Digital Books: ‘Enhanced’ — But for Whom?

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A quarter of Hive sales digital, says Gardners

The Bookseller – 2012-02-09

Nearly a quarter of all books sold on Hive since October have been digital, Gardners has revealed...

GfK MRI Launches Digital Ad Measuring Service

Folio Magazine – 2012-02-09

To address the growing need for accountability in digital marketing, GfK MRI has launched a syndicated service called Starch Digital.

HC: digital 'at 20%' of UK revenues

The Bookseller – 2012-02-09

HarperCollins' financial performance continues to be unclear, with parent company News Corp...

GigaOm Buys Digital-Media News Site PaidContent

Editor & Publisher – 2012-02-08

GigaOm, the digital-media company that publishes a popular tech blog of the same name, is buying the digital-media news site PaidContent.org from London-based Guardian News & Media, GigaOM said...

Orion to publish R J Ellory digital exclusive

The Bookseller – 2012-02-06

Orion is publishing an exclusive trilogy of short stories by crime writer R J Ellory, called...

Now and Then Jumps into Digital Short Pool

Publishers Weekly – 2012-02-03

In early 2011, Amazon launched Kindle Singles, and among those who saw the potential of the short-form digital content model were Chandos Erwin, managing director of the digital agency Oatmeal Beach,...

Digital Ad Lab to discuss future of printed mags at Digital London

PrintWeek – 2012-02-02

The future of print-based publishing will be on the agenda at the next meeting of the Digital Ad Lab (DAL), which will take place during the Digital London exhibition at Excel next month.

Digital-only short story trails Fforde novel

The Bookseller – 2012-02-02

Random House has released the first direct-to-digital fiction title by bestselling author Katie...

New York Times Digital Subscription Numbers Grow 20 Percent

AllThingsD – 2012-02-02

The New York Times ended 2011 with 390,000 digital subscribers, up about 20 percent from its third-quarter total. Some of the new subscriptions came from the publisher's International Herald Tribune,...

January book spend falls as digital bites

The Bookseller – 2012-02-01

Printed book sales fell 12% year on year in January, with spending falling to its lowest point...

Big names lose print traction in digital 2011

The Bookseller – 2012-01-30

Despite another sterling year for Jamie Oliver, Britain's bestselling authors generated their...

'Agile' publishing at Digital Book World

The Bookseller – 2012-01-24

Publishers may be falling out of love with apps, but they need to fall in love with their...

Mecom to launch digital paywall and review future of 65 free titles

Guardian – 2012-01-24

Wide-ranging strategic review by new chief executive Tom Toumazis aims to slash costs by €70mMecom is to introduce digital pay models across its top newspaper titles, slash costs by €70m and...

Move to Digital: Lose Your Unwanted Books

PC World – 2012-01-23

Want to replace your traditional library with ebooks? Here are some sites and tools that can help you make your physical books disappear.

Post-Christmas digital sales rocket

The Bookseller – 2012-01-23

Publishers have reported e-book sales surging by up to 355% post-Christmas, as Nielsen BookScan...

31 Percent of Delivered Digital Ads Not Seen By Consumers

Folio Magazine – 2012-01-20

In a new study undertaken by comScore to support the release of a new digital ad measurement solution, the company found that 31 percent of ads are delivered, but not seen by consumers.

Panarea Digital Debuts Nearpod For Schools

Publishers Weekly – 2012-01-20

Panarea Digital is an e-book, app, and mobile technology developer with a focus on education. The firm has produced interactive e-books for Barnes & Noble and other companies, but Panarea Digital is...

Electrik surges into digital publishing

The Bookseller – 2012-01-19

A group of children's authors has formed a collective called Electrik Inc to publish their...

Report: Apple's educational announcement will focus on tools for developing digital textbooks

San Jose Mercury News – 2012-01-19

At a Thursday event in New York, Apple will announce a set of tools that make it easier to publish interactive textbooks and other digital educational content, said two people with knowledge of the...

How to make money from digital news

Guardian – 2012-01-18

There is still cash to be made from journalism when the presses stop rollingAdvertising still dominates the newspaper revenue model. Depending upon the particular country, it is not uncommon to see...

YA market ripe for digital, say publishers

The Bookseller – 2012-01-16

Children's publishers remain confident that the printed book will be the dominant format for...

