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GfK MRI Launches Digital Ad Measuring Service

To address the growing need for accountability in digital marketing, GfK MRI has launched a syndicated service called Starch Digital. | Folio Magazine – 2012-02-09

Glam Media launches social network for food lovers

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - There are magazines, television shows and books about food. So why not a social network? | Reuters – 2012-02-09 Launches Site Upgrade on eZ Publish Enterprise

Award-winning News Organization is the Most Visited eZ Publish Site in North America | CNW – 2012-02-07

French chain Decitre launches online community

The Decitre chain of bookstores has created an online community to help consumers find books to... | The Bookseller – 2012-02-06

Hodder launches online sf community

Hodder has launched its first online science-fiction, fantasy and horror community, Hodderscape,... | The Bookseller – 2012-02-06

Browns launches e-book platform

Book supplier Browns Books for Students is to launch an e-book platform especially for schools... | The Bookseller – 2012-02-03

Amazon launches India e-commerce site

Amazon has this morning launched an e-commerce site in India called The platform... | The Bookseller – 2012-02-02

WHS launches R&J children's promotion

W H Smith has launched its new Richard & Judy Children’s Book Club promotion with a... | The Bookseller – 2012-02-02

Bloomsbury launches high-flying Circus

Bloomsbury is to launch a new literary imprint, Bloomsbury Circus, to accommodate its expanding... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-27

Right Launches Giant Campaign Against Media

A conservative media watchdog says it's launching a $5 million assault on the mainstream media today to beat back "an onslaught of character assassination against anyone who dares to challenge... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-26

Faber launches online project hub for YA readers

Faber and Faber has set up a social media hub, The Spark, for teenagers to get involved in Faber... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-23

Apple launches self-publishing app, partners with textbook publishers

Apple has announced a new multimedia app called iBooks Author, allowing writers to create their... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-19

Premedia Software Inc. Launches New Online File Correction Software for Small and Medium Size Publishers and Printers

New website provides file preflight and optimization services for publishers and printers using a pay-as-you-go price model. Andover, MA, – Premedia Software Inc. is pleased to announce the... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-19

New York Post Launches New Kindle Fire App

Add the New York Post to the growing list of publications that are releasing apps optimized for the Kindle Fire and in this case, other seven-inch Android tablets too. “This app adds to our... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-18 Launches Sports Ticketing Feature

Boston, January 17, 2012 – Boston sports fans can now score tickets from Ace Tickets while reading articles about their favorite teams and players through Tickets. Launched in... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-17

FT Launches Initiative to Showcase ‘Bigger’, ‘Faster’ and ‘Smarter’ Ad Campaigns

LONDON: 17 JANUARY 2012: The FT today unveils a global market-leading initiative created to ensure advertisers are getting the maximum return on their marketing investments. The initiative includes a... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-17

Google launches ad campaign to ease privacy concerns

In its Good to Know effort, Google will spend tens of millions on ads in U.S. newspapers and magazines and in public places such as subways to urge people to protect their personal information... | L.A. Times – 2012-01-17

Mirror launches year-long reading campaign

The Daily Mirror is to run a We Love Reading campaign, backed by poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy,... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-16

Sarah Lacy’s PandoDaily launches with $2.5 million in funding

Sarah Lacy, a book author and a veteran journalist (and most recently with TechCrunch) is launching PandoDaily, a daily technology news blog focused on startups and the startup ecosystem. The company... | GigaOM – 2012-01-16

Waterstones launches 'book club' promotion

Waterstones has launched a "book club" promotion, with the strapline: "Books you... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-16

Immediate launches Lonely Planet and Top Gear iPad apps

Immediate Media has launched two iPad apps for Lonely Planet and Top Gear magazines, both priced at £3.99. | Media Week – 2012-01-13

EPMG Launches Hispanic Newspaper Digital Network

EPMG, the multicultural media placement firm based in San Diego, CA, is launching its digital division, which focuses on the development of digital properties including web and mobile sites, online... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-12

