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Digital-only short story trails Fforde novel

The Bookseller – 2012-02-02

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Publishers in the UK are Expecting Digital Revenues to Increase by 15% This Year

Digital revenue growth among online publishers in the UK is expected to grow by 15 per cent in 2013 according to the fifth annual organisation census by the Association of Online Publishers, while... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-04-10

AOP Census Predicts 15% Rise in Digital Revenue this Year

Digital revenue growth among online publishers in the UK is expected to grow by 15 per cent in 2013 according to the fifth annual organisation census by the Association of Online Publishers, while... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-04-11

More Than a Digital Book World

With e-book and total digital sales posting steady—if generally smaller—increases in 2012, sales of print books held up fairly well across the book trade and at most major houses. | Publishers Weekly – 2013-04-12

In a Constant State of Flux and Frenzy: Digital Solutions in India 2013

Time was, when a company got a winning product (or formula), it was set for a few generations, or at least for several years. Not so today—even less so in the content or in the digital space. | Publishers Weekly – 2013-04-13

New Statesman strides into its next century in both print and digital

While our website can be fast, funny and irreverent, our magazine can be reflective, considered and deliberativeWhat's the point of a political and cultural magazine in the digital age? When the New... | Guardian – 2013-04-14

MPA Is Getting Closer to Digital Magazine Ad Standards

Magazine publishers have found new fans for their content on tablets and e-readers, but will they ever be able to get advertisers to give them the same commitment? In the three years since consumers... | AdWeek – 2013-04-15

Led Zeppelin digital-book author Neal Preston: "It's right up the vein"

By Sharon Waxman LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Led Zeppelin, that band that wrote the book on heavy rock, is now helping to rewrite the book on digital publications. Acclaimed rock photographer Neal... | Yahoo! News – 2013-04-16

Startup InsideClimate News’ Pulitzer marks a 'score' for digital-native journalism

Office-less, seven-person startup InsideClimate News beat The Boston Globe and The Washington Post for the Pulitzer Prize in national reporting, announced Monday. The committee’s choice marked... | Editors Weblog – 2013-04-17

Pears’ digital novel débuted at LBF

Author Iain Pears and publisher Faber displayed the work in progress of Pears’ latest novel... | The Bookseller – 2013-04-17

Skateboarder Magazine Goes Digital-First

Skateboarder Magazine isn't abandoning print altogether, but--not surprisingly for a young, male enthusiast title--it's going to concentrate a lot more on digital from now on. | Folio Magazine – 2013-04-18

Why digital book publishers are starting to embrace data

How are book publishers learning more about our evolving reading habits? Not surprisingly, ebook publishers are turning the industry toward thinking more about making data-driven... | GigaOM – 2013-04-18

What Does “Post-Digital” Book Discovery Look Like?

The challenge with digital is discovery, so David Roth-Ey of Fourth Estate and William Collins, is now looking at new ways to engage potential readers, including live events. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-04-18

How Deep Has Digital Backlist Gone?

E-book reading is becoming more common, and one way publishers are trying to take advantage of the growth in the use of digital readers is by plumbing their backlists, refurbishing classic and... | Publishers Weekly – 2013-04-20

Digital Public Library of America Launches with 2 Million Items

Digital Public Library of America has gone live with some 2 million items, making a variety of digital collections from across the country free to access online in one place. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-04-22

Travel+Escape's New Digital Magazine Dares You to Face Your Fears

Launch Issue Features Base Jumping and Space Tourism Available for iPad and iPhone on the App Store To Tweet This Release: http://bit.ly/11DBFxz To Preview the Digital Magazine Experience ... | CNW – 2013-04-22

Gannett's Digital Revenue Jumps

Gannett's first-quarter earnings rose 53%, helped by higher revenue from its broadcast business, circulation from publishing and a tax benefit. Digital revenue jumped 76%. | The Wall Street Journal – 2013-04-23

Is a Digital Book as Devout as a Physical Copy?