German book retailer to restructure to face digital challenge

The Bookseller – 2012-01-13

The earnings of German book retailer Thalia's parent group Douglas Holding will be hit by the...

Jackie Collins backlist for digital

The Bookseller – 2012-01-13

Simon and Schuster will release blockbuster writer Jackie Collins’ backlist in digital...

EPMG Launches Hispanic Newspaper Digital Network

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-12

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...

Wenner Hires New Digital Chief, Again

AdWeek – 2012-01-11

Wenner Media has named a new chief digital officer, David Kang, who becomes the third person to hold the position in less than a year. Wenner hired its first chief digital officer, Steven Schwartz,...

Publishers look to digital as physical sales slump £100m in 2011

The Bookseller – 2012-01-05

Strong e-book sales over the festive period compensated for the decline in physical sales,...

Mystery Apple event to focus on education, iTunes U, digital publishing?

ZDNet – 2012-01-04

The secretive Apple event planned for the end of Jan 2012 has attracted claims that it involves the textbook and digital publishing industry.

Printed book sales fall as Christmas digital sales rise

The Bookseller – 2012-01-04

Physical book sales in the final week of the year totalled £22.5m — down 70% week on...

Digital Domain: For Libraries and Publishers, an E-Book Tug of War

The New York Times – 2011-12-25

E-books and audio books on the Web site of the New York Public Library. Publishers are waiting for an industrywide approach to e-lending to gel.

A more digital focus for Sun-Times Media after purchase by Chicago investors?

Editors Weblog – 2011-12-23

A local investment group is buying up Sun-Times Media for over $20 million in a move that may bring more digital focus to the media company. The Chicago Sun-Times, one of the papers owned by...

Amazon may benefit as digital goods sales jump

Reuters – 2011-12-23

(Reuters) - Digital goods are the fastest-growing category online this holiday, led by e-books, suggesting Amazon.com Inc's strategy of blanketing the world with cheap e-readers and tablet computers...

Ziff Davis Enterprise Debuts Live Digital Event for Tablet, Smartphone and Web Consumption

Folio Magazine – 2011-12-22

Ealier this month, Ziff Davis Enterprise [ZDE] completed a significant step in its OmniDigital strategy, rolled out earlier this year.

S&S' Reidy: Digital could 'reshape international business'

The Bookseller – 2011-12-20

E-books are expected to account for 17% of Simon & Schuster's total revenue in 2011,...

Digital start-ups swell IPG membership

The Bookseller – 2011-12-19

Eighty publishers have joined the Independent Publishers Guild this year, with digital companies...

Rodale Makes Digital Hire

AdWeek – 2011-12-19

Health and fitness publisher Rodale is bringing in a new executive to oversee the digital division it created as part of October's shakeup. Former Barnes & Noble GM Anthony Astarita will become...

Digital marketeers set for busy Christmas Day

The Bookseller – 2011-12-16

Publishers are planning to up their marketing campaigns over the crucial festive period,...

Trinity restructures regionals for digital push

Media Week – 2011-12-16

Trinity Mirror has restructured the management structure across its regional division and is creating 20 new digital positions as it looks to increase its focus on digital publishing and streamline...

RH expands digital team

The Bookseller – 2011-12-14

Random House is extending its digital team, and has promoted Dan Franklin, current digital editor...

History Press makes redundancies, grows digital

The Bookseller – 2011-12-13

The History Press is in consultation with a "small number" of staff over redundancies,...

Between the Lines: Author Amy Tan discusses first digital work

SacBee – 2011-12-12

Since it started up in April, the San Francisco digital publishing site www.byliner.com has specialized in long-form narrative nonfiction.

Survey: heaviest buyers moving to digital

The Bookseller – 2011-12-12

The potential for digital to grow readership and increase revenue has been seriously called into...

Condé Nast Partners with AdMeld in Private Digital Ad Exchange

Folio Magazine – 2011-12-08

In a major magazine publisher first, Condé Nast launched a private advertising exchange for select digital clientele. Partnering with service provider AdMeld, inventory from Condé’s entire digital...

John Blake prepares for 2012 digital push

The Bookseller – 2011-12-08

John Blake has promoted four members of staff to reflect a new emphasis on digital publishing for...