Saqi Books launches non-fiction imprint

Independent publisher Saqi Books is to launch a new non-fiction imprint, with plans to publish... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-12

The New York Times Launches Education Travel Program

NEW YORK, January 11, 2012 – The New York Times announced today the launch of Times Journeys (, an educational travel program that connects readers and lifelong learners... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-12

Amazon launches new touch-friendly Kindle Store for iPad

Amazon has now broken out its touch-friendly shopping experience for the iPad from its Kindle Cloud Reader product, in an effort to make it easier for everyone to buy books from the Kindle Store, and... | GigaOM – 2012-01-10

Medialets Launches Invite-Only Buying Platform for Mobile

Mobile rich media ad platform Medialets is getting into the matchmaking business. In an announcement today, the New York-based company said it is launching Medialets Private Marketplace, an... | AdWeek – 2012-01-10

Chinese e-tailer Dangdang launches e-book platform

China's biggest online book retailer Dangdang has launched its e-book platform in China, with... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-23

Pan Mac launches e-book bundles

Pan Macmillan has launched its first e-book bundles, collections of two or three titles in a... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-22

The Bookseller launches Christmas Trading Survey

The Bookseller is launching its annual survey of how independent bookshops have fared with... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-21

Vogue launches online archive of every American issue in its 119-year history

The 400,000 images no doubt constitute the world's most glamorous picture library – but subscription comes at a priceIn 1988, when the printers received the image for the November issue of American... | Guardian – 2011-12-16

Magazine Launches Up 23.8 Percent in 2011

The number of magazines launched in 2011 jumped 23.8 percent, from 193 to 239, compared to 2010, according to magazine database Meanwhile, the number of closures fell 13.6 percent,... | Folio Magazine – 2011-12-15

Future appoints new marketing head and launches archive library

Future Publishing has appointed former IPC marketing executive Sam Wight to the new role of group marketing manager for its entertainment titles, and has launched an image archive library containing... | Media Week – 2011-12-09

Bloomsbury launches online service for unpublished authors

Bloomsbury is to offer online services to help unpublished authors learn about the publishing... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-05

National Literacy Trust launches Christmas appeal

The number of children who do not own a book is increasing, the National Literacy Trust has said... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-05

Good Housekeeping launches £25k novel competition

Good Housekeeping has launched a £25,000 competition for budding novelists in association... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-01

Kobo 2012 Book Club Launches - Offered for Free with Purchase of the Kobo eReader Touch Edition

There's Never Been a Better Time to Buy: Popular Kobo Touch eReaders Now Offer Even More Value - Include a Free Book Every Month | CNW – 2011-12-01

Sport launches iPad app with GroupM

Sport, the UTV Media-owned free magazine, is launching a free iPad app tomorrow (25 November), with WPP's media arm GroupM as the exclusive ad partner until March 2012. | Media Week – 2011-11-24

WHS launches new £169.99 Kobo e-reader

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 23/11/2011 - 08:30 W H Smith has launched a colour WiFi Kobo e-reader, priced £169.99 and with a multimedia touch screen and social media... | The Bookseller – 2011-11-23

'Adweek' Launches Self-Serve Ad Platform

Adweek has partnered with Toronto-based technology company Shiny Ads to create the new Adweek Self-Serve Ad platform. The service now lets anyone upload a 300 x 250 banner ad and secure a set number... | AdWeek – 2011-11-15

Dawson launches consultation over moves

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 15/11/2011 - 09:40 Dawson Books has begun consulting with employees after announcing major head office departments will move to Bertram’s site in... | The Bookseller – 2011-11-15

Kindle launches Daily Deals with discounted Ridpath

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 14/11/2011 - 15:50 has launched a Kindle Daily Deal promotion, selling one chosen title a day at a heavily discounted price. It began... | The Bookseller – 2011-11-14

AOL Canada launches Editions by AOL - The magazine that reads you!