The devout of all faiths adore their books. They mark their most cherished passages and pass them on to the next generation. Can the same ever be said for a digital edition? | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-04-26

iOS reading platform Readmill partners with digital marketplace Gumroad

iOS reading platform Readmill announced three partnerships Friday. The Berlin-based startup is working with digital marketplace Gumroad, and has also partnered with U.K. companies Faber Factory and... | GigaOM – 2013-04-26

Rufoof Gives Boost to Arabic Digital Content

Rufoof, an startup in Dubai, aims to make Arabic digital content more widely available by solving ebook formatting issues and providing an app-based ebook platform. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-04-29

HarperCollins to launch digital-first mystery imprint, with monthly royalty payments

HarperCollins will launch a digital-first line of mysteries and thrillers this fall. The company also said that as of August 1, it will pay all of its digital-first authors royalties on a monthly... | GigaOM – 2013-04-30

Hearst Gets its Million Digital Subscribers

Last year, Hearst Magazines head David Carey said his company would have a million people subscribing to its tablet editions by the end of 2012.   That didn’t happen, and they... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-05-03

Canadian poets go digital to redefine their craft

With National Poetry Month having just ended, five Canadian poets recently spoke with the CBC Community about what poetry means in the digital environment. | CBC – 2013-05-07

Auto Trader puts brakes on print edition as part of move to digital

Trader Media Group confirms publication will go online only in June as website traffic reaches 11 million readers a monthThe final print edition of Auto Trader will be published in June, nearly four... | Guardian – 2013-05-07

Digital consumer protection revealed in Queen's Speech

Consumer protection laws will be updated to include digital purchases such as e-books, the Queen... | The Bookseller – 2013-05-08

Hearst Magazines appoints president of digital media

Hearst Magazines has created the position of president of digital media and appointed Troy Young from Say Media to the role. | Media Week – 2013-05-09

Australian publisher 'on a journey from print to digital'

Greg Hywood, chief executive of the Australian newspaper publisher, Fairfax Media, believes his company could abandon newsprint in favour of digital "in three, five or 10 years."In future, he... | Guardian – 2013-05-09

An App That Turns Digital Reading Into A Social Activity

Dotdotdot imagines its users as one big book discussion group, with everyone wielding the same highlighter. Instapaper and Readability have both found success offering a simple, core interaction:... | Fast Company – 2013-05-13

A Peek at Hearst’s Digital Strategy

NEW YORK—Chris Wilkes admitted he was initially uncertain of how Hearst's digital efforts would play out—he even made sure to keep his old job when he started his work on tablets. | Folio Magazine – 2013-05-15

MEI Portico Version 2.5 for Adobe Digital Publishing Suite Now Available

Jenkintown, PA (May 14, 2013) — MEI Portico™ version 2.5 has been released today as part of Managing Editor Inc.’s lineup of solutions for digital publishers.... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-05-15

Argentine import laws stifling digital sales

The Argentine government’s economic protectionism is thwarting the growth of e-book sales,... | The Bookseller – 2013-05-20

L,B's Blackfriars to publish crowd-sourced digital novel

Little, Brown's Blackfriars digital-only imprint will publish a novel created by authors... | The Bookseller – 2013-05-20

Digital Pioneer Goes Back to Print: No Ebook of Stephen King’s Latest

Despite his early support for ebooks, Stephen King latest novel, Joyland will be published in print only, with no digital version anticipated. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-05-22

PublishNews Brazil: Brasilia Debates the Future of Digital Publishing

In this week's PublishNews Brazil, we look at Brasilia's debate on future of digital publishing, FNLIJ's awards for kid's lit, and Brazil's turn as the focus of the Gothenburg Book Fair in 2014. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-05-25

Dwell Hires Yahoo Commerce Head to Run Digital Ops

Dwell Media has brought on former Yahoo VP of Commerce Brandon Huff to head its growing digital operations, including e-commerce efforts the company has been pursuing  | Folio Magazine – 2013-05-29

Insight: How Three UK Publishers Are Finally Making The Most Of Digital

For the first time in a long time some optimism is returning to the publishing industry. Circulation numbers and revenues were decimated by the rise of the internet and while the future for print... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-05-28

Khaled Hosseini's latest inspires digital Echo experience

A map of Afghanistan. Footage of a weeping man. A weather report for Kabul. An unusual new digital companion to Khaled Hosseini's And The Mountains Echoed is taking shape through vivid imagery,... | CBC – 2013-05-30

Parade Magazine Tries to Improve Appeal to Digital Readers

Parade magazine is introducing a new logo this Sunday for the first time in more than 30 years, adopting a look reminiscent of Parade in the 1950s. But the retro look is just part of a series of... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-05-30