Orion acquires digital rights to Household's backlist

The Bookseller – 2011-12-08

Orion has acquired digital publishing rights to the entire backlist of thriller writer Geoffrey...

Package print with digital to thrive, says Schnittman

The Bookseller – 2011-12-05

Publishers should offer "enhanced hardbacks" with print and digital packaged together,...

Publishers bullish over digital future

The Bookseller – 2011-12-05

More than a third of publishers internationally believe that digital formats will account for at...

Flashman gets digital

The Bookseller – 2011-12-01

HarperCollins has published George Macdonald Fraser's 12-strong Flashman series in e-book...

Report: Digital ad exec Laura Lang chosen to lead Time Inc.

Poynter. – 2011-12-01

The Wall Street Journal

Time Inc. Finds Future In Digital Ad Executive

The Wall Street Journal – 2011-12-01

Laura Lang, Time Inc.'s new CEO, is new to magazines but she is well-versed in the digital media landscape. The publisher plucked her from digital ad firm Digitas Inc.

Digital Mastery: the rise and rise of The Economist

Editors Weblog – 2011-11-29

Once upon a time, people may have stereotyped of The Economist as a dry, formal publication, which aged company executives would leaf through in their dusty studies. But if those days ever existed,...

For Some, Digital Revenues a Sorely Needed Boon

Folio Magazine – 2011-11-29

With print advertising on the run, digital continues to rise.

Economist publisher boosts profits after digital-only subscribers top 100,000

Guardian – 2011-11-28

Publisher of the Economist reports 6% increase in operating profits to £26.2m as ad revenue grows by 12%The publisher of the Economist has reported a 6% year-on-year increase in operating profits to...

Digital Book Census shows rates creep up

The Bookseller – 2011-11-25

Digital royalty rates paid to authors by publishers are increasing, though there remains...

Finding Your Way Through the Digital Maze: E-Solutions 2011

Publishers Weekly – 2011-11-25

Book publishers know that their business is changing, and quickly. Whether it’s online publishing through the Web, downloadable e-books, or app development, digital content and the technology that...

Survey: Magazine e-readers want more digital content

Poynter. – 2011-11-22

Association of Magazine Media

Digital ad revenue exceeds print for first time at Atlantic Media

Poynter. – 2011-11-21

The New York Times This is apparently the first time such a well-known magazine publisher has achieved the milestone, Jeremy Peters reports. Although The Wall Street Journal reports Monday that print...

Wenner Media Digital Boss Michael Bloom Leaves After Six Months

AllThingsD – 2011-11-19

Bloom joined the publisher, which owns Rolling Stone, Us Weekly, and Men’s Journal, in May. Friday afternoon he sent out a memo announcing his departure.

Digital Readers 11 Percent of Total Magazine Audience

Folio Magazine – 2011-11-18

For those who still doubt that magazine content has a place in the digital world, new data proves magazines’ growing digital prowess.

13 Ways to Jumpstart Digital Revenue

Folio Magazine – 2011-11-17

To conclude min day's Digital Summit at the Grand Hyatt in New York City this week, three digital publishing executives shared actionable tips on how to ramp up revenue, regardless of company scale.

Callaway Digital Arts talks book-apps, brands and edutainment

Guardian – 2011-11-16

Chief executive Rex Ishibashi on exploring the crossover between digital books and video gamesThe world of book-apps is a crowded place, with traditional publishers jostling with developers and...

Roanoke reorganizes for digital first publishing, lays off 3

Poynter. – 2011-11-15

MediaWire Memo The Roanoke Times is reorganizing its online news department as it shifts to a digital first strategy that editor Carole Tarrant calls “just the first wave in what will be an ongoing...

New digital short works series for Penguin

The Bookseller – 2011-11-14

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 14/11/2011 - 08:22 Penguin is launching a digital series of exclusive short works called Penguin Shorts, releasing nine titles by authors...

Digital Devices Riding High

Publishers Weekly – 2011-11-11

When the e-reader tablet wars heat up this holiday season, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other companies will be selling their wares to a consumer market that is growing increasingly comfortable with...

Ziff Davis Realigns Management of eWEEK for Digital Transition

Folio Magazine – 2011-11-11

In the wake of its recent announcement to convert to an all-digital portfolio, Ziff Davis Enterprise realigns its eWEEK editorial staff. This translates to the division of eWEEK editor-in-chief...