iPad Exclusive Magazine Now Available on the App Store | CNW – 2011-11-09

Nuts launches first Android app and collector's one-shot

Lads' mag Nuts has launched its first Android app and a bumper collector's edition of the magazine, both focusing on the scantily-clad girls usually found within its pages. | Media Week – 2011-11-09

TBD launches 24-hour promotion

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 07/11/2011 - 14:23 The Book Depository is kicking off Christmas with 24 hours of deals, beginning this Thursday (10th November). The online retailer... | The Bookseller – 2011-11-07

Amazon launches Kindle lending library for US

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 03/11/2011 - 09:54 has launched a lending library for US Kindle owners with Prime membership today (3rd November), after signing deals on... | The Bookseller – 2011-11-03

Hearst Launches New YouTube Channel Initiative

In an effort to reach consumers in a multi-platform environment, Hearst Magazines has announced that the company will develop two new online video channels through YouTube. Hearst is one of among... | Folio Magazine – 2011-11-02

Bazalgette launches publisher with foodie memoir

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 28/10/2011 - 08:00 Peter Bazalgette, the man responsible for introducing "Big Brother" to the UK, is turning his hand to publishing, launching a new... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-28

WTWH Media Launches Solar Power World Magazine

Business-to-business media company WTWH Media, LLC isn’t afraid of the uncertainty surrounding the magazine market place—the company is launching a new title this month called Solar Power World... | Folio Magazine – 2011-10-20

Kobo launches surprise tablet

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 19/10/2011 - 14:51 Kobo has launched a tablet rival to the Kindle Fire, which it is launching in the US and Canada priced at $199. The surprise... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-19

Open Road launches Iconic E-Books

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 18/10/2011 - 15:19 Digital publisher Open Road is launching a new imprint, Iconic E-books, with Erica Jong's Fear of Flying and Alice Walker's... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-18

EAG launches carbon footprint tool at FBF

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Thu, 13/10/2011 - 12:33 The Booksellers Association/Publishers Association’s Environmental Action Group (EAG) has launched Book-carbon, a tool for... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-13

Newsstand launches for iPhone and iPad

Apple released version five of its iOS operating system Wednesday afternoon, which includes the new Newsstand feature that helps users collect and organize apps for newspapers and magazines.... | Poynter. – 2011-10-13

Time Inc.’s Real Simple App Launches First on NOOK

The NOOK Newsstand is getting another addition, Time Inc. has announced that Real Simple magazine will be exclusively sold on the digital platform for the month of November and will begin a full... | Folio Magazine – 2011-10-13

Authonomy launches digital imprint

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 12/10/2011 - 13:30 Authonomy, HarperCollins' writing community for unpublished authors, is launching a new imprint with plans to publish 12 titles... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-12

Google launches UK eBooks store, Australia and Canada 'soon'

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Thu, 06/10/2011 - 14:17 Google eBooks has launched its e-bookstore in the UK. The store can be found at with frontlist titles... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-06

Time Inc. Launches PinPoint For Ad Clients

As advertising clients continue to tighten the grip on their change purses, publishers are concocting solutions to show the value of their content, sites and magazines as an advertising platform.... | Folio Magazine – 2011-10-04

Bloomsbury launches Connect e-book service

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Mon, 03/10/2011 - 15:15 Bloomsbury is to launch an e-book distribution facility Bloomsbury Connect, which will offer e-book conversion and distribution... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-03

Perseus launches self-publishing e-book service

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 03/10/2011 - 08:01 US independent publisher Perseus Books Group has launched a distribution and marketing service for authors wanting to... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-03

Guardian launches indie guide

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 29/09/2011 - 13:55 A guide to independent bookshops will be given away in this Saturday's Guardian [1st October], with more than 350 indies... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-29

Amazon launches tablet and new Kindle Touch

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 28/09/2011 - 15:20 Amazon has unveiled a Kindle Touch reader, priced $99 for the wi-fi model, alongside a brand new tablet device called Kindle Fire.... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-28

Amazon launches tablet and new UK Kindle priced £89

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 28/09/2011 - 15:40 Amazon has unveiled a Kindle Touch reader, alongside a brand new tablet device called Kindle Fire. It has also launched an £89... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-28