Seeing Through Digital Eyes At The Biggest Book Expo In The Country

Book Expo America, BEA, used to be the place to go to get your hands dirty with printer's ink--all the books were hot off the presses. Now the annual industry gathering at New York City's Javitz... | Fast Company – 2013-05-31

A lesson from the book business: How to embrace digital transformation & make money from it

E-books have risen from next to nothing when the Kindle was introduced in 2007 to 14 percent of consumer publishing revenues this year. And that share is expected to bubble to 28 percent by 2016. So... | Poynter. – 2013-06-03

SkyDrive, Complex team up for digital magazine distribution

Microsoft’s SkyDrive will host the latest digital issue of Complex magazine, in what might be an effective cost-saving solution for niche publications. Microsoft representatives also indicated... | PC World – 2013-06-04

Facing Challenges, Mexico Commits to Digital Publishing Push

Mexico's digital publishing industry has been hampered by low internet penetration, yet the government and publishers are fighting to move ahead and innovate. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-06-06

Growing love for digital magazines

More than half the British population have bought and read digital magazines, according to research by lekiosk, the digital newsstand app that enables people to purchase magazines.Some other... | Guardian – 2013-06-06

National Geographic Aligns Print, Digital Content Teams

  Lauded for its digital content recently, National Geographic is taking steps to sync that award-winning multimedia content across all channels.  | Folio Magazine – 2013-06-07

HC runs digital innovation contest

  HarperCollins is challenging developers to create new digital products that reimagine... | The Bookseller – 2013-06-06

Philip Pullman Calls for UK Authors to Be Paid for Digital Library Loans

In the UK, authors are paid by the government when their physical books are borrowed (around 6p per loan), but digital titles are not yet a part of that agreement. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-06-14

Daily Mail: digital-only book reviews will be 'customary'

  The Daily Mail's consultant literary editor Jane Mays has predicted that reviewing... | The Bookseller – 2013-06-14

Consumer rights bill 'will boost sale of digital content'

Richard Mollet, chief executive of The Publishers Association, has welcomed the "clarity... | The Bookseller – 2013-06-14

Joshua Tallent of Ebook Architects on the State of Digital Publishing

Joshua Tallent, well-known ebook expert and founder of Ebook Architects, shares his views on current issues in digital publishing and ebook development. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-06-17

Digital news is finally starting to pay

Workable revenue models are emerging that make the future look brighter for publishers, a new report has foundNewspaper publishers beleaguered by digital developments for the past decade are starting... | Guardian – 2013-06-20

Creating A Digital Library A Bookless Students

This Kickstarter tries to answer the question of why--in a world of digital media--kids in the developing world don’t have access to books. When Rebecca McDonald moved to Haiti after the... | Fast Company – 2013-06-20

Culturally Hip Korea Blames Digital Devices for Decline in Reading

A visit to the Seoul Book Fair reveals publishers are still wary of ebooks and blame smart devices for the decline in reading, even as Korean culture has become hip abroad. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-06-24

Indy's Edward Snowden photo error was digital-only

Independent's front page featuring picture of a man wrongly identified as NSA whistleblower did not make it into print editionTurns out Monkey's Monday tale about the Independent front page wrongly... | Guardian – 2013-06-25

Byrne Leaving BusinessWeek to Start Digital Media Company

John A. Byrne, for years one of BusinessWeek's most prolific writers and later one its most admired editors, is leaving the magazine to launch his own digital media company. Byrne, 56, an executive... | BusinessWeek – 2009-11-25

So Your CEO Says You Need to Be A “Digital First” Publisher? | Part Two

More on the key areas you need to focus on for your digital strategy. | Folio Magazine – 2013-06-21

The Atlantic Launches a Digital Weekly

  | Folio Magazine – 2013-06-14

How Digital Informed Inc.’s Redesign

  | Folio Magazine – 2013-06-12

Video: Hearst Digital Media’s Whitmore and Welker on the Group’s Next Steps

The Hearst Magazines Digital Media division oversees more than 28 websites and 14 mobile sites, and is formulating strategies to increase advertiser ROI in the digital space while also enhancing the... | Folio Magazine – 2013-06-11

Helping Readers Make Sense of Your Digital Brand Offers

Have a well-defined set of expectations for customers based on platform and device. | Folio Magazine – 2013-06-07