The Times' Digital Head Steps Down; Conde Goes Hollywood

Media Bistro – 2011-11-09

The executive behind the NYT paywall resigns, a publishing giant sets its sights out West, and NatGeo goes commercial. Revolving Door Newsletter: 11.08.11 New Career Opportunities Daily: The best...

Industry struggling with digital skills lag

The Bookseller – 2011-11-08

Written By: Tom Holman Publication Date: Tue, 08/11/2011 - 15:57 The books industry is not doing enough to attract and train staff to take advantage of the surge in e-book sales, this year’s...

NYT Times Co.'s top digital executive to retire

San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-11-08

(11-07) 12:41 PST NEW YORK, (AP) -- Martin Nisenholtz., a New York Times Co. executive who engineered the newspaper publisher's expansion on the Internet and mobile devices, is retiring at the end of...

Books24x7: Professional Books Go Digital

Publishers Weekly – 2011-11-04

Given e-books’ recent growth in the trade, professional books are clearly ahead of the digital curve. Books24x7 was one of the earliest companies in the professional e-book space, licensing and...

Magazine ABC rule change allows inclusion of overseas digital editions

Media Week – 2011-11-03

The Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) has adapted its consumer magazine reporting standards to allow publishers to include their overseas digital editions.

Yahoo unveils digital magazine designed for tablets

San Jose Mercury News – 2011-11-03

Yahoo is joining the computer tablet bandwagon with a digital magazine designed for the iPad.

National Geographic Magazine Exceeds 100,000 Paid Digital Subscribers

Folio Magazine – 2011-11-02

National Geographic Magazine topped 100,000 paid digital subscribers this past weekend and the magazine's special series on world population, which was collected into one app called "7 Billion", was...

News Leadership 3.0 -- The business of going digital first at Morris Communications

Online Journalism Review – 2011-11-02

Although the Journal Register Company has claimed the name “Digital First” for their new spinoff, JRC is not the only news organization making big—and long—bets on the ascendancy of digital...

B&N new digital device expected "next Monday"

The Bookseller – 2011-11-01

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 01/11/2011 - 09:49 Barnes & Noble is expected to reveal its latest digital device next Monday, as tablet competition hots up in the wake of Amazon...

Digital Catalogues Take Over

Publishers Weekly – 2011-10-28

Going from paper to electronic catalogues has become one of the biggest upheavals in the way independent bookstores buy, on a par with cutbacks in field sales reps. “I don’t think our choice is...

Magazine Publishers Look to Where Digital is Booming: The Book Business

Folio Magazine – 2011-10-28

After the initial flurry of excitement surrounding the release of their digital editions, magazine publishers are now beginning to focus on the strategies behind the products. In addition to complete...

Survey: Professionals Not Replacing Print With Digital?

Folio Magazine – 2011-10-28

This week alone, Ziff Davis Enterprise announced it will replace its three remaining print magazines with digital editions in 2012 and Hanley Wood president and CEO Frank Anton indicated that more...

Ziff Davis Enterprise To Go All-Digital In 2012

Folio Magazine – 2011-10-26

Ziff Davis Enterprise has launched a new strategy called OmniDigital that will take the company all-digital with emphasis in four keys areas--traditional websites, mobile websites, tablets and...

Oops! The Economist discovers it’s been giving away digital subscriptions

Poynter. – 2011-10-21

paidContent.org The Economist is revoking premium digital subscriptions from some users after realizing it’s been accidentally giving them full digital access — for five years, in some cases. The...

Should digital design look more like print?

Editors Weblog – 2011-10-21

Mike McCue, co-founder of Flipboard, told attendees of the Web 2.0 summit in San Francisco on Wednesday: "I believe the future of the web really is going to be more like print"The story was reported...

Issuu Adpages Makes Print Ads Digital-Ready

Folio Magazine – 2011-10-20

In the digital sector, some publishers are still waiting for online advertising to become as profitable as its print counterpart once was. Many complain digital ad offerings are not comparable to the...

New York Times digital subscribers up 40,000

Guardian – 2011-10-20

NYT has 324,000 readers paying for online content following strong summer, while its publisher posts healthy Q3 profitThe New York Times has added more than 40,000 new digital subscribers since June,...

