebook prices....
Smaller publishers and authors assess the distribution landscape, four changes ahead in book metadata, Amazon maps out the future of e-reading, whether Walmart is really eyeing Nook and much more.
Georgia McBride on what's next for Nook and self-published authors as indie publishers chart new courses.
Bookmate, the subscription ebook service and social e-reading platform, is now available in Singapore. Partnering with StarHub, a Singapore-based digital communications provider, Bookmate brings its more than 500,000-ebook catalog to the country’s growing market of e-readers, in what Bookmate founder Simon Dunlop in a statement today calls “a significant first step in increasing Bookmate’s footprint in...
Book publishers see new challenges and opportunities to optimize metadata for the digital market in 2015 and beyond.
Why the next wave of publishing innovation could emerge from the academic market, Bibliocrunch expands resources for authors, Kindle increases author payment fund, Penguin Random House best-sellers keep ahead and more.
Laura Hillenbrand's 'Unbroken' leads Penguin Random House's sweep of the Ebook Best-Seller List this holiday season.
Processed Media president Joseph Esposito on why academic publishing is the sector to watch for digital innovation.
[Press Release] Bibiocrunch Announces New Partnerships, Unveils Marketing Tools for Authors, and Launches New Site. The place for authors to connect with curated publishing professionals New York, NY—December 16,2014—Bibliocrunch, an online platform that connects authors with curated book-publishing professionals to create better books, is pleased to announce our new marketing tools, mobile-optimized site and...
Paper Lantern Lit's co-founders on building a "story experience" tailored to digital readers today, inside Apple's ebook pricing appeal hearing, Google doubles down on e-commerce, Amazon updates Kindle iOS apps and much more.
Paper Lantern Lit co-founders Lauren Oliver and Lexa Hillyer on new approaches to digital storytelling and branding.
The need to improve data-driven publishing tactics grows more urgent, announcing finalists for the 2015 Digital Book Awards, Scribd adds Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ebooks, linking websites and social media book marketing and more.