Digital

Digitization is changing every aspect of the book publishing business, providing new opportunities for publishers and authors to create, market and sell their print and digital content.

Creative Destruction in an Age of…Creative Destruction

Richard Foster

Have no fear of letting go, says Dr. Richard Foster, Lecturer at the Yale School of Management, to publishers looking at bracing for a future of change.

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Mexico’s Manuvo: Building Book Apps for Spanish Readers

Carlos Mondragón

Award-winning Mexican app development studio Manuvo is at the forefront of building book apps for the Spanish-language market.

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What Brazilian STM Publishers Learned in Germany

Eduardo Blücher

When Brazilian STM publishers visited their German counterparts last month they found common ground in questions surrounding Amazon, Open Access and more.

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Oceano Moves Into Ebooks, Mines Smaller Spanish Markets

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Oceano, one of the largest Spanish-language publishers, has finally launched a line of ebook titles out of its Mexico subsidiary aimed at Latin America.

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Why the Digital Magazine Market Is Wide Open

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Allison Reber of Aquafadas asks why are the majority of magazines not going digital, outlines the challenges and reflects on possible solutions.

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Doctorow on the Dangers Posed by Ebook DRM Dictators

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Citing the Amazon-Hachette dispute, Cory Doctorow addressed the Writing in the Digital Age conference with an impassioned called to fight ebook DRM.

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Book Crowdfunding Platform Pentian Pays Writers and Readers

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Spain’s Pentian crowdfunding platform for books offers a new business model: paying 50% of profits from book sales to backers of the book and 40% to the author.

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PubMatch Expands into Book Rights Buyer/Seller Transactions

Seth Dellon is Head of Product Development for PubMatch.

PubMatch, the online platform for rights catalog management, will now allow buyers and sellers to transact business directly on the site.

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Clube de Autores: A Self-Publishing Boom in Brazil

Ricardo Almeida

We interview Ricardo Almeida, the founder and CEO of Clube de Autores, the top self-publishing platform in Brazil.

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Kotobee: Developing Interactive Textbooks in Egypt

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Cairo-based Kotobee, sister company to BookBake, has launched a new tool for developing interactive textbooks in the Arab world.

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