The Age of Digital Printing: Printing and Paper 2012

Digital print production has long been heralded for its ability to offer publishers the capability to economically produce books as needed and in smaller quantities than traditional offset printing. | Publishers Weekly – 2012-10-26

Gannett Chief Digital Officer: 'The Sole Issue We Should Think About is How We Monetise Mobile'

Publishers are all struggling to keep up with the shift to mobile, but US newspaper company Gannett is having to do things a little faster than most.  "The majority of our digital traffic... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-06-26

Digital Edition Briefs | 6.27.13

  | Folio Magazine – 2013-06-27

These Digital Publishers Aren't Freaking Out Over Mozilla's Move

Mozilla was thrust back into the spotlight last week when the tech company again made clear it intends to block third-party cookies on Firefox. This week the Interactve Advertising Bureau fired back... | AdWeek – 2013-06-28

No Surprise: Student-Age Digital Natives Still Like Libraries, Print

A new Pew report takes a look at how 16-29 year olds view print books and libraries versus ebooks and digital offerings. Print is still the favorite among younger Americans. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-06-28

Hachette UK's digital sales '£50m in 2012'

Hachette UK's digital sales were £50m in 2012, its chief executive Tim Hely Hutchinson... | The Bookseller – 2013-06-28

Execs Debate Role of Digital Apps, E-books at Licensing Expo

Publishers, intellectual property owners, app and game developers, and other licensing executives are wrestling with how to monetize digital content and distribution, as well as how to use digital... | Publishers Weekly – 2013-06-29

Digital rights protection and the future of writing

SiDiM, an ingenious new rights protections system, may point the way to the experimental literature of the futureGermany's Fraunhofer Institute recently revealed that it is working on a new digital... | Guardian – 2013-06-30

Court throws out Google digital books class status

Federal appeals court said certifying a class of authors was premature, and that merits of Google's 'fair use' defense should have been determined first. | San Jose Mercury News – 2013-07-02

Authors lose class status in Google digital books case

(Reuters) - Google Inc notched a legal victory in its bid to create the world's largest digital books library, winning the reversal of a court order that had allowed authors challenging the project... | Reuters – 2013-07-01

Google wins significant ruling in digital books lawsuit

Google will be allowed to present its argument that showing excerpts from books online is a 'fair use' under copyright law, before a court decides on letting the Authors Guild proceed with a... | San Jose Mercury News – 2013-07-02

News UK chief backs digital paywalls

Mike Darcey says some organisations are sacrificing profits by staying free to view as they attempt to attract usersMike Darcey, the chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's UK publishing operation,... | Guardian – 2013-07-02

Digital Edition and App Quality Control

How to limit your customer service ahead of time. | Folio Magazine – 2013-07-03

For the First Time, You Can Actually Own the Digital Comics You Buy

Image Comics announced that it will now sell all of its digital comics as downloadable via its website for both desktop and mobile users ? making it the first major American comics publisher to offer... | Wired – 2013-07-03

Genre Fiction and Digital Publishing: A Marriage Made in Heaven

The continuing growth of digital publishing has put even more energy into the flourishing genres of SF, fantasy, mystery and romance publishing, says Wired. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-07-03

NBCUniversal Taps Lion Forge Comics to Develop Digital Comic Books Based on Beloved 80s TV Shows

NBCUniversal, one of the world’s premier media and entertainment companies, has partnered with digital publisher Lion Forge Comics to develop licensed comic books based on popular TV shows... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-07-02

Fairfax Launches Digital Subscriptions for The Sydney Morning Heald and The Age

  July 2, 2013: A new era in Australian publishing begins today as Fairfax Media launches digital subscriptions for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age websites and m-sites, and for its SMH... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-07-02

How Digital Publishers Can Impress Media Buyers

Digital publishers are in trouble. There is incredible competition for direct buys from agencies. This is the cash cow, and if publishers had their preference, this is where 90% of their sales would... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-07-03

Daily Star Sunday editor Gareth Morgan given new digital role

Morgan named head of Northern & Shell's new digital newsroom as Richard Desmond bolsters his newspapers' online operationsGareth Morgan, the editor of the Daily Star Sunday, has been appointed head... | Guardian – 2013-07-08

Q&A: Hearst Digital's Mike Smith

  | Folio Magazine – 2013-07-10

Omnipress Launches New Digital Publishing Platform Using Atex Web CMS Technology

Melbourne, FL – Atex, a leading supplier of Content Management, Advertising and Audience workflow solutions (www.atex.com), is pleased to announce that Omnipress, provider of educational... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-07-09

