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All About the Audiobook Market in India

With a rising population of working executives regularly driving to work in India and spending long stretches of time on the road, reading has a new window of opportunity, and with that, so does publishing. Yet while a large part of this audience has already been captured by ebooks, there is a new format...

authors, podcasts, marketing, sales

The Market for Audiobooks in India

With a rising population of working executives regularly driving to work in India and spending long stretches of time on the road, reading has a new window of opportunity, and with that, so does publishing. Yet while a large part of this audience has already been captured by ebooks, there is a new format...

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Ushering in the New Era of Ebooks in India

The ebook market in India is at the cusp of a major revolution. By 2030, India will be amongst the youngest nations in the world, with nearly 140 million people in the college-going age group, as per a report by E&Y. India has become the second biggest smartphone market in terms of active unique...

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The New Era of Ebooks in India

The ebook market in India is at the cusp of a major revolution. By 2030, India will be amongst the youngest nations in the world, with nearly 140 million people in the college-going age group, as per a report by E&Y. India has become the second biggest smartphone market in terms of active unique...

Ebook Service Epic! Wants to Be Netflix for Kids

Ebook Service Epic! Wants to Be Netflix for Kids

Epic!, an ebook subscription service for children 12 and under, launched less than two years ago, but it has already achieved a major milestone: more than 10 million books read. The company, which works with more than 100 American publishers—including HarperCollins, Macmillan and National Geographic—also announced that it has added more than 500 Spanish...

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All Eyes on India

“India is a very promising market for all of our English-language publishers and authors,” BookBub CEO Josh Schanker says, explaining the start-up’s decision to launch in the country yesterday. India is the third international market to which BookBub has recently expanded, after extending its program of custom, email-based recommendations for discounted ebooks to the...

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BookBub Expands Discount Ebook Service to India

The email book marketing start-up BookBub launched in India yesterday, the company’s third international expansion after rolling out its service in Canada in January this year and the UK in September 2014. In order to help connect English-language titles with more Indian readers, BookBub also introduces support for Flipkart, the e-tailer considered to be India’s biggest online...

India’s Ebook Industry Shows Great Potential

The ebook industry in India is still an emerging market but feels like it’s about to grow – it’s like a storm brewing in the distance. It continues to swirl and swirl, yet it’s not certain when it will unleash in full force. As founder and managing editor of e-Books India, India’s largest online...

Kobo Goes To India

[Press Release] Kobo Sets Sights On Billion-Reader Opportunity As It Introduces World-Class eReading Experience To India Leading booksellers choose Kobo as the partner of choice to deliver a fully localized digital reading experience and award-winning devices to Indian market TORONTO, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Kobo, a global leader in eReading, and leading Indian...

Smashwords Inks Distribution Deal With Large Bookseller in India

[Press Email] Smashwords just announced a distribution agreement with Flipkart, India’s largest online retailer and bookseller. Flipkart serves approximately 9.6 million customers, including 1 million daily visitors and offers products in 17 categories. India represents the fifth largest source of traffic to the Smashwords store after the US, UK, Canada and Australia. Flipkart representatives...