A sneak peak of new survey data on children’s e-reading and a holiday gift-buying forecast, four tips for rethinking the book blurb, Perseus’s strong fiscal 2014 finish, Amazon’s ground war with Alibaba and more.
Among the various high-tech gifts and gizmos parents are planning to buy for their children this holiday season, ebooks and e-reading devices are likely to be among the most popular, according to a new survey by PlayCollective and Digital Book World. …
Despite areas where traditional publishers are seeking outside support and the plethora of start-ups emerging to provide it, partnerships between the two remain limited. If it stays that way, publishers may ultimately have more to lose. One solution? Open up …
Outside investments in publishing technologies will continue to grow as publishers grapple with how to serve the expanding appetite among consumers for e-books said Hachette chief operating officer Ken Michaels.
Iris Blasi | Tapping into the marketing potential of handles
An exclusive preview for Publishers Launch’s first event, eBooks Go Global at the BEA, with a panel on ebook sales at independent bookstores.
Publishers Launch announces program for eBooks Go Global to be held May 25 at BookExpo America.
Mike Shatzkin | Conceiving issues that will gestate in the next nine months; planning for 2012 Digital Book World.
David Nussbaum | A new joint venture.