Penguin launches Oliver app

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 27/09/2011 - 09:15 Penguin has released Jamie Oliver's Food Guide app for Apple's iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, with the guide now available for... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-27

Hearst Launches HGTV Magazine

No doubt with hopes to mirror the success of its Food Network Magazine, Hearst is launching another television-channel based publication: HGTV Magazine. | Folio Magazine – 2011-09-26

Trident agency launches e-book service

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 26/09/2011 - 15:05 Trident Media Group, a New York-based literary agency, has launched Trident E-Book Operations, which will create, manage and... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-26

Vintage launches 'deep-reading' collection

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 26/09/2011 - 08:45 Zadie Smith, Jeanette Winterson, Blake Morrison and Mark Haddon are among the big names contributing to a Vintage essay... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-26

Amazon launches no-fee e-book loans

We've been nearing the end of the late-fees era for years -- and, thanks to technology, we're one step closer this week. Amazon just launched a no-fees library loan program for digital books. | CNN – 2011-09-23

Amazon launches Kindle Library Lending program

Last April, Amazon announced the Kindle Library Lending program would let Kindle users borrow books from more than 11,000 U.S. libraries. Today, the program officially launched at all participating... | Betanews – 2011-09-21

Natural History Museum launches e-book

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 20/09/2011 - 08:17 The Natural History Museum has launched its first e-book for the iPad, created from the most expensive book ever sold. The... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-20

Mail Newspapers launches app for fashion magazine

Mail Newspapersis launching a free iPad version of its fashion magazine, Inspire, to coincide with London Fashion Week, which begins today and finishes on Wednesday (21 September). | Media Week – 2011-09-16

Guardian launches new US homepage

US front page targets American users as publisher hires new US team of writers, technologists and editorsGuardian News & Media has launched its newhomepage,, from its digital... | Guardian – 2011-09-15

Shortfire launches Papercut app

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 15/09/2011 - 15:23 Digital short story publishing house Shortfire Press has launched a new app which presents sound and video content when a reader... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-15

Amazon launches in Spain

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 14/09/2011 - 15:30 Amazon has launched a Spanish website, although Spanish readers will have to wait to get their hands on the Kindle. The site,... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-14

Tatler launches restaurant guide app

Condé Nast magazine Tatler has launched its restaurant guide as an Apple iOS app in partnership with Laurent-Perrier Champagne. | Media Week – 2011-09-14

FT launches advertiser-funded app for luxury title

The Financial Times has launched a free iPad app today (13 September) for its How to Spend it luxury magazine. | Media Week – 2011-09-13

Big Green Bookshop launches three for two

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 09/09/2011 - 16:39 The Big Green Bookshop is marking the scrapping of the iconic decade-long Waterstone's three for two offer by launching its own.... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-09

The Huffington Post launches an e-book

When the name of The Huffington Post is evoked, many people's first thought is of unpaid bloggers and aggregated content - which makes many journalists slightly unsettled. Yet The Huffington Post has... | Editors Weblog – 2011-09-08

Ebury launches digital first romance list

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 07/09/2011 - 15:59 Ebury is launching a straight-to-digital romance list, Rouge, acquiring print rights to the titles in order to launch... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-07

Time magazine launches two Tumblrs

Romenesko+ Memos One is a shorter, more social version of Time’s photo blog, LightBox. The second Tumblr, according to a Time memo, “aims to be a digital scrapbook of this institution’s vintage... | Poynter. – 2011-09-07

ReadSpeaker Launches Web-Based Math Audio Reader for Publishers to Make Their Educational Content More Accessible

Do you have math notations in your e-learning content that you want your users to be able to listen to? ReadSpeaker creates the online text-to-speech service that gives users better access to courses... | CNW – 2011-09-06

Good Housekeeping launches reader research tool

Hearst Magazines' homes title Good Housekeeping has launched a new reader recommendation tool for brands to use across marketing material and campaigns. | Media Week – 2011-09-05