Erica Jong's 'Fear of Flying' goes digital

San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-10-18

(10-18) 06:37 PDT NEW YORK, (AP) -- Erica Jong is the latest author to embark on a different kind of digital path. Jong has signed with the electronic publisher Open Road Integrated Media to release...

Trends: Digital Advertising

AdWeek – 2011-10-18

A vast array of technologies and trends are transforming online marketing. Because it’s hard to wade through the changes, we’ve whittled them down to six that are significant. The death of the...

Digital to dominate by 2020

The Bookseller – 2011-10-17

Written By: Tom Holman Publication Date: Mon, 17/10/2011 - 08:30 More than half of people working in the industry think sales of e-books will overtake those of their printed counterparts by the end...

Authonomy launches digital imprint

The Bookseller – 2011-10-12

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...

News Leadership 3.0 -- Use cases for digital media: comScore report shows why they matter

Online Journalism Review – 2011-10-12

Audiences aren’t what they used to be, especially for the news business. Once upon a time, publishers and advertisers mostly cared about were audience demographics. That’s because most...

Digital and face-to-face drive Haymarket to £5.2m pre-tax profit

Media Week – 2011-10-07

Haymarket, the international consumer and business publisher, has reported 2010 pre-tax profits of £5.2m after increasing revenues by 4% to £230.7m.

Digital sales 'could be 15%' by year's end

The Bookseller – 2011-10-07

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 07/10/2011 - 14:39 Independent publishers are predicting that e-book sales may make up as much as 15% of their total sales by the end of 2011,...

Digital sales surging in Spain

The Bookseller – 2011-10-07

Written By: Paul Rigg Publication Date: Fri, 07/10/2011 - 15:10 The Spanish book trade is preparing for unexpectedly fast growth in digital sales, Liber, the international book fair for the Spanish...

Frankfurt 2011: Going Digital Abroad

Publishers Weekly – 2011-10-07

Last year at the Frankfurt Book Fair everyone was talking about digital rights. Same as the year before. With the e-book market exploding in the U.S., the fair is devoting more and more space to...

Morris Communications merges print and online divisions during digital-first transition

Poynter. – 2011-10-07

Digital journey

Adobe Releases Single Edition in Digital Publishing Suite

Folio Magazine – 2011-10-06

In an expanded effort to support all of publishers’ app needs, Adobe’s Digital Suite now includes Single Edition capability. The service is available for iPad app creation, and supports apps...

Publishing Scotland to launch digital fund for indies

The Bookseller – 2011-10-05

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 05/10/2011 - 15:21 Publishing Scotland has launched a "Go-Digital Fund" to support Scottish-based book publishers develop their digital...

Spanish book fair looks to digital growth

The Bookseller – 2011-10-05

Written By: Robert Stokes Publication Date: Wed, 05/10/2011 - 15:18 Liber, the 29th International Book Fair for the Spanish speaking world, starts today [5th October] in Madrid and takes place...

Librarians fear over digital stalemate

The Bookseller – 2011-09-30

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 30/09/2011 - 08:15 Librarians have warned that the year-long stalemate with the major publishers over the terms of e-book lending could damage the...

Digital Advertising Logs Record-Breaking Quarter

AdWeek – 2011-09-28

Interactive advertising revenues totaled a record $14.9 billion in the first half of 2011, a 23.2 percent increase over last year. The growth rate is comparable to pre-recession levels, said Sherrill...

Study Shows Only 38.4 Percent of Digital Media Users Engage with Mag Content

Folio Magazine – 2011-09-28

As publishers prep for the next big tablet hope (Amazon is set to release its much-awaited tablet device on Wednesday), a new survey released from global business advisory firm FTI Consulting, Inc....

Amazon founder heads digital advance on Guardian books power list

Guardian – 2011-09-23

Jeff Bezos tops a list of the 100 most powerful people in publishing which charts the transformation of the books industry by digital technologySeismic shifts in the publishing world, transforming...

Amazon opens digital lending across US

The Bookseller – 2011-09-21

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 21/09/2011 - 12:05 Amazon has made books for the Kindle available across 11,000 local libraries in the United States. Customers can search for books...

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