Rogers Media Magazine Titles Reach Digital Landmark with One Million Tablet App Downloads

- With more tablet apps than any other Canadian publisher, Rogers Media celebrates one million downloads for its magazine apps-among them Chatelaine, Maclean's and HELLO! Canada - - Milestone inc... | CNW – 2013-07-10

IDG's PCWorld Going Digital-Only

  | Folio Magazine – 2013-07-11

So Your CEO Says You Need to Be A “Digital First” Publisher? | Part Three

eNewsletters, today, are the product. | Folio Magazine – 2013-07-12

PC World magazine ends print version -- will focus on digital

Print media is dying; some may argue it is already dead. With the launch of the iPad and the current industry trend of tablet media consumption, consumers don’t want to clutter their homes with... | Betanews – 2013-07-11

Digital marketing unravelled

Nailing a Facebook news feed, working with Amazon’s algorithm, and building anticipation... | The Bookseller – 2013-07-12

New York Times to launch digital magazine

Building on the success of its Pulitzer Prize winning interactive article "Snow Fall," the New York Times will launch what it's calling "an immersive digital magazine experience."Sam Sifton, the... | Crains New York – 2013-07-13

National Native American magazine going digital

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A weekly magazine that is a leading source of Native American news is abandoning print in favor of an online-only presence, in a cost-cutting move that worries some readers... | Boston.com – 2013-07-15

Guardian publisher cuts annual losses as digital revenues grow by nearly 30%

• Guardian News & Media increases digital revenues to £55.9m• Parent company GMG reports profits before tax of £22.7mGuardian News & Media cut its annual loss by 30% to £30.4m in the year to... | Guardian – 2013-07-16

NYT to Launch “Immersive Digital Magazine” and New Food News Product, Led by Sam Sifton

In a letter to the newsroom Friday, New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson announced that the company is launching a new, “immersive digital magazine experience,” as... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-07-15

Aquafadas Takes Off With New Digital Publishing System Release Version 3.0

Montpellier, France -- July 11, 2013 -- Aquafadas, innovative developer of digital publishing solutions, today announced the release of the Aquafadas Digital Publishing System 3.0,... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-07-19

Digital Virgo buys VirginMega

Mobile and interactive media group Digital Virgo has bought VirginMedia, the online sales... | The Bookseller – 2013-07-22

How News Organizations are Experimenting with ‘Digestible Digital Weeklies’ on Mobile Devices

In the world of magazines, monthly printing provides content in tidy but untimely bundles, while Web posting does so in immediate but disorderly bursts.   Hoping to seize on the advantages of... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-07-22

The Hollywood Reporter Names Daniel Strauss Digital GM

  | Folio Magazine – 2013-07-24

Chile’s Ebooks Patagonia on Latin America’s Digital Potential

In an interview, Javier Sepúlveda Hales of Ebooks Patagonia describes how his digital-only publishing company in Chile competes in Latin America and globally. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-07-24

Digital fiction to overtake paperbacks in 2014, says Nielsen

Nielsen is predicting that fiction e-books will overtake sales of fiction paperbacks, but not... | The Bookseller – 2013-07-24

5 Digital Metrics Your Magazine Should Consider

Social media should absolutely be part of your 360-degree view. | Folio Magazine – 2013-07-25

AARP Study: Don’t Write Off Boomers and Seniors in Your Digital Strategy

     | Folio Magazine – 2013-07-26

Digital story generator promotes Maas

Bloomsbury is promoting its forthcoming title Crown of Midnight by creating a digital story... | The Bookseller – 2013-07-25

EA financials: 76% of revenues digital, and Apple its biggest retail partner

$104m of mobile sales second only to Xbox 360 in value for the publisher in its last quarter, as it prepares for a new wave of competitionIt's strange to talk about "digital" revenues for games... | Guardian – 2013-07-25

Management Shuffle at Hearst Magazines Digital

  | Folio Magazine – 2013-07-29

Hearst Magazines Finds Chief Digital Exec at The New York Times

In its second major digital hire of late, Hearst Magazines has hired Todd Haskell from The New York Times as svp and chief digital revenue officer. Haskell will be responsible for driving sales and... | AdWeek – 2013-07-29

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