WHS launches share buyback scheme

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 31/08/2011 - 08:15 W H Smith has announced it is embarking on a share buyback scheme worth £50m for the next financial year. It did not disclose... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-31

Amazon launches student iPhone app for buying and trade-ins

Amazon’s new student-focused iPhone application lets students buy and trade-in books and gadgets for the new back-to-school season. | ZDNet – 2011-08-16

Pottermore launches in beta

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 16/08/2011 - 08:50 J K Rowling's Pottermore site launched yesterday as a beta version for members of the press and the one million fans who... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-16

British Library launches E-Book Treasures for iPad

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 11/08/2011 - 09:08 The British Library has launched its E-book Treasures series for the iPad, with ancient manuscripts now available for... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-11

Amazon quietly launches Kindle networking site

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 08/08/2011 - 15:39 has launched a social networking site for Kindle users to discuss and share notes on e-books. The site, called... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-08

Women's Institute launches library petition

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 05/08/2011 - 12:43 The Women's Institute has launched an e-petition in support of public libraries. The petition calls for the value of libraries... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-05

AOL Launches Daily 'Magazine' App

The tablet has been the latest go-to source for trying to reach personalized content nirvana. And of course it's the magazine format that seems to make the most sense from both a metaphorical and... | Folio Magazine – 2011-08-04

British Library launches 19th Century iPad app

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 03/08/2011 - 14:05 The British Library has launched an iPad app allowing subscribers to browse 45,000 books from its 19th century historical... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-03

Clare Conville launches literary festival

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 04/08/2011 - 08:50 Clare Conville, director of Conville & Walsh, has set up a literary and music festival in East Anglia with rare book dealer... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-03

Time Inc. Launches New Tablet Strategy

Time Inc. is making it easier for readers to access its magazines in digital form—the company announced Wednesday that it will make all 21 of its U.S. titles available on the iPad and other tablets... | AdWeek – 2011-08-03

Orion launches BookBark for indies

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 01/08/2011 - 12:23 Orion has launched an online initiative to support independent booksellers in the UK and Ireland, providing resources such... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-01

W H Smith launches Priority Moments with O2

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 25/07/2011 - 16:05 W H Smith has launched a new half-price book promotion in partnership with mobile phone network O2, which it said has the... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-25

Amazon UK launches Textbook Trade-In Programme

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 21/07/2011 - 09:08 has launched a service allowing customers to trade in old textbooks in exchange for gift card credit on their Amazon... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-21

Amazon Kindle launches textbook rentals

Iniative would allow Kindle users to rent books with up to 80% launched Kindle textbook rentals, promising "tens of thousands of textbooks" at discounts of as much as 80% less than... | Baltimore Sun – 2011-07-20

Egmont launches new teen magazine 'We Love Pop'

Egmont Publishing Group is to buck the trend in the teen media market with the launch of We Love Pop, a new monthly pop magazine aimed at teen girls, more than five years after Smash Hits folded. | Media Week – 2011-07-18

Kobo launches e-book store in Germany

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 13/07/2011 - 09:37 Kobo has begun selling e-books in Germany, including offering 80,000 titles in the German language, and 2.4 million e-books in... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-13

Google launches first e-reader

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Tue, 12/07/2011 - 08:30 Google has launched a branded e-reader, the first device to be integrated with the Google e-books platform. The internet giant... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-12

Hachette Filipacchi launches Elle iPhone app

Hachette Filipacchi is expanding its Elle brand onto the mobile platform with the launch of a magazine iPhone app. | Media Week – 2011-07-12

Independent e-book site launches

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 08/07/2011 - 08:36 A blogging site that aims to boost authors' independent e-book sales has been created by writers Katherine Roberts and Susan... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-08

Just The News That's Fit to Read: Summify Launches an iPhone App

Sometimes keeping up with the Internet can seem like an endless assignment. The tweets and Facebook posts scroll infinitely, the email piles up, and news sites and blogs publish around the clock.... | AllThingsD – 2011-07-08

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